Investment Figures Of The Week

      Stocks continue to confound the experts. Despite the severe tightening of 
      interest rates by the Federal Reserve on Nov. 15, shares closed up for the 
      week. European markets were also strong, especially in London. Japan, however, 
      seems to be stuck in the doldrums, as investors, both domestic and foreign, are 
      shunning that market. If long rates in the U.S. don't move much above 8%, we 
      could see a major stock market rally. Note that the four technical indicators 
      on this page all point to go.

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