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Abby Cohen Quotes

I think it was more of an excuse. Weakness in Asia just hurts a strong economy a little bit around the edges.
Abby Cohen
#Economy

I think what we had today was a disconnect between the stock market and the economy. The U.S. economy looks great...corporate profits [are] good...inflation and interest rates will be friendly for longer.
Abby Cohen
#Economy

The principal conclusion is that we expect profit growth to continue through our new forecast horizon.
Abby Cohen
#Growth

The basic conclusion is that 1999-2000 will bring further gains in corporate profits, mild-mannered inflation and a generally favorable outcome for equity prices. Increasing confidence that the economic expansion will continue through our newly-extended forecast horizon encourages a modest upward revision in stock price targets.
Abby Cohen
#Inflation

If undertaken, it would be aimed at extending, not ending, the current economic expansion.
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#Ending

Ours is an economy that is solid at its core.
Abby Cohen
#Economy

We believe that the backdrop for investments in technology is favorable.
Abby Cohen
#Technology

Little of a fundamental nature, specific to the U.S. economy or corporate performance, has changed in recent weeks.
Abby Cohen
#Economy

Opportunities are likely to present themselves, especially given a 6- to 12-month time horizon.
Abby Cohen
#Present

After September 11, 2001, we assumed that the equity risk premium demanded by investors would be above the historical average, but did not anticipate the current extreme reading which is near the highs of the past three decades.
Abby Cohen
#Risk

It is too soon to know how the situation in Iraq will unfold in the coming months, and the extent to which the new government can indeed control the country. But, for the present, investors seem relieved that the direction is not toward an increased level of U.S. involvement.
Abby Cohen
#Iraq

Corporations in the United States continue to generate good profits. Stock prices are below where they might be based upon the fundamentals for 2005.
Abby Cohen
#Corporations

The global backdrop in 1999 will continue to offer impediments, but we expect Supertanker America to stay its course of moderate economic and profit growth.
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#America

For the first time in a decade, our model portfolio is no longer recommending an overweighed position in technology.
Abby Cohen
#Technology

Our economic outlook still calls for real GDP (gross domestic product) growth averaging 3-4 percent in coming quarters. We believe that economic and profit expansion can persist for longer at the moderate pace we project.
Abby Cohen
#Growth

Our valuation work for the S&P 500 has long assumed moderation of profit growth to about 8 percent from 20 percent and a rise in core inflation.
Abby Cohen
#Growth

We don't think so, and continue to assume long-term earnings growth of 7 percent-to-8 percent in our valuation model.
Abby Cohen
#Growth

The primary assumption is that economic and profit growth will resume by midyear.
Abby Cohen
#Growth

We expect profit growth to decelerate in the second half of 2004.
Abby Cohen
#Growth

Equity prices can rise, despite decelerating profit growth and moderately rising interest rates, if investors expect economic expansion to continue. In previous such cases, stocks outperformed bonds, often notably.
Abby Cohen
#Growth