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Alan Ackerman Quotes

[They have] bright management, they are cost conscious, they're lowering the costs all the time. They want to be able to survive in between cycles. They're in what would be a very significant well, could be a billion barrel prospect within the next couple of months. My feeling is that the company will do much better as Wall Street gets to know it,
Alan Ackerman
#Management

the expectation is there will be a fairly strong stream of earnings disappointments in the second quarter.
Alan Ackerman
#Expectation

Investors are being cautiously optimistic. There's a desire to put money back into the market based on a feeling that the worst of the economy may be behind us, ... However, there's not enough evidence of that.
Alan Ackerman
#Desire

We're beginning to come out of a recession. It's now a matter of just how meaningfully the economy can recover over the next quarter or two,
Alan Ackerman
#Beginning

Inflation appears to be muted,
Alan Ackerman
#Inflation

Investors are back to looking at the economy, corporate earnings, and unfortunately the continued saga of corporate shenanigans,
Alan Ackerman
#Economy

Next week will be very tense, full of sadness and recollections about Sept. 11 ... Prudent investors may not want to commit money until after we cross that date.
Alan Ackerman
#Sadness

There's been no shortage of negative news lately, and this event is likely to further depress the markets,
Alan Ackerman
#News

This attack is clearly visible all over the world on television. Consequently, world equity markets are in turmoil. The uncertainty created by the attacks are likely to bring about more uncertainty abroad.
Alan Ackerman
#Television

One can hardly ignore the strength or weakness of the earnings reports coming out nor can they ignore the slowing state of the U.S. economy.
Alan Ackerman
#Strength

For the most part it appears most of the bad news is out.
Alan Ackerman
#News

Stay with the big stocks with the big backlog and big trend of earnings and with management that have been there before,
Alan Ackerman
#Management

We have more profit warning jitters as the U.S. economy appears to be slowing,
Alan Ackerman
#Economy

The economic backdrop in the U.S. is still attractive, prompting bargain hunters to go to work as we approach year-end.
Alan Ackerman
#Work

We are in an environment which clearly seems to benefit from a 'feel good' phenomenon.
Alan Ackerman
#Environment

Selectivity is likely to be the key of the market. Seasoned players are looking for more value opportunities now. They're looking for stocks that missed the rally.
Alan Ackerman
#Value

We are clearly in a consolidation, whether we are in a correction or not remains to be seen,
Alan Ackerman
#Correction

Last week was a bad week for the market, and this week does not look to be more propitious,
Alan Ackerman
#Market

I think we've been in a type of correction since mid-June.
Alan Ackerman
#Correction

We go into next week with continued uncertainty and wall-to-wall worries. The month of August was full of negative surprises, and September seems to be headed in that direction.
Alan Ackerman
#Uncertainty

While the president may be in trouble, the U.S. economy does not appear to be in trouble as of now. We have a positive economic backdrop, with low inflation, low interest rates On balance, the American economy, while slowing down, continues to be strong.
Alan Ackerman
#Economy

The market next week is anybody's guess. World nations are watching the United States.
Alan Ackerman
#Nations

The promise of a cut in interest rates before the year's end is a safety net under the market.
Alan Ackerman
#Interest

Some sense a climax lies ahead, and others think we're getting close to the bottom,
Alan Ackerman
#Lies And Lying

The world is looking for lower interest rates. Clearly, the psychology world-wide remains highly nervous.
Alan Ackerman
#Interest

Bargain hunters are surfacing today. The feeling going into next year is the economy is going to slow down.
Alan Ackerman
#Economy

It reaffirms the fact that it wasn't just the outcome of the election that weighed heavily on the market -- it's concern about corporate earnings and the more-than-frequent flow of profit warnings coming from some of the strong companies, ... Earnings disappointments are overpowering the election results for now, particularly in the financial sector.
Alan Ackerman
#Elections

Clearly, confidence is being impacted by the fact that many feel the Fed has strangled the economy and inflation remains low, ... [Fed Chairman Alan] Greenspan will be in office until 2004 and, at the moment, he seems to be the man who makes or breaks the market based upon the Fed's policy.
Alan Ackerman
#Confidence

Enron's quick collapse touched off more aggressiveness by regulators and prompted them to dig more deeply into executive dealings.
Alan Ackerman
#Aggression

Earnings disappointments are taking their toll,
Alan Ackerman
#Disappointment