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Brian Finnerty Quotes

We've got a very low interest rate environment. The Fed told us that last week and we all heaved a sigh. We had very strong corporate earnings for the first quarter. That seems to be continuing. We just have a wonderful environment here for investing.
Brian Finnerty
#Environment

The retail numbers were really weak and the markets responded. This is the kind of market where any glitch, any chink in the armor can set us off.
Brian Finnerty
#Kind

The retail numbers were really weak and the markets responded. This is the kind of market where any glitch, any chink in the armor, can set us off.
Brian Finnerty
#Kind

I don't think it's the reason the markets are down, but I think it's a big weight around the market's neck. It's like an anvil.
Brian Finnerty
#Reason

They have positives in their business. It tells us we're not seeing a disaster in the computer market.
Brian Finnerty
#Business

I just think it's an extremely oversold condition that hammered the techs and they are due for a bounce. The battle is being waged over how much should be paid for these companies.
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#Bounce

Everyone is talking about Cisco getting rid of its inventory problem a little bit faster than people had thought. But the whole Nasdaq is looking better.
Brian Finnerty
#People

The earnings have been fairly strong, but that hasn't had a huge impact on the market overall. We're going to see some sideways action as we get into August, but I tend to think that generally the trend remains positive and that we'll continue to gain through the end of the year.
Brian Finnerty
#Earnings

The market is clearly oversold, which could mean a bounce, but with this kind of volatility, it could also get more oversold. It's very much a wait-and-see situation.
Brian Finnerty
#Bounce

We had some decent economic news, but no one believed in the move up. There just isn't a sense that things have turned.
Brian Finnerty
#News

The novel and the movie have given us a much bigger platform to present ourselves to the public. In a certain sense, the movie has opened all doors for us.
Brian Finnerty
#Present

You have to have a sense of humor. Countering a novel and a movie is a little bit like fighting against smoke. If you swing at it with boxing gloves, you wind up looking a little silly.
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#Fighting

The market needed to see that the economy was doing better and it saw that last Friday.
Brian Finnerty
#Economy

I think more companies will increase guidance and the rally will continue.
Brian Finnerty
#Guidance

That implies that the war should be short. But I'm sure there are all kinds of booby traps the Iraqi regime is planning for us that we can't anticipate so there's still a great deal of nervousness.
Brian Finnerty
#War

The market's really got some power to it. It's strong across the board and there really aren't any big stock stories causing it. There's a lot of money out there that wants to be put to work and you're seeing that today. I think it's very healthy.
Brian Finnerty
#Power

Cisco is a proxy for the rest of tech. They touch every level of technology in their business.
Brian Finnerty
#Business

The market's actually acting very well, considering the run-up we saw last week and the attack news over the weekend.
Brian Finnerty
#Acting And Actors

It seems like money is coming out of technology, and going into more defensive plays. I'd rather see a broadening out, even within technology.
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#Money

We were due for a rest, pulling back after five, six days of run-up.
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#Rest

There's no enthusiasm out there. A lot of people are waiting for the [Federal Open Market Committee] to meet. There's no big trend here.
Brian Finnerty
#Enthusiasm

It looks like this afternoon we're back to focusing on interest rates. The employment cost index is one thing that (Fed Chairman Alan) Greenspan watches.
Brian Finnerty
#Interest

When we were down this morning, I was worried about some bargain hunting and window dressing coming in; but it certainly did.
Brian Finnerty
#Hunting

The market is really waiting for (Friday's) numbers. It's going to be a case of as interest rates go, so go equity markets.
Brian Finnerty
#Interest

We're looking for any excuse to rally.
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#Excuse

Strong corporate earnings and low interest rates. Everybody wants to own these (technology) stocks because the earnings growth is so strong.
Brian Finnerty
#Growth

Stocks kind of went on sale.
Brian Finnerty
#Kind

I very firmly believe the worst is over.
Brian Finnerty
#Believe

I really think the worst is over. And IBM is the critical reason.
Brian Finnerty
#Reason

People are scared in front of this FOMC meeting.
Brian Finnerty
#People