“Welcome to a buyer’s market without buyers.”
– Jason Zweig, “Joe Investor, the Markets Are All Yours Now,”
The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 15, 2008, p. B1
So there’s the sorry situation. For investor relations people, the agenda of the day is to continue building long-term relationships, as well as to seek out contrarians, nearer-term, in the midst of a dreary market. The good news is that Jason offers some tips on what to consider investing in personally. Then, again, the bad news is that common stocks are not really at the top of his recommended shopping list.