Sunday, April 21, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Bond Buyer indc Index of 20 municipal bo various Dow Jones average Money supply M1 weekly c ir osing prices o zu year Index ot 30 Industrials In billions of dollars Revised key interest H r 565 250 560 240 S 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 l 8 1022 1 H 1S2228 tilii 11 6U 815221 81522512 3071421287142128411 230 1 8 15 22 1 8 15 22 29 5 12 182518152218152229411 March April March April March April March April March April Chicago Tribune Charts Source Commodity Research Producer Price Index Money supply billions ol dollars Bu si ness HwraldZeitung Sunday April 6 A 198311984 Market caught in slump NEW YORK AP In the midst of stormy activity in the bond and currency the stock market lately has been The dollar has fallen significantly from its early1985 highs against leading foreign curren Interest rates lately have been tumbling in the credit At the same numerous signs of a slowing economy have prompted ta heated debate among economists over whether a recession But while individual issues may respond dramatically to a takeover rumor or a disap pointing earnings the overall stock market has essentially gone nowhere for several weeks Since early the Dow Jones industrial average has been stuck in a narrow range between and Not since March 19 has the average posted a net change of as much as 10 points in any This noncommittal behavior has variously been interpreted as a sign of confusion or just plain apathy among Whatever its it has given investment experts some When nothing much is it is difficult to In recent the Dow Jones industrial average managed to string together seven straight sessions of But for all its trouble the average rose less than 20 points over that At the close on the widely recognized average of 30 blue chips stood at up from the week Other readings for the week showed the New York Stock Exchange composite index up at and the American Stock Exchange market value index up at Big Board volume averaged million shares a against million the week The market has been beset lately by fears that the peak of the current economic cycle has If a recession were approaching and the market was following its textbook it should now be or soon start declining in anticipation of the negative economic news to But analysts who take an upbeat view of the markets prospects say some of the key ingredients of a classic top are missing from the current At a typical they interest rates are high and driven upward by a strong but un sustainable demand for That is not the case observers point are there many signs of speculative excess in the stock We find a somber mood according to our reports John analyst at Dean Witter Reynolds Coke plans to change formula ATLANTA AP The 99year topsecret formula used to make CocaCola soon will be according to a report published The new formula was developed in a secret project launched in The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution said in their combined Saturday The which quoted no sources and said the company would not said a possible reason for the new for mula was a drop in Cokes market leading share last CocaCola spokesman Carlton Curtis declined comment except to say there would be a news conference Tuesday at which the most significant soft drink marketing development in the companys nearly 100year history will be The current known as Merchandise is frequently described as the bestkept secret in American It was developed by John Pemberton in Financial focus Mutual funds help smaller investors By STAN Edward Last we began our discussion of prof essionally managed investments by pointing out there is jprivate professional management and public professional If the amount you have to invest is less than you might consider public professional management using the investment company commonly called mutual In a the name mutual funds describes the Youre pooling your resources with others like yourself for your mutual You may have to in 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