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Rise in Stock Market Failing to Help the Jewelry Sector

345 views  2013-03-28 03:52   Tagscorporate  Federal  job  market  stock  Tiffany 
By for Investment Contrarians
One of the most often stated arguments for the current aggressive monetary stance by the Federal Reserve has been that if asset prices can begin to recover, this will help the overall economy.

With the spectacular rise in the stock market over the past couple of years, it would be natural to think that many Americans have seen an increase in their wealth, leading to an increase in corporate earnings for companies that cater to people who might be investors.

Also Read: What Investment Strategy Works with Weak Economic Growth?

The jewelry market sector is a good indication of this sentiment for clients who might have seen their wealth increase through asset appreciation. However, corporate earnings in this market sector do not appear to follow this logic.

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE/TIF) recently came out with its corporate earnings, which revealed some interesting information regarding the jewelry market sector.

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