Sweeney Agonistes by John Sweeney
I opened my Journal today to find Kidder Peabody explaining "What is a stock?" on the editorial pages.
My mother calls to find out if she should be going for "higher returns in the market."
I've not been through a stock market feeding frenzy personally, but it seems to me a lot of ordinary people
are thinking about throwing money at the stock market. Of course, through their mutual funds and
retirement plans, they already have thrown a lot of money at the market. With cash inflows in both areas
growing, fund managers seem to be sorely pressed to come up with good buys—but the money must go