James Glassman Quotes


19 James Glassman quotes:



"Bankruptcy has a negative connotation to many people, but it's an important part of the streamlining of America. For companies that have gotten themselves down a dead-end alley, it's a way to back up and rethink."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: America Quotes
"When the economy recovers, the last place you are going to see it is in the job numbers."
"The report is moderate -- it is not terrible. There is nothing wrong with the economy. What it confirms is that the economy is not out of control."
"I get the feeling that the economy was really wanting to move ahead more quickly last year, then hit a bunch of speed bumps. I get the feeling companies are ready to start building their businesses and do lot of what normally happens in an expansion."
"The alternative [to a stimulus package] could be worse. If the economy flounders, then there's a loss of revenue, worsening the budget situation -- it could even be worse than the measures you take in the short run to fix the economy."
"This is a view of the economy as we knew it; the world has changed a bit (since then). It's highly likely the Fed will pause for a while."
"the long-run budget impact, despite all the screaming and hand-wringing about this...is really very small, very modest."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Budgets Quotes
"The overall business-spending picture looks grim because airlines are not buying aircraft and power-generating firms are not buying turbines. Aside from those things, there's a broad-based acceleration going on -- spending on almost every category [of goods] except those two is looking normal. Behind the scenes, there's a normal cyclical process building."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"I don't worry about new home sales,"
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Home Quotes
"After doing the basics, government should get out of the way and let the city develop in a natural and organic way,"
"The only really new proposal in the [2003] initiative was the proposal to lower the tax on dividend income and capital gains, and it costs something like $20 billion to $25 billion a year, which is really trivial."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Income Quotes
"the tax program was designed to provide greater proportional relief for those who earn less income than for those who earn more."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Income Quotes
"If we get another jobs report as weak as this, there's no way the Fed will hike in September."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Jobs Quotes
"It's really picking up half of labor pay."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"These long-run worries, there's an element of truth to them, but I think frankly the fears are exaggerated."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"We're seeing it already. If you look at Wal-Mart's numbers and strip out the effect of grocery-store sales, there are signs of stress behind the scenes there. What many of us are concluding here is that ... because of what is going on with energy, we will probably see a much softer fourth quarter."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Sales Quotes
"We're seeing it already. If you look at Wal-Mart's numbers and strip out the effect of grocery-store sales, there are signs of stress behind the scenes there, ... What many of us are concluding here is that ... because of what is going on with energy, we will probably see a much softer fourth quarter."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Sales Quotes
"The toys are there. Everyone has access to the same technology."
"Skeptics will point to other waves of innovations in the past, but things are happening at lightning speed here. Two years ago no one knew what 'dot com' was."
Author: Glassman Quotes Category: Past Quotes



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