This allows us to compare real (ex-inflation) economic activity across time periods by filtering out the distortion of inflation. Next week: why inflation matters and tools to manage it. Christopher A. Hopkins, CFA, is a vice president and portfolio manager for Barnett & Co. Investment Advisors in Chattanooga.
Toys R Us. Circuit City. PanAm. Lehman Brothers. All major corporations that no longer exist due to liquidation in bankruptcy. GM, Texaco,