"Today, there's a growing divide between the fortunes of corporate America and those of the majority of Americans. . . . The stock-market boom is real, but most Americans have been left on the outside looking in."
-- James Surowiecki, in his latest New Yorker"Financial Page," "Boom or Bubble?"
by KenSo what do you think, is this great stock-market boom really another in our recent series of stock-market bubbles?I confess I haven't given the matter much thought. I'm not even sure I was aware that there is a stock-market boom. I've had, um, stuff on my mind. A stock-market boom doesn't figure heavily in my stuff. A stock-market bubble, however, might force itself on my attention, judging by that recent history of market bubbles, which somehow came crashing down on those of us who thought we ...