The Economic Report

The debate about whether or not the U.S. is in a reces- sion is now over—we are. And just to drive the point home, on September 29, the stock market suffered its biggest single day decline ever, dropping 770 points …

Economic Report

So where is the economy and how is it affecting the jew- elry industry? While I have never professed to be an economist, I am a small business owner and a family man with college-aged children, and that makes me …

Economic Report

Occasionally, the GMN takes a look at the broader market in an attempt to project the business trends that jewelers might encounter during the short-term. The recent news that the sub-prime sector of the mortgage industry was ripe for trouble …