Description: After bidding farewell to 2010, many Americans are suffering from a hangover — but it isn’t from excessive partying. Quite the opposite: The unemployment rate in December fell to 9.4%, but job gains for the month disappointed. Meanwhile public confidence about the nation’s future has fallen to historic lows.
Questions for discussion:
- Summarize the sentiments expressed by this journalist about risk-taking and investing.
- Do you agree with these views?
- How do you think people will behave towards risk-taking in the near future?