‘Reasons’ Not To Invest in 2003




War waged by the U.S. and Britain against Iraq begins

North Korea withdraws from treaty on the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons

International Atomic Energy Agency discovers Iran's concealed nuclear activities and calls for intensified inspections

Congressional Budget Office predicts large federal deficits

President Bush eliminates steel tariffs after WTO says U.S. violated trade laws


Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average Dec. 31: 10453.92