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Stocks lower as cautious investors digest earnings

...concern that prices have gotten too high after eight weeks of gains, said Hugh Johnson, chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. "You have to have a lot of courage to buy stocks at the current levels, and many portfolio managers and savvy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/fin_401986.shtml
Finance
Stocks pull back on housing report

...There's not much driving the market in either direction today," said Hugh Johnson, chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. "It's a quiet period before an important period - the third-quarter announcement season" later this month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/18/fin_388625.shtml
Finance
Business briefs

...the economy is getting better. The news is just very upbeat," said Hugh Johnson, chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. BRIEFLY Towel manufacturing company cuts jobs KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Pillowtex Corp. plans to cut nearly 1,000...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/02/bus_336162.shtml
Business
New job data sparks buying spree on Wall Street

...It's a Goldilocks report - not too hot and not too cold," said Hugh Johnson, chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. "When you have interest rates declining and stock prices rising, like we do today, you get a great return on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/07/fin_403695.shtml
Finance
Stocks fall Friday as investors again take profits

...and the Standard & Poor's 500 index. "It was too much, too soon," Hugh Johnson, chief investment offer for First Albany Corp., said of the week's earlier rally. "There is a message that has been coming for a long time, and that is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/11/bus_344100.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...the market since Sept. 21 and a pullback was almost overdue," said Hugh Johnson, chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. Declining issues led advancers more than 8 to 7 on the New York Stock Exchange. Consolidated volume came to 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/28/bus_330185.shtml
Business
Saddam's capture expected to give stock market, dollar a short-term boost

...captured Saddam, the war in Iraq or the war on terrorism is over," said Hugh Johnson, chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. "The market response I think will be positive, but in my judgment somewhat subdued." In Asian trading Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/wor_391951.shtml
World
2001 a dramatic year for the markets

...That's important because it sets the stage for a good year in 2002," said Hugh Johnson, chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. "But if you look back on 2001, it will be remembered as not just negative, but a truly dismal year." Indeed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/03/bus_330896.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...concerned that we're going to have a very deep correction," said Hugh Johnson, the chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 166.50 at 10,872.64, a 1.5 percent drop. The Nasdaq fell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/31/bus_315990.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...will the economy and earnings recover? That is the whole issue," said Hugh Johnson, chief investment officer at First Albany Corp. A mix of data Monday gave investors little clue to the economy's direction and therefore provided an impetus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/04/bus_323610.shtml
Business