"The war in Iraq is only one front this country finds itself battling. The war on terrorism, heightened tensions with North Korea and an unsettled European Community all weigh heavily on our economic health."
MD/Council on National Newspaper Advertising/New York
"While we expect ad revenues to rebound quickly when the situation in Iraq is resolved, the timing of this resolution is obviously unclear."
Newspaper analyst/Goldman Sachs/New York
"The level of uncertainty in financial markets as well as in the economy has played a profound role in dampening a tremendous amount of liquidity that presently exists. An end to the war would remove some of that uncertainty and pave the way for a more profound advance in business investment."
Managing partner/GlobalEqon/New York