Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> August 11, 2003

Outlook For Leisure Stocks: Joseph Yurman – Bear, Stearns & Co

JOSEPH YURMAN is an Associate Director in equity research at Bear, Stearns & Co., covering the discretionary consumer products sector within the Consumer group. Prior to joining Bear Stearns in 1999, he was a high yield debt analyst with Merrill Lynch. He has also previously worked as a corporate bond trader during his time at Merrill. He holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. Profile
TWST: What has gone on in the leisure marketplace so far this year?

Mr. Yurman: For the first half of 2003, leisure stocks 'or what we

segment as our Bear Stearns Consumer Discretionary Index