Jack Baker is the head of equities at Putnam Lovell Securities.
- The political situation starts to cool a little, but then we get the Ashcroft news and the market freaks out.
- There's going to be nervousness for the next few weeks. From an historical perspective, September tends to be one of the worst months. In addition, you have a lot of people moving off to the sidelines ahead of September 11.
- It's like a vicious cycle. How the hell could you turn around and be a buyer with all of this stuff going on?