The Emperor’s New Economy January 4, 2001 Dear Investor: There’s a saying among philosophers: marry a good spouse and you’ll become happy; marry a bad one and you’ll become a philosopher. The paraphrased version should be: ride a bull market and you’ll become rich; ride a bear market and you’ll become an economist. It seems that in the wake of the worst year for a major stock market index since the Great Depression, everyone has traded in bull...