Boat sellers pitch smooth sailing to rally sales
ORLANDO, Fla. Harry St. John had his eye on a sleek 18-foot fishing boat as he browsed for bargains at a recent boat show. But his mind was on Wall Street.
``It does worry you when you see what the stock market did last week,'' the 65-year-old Hernando Beach retiree said of the recent dip in the bull market. ``Gas is getting high again. That's all going to be taken in to play. I'm not buying unless the price is right.''
With consumer confidence wavering, shoppers like ...
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