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By Elaine Walker, The Miami Herald Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
May 14--STOCK ANALYST HANGS OUT WITH FREE-SPENDING TEENAGERS: With a population of more than 55 million and a buying power projected to reach up to $250 billion in the coming years, U.S. teens represent a major market for retailers.
That's why analyst Jeff Klinefelter is trying to get a handle on the buying preferences of the so-called Generation Y, which includes everyone born since 1978.
In an unusual move for a stock analyst, Klinefelter of U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray went on trips to the mall with about 300 high school students from 11 cities around the country, including …