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2010-05-11 09:30:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The following ski season commentary is offered by Condor Capital President and Founder Ken Schapiro: Despite fears about a weak ski season courtesy of the nation's economic woes, resorts generally saw improved performance across the country, a welcome reprieve from last year's across the board double digit declines. In fact, the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) recently released a preliminary report indicating the U.S. ski industry recorded...

2009-12-30 10:00:00

MARTINSVILLE, N.J., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The following commentary is offered by Ken Schapiro, President of Condor Capital: Despite the disturbing ski industry news last week that resort operator Intrawest ULC had missed a debt payment on a $1.4 billion loan, the ski business is holding its own in the midst of nationwide travel revenue declines. All signs point toward a modest 3% to 5% revenue drop for mountain resorts nationally, which compares favorably with travel industry trends....

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