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How my index of county companies made an impact | Taking Stock

 


I have been tracking Snohomish County companies since 1994, when I began the Abarim Snohomish County Stock Index.

The index was a conscious attempt to publicize Snohomish County companies. We live in a Seattle-centered economy, and I believed that our county’s companies were being lost in the buzz about growing Seattle and eastside companies.

I stopped calculating the index on June 30, 2010. I stopped because I thought that no one was paying attention. I also stopped because we had lost all four of the local banks in the index, and some of the biggest non-bank companies. That made it mo...



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