Last quarter will be smiles better

The run-up to Christmas will be a season of good cheer, according to FinanceAsia readers.

Back in 1993, Peter Cunnah, the tartan-trousered lead singer of DReam, told British clubbers that “Things can only get better.” It was optimistic and uplifting, but wrong -- the group didn’t have another number one hit and the last track that Cunnah lent his vocals to peaked at 43 in the Irish charts. In 2003.

Today, our readers are saying similar upbeat things about the final quarter of 2010. Well, kind of. We asked them to pick a smiley face that best suited their outlook for the last three months of the year, and most of them were inclined to be or and a few grumpy voters were . There are no teenagers...

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