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     "S&P Index Changes -- Who's In Who's Out"http://www.personalwealth.com/
     prn04 Standard & Poor's Financial Information Services announced changes
     in the S&PMidCap 400, S&P SmallCap 600 and S&P REIT Composite Indexes.
     SEACOR Smit (NYSE: CKH) will replace Pharmaceutical Marketing
     (Nasdaq: PMRX) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on
     Monday, March 291999.Pharmaceutical Marketing is being acquired by S&P
     MidCap 400 component Quintiles Transnational (Nasdaq: QTRN) in a merger
     that is anticipated to close on that date. For more index changes, check
     out this morning's Word on the Street.
     "Chronimed Sees Earnings for 3rd, 4th Quarters Below Estimates"
     http://www.personalwealth.com/prn03 Chronimed Inc. (Nasdaq: CHMD) sees
     lower than expected $0.03-$0.04 third quarter earnings per share and
     noted that fourth quarter earnings per share will be significantly below
     expectations of at least $0.15. The company cited pricing pressures in
     its Injectables business, as well as lower than  expected revenues from
     new products. Other stocks featured in this morning's MarketMovers
     include InaCom Corp. (NYSE: ICO), Hutchinson Technology (Nasdaq: HTCH),
     Mississippi Chemical (NYSE: GRO), Speedfam International (Nasdaq: SFAM),
     General Cigar (NYSE: MPP), Elan Corp. (NYSE: ELN), Telescan Inc.
     (Nasdaq: TSCN), Comfort Systems USA (NYSE: FIX), and PolyMedica Corp.
     (Nasdaq: PLMD).
     "Network Associates Poised to Ride the E-Commerce Wave"
     http://www.personalwealth.com/prn23 Mention the word software, and most
     people will probably think of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT). But while
     the tech giant does dominate many areas of the software business, there
     are other segments where the company is not a player.  These include
     network security and anti-virus software, where Network Associates
     (Nasdaq: NETA) is a leading supplier. In order to get a closer look at
     the company (which currently carries a 5 STARS (buy) ranking), Personal
     Wealth recently spoke with Brian Goodstadt, software analyst with S&P
     Equity Investor Services. Find out why he?s bullish on NETA?s outlook in
     the latest Equity Insights.


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