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WEB SITES TO WATCH IN 1998
-- BABYCENTER (www.babycenter. com) Created by former editors and writers of Parenting magazine, this site offers everything from online support groups for expectant and new parents to bargains on cribs and booster seats at the largest baby-supplies store in cyberspace. There's also advice from medical experts and a baby-naming section.
-- DLJDIRECT (www.dljdirect.com) Cyberbrokers proved their mettle in '97. Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette's DLJdirect site is one of the simplest to use, with a variety of online investment resources. You'll find market headlines and research ideas. n NEWS.COM (www.news.com) CNET delivers timely, accurate, and comprehensive news on the computer business.
-- PREVIEW TRAVEL (www.previewtravel.com) Provides the latest and best prices on airline tickets, car rentals, and holiday packages. Plus travel tips and other useful resources. n YAHOO! FINANCE (quote.yahoo.com) No frills, but plenty of useful financial links, news, and free portfolio tracking with headlines on your holdings.