COMMENTARY
      U.S. stocks weakened amid inves-tor concerns that President Clinton would be 
      unable to get his deficit-reduction program through Congress. Long bonds also 
      declined as rates moved up toward the 7% level. But Clinton's difficulties were 
      a blessing for the beaten-down drug stocks. News reports that the 
      Administration's health-care reform package would not hit the industry hard 
      sent the drug group rocketing higher. Gold mining shares were strong, as the 
      yellow metal rallied through $350 an ounce. 
      
      Market analysis
                                                         % change
      U.S. STOCKS                          Latest    Week   52-week
      DOW JONES INDUSTRIALS                 3413.5   -0.8    2.4
      MIDSIZE COMPANIES (S&P MidCap Index)   158.9   -1.2   12.8
      SMALL COMPANIES (Russell 2000)         220.4   -1.3   13.9
      ALL COMPANIES (Russell 3000)           250.1   -1.4    8.0
      
                                                        % change (local currency)
      FOREIGN STOCKS                         Latest   Week   52-week
      LONDON (FINANCIAL TIMES 100)           2797.3   -2.5    5.0
      TOKYO (NIKKEI INDEX)                 20,454.6    3.4   16.7
      TORONTO (TSE COMPOSITE)                3710.2    1.3   10.5
      
      FUNDAMENTALS                           Latest   Week ago   Year ago
      90-DAY TREASURY BILL YIELD               2.98 %  2.86 %    3.80 % 
      30-YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELD              6.92 %  6.74 %    8.07 % 
      S&P 500 DIVIDEND YIELD                   2.85 %  2.80 %    3.11 % 
      S&P 500 PRICE/EARNINGS RATIO            22.0    23.1      25.1  
      
      TECHNICAL INDICATORS                    Latest   Week ago  Reading
      S&P 500 26-week moving average          438.1   437.3   Negative 
      Stocks above 26-week moving average      58.1 %  62.9 % Negative 
      Speculative sentiment: Put/call ratio     0.46    0.47  Positive 
      Insider sentiment: Vickers sell/buy ratio 3.06    2.90  Negative 
      BRIDGE INFORMATION SYSTEMS INC.
      
      Industry Groups
                                    % change                         % change
      FOUR-WEEK LEADERS 4-week 52-week Strongest stock in group 4-week 52-week Price
      1 GOLD MINING            15.2  41.1  ECHO BAY MINES        21.7  19.1   7 
      2 AIRLINES                9.7  11.0  UAL                   17.3  19.8 146 1/2
      3 DRUGS                   9.1 -16.6  SCHERING-PLOUGH       16.2  29.2  68 
      4 DIVERSIFIED HEALTH CARE 7.5  -9.7  ABBOTT LABORATORIES   15.3  -8.9  28 1/4
      5 CHEMICALS               6.1  -1.0  UNION CARBIDE         17.3  89.5  20 3/8
      
                                    % change                            % change
      FOUR-WEEK LAGGARDS 4-week 52-week Weakest stock in group 4-week 52-week Price
      1 TOBACCO              -21.9  -36.3  PHILIP MORRIS         -26.3  -39.5  45 7/8
      2 GENERAL MERCHANDISE
                      CHAINS -14.3    7.2  WAL-MART STORES       -18.4    4.8  27 1/8
      3 MANUFACTURED HOUSING -14.0    0.0  FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES -16.9   -2.6  18 1/2
      4 PAPER CONTAINERS     -12.8  -32.7  STONE CONTAINER       -44.0  -72.7   7 5/8
      5 METALS               -11.3  -10.6  CYPRUS MINERALS       -20.0    7.0  25 
      MORNINGSTAR INC.
      
      Mutual Funds
      LEADERS 
      Four-week total return           % LAGGARDS Four-week total return            %
      1 LEXINGTON STRATEGIC
                   INVESTMENTS     23.3 STEADMAN OCEANOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY      -11.9
      2 DFA JAPANESE SMALL COMPANY 15.2 STEADMAN INVESTMENT                     -9.3
      3 EQUITY STRATEGIES          14.6 STEADMAN AMERICAN INDUSTRY              -8.6
      
      52-week total return            % 52-week total return                    %
      1 METLIFE-STATE STREET
                     GLOBAL ENERGY   65.5 PROGRESSIVE AGGRESSIVE GROWTH        -33.8
      2 FIDELITY SELECT HOME FINANCE 45.8 FINANCIAL STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL    -23.2
      3 FINANCIAL STRATEGIC GOLD     40.7 FINANCIAL STRATEGIC HEALTH SCIENCES  -19.7
      DATA RESOURCES INC.
      
      Relative portfolios
      
       Foreign stocks Treasury bonds U.S. stocks   Gold   Money market fund
        $12,599            $12,281     $10,948   $10,412       $10,249
         +1.93%             -1.61%      -1.59%    +3.38%       +0.05%
      
      Dollar amounts
      represent the present value of $10,000
      invested one year ago in each portfolio
      Percentages indicate
      five-day total returns
      All data on this page are as of market close Wednesday, Apr. 28, 1993, unless 
      otherwise indicated. Industry groups include S&P 500 companies only; 
      performance and share prices are as of market close Apr. 27. Mutual fund 
      returns are as of Apr. 23. Relative portfolios are valued as of Apr. 27. A more 
      detailed explanation of this page is available on request.
      
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