COMMENTARY
      Think small. The Dow Jones industrials moved up 1% for the week, and the 
      broader S&P 500, 1.5%. But the real action in the equity markets was far away 
      from the blue chips. Both the S&P MidCap and the Russell 2000 indexes shot up 
      3.3%, which could be a sign of renewed investor interest in smaller companies. 
      The stock market took some strength from falling interest rates. The 30-year 
      U.S. Treasury bond rallied and the yield dropped significantly, despite 
      increasingly bearish bond market sentiment.
      
      MARKET ANALYSIS
                                                       % change
      U.S. STOCKS                            Latest   Week   52-week
      DOW JONES INDUSTRIALS                   3449.1   1.0   2.4
      MIDSIZE COMPANIES (S&P MidCap Index)     164.1   3.3   13.0
      SMALL COMPANIES (Russell 2000)           227.7   3.3   14.4
      ALL COMPANIES (Russell 3000)             254.7   1.9   8.4
      
                                                % change (local currency)
      Foreign Stocks                         Latest   Week   52-week
      
      LONDON (FINANCIAL TIMES 100)            2796.5   0.0   3.6
      TOKYO (NIKKEI INDEX)                  20,919.2   2.3   17.0
      TORONTO (TSE COMPOSITE)                 3788.9   2.1   12.7
      
      Fundamentals                            Latest      Week ago    Year ago
      90-DAY TREASURY BILL YIELD               2.95   %   2.98   %   3.69   %   
      30-YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELD              6.78   %   6.92   %   7.97   %   
      S&P 500 DIVIDEND YIELD                   2.81   %   2.85   %   2.96   %   
      S&P 500 PRICE/EARNINGS RATIO             22.6      22.0      25.5      
      
      Technical Indicators                   Latest     Week ago   Reading
      S&P 500 26-week moving average          438.9      438.1      Positive   
      Stocks above 26-week moving average      62.2   %   58.1   %   Neutral   
      Speculative sentiment: Put/call ratio    0.38      0.46      Neutral   
      Insider sentiment: Vickers sell/buy 
      ratio                                    2.93      3.06      Negative   
                                              BRIDGE INFORMATION SYSTEMS INC.
      
      INDUSTRY GROUPS
      
                                          Strongest            % change
      FOUR-WEEK LEADERS    4-week 52-week stock in group   4-week   52-week   Price
      DRUGS                 12.4  -16.4   PFIZER            17.4   -2.3   69   1/4
      TOYS                   9.5   18.4   MATTEL            12.1   6.0   24   3/8
      GOLD MINING            9.5   38.4   ECHO BAY MINES    17.6   27.7   7   1/2
      AUTOMOBILES            8.9   24.3   GENERAL MOTORS    10.9   2.4   41   7/8
      OIL AND GAS DRILLING   8.7   45.2   HELMERICH & PAYNE  8.9   35.3   32   1/8
      
                                          Weakest             % change
      FOUR-WEEK LAGGARDS   4-week 52-week stock in group   4-week   52-week   Price
      
      METALS                -8.4  -11.9   CYPRUS MINERALS  -21.7   -1.0   24   3/8
      GENERAL MERCHANDISE   -7.3   6.9    DAYTON HUDSON    -11.1   17.4   71   
      TRUCKING              -7.1  -20.2   ROADWAY SERVICES -10.7   -22.1  58   1/4
      SPECIALTY APPAREL 
      RETAILERS             -6.9   -5.2   LIMITED          -10.8   -5.5   21   5/8
      SOFT DRINKS           -5.9   -2.8   PEPSICO           -8.6   2.1   37   
                                                                  MORNINGSTAR INC.
      
      MUTUAL FUNDS
      
      Leaders                        Laggards
      Four-week total return     %   Four-week total return                 %
      LEXINGTON STRATEGIC 
      INVESTMENTS             19.7   STEADMAN OCEANOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY   -8.1 
      EQUITY STRATEGIES       18.3   STEADMAN INVESTMENT                 -7.6
      USAA INVESTMENT GOLD    13.8   SHERMAN DEAN                        -7.5
      
      52-week total return       %   52-week total return                  %
      METLIFE-STATE STREET 
      GLOBAL ENERGY           59.0   PROGRESSIVE AGGRESSIVE GROWTH      -34.5
      FINANCIAL STRATEGIC 
      GOLD                    47.6   FINANCIAL STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL  -25.5
      FIDELITY SELECT AMERICAN 
      GOLD                    46.9   FINANCIAL STRATEGIC HEALTH SCIENCES -19.7
      
      RELATIVE PORTFOLIOS
      
      Dollar amounts
      represent the present value of $10,000
      invested one year ago in each portfolio
      
      Foreign stocks   Treasury bonds   U.S. stocks   Gold   Money market fund
      
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