An unexpected surge in consumer confidence gave stocks a reason to rally. The 
      Dow Jones industrials are once again shooting for the 3700 mark. Small and 
      midsize stocks also showed strength. Japanese investors took a roller coaster 
      ride. The Nikkei index dove 1300 points or 7.5% by Nov. 29, but rebounded 
      sharply by Dec. 1 and finished the week off only 1.5%. British investors are 
      beaming. The Financial Times index jumped 66 points on Dec. 1 to close at 3233, 
      an all-time high.
      
      MARKET ANALYSIS
                                                       % change
      U.S. STOCKS                          Latest   Week   52-week
      DOW JONES INDUSTRIALS                 3697.1   0.6   12.5
      MIDSIZE COMPANIES (S&P MidCap Index)   173.8   1.7   11.6
      SMALL COMPANIES (Russell 2000)         252.6   1.8   17.9
      ALL COMPANIES (Russell 3000)           266.2   0.7   8.5
      
                                     % change (local currency)
      FOREIGN STOCKS                    Latest   Week   52-week
      LONDON (FINANCIAL TIMES 100)      3233.2   5.3   17.0
      TOKYO (NIKKEI INDEX)            17,125.3   -1.5   -1.5
      TORONTO (TSE COMPOSITE)           4220.4   0.1   29.3
      
      FUNDAMENTALS                   Latest   Week ago   Year ago
      90-DAY TREASURY BILL YIELD      3.18%     3.19%      3.39%   
      30-YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELD     6.26%     6.31%      7.57%   
      S&P 500 DIVIDEND YIELD          2.73%     2.74%      2.88%   
      S&P 500 PRICE/EARNINGS RATIO     22.5      22.5      23.8      
      
      TECHNICAL INDICATORS                  Latest   Week ago    Reading
      S&P 500 26-week moving average        455.9      455.5     Positive   
      Stocks above 26-week moving average   47.0%      45.3%     Neutral   
      Speculative sentiment: Put/call ratio  0.38       0.43     Neutral   
      Insider sentiment: Vickers sell/buy 
      ratio                                  1.93      2.02      Neutral   
      BRIDGE INFORMATION SYSTEMS INC.
      
      INDUSTRY GROUPS
      
                           % change     Strongest                     % change
      FOUR-WEEK LEADERS  4-week 52-week stock in group       4-week   52-week   Price
      PAPER CONTAINERS   17.9   -11.0   STONE CONTAINER       50.0   -43.5     10 7/8
      APPAREL 
      MANUFACTURING      10.6   -29.2   LIZ CLAIBORNE         24.3   -45.7     23 5/8
      COMPUTER SYSTEMS    7.5   -12.6   AMDAHL                18.9   -30.2      5 1/2
      POLLUTION CONTROL   6.7   -28.4   BROWNING-FERRIS 
                                        INDUSTRIES            10.5    1.0      25  
      MANUFACTURED 
      HOUSING             6.2   10.3    FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES  7.2    12.2     24 1/8
      
                                % change Weakest                             % change
      FOUR-WEEK LAGGARDS  4-week 52-week stock in group      4-week   52-week   Price
      PERSONAL LOANS       -9.1   16.5   HOUSEHOLD 
                                         INTERNATIONAL        -11.1   15.8       33   
      OIL EXPLORATION AND 
      PRODUCTION            -9.0   1.9   ORYX ENERGY          -21.2  -11.8     18 5/8
      OIL WELL EQUIPMENT 
      AND SERVICES         -8.7   -0.5   BAKER HUGHES         -12.6   3.2      20   
      HOTELS AND MOTELS    -7.9   62.8   PROMUS                -9.6  167.7    42 1/4
      LONG-DISTANCE 
      TELECOMMUNICATIONS   -7.2   18.9   MCI COMMUNICATIONS   -15.2   32.7     24 3/8
      MORNINGSTAR INC.
      
      MUTUAL FUNDS
      LEADERS                              LAGGARDS
      Four-week total return          %    Four-week total return        %
      MORGAN STANLEY INSTL. 
      EMERGING MARKETS               9.4   DFA JAPANESE SMALL COMPANY   -16.8
      FIDELITY LATIN AMERICA         8.8   CAPSTONE NIKKO JAPAN         -13.9
      MERRILL LYNCH LATIN AMERICA B  7.1   EQUITY STRATEGIES            -13.3
      
      52-week total return             %    52-week total return            %
      LEXINGTON STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS 212.3 PILGRIM CORPORATE UTILITIES   -17.3
      UNITED SERVICES GOLD            105.4 INVESCO STRATEGIC 
                                            ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES        -15.3
      BLANCHARD PRECIOUS METALS        98.7 INVESCO STRATEGIC 
                                            HEALTH SCIENCES              -12.0
      DRI/McGRAW-HILL
      
      RELATIVE PORTFOLIOS
      
         Foreign stocks   Treasury bonds   Gold   U.S. stocks   Money market fund
         $12,795            $12,232      $11,075    $10,944        $10,216
         -4.39%              +0.96%       -1.77%     +0.58%        +0.04%
      
      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, Dec. 1, 1993, unless 
      otherwise indicated. Industry groups include S&P 500 companies only; 
      performance and share prices are as of market close Nov. 30. Mutual fund 
      returns are as of Nov. 26. Relative portfolios are valued as of Nov. 30. A more 
      detailed explanation of this page is available on request.
      
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