Some industries should still enjoy plum profits this year, while the economic 
      slowdown will prune the earnings of others. Here's how they stack up:
      
      PLUMS
       BIOTECH
       FOOD PROCESSORS
       TELECOMMUNICATIONS
       SOFTWARE
       SPECIALTY CHEMICALS
      
      PRUNES
       FOOD AND DRUG WHOLESALERS
       METALS (LEAD, ZINC, NICKEL)
       METAL AND GLASS CONTAINERS
       TEXTILES
       TRUCKING
      
      DATA: STANDARD & POOR'S CORP.
      
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