Investment Figures Of The Week

COMMENTARY
      Not waiting for the details of President Clinton's economic plans, stock market 
      investors headed for the door. On Feb. 16, the day after Clinton told the 
      nation he would raise taxes, the Dow Jones industrials plunged 83 points--the 
      worst rout in 15 months. In all, the Dow lost 2.9% for the week. Smaller stocks 
      were hurt even worse. The S&P Midcap Index dropped 4.8%; the Russell 2000, 
      4.4%. But bond buyers liked what they heard from Clinton: Long-term interest 
      rates dropped to 7.1%.
      
      Market Analysis
                                                   % change
      U.S. STOCKS                         Latest  Week   52-week 
      DOW JONES INDUSTRIALS                3312.2  -2.9   2.5
      MIDSIZE COMPANIES (S&P MidCap Index)  156.3  -4.8   4.2
      SMALL COMPANIES (Russell 2000)        218.6  -4.4   4.9
      ALL COMPANIES (Russell 3000)          247.4  -3.3   6.5
      
                                                % change (local currency)
      FOREIGN STOCKS                        Latest   Week   52-week
      LONDON (FINANCIAL TIMES 100)           2814.0   -0.1    10.9
      TOKYO (NIKKEI INDEX)                 17,009.6   -0.5   -17.5
      TORONTO (TSE COMPOSITE)                3417.7   -0.7    -3.5
      
      FUNDAMENTALS                           Latest   Week ago  Year ago
      90-DAY TREASURY BILL YIELD               2.97 %  2.99 %    3.95 % 
      30-YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELD              7.10 %  7.25 %    7.92 % 
      S&P 500 DIVIDEND YIELD                   2.85 %  2.78 %    2.99 % 
      S&P 500 PRICE/EARNINGS RATIO            22.1    21.9      24.7  
      
      TECHNICAL INDICATORS                     Latest   Week ago  Reading
      S&P 500 26-week moving average           426.3     425.5    Positive 
      Stocks above 26-week moving average       69.5 %    74.7 %  Neutral 
      Speculative sentiment: Put/call ratio      0.50      0.37   Positive 
      Insider sentiment: Vickers sell/buy ratio  3.96      4.03   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             18.3  -1.0 ECHO BAY MINES         33.3 -26.7  5 1/2
      2 OIL AND GAS DRILLING    10.8  15.9 ROWAN                  15.1  15.1  7 5/8
      3 ENGINEERING AND 
                 CONSTRUCTION    7.9  -4.4 FLUOR                   8.4  -3.8 43 3/4
      4 OIL EXPLORATION AND
                   PRODUCTION    7.8 -12.9 ORYX ENERGY            10.7 -18.0 19 3/8
      5 NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION 7.2  27.3 ENRON                  14.9  64.1 53 1/8
      
                                % change                                % change
      FOUR-WEEK LAGGARDS 4-week 52-week Weakest stock in group 4-week 52-week Price
      1 HEALTH CARE SERVICES   -24.3  -16.9 ALZA               -27.6  -23.6  32 3/4
      2 TOYS                   -16.0    1.1 MATTEL             -20.7   -8.8  21 1/8
      3 SHOES                  -10.2   -3.5 NIKE               -13.6   -2.0  73 
      4 SEMICONDUCTORS         -10.0   41.2 MOTOROLA           -14.3   29.9  52 5/8
      5 AIRLINES                -9.3  -20.1 AMR                -11.6  -17.9  60 3/4
      MORNINGSTAR INC.
      
      Mutual Funds
      LEADERS                              LAGGARDS
      Four-week total return             % Four-week total return              %
      1 LEXINGTON STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS 28.8 OPPENHEIMER GLOBAL BIO-TECH     -8.8
      2 UNITED SERVICES GOLD SHARES     18.3 FIDELITY SELECT BIOTECHNOLOGY   -7.6
      3 ENTERPRISE PRECIOUS METALS      16.5 SHEARSON SMALL CAPITALIZATION A -6.6
      
      52-week total return                % 52-week total return               %
      1 FIDELITY SELECT SAVINGS & LOAN  46.5 LEXINGTON STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS -46.6
      2 JOHN HANCOCK FREEDOM REGIONAL 
                                 BANK B 46.4 UNITED SERVICES GOLD SHARES     -42.4
      3 OAKMARK                         44.2 MONITREND GOLD                  -33.9
      DATA RESOURCES INC.
      
      Relative Portfolios
      Treasury bonds  U.S. stocks  Money market fund  Foreign stocks  Gold
        $11,640           $10,968         $10,267        $10,197     $9,343
        -0.31%             -3.11%          +0.05%         +0.90%     +0.52%
      
      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, Feb. 17, 1993, unless 
      otherwise indicated. Industry groups include S&P 500 companies only; 
      performance and share prices are as of market close Feb. 16. Mutual fund 
      returns are as of Feb. 12. Relative portfolios are valued as of Feb. 16. A more 
      detailed explanation of this page is available on request.
      
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