Investment Figures Of The Week

Stocks retreated from their recent highs as interest rates edged up. While the 
      U.S. recovery is on track and that's a big plus for corporate profits, it's 
      giving bond investors the jitters. The rate on 30-year Treasuries hit 6.39% on 
      Nov. 22, the highest since August, before backing off. If the threat to U.S. 
      stocks is fast economic growth, the opposite is the case in Japan. The 
      weakening economy there has sent the Nikkei tumbling--down 4% for the week and 
      more than 15% since early October.
      
      MARKET ANALYSIS
      
                                                     % change
      U.S. STOCKS                            Latest   Week   52-week
      DOW JONES INDUSTRIALS                  3674.2   -0.8   13.1
      MIDSIZE COMPANIES (S&P MidCap Index)    170.9   -1.3   11.0
      SMALL COMPANIES (Russell 2000)          248.1   -2.2   17.7
      ALL COMPANIES (Russell 3000)            264.3   -1.1   8.4
      
                                                   % change (local currency)
      FOREIGN STOCKS                        Latest    Week   52-week
      LONDON (FINANCIAL TIMES 100)           3069.3   -1.6   12.5
      TOKYO (NIKKEI INDEX)                 17,384.8   -4.0   1.7
      TORONTO (TSE COMPOSITE)                4215.3   -0.5   29.3
      
      FUNDAMENTALS                           Latest Week ago Year ago
      90-DAY TREASURY BILL YIELD              3.19%   3.16%   3.29%   
      30-YEAR TREASURY BOND YIELD             6.31%   6.18%   7.54%   
      S&P 500 DIVIDEND YIELD                  2.74%   2.71%   2.91%   
      S&P 500 PRICE/EARNINGS RATIO            22.5    22.7    22.8      
      
      TECHNICAL INDICATORS                      Latest    Week ago   Reading
      S&P 500 26-week moving average            455.5      455.1      Positive   
      Stocks above 26-week moving average       45.3%      54.4%      Neutral   
      Speculative sentiment: Put/call ratio      0.43       0.35      Positive   
      Insider sentiment: Vickers sell/buy ratio  2.02       2.21      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        21.7   -7.5   STONE CONTAINER   52.5   -38.4   11 1/4
      APPAREL MANUFACTURING   12.2   -28.1  LIZ CLAIBORNE     26.0   -45.1   23 5/8
      ENGINEERING AND 
      CONSTRUCTION            11.0   4.2    FLUOR              14.0   -2.5   43 7/8
      COMPUTER SYSTEMS         9.2   -12.8  IBM                16.9   -16.5   52   
      TRUCKING                 9.1   -1.6   CONSOLIDATED 
                                            FREIGHTWAYS        16.6   34.4   22   
      
                               % change     Weakest              % change
      FOUR-WEEK LAGGARDS   4-week 52-week   stock in group   4-week   52-week   Price
      HOTELS AND MOTELS      -16.3   54.1   PROMUS            -23.3   146.7  58 3/4
      LIFE INSURANCE         -12.0   6.6    USLIFE            -17.2   12.6   37 1/4
      SEMICONDUCTORS          -9.3   63.6   INTEL             -10.5   63.1   57 1/2
      MONEY CENTER BANKS      -8.1   24.3   CHEMICAL BANKING  -13.5   1.4   36 1/8
      HOMEBUILDING            -7.8   20.8   CENTEX            -13.2   17.0   37   
      MORNINGSTAR INC.
      
      MUTUAL FUNDS
      
      LEADERS                            LAGGARDS
      Four-week total return       %     Four-week total return              %
      LEXINGTON STRATEGIC 
      INVESTMENTS                 12.4   DFA JAPANESE SMALL COMPANY         -13.0
      MORGAN STANLEY INSTL. EMERGING 
      MARKETS                     11.8   UNITED SERVICES REAL ESTATE        -10.7
      FIDELITY SOUTHEAST ASIA     11.7   EQUIFUND ITALIAN NATIONAL 
                                         FIDUCIARY EQUITY                   -10.3
      
      52-week total return         %     52-week total return                  %
      LEXINGTON STRATEGIC 
      INVESTMENTS                249.3   PILGRIM CORPORATE UTILITIES        -18.3
      UNITED SERVICES GOLD       113.5   INVESCO STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL 
                                         SERVICES                           -15.3
      VAN ECK INTERNATIONAL 
      INVESTORS                  108.1   INVESCO STRATEGIC HEALTH SCIENCES   -11.6
      
      RELATIVE PORTFOLIOS
         Foreign stocks   Treasury bonds   Gold   U.S. stocks   Money market fund
         $13,402          $12,072         $11,309   $11,026       $10,217
          -3.42%           -1.88%          +0.99%    -1.00%       +0.04%
      DRI/McGRAW-HILL
      
      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 Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1993, unless 
      otherwise indicated. Industry groups include S&P 500 companies only; 
      performance and share prices are as of market close Nov. 22. Mutual fund 
      returns are as of Nov. 19. Relative portfolios are valued as of Nov. 22. A more 
      detailed explanation of this page is available on request.
      

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