Et Cetera...

-- Ralph Lauren sold 28% of his haute-prep fashion house to a Goldman Sachs unit.

-- Digital Equipment dumped its Olivetti stake, at a cost of more than $100 million.

-- Stronger growth will cut the budget deficit, to $162 billion in fiscal 1995, the CBO says.

-- The other shoe drops at Novell: It will cut 1,750 jobs in merging with WordPerfect.

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