Table: Stock Picks For Tough Times

 Company/                      Price   Price-
       Description                          earnings
       TOYOTA                       $39*     56.9
       $25 billion in the bank
       KYOCERA                      152*     39.4
       Market leader in chip
       NINTENDO                      60      12.8
       "Virtual Boy" game
       out soon
       SANKYO                        23      21.9
       Hot new diabetes drug
       *American depositary receipt    DATA: BUSINESS WEEK

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