be (108 cases)

wsj_0018 (line 5, ant vped):
Not only is development of the new company's initial machine tied directly to Mr. Cray, so is its balance sheet.

wsj_0022 (line 13, ant ap):
Crude as they were, these early PCs triggered explosive product development in desktop models for the home and office.

wsj_0043 (line 49, ant vpng):
Moreover, the Japanese government, now the world's largest aid donor, is pumping far more assistance into the region than the U.S. is.

wsj_0060 (line 22, ant np):
And executives at stations in such major markets as Washington; Providence, R.I.; Cleveland; Raleigh, N.C.; Minneapolis, and Louisville, Ky., say they may very well not renew "Cosby." Dick Lobo, the general manager of WTVJ, the NBC-owned station in Miami, for example, says the show has "been a major disappointment to us." "At the prices we were charged, there should have been some return for the dollar.
There wasn't."

wsj_0071 (line 34, ant np):
Spain's Vega Secilia Unico 1979 (released only in its 10th year) is $70, as is Australia's Grange Hermitage 1982.

wsj_0071 (line 58, ant ap):
But consumers who buy at this level are also more knowledgeable than they were a few years ago. "They won't buy if the quality is not there," said Cedric Martin of Martin Wine Cellar in New Orleans. "Or if they feel the wine is overpriced and they can get something equally good for less." Mr. Martin has increased prices on some wines (like Grgich Hills Chardonnay, now $32) just to slow down movement, but he is beginning to see some resistance to high-priced red Burgundies and Cabernets and Chardonnays in the $30 to $40 range.

wsj_0071 (line 68, ant ap):
By January it should be fairly clear what's hot -- and what's not.

wsj_0083 (line 53, ant vped):
Adds Mitsui's Mr. Klauser: "Unlike corporations in this country, trading companies aren't so much interested in a high return on investment as they are on increasing trade flows.

wsj_0088 (line 36, ant vpng):
The program-trading issue is heating up on Capitol Hill as it is on Wall Street, and several legislators want to grant the SEC the power to shut off the programs when trading becomes too volatile.

wsj_0090 (line 42, ant ap):
Still, some market analysts say the current 3.3% reading isn't as troublesome as it might have been in years past. "It's not a very meaningful indicator currently because corporations are not behaving in a traditional manner," says James H. Coxon, head of stock investments for Cigna Corp., the Philadelphia-based insurer.

wsj_0100 (line 21, ant vp):
Assuming that post at the age of 35, he managed by consensus, as is the rule in universities, says Warren H. Strother, a university official who is researching a book on Mr. Hahn.

wsj_0112 (line 67, ant vpng):
If President Bush loses at the court, it might be disappointing, as Morrison v.
Olson was for the Reagan administration.

wsj_0112 (line 68, ant ap):
But the presidency would be no worse off than it is now.

wsj_0113 (line 34, ant ap):
Department economists don't expect 1989 to be as good a year as 1988 was.

wsj_0118 (line 194, ant ap):
In point of fact, volatility as measured by the annualized standard deviation of daily stock price movements has frequently been much higher than it is today.

wsj_0121 (line 6, ant vped):
But like Mr. Egnuss, few expect it to be halted entirely, and a surprising number doubt it should be.

wsj_0214 (line 63, ant np):
"I personally don't enjoy seeing players who I remember vividly from their playing days running about and being gallant about their deficiencies," says Roger Angell, New Yorker magazine's resident baseball sage. "I feel people should be allowed to remember players as they were."

wsj_0266 (line 5, ant vped):
But the Reserve Fund, America's first money fund, was not named, nor were the creators of the money-fund concept, Harry Brown and myself.

wsj_0267 (line 119, ant ap):
The judge says he can't discuss in detail how he will defend himself at his trial, although he contends that if he were as corrupt as state prosecutors believe, he would be far wealthier than he is.

wsj_0274 (line 11, ant ap):
"You can't say it's a "tsunami" (tidal wave), but we're making some headway," says Fannie Mae's chairman, David O. Maxwell, who visits Tokyo at least once a year to explain and drum up investor interest in mortgage securities. "Interest is a great deal higher than it was a year ago." The steady growth of the mortgage securities market in the U.S. has even triggered talk of building up a similar market here.

wsj_0274 (line 25, ant vped):
While they aren't backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government, as Treasury bonds are, it is widely assumed that the government would support them if necessary. (U.S.

wsj_0305 (line 68, ant vp):
American Brands "just had a different approach," Mr. Wathen says. "Their approach didn't work; mine is."

wsj_0359 (line 64, ant ap):
As for gold, she notes that it usually rises when the dollar is weak, as it has been lately.

wsj_0387 (line 24, ant vped):
On planes, FAA rules dictate that children two years old and over have their own tickets and be strapped into regular seats, just as adults are.

wsj_0396 (line 9, ant ap):
I can assure Mr. Wanniski that the market is not as politically motivated as he is.

wsj_0423 (line 11, ant vp):
Dark hints would be raised that parts of the administration hope Mr. Gorbachev would fail, just as they were when Vice President Quayle voiced similar sentiments.

wsj_0439 (line 23, ant ap):
All independent media activity is now illegal, which perhaps is not surprising, but so is the manufacture of perfume, cosmetics, household chemicals and sand candles.

wsj_0439 (line 49, ant pp):
Mr. Gorbachev is in a much stronger position to pursue the corporatist ideal than was Mussolini, who was never able to influence business giants such as Pirelli and Fiat.

wsj_0485 (line 25, ant ap):
"One thing that is a little unnerving is that you had three old men on the court of appeals in California coming up with a statement that Nancy Sinatra is not distinctive but that Bette Midler is.

wsj_0449 (line 29, ant ap):
Last Thursday, PaineWebber Group Inc. also said it would cease index arbitrage altogether, but the firm wasn't as big an index arbitrager as Merrill is.

wsj_0515 (line 8, ant pp):
For just as the Arabs were in the 1960s, the farmers of Sidhpur are on the brink of global power and fame.

wsj_0526 (line 34, ant np):
Josh makes clumsy passes at Kate when she's seething with anger and fear, but we know from the outset that he's not a member of the evil patriarchy.
How could he be?

wsj_0554 (line 26, ant ap):
He isn't as well-known to clients as is Mr. Roman.

wsj_0561 (line 25, ant np):
The ball he hit wasn't a strike.
If it had been, he mighta hit it out."

wsj_0569 (line 19, ant ap):
While such changes might sound minor, they aren't: Merrill Lynch manages or oversees some $300 billion in retail accounts that include everything from mutual funds to individual annuities.

wsj_0580 (line 5, ant ap):
Even White House budget director Richard Darman had trouble finding a silver lining in the report. "I suppose you could say the good news is that the deficits are not heading up," he said, "but you can't be satisfied with deficits at this level and we're not."

wsj_0596 (line 31, ant ap):
But as astounding as the changes that have already occurred are, there is a fragility to glasnost.

wsj_0632 (line 27, ant np):
Jaguar and GM hope to win Jaguar shareholders approval for the accord partly by structuring it in a way that wouldn't preclude a full Ford bid once the golden share expires. "There's either a minority {stake} package capable of getting Jaguar shareholder approval or there isn't," said one knowledgeable individual. "If there isn't, {the deal} won't be put forward" to shareholders.

wsj_0632 (line 27, ant np):
Jaguar and GM hope to win Jaguar shareholders approval for the accord partly by structuring it in a way that wouldn't preclude a full Ford bid once the golden share expires. "There's either a minority {stake} package capable of getting Jaguar shareholder approval or there isn't," said one knowledgeable individual. "If there isn't, {the deal} won't be put forward" to shareholders.

wsj_0633 (line 51, ant ap):
News programs, particularly if they score well in the ratings, appeal to the networks' cost-conscious corporate parents because they are so much less expensive to produce than an entertainment show is -- somewhere between $400,000 and $500,000 for a one-hour program.

wsj_0666 (line 35, ant ap):
Champion International said, "We've gotten our costs down and we're better positioned for any cyclical downturn than we've ever been."

wsj_0764 (line 14, ant vped):
Journalists and their families are constantly threatened as are the newspaper distribution outlets.

wsj_0765 (line 111, ant ap):
But Lincoln Center President Nathan Leventhal, who would head a Dinkins transition team, is more mainstream, as is real-estate executive Anthony Gliedman, another insider.

wsj_0788 (line 61, ant ap):
The markets are complex, as is the environment in which they function.

wsj_0790 (line 31, ant ap):
If the setting is exotic, the prose is closer to Balzac's "Pere Goriot" than it is to "Arabian Nights." Mr. Mahfouz began writing when there was no novelistic tradition in Arabic, and he modeled his work on Western classics.

wsj_0790 (line 43, ant vpng):
While the theme is compelling, the plot and characters are not.

wsj_0795 (line 29, ant ap):
He added: "Inflation is lower than I think people expected it to be, and I think that's good news."

wsj_0855 (line 11, ant np):
Only nine ESP contracts traded on the Big Board -- equivalent to about one million shares of stock, with a value of about $45 million. "It was a slow start, but we expected it would be," said Big Board President Richard Grasso. "We were generally pleased with the way the systems acted."

wsj_0888 (line 37, ant vped):
"The offer will be sweetened, not because it has to be, but because it will make for a smoother transaction," Mr. Thorp said. "Dow Jones could bludgeon its way through the process and get it for less, but they won't do that.

wsj_0909 (line 29, ant ap):
"He's as busy as he was as speaker," reports Mr. Wright's administrative aide, Larry Shannon.

wsj_0922 (line 20, ant np):
In part, this division is dictated by economics: West Germany is a net exporter of capital while the U.S. isn't.

wsj_0934 (line 45, ant vped):
It isn't yet clear whether the 200-ruble limit will be lifted.
If it isn't, the black market for dollars probably will continue to thrive.

wsj_0936 (line 37, ant vped):
In an interview with the Washington Post in early October, the secretary said the Fed may be slightly more interested in curbing inflation than the administration is, while the administration may put slightly more emphasis on spurring economic growth.

wsj_0968 (line 24, ant vpng):
Analysts said the company's effort will be helped by its decision last year to put point-of-sale scanners in 200 stores, allowing National Convenience to quickly track items that are selling and those that aren't.

wsj_0985 (line 15, ant ap):
Unless the laws determining the noteholder's rights to payment are independent of the issuer of those notes, however, a gold-based ruble would be as unsuccessful for the Soviets as it was for the czars.

wsj_0994 (line 41, ant np):
"Traffic is certainly a concern, as is pollution, water and an adequate labor market," says Frank Sain, executive director of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Bureau.

wsj_1022 (line 8, ant ap):
Attorneys involved in the talks said that the parties were closer to accord than they were a year ago, when reports of an imminent agreement circulated.

wsj_1057 (line 160, ant ap):
When Mr. Pilson is asked directly -- can you make money on all this? -- he doesn't exactly say yes. "What you're really asking is, Are the profit and loss margins anticipated on the events acceptable to management?" he says.
Then, he answers his own question. "Yes, they are.

wsj_1137 (line 13, ant vped):
For the political process to work, all citizens, regardless of race, must feel represented.
One essential indicator that they are is that members of minority groups get elected to public office with reasonable frequency.

wsj_1146 (line 25, ant ap):
The farmers stayed angry.
They still are.

wsj_1269 (line 16, ant ap):
Polyurethane foam is a highly efficient insulator, which accounts for why the walls of refrigerators and freezers can be thinner now than they were back in the days when they were insulated with glass fiber.

wsj_1286 (line 32, ant ap):
They may not be among the "best and brightest" of their generation -- there are very few such people, by definition.
But they need not be to do their jobs well.

wsj_1296 (line 20, ant vped):
Drexel says it doesn't expect any of its state brokerage licenses will be revoked, and even if some are, its securities business wouldn't be directly hurt.

wsj_1317 (line 53, ant vped):
American Express, Kraft General Foods, and Mattel executives said the move won't affect their relationships with the ad agency. "General Foods's relationships with its agencies are based on the agencies' work, and will continue to be," said David Hurwitt, a vice president of Kraft General Foods.

wsj_1376 (line 10, ant ap):
Like which are droppable and which are not.

wsj_1387 (line 25, ant np):
At 500 yen ($3.60) for a handful of balls, pachinko is a common pastime, and has been since it took root as cheap entertainment in the years after World War II.

wsj_1405 (line 5, ant ap):
President Bush's national security adviser, Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, came into office in January intent on making the NSC staff leaner and more disciplined than it had been during the Reagan administration.

wsj_1411 (line 117, ant np):
While the Cowboys may not be the best investment now, I don't accept they can't be in the future."

wsj_1413 (line 9, ant ap):
That would give the Pentagon flexibility that no other federal agency has. "It's simply a way of making the cuts less onerous for defense than they are for domestic programs," said Chairman James Sasser (D., Tenn.) of the Senate Budget Committee, who said he would oppose the request. "That isn't consistent with the kind of discipline that Gramm-Rudman is supposed to impose," he said.

wsj_1424 (line 43, ant vpng):
What this all means in shorthand is that Soviet dominance in Ethiopia is collapsing as fast as President Barre's regime in Somalia is.

wsj_1542 (line 7, ant ap):
The FDA requested the recall of Quantum's mioxidil tablets, chlorazepate dipotassium tablets and meclofenamate sodium capsules because, it said, the size of the production runs submitted for testing to gain FDA approval was in each case misrepresented as much larger than it actually was.

wsj_1549 (line 41, ant np):
Barbara Donovan, an expert on East Germany at Radio Free Europe in Munich, says Mr. Krenz may project a smooth image, but she doubts he's a true reformer.
Even if he is, she adds, he appears to have only limited room for maneuver within the Communist Party's ruling Politburo.

wsj_1567 (line 113, ant ap):
Other cases go to show that an old saw still applies: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

wsj_1570 (line 66, ant vpng):
Firms that are paying employment taxes also provide leads to competitors that aren't, he says.

wsj_1586 (line 68, ant ap):
And those who didn't move some production overseas suffer labor shortages. "The intensive labor needed to manufacture furs {in the U.S.} is not as available as it was," says Mr. Schreibman, who is starting overseas production.

wsj_1631 (line 8, ant ap):
Its language -- call it Streetspeak -- is increasingly mellifluous, reassuring, and designed to make financial products and maneuvers appear better, safer or cheaper than they really are.

wsj_1631 (line 53, ant ap):
And don't expect anyone to change the term "blue chip," either, even though some of the companies that still enjoy the title may be riskier investments than they were.

wsj_1634 (line 128, ant ap):
Moreover, the old contract was about to expire, and the lineup of Guber Peters pictures for Warner wasn't as strong as it is now.

wsj_1635 (line 77, ant vpng):
Investors, for instance, may mistakenly assume that the bank or company that originally held the assets is guaranteeing the securities.
It isn't.

wsj_1659 (line 36, ant ap):
Michael Fisher, general manager of KTXL, a Fox affiliate in Sacramento, Calif., said, "The real question is whether the Paramount-MCA offering is practical.
It isn't. . . . Why would I consider giving up Fox, a proven commodity," for an unknown venture?

wsj_1700 (line 18, ant ap):
What complicates the scene in Cambodia is that the current regime is already communist, as are its Vietnamese overseers back in Hanoi, as are the Khmer Rouge -- who are the strongest of the three guerrilla groups.

wsj_1700 (line 18, ant ap):
What complicates the scene in Cambodia is that the current regime is already communist, as are its Vietnamese overseers back in Hanoi, as are the Khmer Rouge -- who are the strongest of the three guerrilla groups.

wsj_1755 (line 17, ant np):
And housing though it appears in the popular mind as being the major {growing} household asset, isn't."

wsj_1778 (line 126, ant ap):
Next to Chez Panisse a homeless couple, bundled into a blue sleeping bag, sat up, said, "Good morning" and then the woman smiled, said, "Isn't it great just to be alive?" I agreed.
It is.

wsj_1815 (line 46, ant vpng):
-- Median household income -- which includes both those living in families and those who aren't -- rose 0.3% last year to $27,225 after inflation.

wsj_1878 (line 16, ant vped):
"I was not pleased with the slow start, and neither was NBC News," said Guy Hempel, general manager of NBC affiliate WAVE in Louisville, Ky.

wsj_1922 (line 11, ant vped):
But the greatest damage was visited on buildings and roadways perched upon landfill, as were the Marina District of San Francisco and the Bay Bridge -- two areas of maximum devastation.

wsj_2053 (line 12, ant np):
It isn't surprising that President Bush hasn't led a crusade to pump up the Contras or SDI. Though he nominally supports both programs, Mr. Bush hasn't been a passionate champion of either cause, as Mr. Reagan was.

wsj_2063 (line 20, ant vpng):
On average, however, three-month CDs at major banks are yielding a tenth of a percentage point less than they were a week ago.

wsj_2109 (line 13, ant pp):
People didn't believe we were in tune with the marketplace, and in many ways we weren't."

wsj_2194 (line 9, ant vped):
The text of his remarks hasn't been published, and editors say they have no instructions as to whether it will be.

wsj_2233 (line 6, ant np):
A three-judge appeals panel yesterday refused to comply, though liberal Judge Pat Wald went out of her way to deny that this was a "frivolous" case.
Of course it was.

wsj_2265 (line 57, ant pp):
The LME stocks decline was about as expected, but the Comex gain wasn't.

wsj_2284 (line 24, ant ap):
Though the Panzhihua factory itself is profitable, many such enterprises aren't.

wsj_2284 (line 78, ant vp):
There are few prospects for upward mobility, and Mr. Li's daughter, seven-year-old Li Shu, is certain to toil at the factory too someday, as are more than 10,000 of the workers' children.

wsj_2286 (line 15, ant np):
Those sound like innocuous changes, but they're not.

wsj_2293 (line 16, ant vpng):
The reasons include the obvious differences in the market between this fall and 1987: Interest rates haven't been rising this time, as they were in 1987; the dollar, though hit Friday, hasn't been eroding dangerously; the economy isn't overheating; and, above all, stocks are far from being as wildly overpriced: They are selling at only about 13 times per-share earnings, compared with about 20 two years ago.

wsj_2308 (line 20, ant vped):
America West, though, is a smaller airline and therefore more affected by the delayed delivery of a single plane than many of its competitors would be. "I figure that American and United probably have such a hard time counting all the planes in their fleets, they might not miss one at all," Mr. Otradovec said.

wsj_2325 (line 39, ant vp):
In the third quarter, they averaged about 5% less than they were in 1988.

wsj_2361 (line 57, ant vp):
Since production costs were guaranteed, it didn't matter that a program couldn't be sold abroad or put into syndication, as most American programs are.

wsj_2366 (line 8, ant vp):
IOWA IS MAKING a comeback.
So are Indiana, Ohio and Michigan.

wsj_2368 (line 4, ant np):
For instance: "Haole" (white) is not the ultimate insult; "Mainland haole" is.

wsj_2412 (line 58, ant ap):
Encouragement is fine; compulsion is not.

wsj_2412 (line 74, ant ap):
Are they worth that?
Evaluations suggest that good ones are -- especially so if the effects on participants are counted.

wsj_2443 (line 90, ant vped):
But the stock market as a whole, bolstered as it is by takeover speculation, remains vulnerable to any further pullback by takeover financiers, both in the junkbond market and among commercial banks.

wsj_2451 (line 30, ant np):
That's the problem, isn't it?"

wsj_2451 (line 32, ant np):
That's the problem, isn't it?"
Indeed it is.

wsj_2497 (line 15, ant ap):
Are narrow,
Must they always be