wsj_0018 (line 21, ant vp):
Analysts noted yesterday that Cray Research's decision to link its $98.3 million promissory note to Mr. Cray's presence will complicate a valuation of the new company. "It has to be considered as an additional risk for the investor," said Gary P. Smaby of Smaby Group Inc., Minneapolis. "Cray Computer will be a concept stock," he said. "You either believe Seymour can do it again or you don't."
wsj_0036 (line 25, ant vp):
Factory payrolls fell in September.
So did the Federal Reserve Board's industrial-production index.
wsj_0036 (line 59, ant vp):
The government includes money spent on residential renovation; Dodge doesn't.
wsj_0039 (line 32, ant vp):
This story line might resonate more strongly if Mr. Lane had as strong a presence in front of the camera as he does behind it.
wsj_0044 (line 31, ant vp):
A 50-state study released in September by Friends for Education, an Albuquerque, N.M., school-research group, concluded that "outright cheating by American educators" is "common." The group says standardized achievement test scores are greatly inflated because teachers often "teach the test" as Mrs. Yeargin did, although most are never caught.
wsj_0044 (line 42, ant vp):
Experts say there isn't another state in the country where tests mean as much as they do in South Carolina.
wsj_0045 (line 43, ant tved):
In CAT sections where students' knowledge of two-letter consonant sounds is tested, the authors noted that Scoring High concentrated on the same sounds that the test does -- to the exclusion of other sounds that fifth graders should know.
wsj_0047 (line 11, ant vp):
Both Dr. Mason and Dr. Sullivan oppose federal funding for abortion, as does President Bush, except in cases where a woman's life is threatened.
wsj_0049 (line 52, ant tv):
Judge Ramirez, 44, said it is unjust for judges to make what they do. "Judges are not getting what they deserve.
wsj_0071 (line 60, ant vp):
Image has, of course, a great deal to do with what sells and what doesn't, and it can't be forced.
wsj_0089 (line 27, ant vpng):
The less complicated version of playing tunes on bells, as do the carillons of continental Europe, is considered by the English to be childish, fit only for foreigners.
wsj_0097 (line 30, ant tvng):
"It has not been disruptive in the markets here," Mr. Maughan said. "The real difference seems to be that the cash market here . . . is big enough and liquid enough that the futures market isn't having the same impact it does in America."
wsj_0103 (line 17, ant vped):
A USX spokesman said the company hadn't yet received any documents from OSHA regarding the penalty or fine. "Once we do, they will receive very serious evaluation," the spokesman said. "No consideration is more important than the health and safety of our employees."
wsj_0112 (line 14, ant vp):
The framers hardly discussed the appropriations clause at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, according to Madison's notes.
To the extent they did, their concern was to ensure fiscal accountability.
wsj_0112 (line 73, ant vp):
President Bush should set things straight.
If he does not, he will help realize Madison's fear in The Federalist No. 48 of a legislature "everywhere extending the sphere of its activity and drawing all powers into its impetuous vortex."
wsj_0114 (line 24, ant vp):
Many felt Hearst kept the paper alive as long as it did, if marginally, because of its place in family history.
wsj_0114 (line 48, ant vp):
His wife also works for the paper, as did his father.
wsj_0118 (line 129, ant tv):
Short of a total ban, some anti-programmers have proposed several middle-ground reforms, which they say would take away certain advantages program traders currently enjoy in the marketplace that other investors don't.
wsj_0121 (line 9, ant vp):
He notes that program traders have a commission cost advantage because of the quantity of their trades, that they have a smaller margin requirement than individual investors do and that they often can figure out earlier where the market is heading.
wsj_0137 (line 15, ant vp):
Investors switched trading focus quickly as they did Tuesday, reflecting uncertainty about long-term commitments to any issue or sector, traders said.
wsj_0277 (line 11, ant vpng):
In particular, they criticize the timing, coming as it does on the heels of Sony Corp. 's controversial purchase of Columbia Pictures Entertainment Inc.
wsj_0286 (line 119, ant vp):
He promises that Nissan will soon establish a holding company overseeing all U.S. operations, just as it's doing in Europe.
wsj_0295 (line 64, ant vp):
During the takeover, Mr. Hahn said he would put his account up for review if WPP's bid were successful, but he didn't.
wsj_0309 (line 26, ant vp):
But even if he agrees, Mr. Kemp doesn't write the nation's housing law -- Congress does.
wsj_0362 (line 5, ant vp):
By concentrating all their resources on the pay raise, Wright and Tower, the networks actually overlooked some major stories that showed the flaws and shortcomings of the institution. . . . An imaginative producer could easily have created a fast-moving and interesting piece about how Congress really works -- and why voters in, say, West Virginia got a federally funded university project and building while voters in Arkansas did not.
wsj_0376 (line 15, ant vp):
Some analysts have said Courtaulds' moves could boost the company's value by 5% to 10%, because the two entities separately will carry a higher price earnings multiple than they did combined.
wsj_0408 (line 5, ant vp):
Warner and Mr. Azoff declined comment, as did MCA, where Mr. Azoff had also been discussing such a venture.
wsj_0413 (line 74, ant vp):
I attend, and so does a television crew from New York City.
wsj_0415 (line 31, ant vp):
If Brazil devises an economic strategy allowing it to resume growth and service debt, this could lead it to open up and deregulate its sheltered economy, analysts say, just as Argentinian President Carlos Saul Menem has been doing even though he was elected on a populist platform.
wsj_0423 (line 13, ant vp):
It's somehow OK for Secretary Baker himself, however, to say all the same things.
In fact, he did; the quotes above are from Mr. Baker's speech of two weeks ago.
wsj_0433 (line 5, ant tv):
Do you think the British know something that we don't?
wsj_0445 (line 74, ant vp):
But early on, IBM offered its basic design to anybody wanting to copy it.
Dozens of small companies did, swiftly establishing a standard operating system.
wsj_0445 (line 90, ant vp):
In Japan, "software is four to five years behind the U.S. because hardware is four to five years behind, because NEC is enjoying a monopoly," complains Kazuhiko Nishi, the president of Ascii Corp., one of Japan's leading PC-magazine publishing and software companies. "There are no price wars, no competition." An NEC spokeswoman responds that prices are higher in Japan because customers put a greater emphasis on quality and service than they do in the U.S.
wsj_0445 (line 98, ant tv):
Toyota Motor Corp. 's sales offices in Japan have one-tenth the computers per employee that its own U.S. offices do; over the next five years, it is aiming for rough parity.
wsj_0445 (line 128, ant vp):
IBM, though long a leader in the Japanese mainframe business, didn't introduce its first PC in Japan until five years after NEC did, and that wasn't compatible even with the U.S. IBM standard.
wsj_0449 (line 47, ant vpng):
Supporters of index arbitrage haven't been publicly sticking up for the trading strategy, as some did during the post-crash outcry of 1987.
wsj_0445 (line 34, ant vp):
Moreover, Japanese offices tend to use computers less efficiently than American offices do.
wsj_0518 (line 31, ant vp):
They say insurance companies use policies aimed at excluding bad risks because their competitors do.
wsj_0554 (line 65, ant vp):
Wells Rich declined to comment on the status of the account, as did the other agencies.
wsj_0597 (line 7, ant vp):
Irving maintained -- and still does -- that its actions were proper under its account agreements with customers.
wsj_0552 (line 38, ant vp):
To reduce the danger of such pricing cycles, Akzo has invested heavily in specialty chemicals, which have highly specific industrial uses and tend to produce much higher profit margins than do bulk chemicals.
wsj_0617 (line 26, ant vp):
In 1980, 18% of federal prosecutions concluded at trial; in 1987, only 9% did.
wsj_0634 (line 31, ant tv):
But the different business system would make it hard for Dentsu to provide these Japanese companies the same kind of services they do in Japan.
wsj_0723 (line 11, ant vp):
It argues, as does Unice, that labor relations are best left to be regulated at the national level.
wsj_0728 (line 13, ant vp):
If you asked me to select a stock with the highest expected return, I would select a stock with the greatest amount of undiversifiable risk, as I am sure your pros do.
wsj_0742 (line 16, ant vp):
Like others, Mr. Gabelli says that if futures cause investors to lose confidence in stocks, they will move away from stocks -- as many have already done.
wsj_0749 (line 15, ant vp):
The football and basketball players spent more time on their sports in season than they did on class attendance and homework combined (30 hours a week versus 25.3).
wsj_0749 (line 18, ant vp):
But even those numbers don't describe the situation as well as the athletes do in their own words.
wsj_0755 (line 3, ant vp):
Environmental concerns are beginning to have as much influence in oil-industry spending plans as the price of crude does.
wsj_0766 (line 34, ant vp):
Ms. Johnson, who works out of Aetna's office in Walnut Creek, an East Bay suburb, is awed by the earthquake's destructive force. "It really brings you down to a human level," she says. "It's hard to accept all the suffering people are going through, but you have to.
If you don't, you can't do your job."
wsj_0766 (line 82, ant vp):
Recently, a contractor saved her from falling three stories as she investigated what remained of an old Victorian house torched by an arsonist. "I owe that contractor.
I really do," she says.
wsj_0787 (line 33, ant vp):
The bill also would give the SEC the power to close the markets, a discretion that former SEC Chairman David Ruder wanted but Mr. Breeden doesn't.
wsj_0790 (line 29, ant vp):
We see, smell and hear slums filled with "the echoes of hawkers advertising their wares interspersed with abusive language, rattling coughs and the sound of people gathering spittle in their throats and spewing into the street." And we meet engaging crooks, such as Hassan "the Head," famed for his head-butting fights, his whoring and his hashish. "`God has not yet ordained that I should have earnings, ' he tells his worried mother." Hassan comes to a bad end, but so does almost everyone else in the book.
wsj_0804 (line 27, ant vp):
As they did when the Philippines was a colony of the U.S., teachers for the most part teach in English, even though it is a foreign language for most Philippine children.
wsj_0819 (line 52, ant vped):
Admittedly last season's runaway hit, "Steel Magnolias," helped a lot, but so did cost cutting and other measures insisted on by the board.
wsj_0839 (line 19, ant vp):
But Sony also says in its filing that the Warner contract "doesn't require that Guber and Peters take any affirmative steps to produce motion pictures; it simply rewards them when they do and prohibits them from producing for another entertainment company." And Sony says Warner has already shown it doesn't need the producers "by taking action to prevent Guber and Peters from completing production in Warner properties."
wsj_0846 (line 25, ant vp):
Mr. Jeancourt-Galignani refused to say whether Indosuez will bid for all of Morgan Grenfell when its year is up.
If it does, the operation would be one of the largest foreign purchases of a U.K merchant bank.
wsj_0860 (line 49, ant vp):
Goldman, which doesn't do index arbitrage for itself but does for customers, is concerned about the fallout. "Our corporate, institutional and individual clients are concerned about what they perceive to be excessive volatility," said Robert E. Mnuchin, senior partner in charge of Goldman's equity trading. "We share their concern.
wsj_0883 (line 17, ant vp):
Neil Kinnock, Labor Party leader, dubbed the 46-year-old Mr. Major a "lap dog" unlikely to veer from his boss's strongly held views, as Mr. Lawson sometimes did.
wsj_0883 (line 40, ant vped):
As she has done in the past, she stated her support for Mr. Lawson but insisted on keeping on an adviser who opposed and disparaged his policies.
wsj_0887 (line 19, ant vp):
The shortcomings of delaying the reward, as Sen. Roth and Sen. Robert Packwood (R., Ore.) propose, is that it may not boost savings much and, if it does, it may widen deficits in the future. "It looks like you haven't given anything away, but five, 10, 20, 40 years later, little bomblets go off," says Henry Aaron, a Brookings Institution economist.
wsj_0937 (line 22, ant vp):
All of which has enabled those of us in Washington who enjoy wallowing in such things to go into high public dudgeon, as Mr. Apple and I did the other night on ABC's "Nightline." Punching away, we raised what I still think were all the right issues and landed more than one hard blow, but at the end of the affair, there was just the tiniest nagging worry that we had been aiming at the wrong target.
wsj_0946 (line 20, ant vp):
Instead, it turns on the disputed and elusive facts of "who did what to whom." It is difficult, if not impossible, for anyone who has not pored over the thousands of pages of court pleadings and transcripts to have a worthwhile opinion on the underlying merits of the controversy.
Certainly I do not.
wsj_0946 (line 35, ant vp):
The local government is discredited in the eyes of many residents for a variety of reasons, and congressmen read the same newspapers and watch the same TV newscasts as other people in the area do.
wsj_0966 (line 39, ant vp):
Dean Steinkuhler, a spectacularly bulked-up former lineman, confesses that he used 'em, and says other Huskers did too.
wsj_0966 (line 41, ant vped):
It's a mystery how this could have escaped the notice of Nebraska coaches.
Probably, it didn't.
wsj_0978 (line 30, ant vp):
So why does Renaissance's computer like stocks with the Dow at 2653.28, where it closed yesterday, when it didn't with the Dow at 2200?
wsj_0989 (line 50, ant vp):
So far, they say, it hasn't had any noticeable effect on response rates.
And before it does, they're trying to cut back on the clutter that created the situation in the first place.
wsj_0946 (line 41, ant vp):
The Morgan case thus tells us much more about the current state of sex, class, race and politics in our society than it does about the facts of Dr. Morgan's particular situation.
wsj_1019 (line 47, ant vped):
Even though the Big Board says its product represents a post-crash "reform," some traders suggest that if the new basket had been trading during this month's Friday the 13th market plunge, the Dow Jones Industrial Average might have dropped more than the 190 points it did.
wsj_1036 (line 5, ant vp):
Nervousness that the market hasn't seen the last of its recent volatility kept trading at a moderate pace, as did anticipation of a report on the economy's third-quarter performance.
wsj_1052 (line 38, ant vp):
TW notes, as many junk issuers do, that "adjusted to eliminate non-cash charges" TW would have run a cash surplus -- in this case, of $56 million over six months.
wsj_1052 (line 55, ant vp):
In the recent past, bond buyers didn't seek such assurance.
Now, apparently, they do.
wsj_1057 (line 36, ant vp):
Some TV people doubt they will materialize and argue that even if they do, they won't offset the multimillion-dollar deficits that CBS could run up. "As we've seen in the '80s," says Roger Werner, the president of the ESPN sports channel, "those deals can turn sour if the numbers don't work.
wsj_1057 (line 66, ant tv):
Maybe we recognize values the other guys don't," Mr. Pilson says.
wsj_1099 (line 44, ant vpng):
For years, he quietly stuck to the back accounting rooms, wearing a hat to work because everyone else did. "I was never a rebel," he said in an earlier interview. "I don't think most of the people that have been around me would ever say they've seen me pound the table or get angry."
wsj_1099 (line 111, ant vp):
USX, he noted, was formed 88 years ago, "by in effect buying out a bunch of other companies. . . . People got rich through takeovers in those days, as they do today."
wsj_1105 (line 49, ant vp):
But a spokesman said the quake won't have as big a financial impact on Allstate as Hurricane Hugo did.
wsj_1128 (line 8, ant vpng):
A Japanese apple called the Fuji is cropping up in orchards the way Hondas did on U.S. roads.
wsj_1128 (line 22, ant vp):
He is known as the father of the U.S.-grown Granny Smith, a radically different apple that the conventional wisdom once said would never catch on.
It did, shaking the apple establishment to its roots.
wsj_1128 (line 49, ant vp):
But freshness counts more than it once did, and stores are expanding shelf space for unconventional, but tastier, and often pricier, apples. "Rather than sell 39-cents-a-pound Delicious, maybe we can sell 79-cents-a-pound Fujis," says Chuck Tryon, perishables director for Super Valu Inc., a Minneapolis supermarket chain and food distributor.
wsj_1135 (line 19, ant vpng):
Instead of proposing a complete elimination of farm subsidies, as the earlier U.S. proposal did, the new package calls for the elimination of only the most tradedistorting ones.
wsj_1141 (line 15, ant vp):
By not choosing one of these options, Israelis will condemn themselves, as the Maronites did, to perpetual war with the Muslims in their midst, and so to the internal erosion of their state.
wsj_1146 (line 36, ant vp):
I don't know why."
Edward Chojnowski does.
wsj_1146 (line 111, ant vp):
The pension's size still depends on how much produce he sells the state.
His allotment of materials also did, until the state couldn't hold up its end of that bargain.
wsj_1151 (line 27, ant vp):
But as stock prices recovered some of the early losses, so did the U.S. currency.
wsj_1154 (line 47, ant tv):
Common sense suggests that people who play for a company that charges about half what those houses do for a ticket are not in the same market.
wsj_1171 (line 8, ant vp):
At first UAL didn't open because of an order imbalance.
When it did a half-hour into the session, it was priced at $150 a share, down more than $28 from Monday's close.
wsj_1203 (line 57, ant vp):
Ms. Raptopoulos thought yesterday's price action reflected weakness in the stock market and the dollar. "Gold still acts as a haven when uncertainty prevails in the financial markets as it did" yesterday, she said.
wsj_1267 (line 125, ant vp):
Some litigators scoff at the notion that a sociologist knows more than they do about what makes a jury tick. "The essence of being a trial lawyer is understanding how people of diverse backgrounds react to you and your presentation," says Barry Ostrager of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, who recently won a huge case on behalf of insurers against Shell Oil Co.
wsj_1274 (line 51, ant vp):
Some bourbon makers advertise abroad as they do at home.
wsj_1283 (line 11, ant vp):
The quarter net was below analyst expectations mainly because truck-parts sales didn't rebound in September from the summer doldrums as they usually do, said Patrick E. Sheridan, analyst with McDonald & Co. Mr. Sheridan, who had been expecting quarter profit of about $1.25 a share, says he is reducing his estimate for the year to the area of $5.70 a share, from his previous estimate of $6.10.
wsj_1286 (line 4, ant vp):
It's not that we don't know how to, because we do.
wsj_1296 (line 65, ant vped):
Ms. Bryant, the head of the state securities group, said Drexel has done a better job of settling with the states than E.F. Hutton did after its guilty plea to a massive check-kiting scheme several years ago.
wsj_1263 (line 19, ant vp):
A former executive agreed that the departures don't reflect major problems, adding: "If you see any company that grows as fast as Reebok did, it is going to have people coming and going."
wsj_1280 (line 18, ant vp):
One analyst noted that the company often has better store locations than do its franchisees, thus aiding promotional efforts.
wsj_1280 (line 20, ant vp):
On average in the latest nine months, company-operated units in the U.S. had $90,552 more in sales than did franchised outlets.
wsj_1284 (line 21, ant vp):
Poland produces about 20 times more soot and five times more sulfur dioxide and solid waste per unit of gross national product than does Western Europe.
wsj_1307 (line 14, ant vp):
The President of the United States urged the Panamanian armed forces to move against Mr. Noriega.
When they did, his commanders didn't have the initiative to do more than block a couple of roads.
wsj_1367 (line 74, ant vp):
The Volokhs were afraid that they'd end up like a friend of theirs who'd applied for a visa and waited for 10 years, having been demoted from his profession of theoretical mathematician to shipping clerk.
wsj_1375 (line 66, ant vp):
Still, the list of troubled Drexel bond offerings dwarfs that of any firm on Wall Street, as does its successful offerings.
wsj_1376 (line 69, ant vp):
Currently writing his memoirs, Mr. Churchill, an artist, tells how tycoons such as the late Jean Paul Getty, the oil billionnaire, were, in fact, known only by one initial, their last. "When you're at the club, you ask whether they've spoken to `G.' Now they know who you mean and you know who you mean.
But no one else does.
wsj_1377 (line 51, ant vp):
Adults under age 30 like sports cars, luxury cars, convertibles and imports far more than their elders do.
wsj_1387 (line 56, ant vp):
Many Japanese think it only natural that the organizations or their members would donate to politicians, the way many Japanese do, to win favor or support.
wsj_1391 (line 17, ant vp):
China might stave off a crisis if it acts as forcefully as it did to arrest the 1985 decline, when Beijing slammed the brakes on foreign-exchange spending and devalued the currency.
wsj_1432 (line 15, ant vp):
"The sense is we would never be in a position again where everything works for us the way it did before," says Rod Eddington, Cathay's commercial director.
wsj_1453 (line 58, ant vp):
But when the dollar rises against major foreign currencies, as it did for much of this year, the dollar value of these funds declines.
wsj_1461 (line 15, ant vp):
Comsat Video, which distributes pay-per-view programs to hotel rooms, plans to add Nuggets games to their offerings, as Mr. Turner did successfully with his Atlanta Hawks and Braves sports teams.
wsj_1474 (line 33, ant vp):
But Peter Brody, Magnascreen's president, says Japanese companies are poised to snatch the technology and put it to commercial use, just as they did with earlier U.S. innovations in color television and video recording.
wsj_1490 (line 9, ant vp):
The arbs may recoup some of their paper losses if the UAL deal gets patched up again, as they did in 1982 when Occidental Petroleum Co. rescued them with a $4 billion takeover of Cities Service.
wsj_1499 (line 14, ant vpng):
The Bush White House is breeding non-duck ducks the same way the Nixon White House did: It hops on an issue that is unopposable -- cleaner air, better treatment of the disabled, better child care.
wsj_1422 (line 9, ant vp):
He says that because Seita's profits are limited by government-controlled cigarette prices, he doesn't have the cash to diversify as heavily into food and drink as the U.S. concern has done. (Last year, for example, Seita's net profit soared 150% to 461.6 million French francs ($73.5 million) on sales of FFr27.68 billion-a 1.7% profit margin.)
wsj_1564 (line 72, ant vp):
And returns on cash investments may continue to exceed inflation by a wider margin than they did over the long-term past.
wsj_1567 (line 25, ant vp):
What's more, the losses they and the others caused "are just what we are stumbling over," says Mr. Stapf, adding that the majority of misdeeds probably go undetected.
So do just about all the losses that could be attributed to the sheer incompetence of unqualified planners.
wsj_1570 (line 73, ant vp):
Revenue-short states also are becoming more aggressive pursuers of tax delinquents, and perhaps none tracks them down with more relish than does New York since it acquired an $80 million computer system in 1985.
wsj_1571 (line 21, ant vpng):
One of the plan's authors has defended the "socioeconomic disadvantage" category as perhaps making more sense than the current affirmative-action preferences based on race.
Perhaps it does.
wsj_1572 (line 26, ant vp):
While the promises of big profits ought to set off warning bells, they often don't, in part because get-rich-quick tales have become embedded in American folklore.
wsj_1574 (line 38, ant vp):
Sounds great -- or does it?
wsj_1574 (line 71, ant vp):
Congress closed this loophole last year, or thought it did.
wsj_1591 (line 9, ant vp):
An Olivetti spokesman said the company's factories are already beginning to produce the machine, and that it should be available in Europe by December. "What this means is that Europeans will have these machines in their offices before Americans do," the spokesman said.
wsj_1603 (line 22, ant vp):
Things were supposed to change when Vietnam's economic reforms gathered pace, and for awhile they did.
wsj_1615 (line 46, ant vp):
"If you're going to be consistent and say it is a constitutionally protected right," he asks, "how are you going to say an upscale woman who can drive to the hospital or clinic in a nice car has a constitutional right and someone who is not in great shape financially does not?"
wsj_1615 (line 72, ant vped):
Yet minutes after promising to appoint Hispanics to high posts in state government, he is unable to say whether he has ever employed any in his congressional office. "I don't think we do now," he says. "I think we did."
wsj_1615 (line 72, ant vped):
Yet minutes after promising to appoint Hispanics to high posts in state government, he is unable to say whether he has ever employed any in his congressional office. "I don't think we do now," he says. "I think we did."
wsj_1616 (line 20, ant vp):
As a result, many economists were expecting the consumer price index to increase significantly more than it did.
wsj_1618 (line 4, ant vp):
But you knew that, didn't you?
wsj_1618 (line 16, ant vp):
One fan, seated several rows in front of the open, upper-deck auxiliary press section where I was stationed, faced the assembled newsies and laughingly shouted, "We arranged that just for you guys!" I thought and, I'm sure, others did: "You shouldn't have bothered."
wsj_1623 (line 3, ant vp):
NOW YOU SEE IT, now you don't.
wsj_1623 (line 22, ant vp):
Though he himself doesn't expect a recession soon, Mr. Wyss advises people who do that "the best thing to be in is long that is, 20-year to 30-year Treasury bonds."
wsj_1631 (line 48, ant vp):
Traditional no-loads made their money by charging an annual management fee, usually a modest one; they imposed no other fees, and many still don't.
wsj_1631 (line 60, ant tv):
Finally, even the time-honored strategy called "value investing" no longer means what it once did.
wsj_1647 (line 61, ant vp):
One recent Saturday morning he stayed inside the Capitol monitoring tax-and-budget talks instead of flying to San Francisco for a fund-raiser and then to his hometown of Chicago for the 30th reunion of St. Ignatius High School. "I'm too old to waste a weekend, but that's what I did," the 48-year-old Mr. Juliano moans. "These days, anything can happen."
wsj_1649 (line 13, ant vp):
If it does not quite have Chandler's special magic -- well, at the end, neither did Chandler.
wsj_1671 (line 59, ant vp):
Does the candidate favor parental consent for teen-age abortions? (The pro-choice lobby doesn't.) What about banning abortions in the second and third trimesters? (The lobby says no again.)
wsj_1698 (line 27, ant vp):
The Members could still try to serve their constituents with special-interest goodies, but the police (in the form of a President) would be there with a straitjacket if they really get crazy, as they do now.
wsj_1623 (line 25, ant vp):
They are worth more because they pay higher interest than newly issued bonds do.
wsj_1634 (line 49, ant vp):
He also had to fight harder for credibility than his partner did.
wsj_1695 (line 51, ant vp):
First, economists James Bennett and Thomas DiLorenzo find that GOP senators turn back roughly 10% more of their allocated personal staff budgets than Democrats do.
wsj_1695 (line 54, ant vp):
Second, if the key assumption is valid, Democrats should have lower attendance rates on roll-call votes than Republicans do to the extent that such votes reflect national policy making and that participating in such votes takes away from the time a legislator could otherwise devote to local benefit-seeking.
wsj_1695 (line 64, ant vp):
Moreover, ticket splitting appears to take the same peculiar pattern at the state government level as it does at the federal level.
wsj_1705 (line 34, ant vp):
Not exactly sophisticated market research, but who cares as long as the campaigns work.
And ad agencies insist that they do.
wsj_1728 (line 39, ant vp):
Bell Atlantic posted a strong earnings gain for the third quarter, as did Southern New England Telecommunications.
wsj_1759 (line 21, ant vp):
Officials there declined to comment, as did Helmsley management.
wsj_1767 (line 35, ant vp):
As the West German currency rose, so did Merkur prices.
wsj_1790 (line 28, ant vp):
HERE'S ONE more explanation for why Japan is a tough industrial competitor: Two of three Japanese employees submit suggestions to save money, increase efficiency and boost morale, while only 8% of American workers do.
wsj_1795 (line 18, ant vp):
But these proposals do not rest on a view of what the Fed's problem is or, if they do, they rest on an incorrect view.
wsj_1825 (line 31, ant vp):
MARKET MOVES, these managers don't.
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Her Susie Diamond handles a song the way the greats do, like she's hearing the way it should sound inside her head and she's concentrating on matching that internal tone.
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Customers and potential customers are suddenly complaining about the stock market in the exact way they did in post-crash 1987.
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The older generation has been torn between a fear of tampering with the status quo and a fear of what might happen if they didn't.
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But a secondary agenda among officials in the City of Angels was to learn about the disaster-contingency plans that work and those that don't.
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I feel about Sassy like I did about Working Woman 10 years ago." Mr. Lang took on Ms. and Sassy with the acquisition of Matilda Publications Inc. by his newly formed Lang Communications.
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Today, Mr. Lang believes his magazines will offer what many women's magazines don't. "We write straight for women on their level," he said. "We don't have passive readers." Mr. Lang points out that even Success, in part, fits the company's image, since about 30% of its readership is female.
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That country recently bought 200,000 tons of sugar and had been expected to seek a like quantity last week but didn't. "It's known they need the sugar, and the expectation that they will come in is apparently giving the market its principal support," the dealer said.
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The stock market reacted as Mr. Rahn did, crumbling as it absorbed the news that Mr. Darman's strategy had been abandoned.
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But car-happy Americans panicked, and so did the U.S. and other oil-consuming governments. "Shortage" and "crisis" became buzz words, although neither really applied.
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In July, Par and a 60%-owned unit agreed to plead guilty in that inquiry, as did another former Par official.
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Paris shares had a similar reaction, but most other European bourses posted gains, as did all major Asian and Pacific stock markets.
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When bank financing for the buy-out collapsed last week, so did UAL's stock.
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As Mr. Noriega's political troubles grew, so did his offers of assistance to the Contras, an apparent attempt to curry more favor in Washington.
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The net interest margin-the difference between the bank's cost of funds and what it receives as interest payments -- improved in the quarter, as did certain areas of wholesale banking.
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Soviet leaders said they would support their Kabul clients by all means necessary -- and did.
wsj_2052 (line 12, ant vp):
The U.S. said it would fully support the resistance -- and didn't.
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The only fly in the Soviet ointment was the last-minute addition of a unilateral American caveat, that U.S. aid to the resistance would continue as long as Soviet aid to Kabul did.
wsj_2053 (line 36, ant vped):
And while the defense secretary is speaking out, President Bush himself hasn't launched any high-visibility campaign to drum up support, as President Reagan did.
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It added another 5% Monday before stocks rallied.
When they did, the firm reduced those stock holdings to about 70%.
wsj_2069 (line 5, ant vp):
"By encouraging massive, routine, voluntary testing we can enable society to voluntarily segregate itself sexually into two groups: those who carry the virus and those who do not," the Indianapolis research organization said in a new report.
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The company had been experiencing softening margins because of increased sales of software applications, which have lower margins than do operating systems.
wsj_2106 (line 12, ant vp):
Either one likes it or one doesn't.
wsj_2106 (line 13, ant vp):
Either one likes it or one doesn't.
The typical Glass audience, which is more likely to be composed of music students than their teachers, certainly does.
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But this year, when the hullabaloo surrounding its centennial died, so too did some advertiser interest.
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Another sticking point for advertisers was National Geographic's tradition of lumping its ads together, usually at the beginning or end of the magazine, rather than spreading ads out among its articles, as most magazines do.
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By 1982, however, the patent status of the Lanier microcassette had changed, permitting Dictaphone to develop its own competitive micro system, which it did.
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Then the whole thing will start to collapse, just as it did in the 1970s, and the ghosts and banshees will be howling through the place turning people's hair white.
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Collectors don't say "It's a van Gogh" anymore, laments Harry Brooks, the president of Wildenstein & Co., a New York gallery. "They say, `Johnny Payson got $53 million for his, so certainly $10 million isn't too much for mine. ' The great collectors we depended on, such as Paul Mellon or Norton Simon, have stopped buying, and the new buyers are brilliant men who made money in the stock market or in takeovers and rushed into collecting. . . ." Mr. Payson, an art dealer and collector, sold Vincent van Gogh's "Irises" at a Sotheby's auction in November 1987 to Australian businessman Alan Bond. (Trouble is, Mr. Bond has yet to pay up, and until he does, Sotheby's has the painting under lock and key.)
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And any strong surge in redemptions could force some funds to dump stocks to raise cash, as some did during Black Monday.
wsj_2145 (line 45, ant vp):
William O'Donnell, president, says he still thinks the IPO will succeed.
If it doesn't, he says, the company would have to change its expansion timetable.
wsj_2167 (line 9, ant vp):
Ms. Parks's mother also gets to cuff Mr. Alexander.
So does Mr. Friend and his law partner, Nick Nichols.
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Retailers' sales increased 0.7%, as did their inventories.
wsj_2198 (line 42, ant vped):
The past two trading days, while painful, haven't been as disastrous for the arbs as the October 1987 market crash because takeover-related stocks haven't dropped as sharply as they did two years ago, and traders aren't as deeply in debt as they were then.
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Even though National Geographic offers far more readers than does a magazine like Smithsonian, "the page costs you an arm and a leg to develop any frequency,"says Harry Glass, New York media manager for Bozell Inc.
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But the magazine was slower than its competitors to come up with its regional editions, and until last year offered fewer of them than did competitors.
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You sunk just about as low as NBC did in its reporting on Korean life during last year's Olympics.
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Their mission is to keep clients from fleeing the market, as individual investors did in droves after the crash in October
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In any case, the brokerage firms are clearly moving faster to create new ads than they did in the fall of 1987.
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You know what the law of averages is, don't you?
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The onslaught of the program selling dashed any hopes that some of the big program trading firms would hold off until the market stabilized.
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When he came to Applied, "I didn't have the power to execute as I do today," he says.
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Because the markets remained relatively calm, however, the Fed didn't have to inject massive amounts of money into the banking system, as it did in October 1987.
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Enough inflation can ultimately even wipe out the bond market, as it did in Britain in the 1970s, thereby crippling the economy.
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Jimmy Carter ultimately hired Mr. Volcker to kill inflation, which was reaching dangerous levels.
He did, too late to save Mr. Carter from forced retirement.
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The bank was in touch with other major central banks over the weekend and was preparing to make capital available to dealers if needed, as it did in the 1987 crash, according to people familiar with the bank's strategy.
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Many are quick to emphasize that just because the market can fall as fast as it did Friday doesn't mean it will tank again, despite some disquieting similarities between now and October 1987.
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If foreigners dump U.S. stocks and return to the safety of their home markets -- as they did in October 1987 -- they must simultaneously also sell dollars for their own currencies.
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Major oil companies in the next few days are expected to report much less robust earnings than they did for the third quarter a year ago, largely reflecting deteriorating chemical prices and gasoline profitability.
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However, most people, having been subjected to news footage of the devastated South Bronx, look at the borough the way Tom Wolfe's Sherman McCoy did in "Bonfire of the Vanities" -- as a wrong turn into hell.
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The thriving 34th Street area offers rents of about $100 a square foot, as do up-and-coming locations along lower Fifth Avenue.
wsj_2369 (line 33, ant vp):
As Elizabeth Kristol wrote in the New York Times just before the Mason donnybrook, "Perhaps intolerance would not boil over with such intensity if honest differences were allowed to simmer." The question is, if group conflicts still exist (as undeniably they do), and if Mr. Mason's type of ethnic humor is passe, then what other means do we have for letting off steam?
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Don't say the TV sitcom, because that happens to be a genre that, in its desperate need to attract everybody and offend nobody, resembles politics more than it does comedy.
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At least, they both speak with strong accents, as do Jackie and Maddie.
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That Mr. Lantos supported the rights of the witnesses to take the Fifth Amendment.
Yes, he did.
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Nasdaq's Small Order Execution System "worked beautifully," as did the automated system for larger trades, according to Mr. Hardiman.
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People eager to have youth "pay their dues to society" favor service proposals -- preferably mandatory ones.
So do those who seek a "re-energized concept of citizenship," a concept imposing stern obligations as well as conferring rights.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan was on the telephones, making it clear to officials in the U.S. and abroad that the Fed was prepared to inject massive amounts of money into the banking system, as it did in October 1987, if the action were needed to prevent a financial crisis.
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Even for people who expect a bear market in coming months -- and a sizable number of money managers and market pundits do -- the advice is: Wait for the market to bounce back, and sell shares gradually during rallies.
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Sony uses mostly red and blue, with traces of yellow -- and so does Justin, on the theory that kids prefer these colors. ("To be successful, a product can be any color whatsoever, as long as it is fire-engine red," says Charles E. Baxley, Justin's attorney.)
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Now, dozens of corporations, including Ethan Allen, TW Services and York International, that are counting on at least $7 billion of scheduled new junk financings to keep their highly leveraged takeovers and buy-outs afloat, may never get the money. "The music has stopped playing," says Michael Harkins, a principal in the investment firm of Levy Harkins. "You've either got a chair or you don't."
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Mr. Wertheimer said the Senate Ethics Committee should hire a special outside counsel to conduct an investigation, as was done in the case of former House Speaker James Wright.
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If it doesn't yield on these matters, and eventually begin talking directly to the ANC, the expectations and promise raised by yesterday's releases will turn to disillusionment and unrest.
If it does, the large number of right-wing whites, who oppose any concessions to the black majority, will step up their agitation and threats to take matters into their own hands.
wsj_2454 (line 36, ant vp):
The government is watching closely to see if their presence in the townships leads to increased anti-government protests and violence; if it does, Pretoria will use this as a reason to keep Mr. Mandela behind bars.
wsj_2455 (line 20, ant vp):
Just as Pope John Paul II did in Seoul last week, President Bush and members of Congress ought to tell Mr. Roh in no uncertain terms that this kind of behavior is unacceptable.
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It's appropriate for U.S. officials to keep hammering for more open trade policies, as U.S. Trade Representative Carla Hills did in Seoul last week.
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Nor mistake, as he seems to have done, a raw, rough-cut, unretouched, genuine diary, complete with blips, print lice and all the confusions of real time with high-gloss footnoted academic scholarship.