wsj_0305 (line 27, ant vp):
But there were hitches, not the least of which was that, Mr. Wathen says, he proceeded almost blindly in doing the $95 million acquisition, which was completed in January 1988. "We weren't allowed to do any due diligence because of competitive reasons.
If we had, it might have scared us off," he says.
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American Brands "just had a different approach," Mr. Wathen says. "Their approach didn't work; mine is."
wsj_0309 (line 26, ant vp):
But even if he agrees, Mr. Kemp doesn't write the nation's housing law -- Congress does.
wsj_0326 (line 17, ant vp):
Although Philip Morris typically tries to defend the rights of smokers with free-choice arguments, "this has nothing to do with cigarettes, nor will it ever," the spokesman says.
wsj_0331 (line 29, ant vp):
Its plan, instead, is to spin off the remainder of its real estate unit and to possibly do the same with its mining and energy assets.
wsj_0336 (line 6, ant vp):
The big questions are whether the increase, effective Jan. 1, 1990, will stick, and whether other major steelmakers will follow suit.
It is widely expected that they will.
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_0360 (line 40, ant vp):
While recognizing that professional environmentalists may feel threatened, I intend to urge that UV-B be monitored whenever I can.
wsj_0362 (line 3, ant vp):
American Enterprise Institute scholar Norman Ornstein in the Oct. 21 TV Guide on "What TV News Doesn't Report About Congress -- and Should":
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_0381 (line 35, ant vp):
What Ms. Pfeiffer had going for her besides determination -- Ms. Stevens recalled that the actress was up one night until 3 a.m. practicing "My Funny Valentine" -- was an airy alto, a nice breathy quality and intelligence. "When we first started working it was a matter of finding a language we both understood," Ms. Stevens said. "I couldn't talk with her as I would with someone who had a lot of vocal training."
wsj_0381 (line 40, ant vp):
And please, Michelle, when you sing the line in "Makin' Whoopee," about another sunny, funny honeymoon, don't say "funn-ih," the way Dylan would.
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_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_0398 (line 34, ant vp):
If these speculators can't afford to trade as actively as before, stock-index futures prices, and therefore stock prices, may have to fall further than they might otherwise to attract buyers.