WSJ section 05 (22 cases)

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_0518 (line 31, ant vp):
They say insurance companies use policies aimed at excluding bad risks because their competitors do.

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_0554 (line 65, ant vp):
Wells Rich declined to comment on the status of the account, as did the other agencies.

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_0569 (line 41, ant vp):
A good half-hour into breakfast at the Palmer House, Mr. O'Brien looks up from his plate after Mr. Straszheim says something about people who believe interest rates are about to nosedive. "I'm one of them who hope they will, with $6 billion in debt on the books.

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_0585 (line 27, ant vp):
Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and Kidder Peabody, in addition to Shearson, do program-trade OTC stocks.
Shearson, Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs say they do so only for customers, however.

wsj_0585 (line 35, ant vp):
On days when prices are tumbling, they must be willing to buy shares from sellers when no one else will.

wsj_0590 (line 11, ant vpng):
Mr. Bush has pledged as well to respect the 14-year-old executive order barring U.S. agents from assassinating foreign leaders or helping others to do so.

wsj_0592 (line 34, ant vp):
Though Mrs. Thatcher doesn't need to call an election until June 1992, she would prefer doing so in late 1991. "If the economy shows no sign of turning around in about year's time, she will be very vulnerable," says John Barnes, a lecturer at the London School of Economics.

wsj_0595 (line 39, ant vp):
Moreover, they note, those who manage to pay their own way often do so only by selling their homes, using up life savings or drawing heavily on children and other relatives.

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

wsj_0597 (line 7, ant vp):
Irving maintained -- and still does -- that its actions were proper under its account agreements with customers.

wsj_0529 (line 7, ant vp):
"Since deregulation of the market in 1985, producers have become much more intensely involved in both transportation and marketing," Mr. Maier said. "It's a matter of being close to those suppliers; many of those companies don't know us as well as they should."

wsj_0550 (line 18, ant vp):
Mr. Good, who documents these things as best he can, provides an official explanation in the form of a memorandum from Chief of Staff George C. Marshall to President Roosevelt: "1,430 pounds of ammunition," he wrote his commander in chief, were expended on "unidentified aircraft," flying at speeds as slow as 200 mph and elevations between 9,000 and 18,000 feet.

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_0562 (line 3, ant vpng):
The rationale for responding to your customers' needs faster than the competition can is clear: Your company will benefit in terms of market share, customer satisfaction and profitability.

wsj_0562 (line 27, ant vp):
"Monitoring shows that the Natick team's new system really does reduce cycle time for the morning package sort," reports James Barksdale, chief operating officer at Federal Express. "The vans leave at least 15 minutes earlier, on average, than they used to.

wsj_0584 (line 17, ant vpng):
"We're taking on more debt than we would have liked to," acknowledged Michael Plouf, LIN's vice president and treasurer.