June 30, 2000

Market Data as of Close, 6/29/00:

o Dow Jones Industrial Average: 10,398.04 down 129.75, -1.23%

o Nasdaq Composite Index: 3,877.23 down 63.11, -1.60%

o S&P 500: 1,442.39 down 12.43, -0.85%

o TSC Internet: 833.16 down 9.96, -1.18%

o Russell 2000: 512.58 down 8.41, -1.61%

o 30-Year Treasury: 105 07/32 up 1 07/32, yield 5.887%

Companies in Today's Bulletin:

Ford (F:NYSE)

General Motors (GM:NYSE)

DaimlerChrysler (DCX:NYSE)

Commerce One (CMRC:Nasdaq)

FreeMarkets (FMKT:Nasdaq)


Morton's Restaurant Group (MRG:NYSE)


Broadcom (BRCM:Nasdaq)


For the Fourth of July holiday,

customer service will be open from 8am to 5pm. Monday, July 3, and closed Tuesday, July 4.

Internet: B2B Firms Tone Down Their Pitch to Antitrust-Wary Regulators

Regulation fears compel executives to downplay the new of their business, and stress the old.

Market Features: Freakout Friday: Broadcom's Jump Into S&P Likely to Roil Markets

As happened with Yahoo!'s entry last year, indexed managers sell other stocks to add Broadcom.

Commentary Features: The Future of Wireless Is WAP

Why should you learn about wireless access protocol? Because it's about to transform the entire wireless industry.

Asian Markets Update: Asian Markets Update: Steady Rates in the U.S. Fail to Boost Stocks Across Asia

Markets in Hong Kong and Taiwan decline.

On the Level: A July 4th Portfolio: Making Money the American Way, Through Vice

Our flag-waving writer takes a look at three potentially value-laden stocks in tobacco, liquor and fattening foods.

The TaskMaster: A Small Window for a Rally

Markets could see a preholiday boost, though more economic data might cloud the issue.

Bond Focus: All in the Timing as Treasuries Ramp

But nagging fears about accelerating inflation concentrated the rally in short-term issues.



Tax Forum: Almighty 'Collar' Can Be a Shield From Capital-Gains Tax

With a collar, you can protect downside risk and enjoy some of the stock's appreciation.

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