Thursday's TV Talkers

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4:30 a.m.

Tony Dwyer, Chief Strategist,

Rickel & Associates

Several weeks ago Dwyer told

The Los Angeles Times

that most small cap technology stocks had hit a bottom and the rally by computer-related stocks would continue for some time longer. The market has subsequently proven him quite correct with the tech heavy Nasdaq breaking 1400 this week for the first time in history.

6:20 a.m.

Ann Prendergast,

Refco

Some chatter on coffee prices.

7:20 a.m.

Charles Brady, Chairman,

Amvescap

The Financial Times

reported that Brady was paid a total of GBP 1.95m in 1996, making him one of the highest-paid executives of a UK public company.

7:40 a.m.

Napoleon Barragan, CEO,

Dial-a-Matteress

Need one of those beds in a hurry!

8:10 a.m.

Joseph Stiglitz,

World Bank

Tuesday's

Wall Street Journal

reported of Stiglitz's opposition to taxing away the estates of deceased, wealthy individuals. He argues that doing so would impede job creation and income opportunities. Stiglitz has also served as the White House chief economist.

8:20 a.m.

Jim O'Shaughnessy,

O'Shaughnessy Funds

O'Shaughnessy's

Cornerstone Value Fund

has ranked 598th out of 615 funds in its category, growth and income, with a 3.2% return for the year to date, according to

Lipper Analytical Services

. (

As originally published, this story incorrectly said the Cornerstone Growth Fund had ranked 598th out of 615 similar funds for the year to date. In fact, that fund has ranked 551th of 818 funds in its peer group, growth funds, with a 6.8% return, according to Lipper.

)

9:10 a.m.

Glen Hiner, Chairman & CEO,

Owens Corning

(

(OWC)

OWC)

9:20 a.m.

Judy Ganes,

Merrill Lynch

More kawfee talk.

9:32 a.m.

Jim Pizzo,

Oppenheimer

9:40 a.m.

Tracy McCormick Chester,

Kemper Retirement Fund Series

Chester's family of six Kemper Retirement funds (

(KRFAX)

KRFAX),(

(KRFBB)

KRFBX), (

(KRFCX)

KRFCX), (

(KRFDX)

KRFDX), (

(KRFEX)

KRFEX), (

(KRFFX)

KRFFC) have performed adequately among other conservatively run funds in 1997 with year to date returns ranging from 3.7% to 5.8% and rankings between 598 and 558 out of 1629 similar funds, according to

Lipper Analytical Services

. And you just have to love those new Kemper ads¿"If you started investing in 1947¿"

10:00 a.m.

Neil George,

Mark Twain Bancshares

10:30 a.m.

Linda Duessel,

Federated Equity Income Fund

Duessel, whose four Federated Equity Income Funds (

(LEICX) - Get Report

LEICX), (

(LEIBX) - Get Report

LEIBX), (

(LEIFX) - Get Report

LEIFX), (

(LFEIX) - Get Report

LFEIX) have $1.038 billion in total assets, has achieved year-to-date returns ranging from 11.2% to 11.6% and rankings between 193 and 158 out of 813 equity income funds, according to

Lipper

11:20 a.m.

David Evenson,

Financial Communications Associates

12:20 p.m.

Dennis Vacco, New York State Attorney General

12:50 p.m.

Robert Doll,

Oppenheimer Funds

Doll's bearish instincts have lead him to have 40% of his $1.4 billion Oppenheimer Growth Fund (

(OPPSX)

OPPSX) in cash, according to a recent issue of

Forbes

Magazine. The fund has shown mediocre performance in 1997 with a year-to-date return of 9.16, placing it 903rd out of 1631 growth funds.

1:40 p.m.

David Ellison,

Friedman, Billings, Ramsey

In a February interview with

The Street

, Ellison conjectured that even though banks have recently performed well, they are poorly run and are not realizing their true potential. For the full story, click

here.

3:20 p.m.

W. Bowman Cutter,

Warburg, Pincus

4:50 p.m.

Timothy Voake, CEO, Peregrine Brokerage

5:40 p.m.

Mark Stoeckle,

U.S. Colonial Stock Fund

Of 615 Growth and Equity funds, Stoeckle's $353.4 million Colonial Stock Fund (

(CFGBX)

CFGBX) has performed admirably with a 14.62% year-to-date return, placing it 13th among similar funds.

5:50 p.m.

Kurt Badenhausen,

Financial World Magazine

6:11 p.m.

Joseph Nocera,

Fortune

Nocera's most recent submission to

Fortune

examined whether the once seemingly unbeatable

Fidelity

fund family has lost its edge. Looks like another good Bull Session.

7:00 p.m.

Mark Hulbert,

Hubert Financial Digest

.