Analyst Ranking Continues; Second-Quarter Earnings Roll in - TheStreet's MIDDAY UPDATE

June 20, 2000

Market Data as of 6/20/00, 1:51 PM ET:

o Dow Jones Industrial Average: 10,462.38 down 95.46, -0.90%

o Nasdaq Composite Index: 4,023.85 up 34.02, 0.85%

o S&P 500: 1,477.37 down 8.63, -0.58%

o TSC Internet: 928.24 up 18.65, 2.05%

o Russell 2000: 524.60 up 1.81, 0.35%

o 30-Year Treasury: 105 03/32 up 4/32, yield 5.879%

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