Publish date:

June 21-27

<I>TSC</I> corrects its mistakes.

A June 23 story,

Evaporating Web Service Rains on TD Waterhouse's IPO Parade, incorrectly said

TD Waterhouse


had 365 million shares outstanding after its initial public offering, giving it a market cap of $8.8 billion. In fact, it had 375 million shares outstanding, giving it a market cap of $9 billion.(

corrected June 24


A June 23 story,

Williams-Sonoma Goes Down Home, incorrectly reported that sales of furniture, housewares, floor coverings, bath and linen products, as tracked by

Hambrecht & Quist

, are expected to reach $151 million this year and climb 6% to $160 million by 2000. In fact, those numbers should be in billions of dollars. Also, the story incorrectly referred to H&Q analyst Bonnie Kramer Tonneson as Bonnie Cramer Tonneson. (

corrected June 24


The late-morning edition of June 24's

Got a Minute? column erroneously reported that


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forecast lost sales of $60 million related to the recent European soft-drink-safety crisis. The company forecasting those lost sales was Coke bottling affiliate

Coca-Cola Enterprises


. (

corrected June 24


Due to an editing error, the June 23 Eye to the Keyhole column,

Compaq's Downturn: Worthless Experts Just Kept It Quiet, mistakenly asserted that



shares had lost $57 in value since the start of 1999. At their June 18 closing level of 21 3/4, the shares had in fact lost some 57% of their value during the year. (

corrected June 24


The June 18 Stock Mart,

PetsMart, incorrectly defined inventory yield as inventory divided by gross profit. In fact, inventory yield is gross profit divided by inventory. (

corrected June 24


Due to an editing error, the June 23 column,

TheStreet Recommends

Killjoy Was Here, mistakenly suggested that


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is facing weakening memory-chip pricing. Intel exited the market for dynamic random access memory, or DRAM, in 1985. (

corrected June 23


The June 22 Market Roundup,

Let's Not Play Two: Tech Can't Repeat Rally, and Tumbles, incorrectly referred to E-Finance Index

as Internet Sector

index. The story's first reference to Internet Sector index was correct. (

corrected June 22


The June 18 Stock Strategies column,

Online IPO Opportunities Are Promising but Far From Perfect, incorrectly reported that the minimum to open an



account is $2,000. The story should have said that is the minimum for a margin account. A basic account requires only $1,000. (

corrected June 22


The June 21 Options Buzz,

Call-Buyers Return to Tech Options Plays, incorrectly said that

Saville Systems'


August 20 calls dropped 16/16. In fact, the calls dropped 15/16. (

corrected June 22


The June 21 extra column,

Making Use of Web Usage Numbers, mistakenly said that

Micron Technology

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would report its third-quarter results on Monday, June 21. Instead, the company will report those results on Wednesday, June 23. (

corrected June 22