Lights, Camera, Stock Picks: When Analysts Become TV Stars - TheStreet's MIDDAY UPDATE

June 23, 2000

Market Data as of 6/23/00, 12:38 PM ET:

o Dow Jones Industrial Average: 10,463.09 up 86.97, 0.84%

o Nasdaq Composite Index: 3,893.59 down 43.25, -1.10%

o S&P 500: 1,451.82 down 0.36, -0.02%

o TSC Internet: 849.51 down 33.94, -3.84%

o Russell 2000: 514.32 down 0.69, -0.13%

o 30-Year Treasury: 103 01/32 down 29/32, yield 6.027%

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