March 29-April 4

Corrections and clarifications for the week.
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A March 31 story, Vignette's Discreet Books Signal a Trend in Software Accounting, should have made clear that Vignette's (VIGN) revenue recognition does not affect the company's cash collection. CEO Greg Peters says that in most cases, the company collects cash from a customer for an order before it recognizes the revenue. The story as originally published suggested that a company recognizing revenue early would risk not receiving the cash. ( corrected April 1)

The Wake-Up Watchlist section of the March 30

Wake-Up Call, the Midday Movers section of the March 15

Midday Musings and the Company Report section of the March 15

Market Roundup all incorrectly reported that

DuPont

(DD) - Get Report

planned to acquire the 20% of

Pioneer Hi-Bred

(PHB) - Get Report

it didn't already own. DuPont actually agreed to buy the 80% of Pioneer it didn't already own. (

corrected March 30

)

A March 29 story,

Just One Shortcoming: Pepsi One Sales Fail to Fizz Despite Steep Tab, contained a chart that displayed erroneous information. Pepsi Cola had a 14.2% market share for 1998 and Diet Coke an 8.6% share. (

corrected March 30

.)