Oct. 23-29 - TheStreet

Due to an editing error, an Oct. 29 article,

The Coming Week in Europe: Firms Seek Their Place in Earnings Spotlight, mistakenly identified

Schering

(SHR:NYSE ADR) as Schering Plough.

(corrected Oct. 29)

Due to an editing error, an Oct. 26 column,

We're Getting Closer, mistakenly identified

Nortel

(NT:NYSE) as Northern Telecom.

(corrected Oct. 26)

An Oct. 25 story,

Optical Sector Plunges, but the Selling Isn't Done, mistakenly explained call options as a bet a stock will go down. In fact, call options amount to bets that stocks will rise. (

corrected Oct. 26

)

An Oct. 23 article,

Facing Investor Questions, Lucent Offers Few Answers, incorrectly reported that the rate of employee departures was 20% per quarter at

Lucent

(LU:NYSE). In fact, the rate of departure is 20% per year. (

corrected Oct. 24

)