The Oct. 11 Night Watch,

After-Hours Gang Boosts Advanced Micro After Earnings Surprise, included several errors.


  • The story reported that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD:NYSE) was up $8.77, or 5.2%, to $23.50 on Instinet; in fact, Advanced Micro was up $1.75, or 8%, to $23.50.
  • The story reported that Redback Networks (RBAK:Nasdaq) was down $4.75, or 8%, to $23.50 on Instinet. In fact, Redback was down $1.56, or 1.4%, to $111.
  • The accompanying chart of the most active stocks on Instinet showed JDS Uniphase (JDSU:Nasdaq) at $71.25. In fact, JDS Uniphase was at $87.
  • The chart listed Qualcomm (QCOM:Nasdaq) at $43.375. In fact, Qualcomm was at $71.25.
  • The chart recorded MRV Communications (MRVC:Nasdaq) at $21.50. In fact, MRV Communications was at $43.375.
  • The article mistakenly referred to Advanced Micro Circuits (AMCC:Nasdaq) as AMD.

(

corrected Oct. 13

)

A Sept. 26 story,

NDB Posts Loss as Expected, misstated latest-quarter income data at

National Discount Brokers'

(NDB:NYSE) market-making and online units. The story erroneously reported the market-making unit's income as $7.1 million and the NDB.com online unit's loss as $7.3 million. Those are 1999 figures. In fact, the market-making unit's latest-quarter pretax income was $8.7 million, and NDB.com's pretax loss was $7.2 million. (

corrected Oct. 13

)

The Oct. 11 SiliconStreet.com,

In This Market, Being Great Might Not Be Good Enough, misstated the percentage of international sales at

Yahoo!

(YHOO:Nasdaq) in its most recent quarter. The percentage is 16%, not 13%. (

corrected Oct. 12

)

The Oct. 11 closing

Market Story incorrectly said that

Intel's

(INTC:Nasdaq) intraday low of $35.25 was its lowest since February 1998. In fact, $35.25 was the lowest level for that stock since October 1999. (

corrected Oct. 12

)

Because of an incomplete company press release, an Oct. 10 story,

FSI International Reports 4Q Earnings Below Analysts' Views, reported that

FSI International

(FSII:Nasdaq) reported fourth-quarter earnings of 21 cents a share. That was the net figure, but it included a previously announced restructuring charge. FSI actually reported operating earnings of 36 cents a share, beating the three-analyst

First Call/Thomson Financial

estimate of 31 cents. (

corrected Oct. 11

)

A Oct. 9 story,

The Moment for Major Earnings Warnings Is Past, mistakenly named

Solectron

(SLR:NYSE) as having recently issued an earnings warning. It hasn't. (

corrected Oct. 10

)

An Oct. 8 story,

The Coming Week: Earnings Ready to Rock 'N' Roll, mistakenly referred to

Advanced Micro Devices

(AMD:NYSE) as Advanced Micro Designs. (

corrected Oct. 10

)