RealMoney.com's MIDDAY UPDATE
July 17, 2000
Market Data as of 7/17/00, 11:54 AM ET:
o Dow Jones Industrial Average: 10,777.40 down 35.35, -0.33%
o Nasdaq Composite Index: 4,275.40 up 29.22, 0.69%
o S&P 500: 1,511.58 up 1.60, 0.11%
o TSC Internet: 881.32 up 18.85, 2.19%
o Russell 2000: 544.33 up 1.70, 0.31%
Silicon Babylon: Preannouncements Are Falling. It's Still Bad News, Bears Say.
Yahoo!? Ariba? Are these stocks really beating the numbers? Or just beating analysts at a simple game?
Herb on TheStreet: Does Bad News at StarTek Mean Bad News for Microsoft?
Also, short-sellers question the quality of StarTek's earnings.
Brokerages/Wall Street: Wall Street Conflicts Have Analysts Precursing Their Fate
The big-picture guys at the Precursor Group split from Legg Mason, but not because they felt pressure there.
Telecom: AOL Takes a Wait-and-See Approach to Wireless Internet Access
The Internet giant sidesteps the upcoming high-speed wireless spectrum auction.
Mutual Funds: The Tortoise and the Herr? Top-Performing Deutsche European Has Idled for Months
The fund's returns hover in triple-digit territory, but investors getting in now may have missed the party.
Mutual Funds: 10 Questions With Amerindo Technology Fund's Alberto Vilar
With a track record more feast than famine, Vilar shares some insights into the future of tech stocks.
Mutual Funds: Business Ties to Fund Companies May Undermine Rating Firms' Independence
Raters expand their services, including fund evaluation, raising possible conflicts of interest.
Analyst Actions: Analyst Actions: Pfizer, King Pharma, Affiliated Computer, Handspring
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