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November 17, 1997 - November 21, 1997

News for Friday, November 21, 1997

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  • TMF Bogey is tonight's guest writer in the Fool Portfolio. Don't worry Fools, we will be editing Bogey's article. Tonight's topic will be managing risk in your portfolio.
  • Jeff Fischer spends today's Drip report discussing the philosophy behind Drip investing.
  • Investors Strike Oil: After suffering a decade-long recession, the oil industry has been pure gold for investors. In the Evening News.
  • Boring visits Cisco...and Cisco delivers. In the Boring Port.
  • Slate: Lessons from Las Vegas: Are casinos a model for the new American economy?
  • Rambus Erupts:  Dale Wettlaufer explains the art of information arbitrage as it relates to yesterday's eruption of Rambus. In the Lunchtime News.
  • Budget cut-backs and poor earnings have caused trouble for CKS Group. This marketing communications firm plummeted 63% in one day.
  • AmeriCredit is making good money where others have faltered -- the high-risk loan business.

News for Thursday, November 20, 1997

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  • AT&T Keeps On Ringing -- Tom visits ongoing worldwide telecom conference. In the Fool Port.
  • AMAT Announces Q4: The company reported EPS of $0.47, $0.01 above expectations. Randy Befumo discusses today's report and the long-term outlook for the stock. In the Evening News.
  • No Avoiding the Ox...and some thoughts to consider. In the Boring Port.
  • The Foolish Four surpasses the Dow and the Nasdaq and is within reach of the S&P. Get the latest in today's Daily Dow update.
  • Coca-Cola Co. The stock: from hot to cold to lukewarm. In the Drip Port Report
  • Computer Products shorts out over Q4 uncertainty. In the Lunchtime News.
  • Surviving the holidays Foolishly and investing for college in this week's Family Fool.
  • SRS Loses Its Groove: This once chart-topping stock has fallen off the charts and is now sitting at an all-time low.
  • Cel-Sci Immune to Trouble: Cel-Sci investors are feeling immune to trouble thanks to the biotech company's HIV vaccine.

News for Wednesday, November 19, 1997

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  • Woodsman Spare that Tree...and big Carlisle order. In the Boring Port.
  • Grab your utensils Fools! It's an Edible recap! Join Rick Munarriz in the Fool Portfolio as he says the seas are no longer an obstacle in the global community.
  • Why don't you buy and sell Dow stocks every time the rankings change? Robert Sheard explains why in the Daily Dow recap.
  • The Down Side of IPOs: The reality of initial public offerings is not the get-rich-quick fantasy investors make it out to be. In the Evening News.
  • Campbell Soup Co. --  a hot taste of a soothing cup of soup. In today's Drip Port Report.
  • CoreStates to Be Acquired: Super-regional bank First Union will acquire the Philadelphia-based regional bank. In the Lunchtime News.
  • Managing hazardous waste has not been a happy venture lately for Molten Metal Technology.
  • Once upon a time Barnes & Noble Doubled. Will the ending to this fairy tale be a happy one?

News for Tuesday, November 18, 1997

  • Bud-wei-ser! Find out if Jeff thinks it's worth a croak in tonight's Drip recap.
  • Boring covers today's news and gives some insight on yesterday's Borders Group conference call.
  • Guest writer TMF Parlay (Paul Larson) takes a gamble and writes tonight's Fool Port update. He'll cover the day's news on the portfolio holdings.
  • Keep an Eye on CBS: The revamped Westinghouse will soon trade as CBS and the new company might be worth looking at. In the Evening News.
  • TMF Debit offers a great way to stay out of the malls this holiday season and still give great gifts. Learn how you can help the less fortunate this holiday in today's Fribble.
  • Ding Dong! Avon smeared: The cosmetic company announced Q4 earnings 18% below the mean estimates. Wall Street responded with a 9% smudge. In the Lunchtime News.
  • Clean up, Cyber-aisle four! For Internet grocer Peapod, the spill began shortly after its initial public offering this summer.
  • Totally Tubular Dude. Video Display lights up for a double trouble and triple double.

News for Monday, November 17, 1997

  • Greg Markus updates readers on Boring's holdings including Green Tree Financial.
  • The Fool Port has a strong day on the back of Iomega and 3Com. Jeff also talks about Microsoft and its five main competitors.
  • Jeff talks about Budweiser, one of the largest theme park operators in the country. He'll also give updates on Intel and Johnson & Johnson in the Drip recap.
  • Today's Daily Dow report illustrates a lesson in long-term investing.
  • Randy Befumo teaches a lesson about valuation using two stocks in the Evening News -- Immunex and Anesta.
  • Discount Power Broker Keystone Energy electrifies investors. In the Lunchtime News.
  • Mosaix has had a patchwork year, but unfortunately it's ending with the company bleeding red.
  • After a crash landing, American Eagle Outfitters has returned to its high-flying ways.

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