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News for Friday, January 2, 1998
- Greg Markus looks ahead to the new year in tonight's Boring recap.
- With Seinfeld in it's last season, the networks should be taking notice. Jim Surowiecki explains in this Fool on the Hill encore performance.
- The Fool Four stocks surge as per the ritual on the first trading day of January and AT&T gets cut off. Tom Gardner gives the scoop in the Fool Portfolio update.
- Robert Sheard clears up some confusion on the new 1998 Foolish Four stocks in the Daily Dow report.
- Can Sybase Turn It Around?: With the database industry slowing and missed Q4 estimates, a turnaround for Sybase seems a lot less likely. In the Evening News.
- It's TouchStone Friday in the Drip report, Randy Befumo gives a quick run down on the week's activities.
- In the Lunchtime News -- Sybase crashes. It's the latest in a string of database companies to be knocked down.
The Buckle is taking teens and investors to new heights. In today's
Daily Double.Poor earnings visibility has caused InVision Technologies to blow up. In today's Daily Trouble.
- Today's Fribble -- The Sob Story.
News for Thursday, January 1, 1998
- New Year's Day Holiday
News for Wednesday, December 31, 1997
- A new planet -- getting creepy-crawly on New Year's Eve, in the Fool Port Report.
- Greg Markus looks back on '97 in the Boring Port Report.
- Randy Befumo looks at Philip Morris, in the Drip Port Report.
- In 1998, resolve to Roth -- the Roth IRA that is. Read all about this Foolish retirement plan in tonight's Evening News.
- Fool Buying SPY: The Fool Port announces a new buy and this time it's SPY.
- Resolutions for a Foolish '98 and tips on how to keep them. In this week's Family Fool.
- TMF Sheard offers his final Workshop Report of the year.
- Hocus Pocus for Scopus! Market cap disappears, in today's Daily Trouble.
- Encore Wire gets a standing ovation from investors. In today's Daily Double.
News for Tuesday, December 30, 1997
- Randy Befumo takes a look at PepsiCo in tonight's Drip Port Report.
- Jeff looks at the returns of the Fool Port stocks this year, from day one, and writes about Amazon's service and AOL and Cybermeals.
- Visit the Daily Dow report to find out what changes are going to be made in the Foolish Four Approach.
- Boring trounces the major indexes with a nearly 3% gain. Mark Weaver writes tonight's report on the portfolio's winners.
- In the Evening News -- Seinfeld's bombshell. Jerry's departure should be a wake-up call for the major networks.
- It's Not Just Oil: Many found yesterday's rally in oil services confounding. Dale Wettlaufer explains why it shouldn't be in today's Lunchtime News.
- Storage Computer investors sent out an SOS after a washout quarter.
- Through growth and acquisitions, Analytical Surveys scans a Double.
- In today's Fribble, George Runkle on losing your money wisely.
News for Monday, December 29, 1997
- It's a good day for Boring as the portfolio surges 1.7%. Find outwho the big winners of the day were in tonight's Boring recap.
- In tonight's Drip report, Jeff criticizes Randy, and then considers some initiatives that individual investors should consider taking in 1998 and beyond.
- The market soars, but can the Fool Port keep up today? David Gardner reports.
- It's been a typical year for the High Yield Dow Approach. Get the end-of-year statistics in the Daily Dow report.
- Robert Sheard is back in Lexington and posts the final Foolish Workshop rankings of 1997.
- In the Evening News, The Importance of Growth. Most of the high-flyers and nose-divers of '97 owe their big moves to valuation and growth. Today, Randy Befumo looks at growth.
- In the Lunchtime News, won up, banks follow. Bankers Trust Investors happy to see South Korea talks.
- Famous Dave's of America gets raked over the coals.
- What's in a name? For Cherokee, sweet royalties.
- In today's Fribble, resisting temptation in Sin City.