July 22, 1999
Midyear Review 1999
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We're six months into the year of 1999 and it's time to take a look back at some of the biggest market happenings of the first half of the year. Here's what Fool writers found most interesting in the past six months:
AT&T and the Broadband Battle
Ma Bell takes the lead in the ever-changing cable industry. Louis Corrigan reviews the activities and explains what's so important about broadband.
These companies have lost favor to tech stocks over the past few years. Warren Gump takes a look at the state of the industry.
Online Brokers and Banks
Online financial service companies have been big winners over the past six months. Bill Barker has the scorecard.
Internet Stocks Not So Hot
The "frenzy" for Internet stocks appears to be waning. Yi-Hsin Chang highlights some of the cooling stocks and some that are still hot.
The outlook for these seven companies isn't looking too bright. Yi-Hsin Chang explains why you might want to steer clear of them.
See You Later, CEOs
Which top brass have hit the road since the beginning of the year? Brian Graney has a list and the stories in limerick form.
Hip-Hip-Hooray! The six-month gains of these ten companies have left shareholders cheering.
Shareholders of these ten companies haven't been so lucky. Find out which companies have left shareholders with lighter brokerage accounts.
Market Return Chart
The returns of the S&P 500, Nasdaq, and Dow through July 16.
Fool Portfolio Chart
The returns of the Rule Breaker, Rule Maker, Drip, Boring, and Foolish Four portfolios through July 16.