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the-south-asian.com                            March 2001

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Technology & Investment in U.S. Stock Markets (cntd) 


The Long View 

 NASDAQ, SPX compositions.

Year - 2001

 

No.

Nasdaq         Ticker           Weight

   

1.

Microsoft -       MSFT -            8.65

2.

Intel -               INTC -             5.89

3.

CISCO -          CSCO -            4.58

4.

Qualcomm-     QCOM-            4.13

5.

Oracle -           ORCL            3.01

6.

JDS Uniphase- JDSU-             2.85

7.

AMGEN -        AMGN -           2.75

8.

Dell -               DELL            2.04

9.

VoiceStream VSTR-            1.92

10.

Xilinx -             XLNX            1.67

 

S&P 500 Index Changes 2000

Information below is taken from Standard & Poor web site. The changes show the transition towards technology stocks from the old economy stocks. Note the additions of technology stocks marked with a star *.

Date

ADDITIONS - Company/Ticker

DELETIONS- Company/Ticker

01/03  NCR Corp. NCR

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01/05 Young & Rubicam YNR  General Instrument GIC
01/28  * Conexant Systems CNXT  Consolidated Natural Gas CNG
01/28 Biogen, Inc. BGEN Foster Wheeler FWC
01/28 Harley-Davidson HDI Fleetwood Enterprises FLE
03/15 Sabre Holdings Corporation TSG Service Corp. International RV
03/31 Pharmacia Corp. PHA Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc. PNU
03/31 Veritas Software VRTS  Pep Boys PBY
03/31 * Linear Technology LLTC  Monsanto Company MTC
04/17  * Altera Corp. ALTR Atlantic Richfield ARC
05/04  Sapient Corp. SAPE  Reynolds Metals RLM
05/04 * Siebel Systems, Inc. SEBL  CBS Corp. CBS
05/09 * Maxim Integrated Products MXIM Jostens Inc. JOS
05/31  American Power Conversion APCC Mirage Resorts MIR
06/02  * Agilent Technologies A NACCO Industries NC
06/07 Starbucks Corp. SBUX  Shared Medical Systems SMS
06/12 Convergys Corp. CVG Times Mirror TMC
06/15 MedImmune MEDI  Central & South West CSR
06/15

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MediaOne Group Inc. UMG
06/16  Charter One Financial CF

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06/16  * Novellus Systems NVLS Champion International CHA
06/20   Tiffany & Co. TIF Silicon Graphics SGI
06/20  Sanmina Corp. SANM  Warner-Lambert WLA
06/28  Visteon Corp. VC IKON Office Solutions IKN
06/28 Mercury Interactive MERQ Milacron Inc. MZ
06/30 * Broadcom Corporation BRCM GTE Corp. GTE
07/05  * Qwest Communication Int'l Q US West USW
07/12 Stilwell Financial SV Kansas City Southern Industries KSU
07/14  CIT Group Inc. CIT Union Pacific Resources UPR
07/26  * JDS Uniphase Corp. JDSU  Rite Aid Corp. RAD
07/27  * Palm Inc. PALM  3Com Corp. COMS
08/18 KeySpan Corp. KSE New Century Energies NCE
08/29  Devon Energy Corp. DVN  Great A&P GAP
09/29 Avaya Inc. AV Owens Corning OWC
10/02 King Pharmaceuticals KG Young & Rubicam YNR
10/02  Moody's Corp. MCO Dun & Bradstreet DNB
10/02 Dynegy Inc. DYN  BestFoods BFO
10/17 Nabors Industries NBR Mallinckrodt Inc. MKG
10/20 Power-One Inc. PWER Unicom Corp. UCM
11/01 EOG Resources EOG Eastern Enterprises EFU
11/01  NiSource Inc. NI  Columbia Energy Group CG
11/03 * BroadVision Inc. BVSN PainWebber Group PWJ
11/16 Starwood Hotels & Resorts HOT  Armstrong Holdings, Inc. ACK
11/21 Forest Laboratories FRX  Seagate Technology SEG
11/22 Chiron Corp. CHIR Fort James Corp. FJ
11/30  Calpine Corp. CPN Florida Progress FPC
12/01

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Associates First Capital AFS
12/04  Robert Half International RHI 

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12/08 Allegheny Energy Inc. AYE Bethlehem Steel BS
12/08 Ambac Financial Group ABK  Crown Cork & Seal CCK
12/08 Symbol Technologies SBL Grace (W.R.) & Co. (New) GRA
12/08   * Intuit, Inc. INTU Owens-Illinois OI
12/08 MetLife Inc. MET Seagram Co. Ltd. VO
12/11  Kinder Morgan, Inc. KMI Nabisco Group Hldgs. NGH
12/11 QLogic Corp. QLGC  Polaroid Corp. PRD
12/11  * Vitessa Semiconductor VTSS Springs Industries, Inc. SMI
12/11 Stryker Corp. SYK  Russell Corp. RML
12/13 Aetna Inc. (New) AET AET Aetna Inc. (Old) AET
12/21 Fluor Corp. (New) FLR  Massey Energy Company MEE
12/29 * Applied Micro Circuits AMCC Morgan (J.P.) & Co. JPM

 

next page

page     1 - Introduction - Japan & US - Similarities & Differences

page     2 - Types of Economic Slowdowns

page     3 - The Long View - Nasdaq & SP500  Compositions

page     4 - Investment  Bankers/Analysts - IPO Hard Sells

page     5 - Value Investing - Warren Buffett 'the Sage of Omaha'

page     6 - Technology Investment Risk Factors
&
Lessons for South Asia

 

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