Featured Articles and Stocks From Microsoft Investor

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 22, 1998 — The following articles appeared this week exclusively at Microsoft® Investor ( http://investor.MSN.com/ ):

Strategy Lab


Watch six professional money managers battle the market. The Options Tactician adds long positions on America Online Inc. (NYSE:AOL), Dell Computer Corp. (Nasdaq:DELL) and Lucent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:LU), while the Inside Trader digs up interesting activity in gold stocks such as Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM) and Battle Mountain Gold Co. (NYSE:BMG).

Metromedia Fiber Keeps Its Resilience


Was this New Age telecom company unfairly caught in the recent sell-off? Metromedia Fiber Network Inc. (Nasdaq:MFNX) has little debt – or global exposure – just tons of bandwidth to sell cheap.

Jubak: Five Tech Stocks That Are Cheap Enough


A turnaround in the chip sector is still a long way off, but Jubak has found some bargains that are tough to pass up: Lam Research Corp. (Nasdaq:LRCX), VLSI Technology Inc. (Nasdaq:VLSI), Silicon Valley Group Inc. (Nasdaq:SVGI), Analog Devices (Nasdaq:ADI) and KLA-Tencor Corp. (Nasdaq:KLAC).

Getting Back at Your Broker


If you want to get even for malfeasance on the part of your brokerage, you’ll have to settle through arbitration. Here’s how you go about it.

Who’ll Win the Office-Supply Paper Chase?


Demand for business supplies appears certain to remain steady, and three retailing biggies -Office Depot Inc. (NYSE:ODP), Staples Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS) and OfficeMax Inc. (NYSE:OMX) – are duking it out. We handicap the race.

Thurlow Growth Fund Beats the Bulls


The tiny 1-year-old fund surged 30 percent in August on the strength of a prescient move to bet against the market. The manager’s technique? Fast reaction to technical indicators.

Jubak: When to Buy in This Market


Spending precious cash on dips can wipe you out fast in a volatile market. Here’s a stock-purchasing discipline that should protect you from bears.

Interview: Finding Great Small Stocks Around the Globe


Warburg Pincus fund manager Cullum Clark believes he knows the secret to finding small caps in Europe and Asia that’ll double in two years. Here’s the inside story.

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