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"The Dragons Bulk Up" (Information Technology, Some Editions, July 19)


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"The Dragons Bulk Up" (Information Technology, some editions, July 19)

"The Dragons Bulk Up" (Information Technology, some editions, July 19) should have said that NEC Corp. was the world's No. 2 memory-device maker in 1997, not the world's No. 2 chipmaker.Return to top

"Unveiling the Secrets of the CPI" (Business Week Investor, July 12)

"Unveiling the Secrets of the CPI" (Business Week Investor, July 12) erroneously asserted that the consumer price index does not allow for consumers' substitution of one good for another in the same category. In January, 1999, the CPI was modified to capture such substitutions.Return to top

The BUSINESS WEEK Global 1000 Country-by-Country tables for the United States (July 12)

In the BUSINESS WEEK Global 1000 Country-by-Country tables for the United States (July 12), the sales figure for Delphi Automotive Systems should have been $28.479 billion, and the correct asset figure should have been $18.668 billion. Also, the average share price (in U.S. dollars) for the companies in the Italy table rose by 5%. And the average share price (in U.S. dollars) for companies in The Netherlands rose 4%.Return to top

"Building the best retirement plan" (Business Week Investor, July 19)

In "Building the best retirement plan" (Business Week Investor, July 19), a chart entitled "Lowering risk via asset allocation" gave the wrong distribution of assets for the two portfolios presented. The balanced plan is composed of 45% large-cap stocks, 22% small-cap stocks, and 33% bonds. The riskier plan is composed of 75% large-cap stocks and 25% bonds.Return to top


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