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Wednesday, April 5, 2000 -- Volume 5, No. 96
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MARKETS REBOUND FROM TECH STOCK ROUT
Fueled by an exodus from all things technological, Wall Street went into a stomach-churning rout Tuesday, with the Nasdaq composite index and Dow Jones industrials each dropping more than 500 points.
Tech stocks swing low then shoot up
P&G, Cintas, Kroger advance
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Business Headlines for  Wednesday, April 05, 2000

Tech stocks swing low then shoot back up
        Convinced that overpriced technology stocks were about to come crashing down, investors created that very scenario Tuesday morning.

P&G, Cintas, Kroger register advances
        While the stock market was getting clobbered in midafternoon trading Tuesday, a few Tristate stocks were climbing.

Industry Notes: Retail
        An online database of stores focusing on key U.S. cities has come to Cincinnati and is looking for area merchants to join the site.

Tristate Business Summary

        The Big Boy chain said revenues in the quarter ended March 5 rose 13.1 percent to $37.5 million from $33.2 million in the same period a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations rose to $1.21 million in the quarter, vs. $1.16 million a year ago.

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