WALL STREET: Tell Me, Little Gypsy

Where is the stock market going? All ready to analyze the tea leaves and gaze into the crystal ball, 500 members of the National Federation of Financial Analysts Societies gathered in Manhattan last week to see what they could see. The analysts, who advise brokers on what to tell their customers, found the market's future full of ifs, ands & buts.

No one thought that a strong bull market was just around the corner, but some expected an "intermediate" rise. Said Chicago's Dow Theorist Justin F. Barbour: "The market pattern . . ....

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