Bonds: Up. Stocks: Down, Up, Down . . .

Wall Street shows a split personality as it reacts to Clinton's deficit plan

CALL IT MANIC-DEPRESSIVE. OR A MANIFESTATION of split personality. Or maybe both. There is no one term, psychiatric or financial, to describe Wall Street's reaction to President Clinton's deficit-cutting plan.

Stock prices swung . . . er . . . crazily. Down 83 points on Tuesday, as measured by the Dow Jones industrial average, after Clinton's Monday night TV preview. Marking time Wednesday. Thursday, sequential chaos: up 35 points early, then down around 40, then recovering to a loss of only around 10. Friday, up, down, sideways and up at the end, for a gain of almost 20 points on the...

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