Your Money: Oct. 26, 1998

FOCUS ON SLIDING STOCKS

Talk about a dubious distinction. The Council of Institutional Investors just released its annual "focus list," which spotlights 20 stocks that seriously underperformed their peers for five years. But some sporting investors have taken to using the list, which ranges this year from Adobe to Tenneco, to go bottom fishing for stocks that are about to rise.

Underachievers Some of the Focus List's worst performers Bausch & Lomb K Mart The Limited Loews Corp. Reebok Silicon Graphics

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