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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 26, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Bond Buyer index Index of 20 municipal bonds 20 year various ratings Dow Jones average 30 Industrials 1320 Money supply M1 In billions of dollars Commodity futures index 3month Treasury bills Index of weekly closing prices of 27 Revised key commodities 1967 100 weekly average interest rate EL 1280 15 22 29 5 12 1926 3 10 17 24 March April May Chicago Tribune Charts 570 r 270 565 1160 22 5 March April May J i i i r 560 2128 4 111825 2 9 16 23 30 March April May 2301522295121926310172431 15 2229 4 1 il8 2 9162330 March April May March April May Source Commodity Flosearch Bureau Producer Price Index siness HeraldZdtung May 5A Business briefs Jellystone opening William Steubing son of one of the owners of Jellystone photographs Judith Smith with Yogi and Boo Boo bears in front of a giant Yogi The park LESLIE KRIEWALDT HERALD ZEITUNG has room for 139 RVs and 90 mobile homes as well as a laundry room and television Victoria Bankshares authorizes dividend Directors of Victoria have authorized the cor porations 45th consecutive quarterly cash A second quarter cash dividend of 25 cents a share will be paid June 1985 to shareholders of record as of June Victoria Bankshares consists of 22 bank including New Braunfels National and three financial service with March 31 assets of Victoria Bankshares is the llth largest bank holding company in Sherris Floral Creations opens on 81 Margie her daughter Sherri Morrow and Charla Williams have opened Sherris Floral Creations in New The store is located at 880 It specializes in fresh and silk Morrow received certification in floral design at the Franklin Shelton School of Floral Design in Houston and has been in floral design for the past 10 Signs opens here 1450 Interstate has opened for The organization specializes in commercial sign real estate silk logo or trademark redwood or cedar truck and van Texas unemployment down in April AUSTIN AP Here are the April figures for urban areas of the state Announced Thursday by the Texas Employment com pared with the revised perecentages for in parenthesis Austin BeaumontPort Arthur BrownsvilleHarlingen BryanCollege Station Corpus Christi Dallas El Paso Fort WorthArlington GalvestonTexas City Houston Laredo McAllenEdinburgMission Midland Odessa San San Tyler Victoria Wichita Falls The statewide average for unemployment in April was compared with percent in Business mirror Exploitation ruins the gogetter NEW YORK AP There was a time in the business world when seizing the opportunity referred to someone for might have founded a company or applied for and received a better Generally the phrase was used in Those who seized were acclaimed for their positive approach to their actions lamented only by those who failed to do the It isnt always so the the go the hard worker and the risk taker are honored as But an element of exploitation seems to have tarnished the and not seems to be the lot of many To seize opportunity in todays business world may mean Raiding The It is accomplished by spotting a company with lots of a low priceearnings ratio and physical assets that might be sold off at a good The seizer then asks for at least one seat on the where he can exert his If denied he threatens to wage a public war for the affection of and might even offer to buy their shares at a higher Critics nf the procedure say it is a threat to the American way of doing but advocates contend that it represents too fine an opportunity not to Suing The Almost anyone with sufficient nerve can get in on this and unlike the you neednt have access to Because potential rewards are many attorneys are happy to handle consumer suits on a contingency Everyone is a buying such products as phar tobacco or things that could conceivably cause damage to your health and well The notion of absolute liability has been applied in some which means facts might be ignored and awards even in the face of contradictory Since federal product liability suits have risen 500 Embarass Executives At The Annual Many individuals and groups use this often for worthwhile But it just like to embarass There for presidents and chairmen who take nice bonuses even when the company is doing poorly when they have clearly mismanaged the They represent an op portunity not to be Such negative as some people might view still represent an advancement in humaneness over the threat to executive families that seemed to be developing a decade or so especially Executives withdrew from public several of them removing themselves from company ad Some even learned to drive defensively to thwart kid napping the opportunities seized at least seem to be more LOWMAXBRINKLEY REALTY Real Estate view Bill Lowman and David Brinkley stand near their billboard above the offices of LowmanBrinkley located ofl Interstate The partners want to serve the corridor area in real They will employ seven fulltime realtors in New Braunfels and hope to open a branch in San Marcos this sum Our longterm objective is to be the top real estate company within three Lowman DEHYL CLARK Financial focus A little work reveals whether certain stocks are worth the risk By STAN Edward Two options for income investing are stocks and There are several differences between two lets look at an example of the bond If y0ii buy a bond maturing on youll receive 120 each year for the life of the On youll receive the original investment of bonds pay interest so in this youd receive twice a year for the life of the If inflation the interest will be worth less in the sense that it will buy fewer when the is repaid to you in it will have considerably less buying For if inflation continues at a rate of 7 percent to 8 percent a in 20 years wiU buy approximately in and will be worth about youre guaranteed the yearly interest and repayment of your initial investment in Stocks differ in the sense that they earn but there are no guarantees concerning the interest earned or the principal If you own stock in a company whose earnings you benefit This isnt so with a Many blue chip stocks nave a history of an nuallyincreasing dividends which generally keep up with On the other if the companys earnings the stockholders may receive smaller dividends or no dividends at With a little study and some sound advice from an investment youll be able to determine whether or not investing in a certain companys stock is worth the riskFor companies with con sistent histories of increasing stock investments can be very Classifieds is sure to Measure up Prestige When Henry Martin joined Southwestern Life we expected great And theyve Henry has earned membership in the Grand Only five percents of all Southwestern Life agents qualify for this prestigious Congratulations Henry keep great things hap pening HENRY MARTIN 353 Lancia New 78130 6252343 Southwestern Life People with Answers
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