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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 24, 1999, Darmstadt, HessePage to Friday. December 24, 1999 Money matters stars and stripes wednesday s Market summary indexes 52highweeklow name last 11,383.74 3,797.05336.03 663.50640.92 3,911.171,447.54 435.21475.79 13,431.20 8,676.032,778.56 268.59 552.83 643.701,962.06 1,136.89 343.46381.96 10,423.37 Netchy Dow Jones industrials 11,203.60 4-3.06dow Jones transportation 2,838.74 2,24 Dow Jones utilities 277.42 .32nyse composite 634.16 1.27 amex Index 839.43 4.79nasdaq composite 3,937.30 26.15 up 500 1,436.13 2.70 up Midcap 431.80 5.01 Russell 2000 477.94 2.15wilshire 5000 13,473.33 42.13 % Ltd Chi % chg 52-wk%chfl .03 .08 .12 .20 .57 .67.19 1.17 .45 .31 22.02-9.86 11.176.44 21.8379.56 16.8310.07 13.2719.05 21.75 7.07-11.94 7.6826.27 81.2316.90 17.8918.07 20.59 nose most Active $1 or Mote name vol of last chg Lucent 246389 Compaq 216219amonlne s 183248 Pfizer s 118414 tycoon to sat to Philmor s Xerox s 11531095212 9443494069 7947973335 76.3827.38 82.7533.75 30.5052.94 23.0017.63 55.0021.69 -3.63-.13 -4.25h.13 .88 1.25 pm -.25 .94 amex most Active $1 or name vol of last chg Nash loot 111579 178.55 1.42 Spur 53775 144.19 .38interoig 26836 25.00 4.00 Robertsh 15101 29.63 .63fauspr 13250 5.13 spa Sci 11136 23.31intnthtrn 10351 182.13 -.50 Twa 10220 3.25 -.31keane 10030 32.38 -2.63 Ivan up 7657 24.50 1.50 Nash a most Active to i of name vol of last chg 3comdellcptrs n Vivus i Sconci world Oracle s 400879345846 297632193074 184540 171170153727 150137138227 133082 48.4450.31 11.7513.19 117.56 61.255.69 102.5076.50 105.06 -4.69.56 5.63-5.38 1.69 5.50 3.63 -1.56 -3.56 7.38 key defense name holdings Boeing computer sciences mordant technologies engineered sup sys general dynamic general electric Halliburton Harris corp. 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He and another executive were convicted in july of helping cheat Federal health care programs out of $3 million in a Complex Billing scheme that rocked the nation s largest Hospital Chain. Jarrell s attorneys said they would Appeal. Jarrell who had been on paid leave from Colum Bia Cha will be terminated his attorney said. Jarrell would not comment. . Attorney Donna Bucella said that the Case represents a major step in deterring future fraudulent conduct of health care providers after the investigation began in 1997, Columbia Cha ousted its top executives stopped an aggressive Hospital acquisition program and began a major downsizing trimming from a High of 345 to 220 hospitals. Earlier this month Robert Whiteside a senior reimbursement executive at Columbia Cha s Nash Ville term., was sentenced to two years in jail a $7,500 Fine and $645,796 restitution. Jarrell and Whiteside 49, of Brentwood tenn., were found guilty of six of seven counts and were cleared on one count of try ing to obstruct a medicare Audi Tor. They faced maximum sentences of 30 years in prison and $1.5 million in fines. Jarrell s attorney Peter George argued that Jarrell should be sentenced under reduced guidelines in part because he did not directly profit from the fraud or conspiracy. Prosecutors focused their Case on Fawcett memorial Hospital in port Charlotte where expenses repeatedly billed As capital outlays should have been listed As administrative and general expenses which carry lower reimburse ment rates. Fawcett s reimbursement re quests were not supported by hos Pital books and records and resulted in nearly $3 million in overpay ments prosecutors said. The defendants testified they believed payment requests were accurate. Their attorneys depicted the dispute As a difference of opinion about complicated Feder Al regulations. Exchange rates military rates japanese yen 100.00 a korean won 1,100.00 German Mark 1.8933 dutch Guilder 2.1333 euro 0.968029 British Pound 1.65 commercial rates Austria Schilling 13.12belgium franc 38.27 Denmark Krone 6.98france franc 6.19 Greece drachma 278.49italy lira 1,818.13 Norway Krone 7.58 Portugal escudo 187.28 saudi Arabia Riyal 3.59 Spain peseta 155.43 Switzerland franc 1.53 Bahrain Dinar 0.37697 Canada Dollar 1.4768 Egypt Pound 3.439 Germany Mark 1.9395 Hong Kong Dollar 7.7706 Hungary forint 252.21 Israel shekel 4.1772 Philippines peso 40.39 Singapore Dollar 1.6655 Turkey lira 534,520.00 rates above the line Are available at military banking facilities in Germany the Netherlands the . And Iceland and at facilities in Japan and South Korea. Rates below the line Are inter Bank rates for reference when buying currency on the Economy. All figures Are foreign currencies to one Dollar except for the British Pound which is dollars Toel precious metals new York merc close wednesday Gold $286.70 Silver $5.210 interest rates prime rate 8.50 discount rate 5.00 Federal funds Market rate 5.4375 3-month Bill 5.400 1-year Bill 5.350 30-year Bond 6.45 sources Bank of America the associated press 1999 Bow 323 5spd a cd Aye pm pm sport pkg $25,995 1998 Bow z3 conv 5 spa a Abs is pm pm pm re Lehr $27,495 1997 Bow 328i conv. Blue leather alloys loaded $31,995 1995 Bow 318ti 5spd a cd $13,995 1993 Bow 750ia at a pm plpmaywv12$11,995 1992 Bow 525 Wagon at a pm pm pm Aye $11,995 1990 Bow 525ia at pm pm pm Aye per $5,995 1989 Bow 325 at re pm spoiler $5,995 1989 Bow 325 at re pm spoiler a spec $5,995 1988 Bow 318 5 spa re sport suspension a spec $4,595 1986 Bow 3201 5spd, acc $2,995 1985 Bow 3181 at Cpl Csc $2,995 193 Bow 323j s spa re $1,500 military sales Center a top wow. 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