MARKET DATA PERSPECTIVES

MARKET DATA PERSPECTIVES

Maybe We Should Move Up To Boston.

Certainly, that's where a lot of the action seems to be taking place. Last week, it was Primark, a suburban resident, that was making a lot of the noise. The company is getting close to deciding on its own future, and the vultures are buzzing.

But the other Beantowner to watch is Thomson Financial Services. It was active in the corporate markets last week, buying Technimetrics from Knight-Ridder for $125 million. For most companies, that would represent quite