Stocks soared to record levels in August after the failure of the
Soviet coup. Small stocks, up 3.7% for the month, far outperformed
blue chips, which rose 0.9%. Bond prices also surged, as 30-year
Treasury yields plunged from 8.36% to 8.01%.

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CAPTION: Big stocks vs. small
The yield curve

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)