Industry & Services >> Sector Roundtables >> May 24, 1999

Roundtable Forum: Paper & Forest Products

WILLIAM M. WIGDER is a managing director in Equity Research at Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation. He is a Security Analyst responsible for paper and forest products companies and is Global Coordinator for the firm's Equity Paper Group. Formerly, Mr. Wigder was a Limited Partner with First Manhattan Co. Mr. Wigder is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. He is a twice former President of the Paper and Forest Products Industry Analyst Splinter Group of the NYSSA. Mr. Wigder received his B.A. from Rutgers University and his M.B.A. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Profile
MARK A. WEINTRAUB is a Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co. Previously, he was associated with First Manhattan Co. and Miller Freeman, a West Coast publishing firm. A Chartered Financial Analyst, Mr. Weintraub received his Bachelor's degree in Economics from Princeton University. Profile
JOHN D. LINEHAN is an Investment Analyst at T. Rowe Price Associates. Prior to joining the firm, he was associated with E.T. Petroleum, Delaney Petroleum, and Bankers Trust. Mr. Linehan received his Bachelor's degree in Economics form Amherst College and an MBA from Stanford University. Profile
TWST: Bill, to what do you attribute the ascendancy of the cyclicals,

including the paper stocks over the past few weeks?

Mr. Wigder: One could certainly say that there's group rotation here