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Hi Bill,

Thanks for your reply.

As far as the "mistruths and half-truths" statements, what if an analyst had earlier published reports saying that his/her sources at Elan led him/her to believe that earnings would come in short of the Street estimates, then a few weeks later Elan came out with earnings that beat the Street estimate. Surely that would qualify as "spreading mistruths and half-truths," correct?

As far as your second citing, my manipulation questions were not, nor ever were aimed at or connected with CS First Boston. If you took the time to go back through the previous posts, you will see there is an ongoing dialogue between several posters speculating why the stock has been acting so, for a lack of better words, "weird." As you can see by the post, I did not speculate on *who* might be manipulating it, just that in my opinion from watching the tape, that it had been manipulated.

Bill, I do appreciate you looking at my posts and providing your thoughts on this matter.

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