The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, Oct. 11, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 285
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KROGER CONTRACT SETTLED
        Union officials and the Kroger Co. averted a strike by reaching a tentative contract agreement early today.
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Business Headlines for  Monday, Oct. 11, 1999

Brokerages expand online hours
        Say you get home after a long day at work, throw on the fuzzy slippers, and want to trade some stocks. With the advent of a new service from several online brokerages, your trades can be executed then and there — not after the opening bell 15 hours later.

Answer to tax queries: It depends
        Remember the old guarantee about death and taxes? A few Enquirer readers did after last week's “Your Money” column, and contacted us about it — at least about the taxes part.

Program helps mentally ill work
        About this time last year, Margaret Hall began what she now calls the most successful job she's ever had.

Services offered through Employer Solutions
        • Employee Retention consultation: A retention consultant will identify the factors in a company that contribute to employee turnover and provide recommendations and cost-effective strategies to reduce turnover.

ASK THE MONEY PANEL
        How should I calculate my average cost per share?

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
        Barbara B. Mason has been named president of Eastern Personnel Services Inc., a full-service human resources firm.

Golf class grooms students
        When Professor Dan Weilbaker dons a golf cap and glove and grabs a putter for a lecture, he doesn't have to yell “Fore!” to get attention.

Ky.'s tax system needs work - but how much?
        PADUCAH, Ky. — Kentucky's tax system either needs a total overhaul or just minor fine tuning, depending on which state legislative leader is asked.

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