Metro Firms

By Bear, Virginia; Tai, Jennifer | The Washington Times (Washington, DC), June 20, 1996 | Go to article overview

Metro Firms


Bear, Virginia, Tai, Jennifer, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)


Sysorex protest fails

Packard Bell Electronics Inc. said it is proceeding with a $1 billion Pentagon order for computer equipment after Fairfax-based Sysorex Information Systems Inc. failed to persuade the General Services Administration to overturn the contract. Packard Bell's Zenith Data Systems subsidiary and Hughes Data Systems each won parts of the three-year contract May 3.

Auditor questions PHP accounting

PHP Healthcare Corp. shares fell $2.75 to close at $28.50 yesterday after the Reston company said auditors questioned its accounting practices.

A report prepared by the Center for Financial Research and Analysis in Rockville questioned more than half of the $7.9 million in operating income PHP reported for the nine months ended Jan. 31.

Meanwhile, PHP said it won a $50 million contract to provide health care services for prisoners in Baltimore correctional facilities.

MCI lists `quips' on Nasdaq

MCI Communications Corp. listed $750 million of a hybrid form of debt and equity on the Nasdaq Stock Market, helping the nation's No. 2 stock market in its rivalry with the New York Stock Exchange.

MCI's quarterly income preferred securities, or "quips," are the first of their type to trade on the Nasdaq, where the company's common stock has traded since 1972.

Quips are a form of preferred stock that resembles both common stock and bonds. Preferred stock represents equity in a company, just as common stock does. The shares' dividends are set at the time of the sale, as are bond-interest payments.

Ten quips trade on the NYSE.

SAIC wins contracts

Science Applications International Corp., a San Diego company that maintains offices in McLean, won two contracts worth $1.3 billion to provide information systems to the Transportation Department. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Metro Firms
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.