While hanging a television on the living- room wall may have captured the imagination of American consumers, it has yet to empty many pocketbooks. ¶ That may soon change as a glut of liquid crystal display flat-panel televisions, called L.C.D.'s, enter the market, a result of a boom in new factories. According to several manufacturers and analysts, the prices for L.C.D. flat-panel TV's will drop in the new year, falling by as much as 30 percent by the end of 2005. The prices of plasma flat-panel TV's are also expected to fall significantly. ... Link: The New York Times.