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Feb. 8, 1999




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COVER STORY
The Atlantic Century?
   COVER IMAGE: Will It Be the Atlantic Century?
   CHART: Capital is Flooding into Western Deals...As It Dries Up in Emerging Markets
   TABLE: What's Driving the New Atlantic Economy
   Europe Rising
      MAP: Hot Spots in the Euro Zone
   Emerging Markets: ''We're Fighting to Survive'' (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Blueprints for Safety
      ''A Huge Cultural Change'' at the World Bank (int'l edition)
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Why the Year's Top International Fund Manager Loves Europe
 
UP FRONT
Talk Show
Cable Shows Them the Money
Merrill: A Bull in the Online Shop?
Quid Pro Quo? Nah, Couldn't Be
The Doctor Is In--a Union Meeting
''Treat That Goose Well. It's Dinner''
Black Culture in Black and White
   PHOTO: Microsoft's Encarta Africana
I Am a Consultant from a Chain Gang
CHART: The Word from the Sponsors
Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
Thanks to Elizabeth Dole, the Red Cross Is in the Pink
Proud at Ziff-Davis
Why Women Pros Are Lagging: Try Chauvinism
Jail Time for Every Crime? There's Another Way
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
"Another new sidekick for AT&T" (In Business This Week, Jan. 18)
"He's shy, rude, awkward--and brilliant" (Books, Dec. 28/Jan. 4)
 
BOOKS
The Business Week Best-Sellers of 1998
Why His Airness Leaves Such a Vacuum
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Playing for Keeps''
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
Search Engines with Smarts
   TABLE: New Tools for Hunting
 
DIGITAL DISPATCH
Have Tech Business, Will Travel
   MAP: China/California
   TABLE: Pointers
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
Uncle Sam Should Stay Away from Wall Street
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Housing Boom or Bubble?
   CHART: How Homeowners' Ranks Grow As They Age
A Surprise About CEO Pay
A GOP Tax Cut: No Sure Winner
   GRAPHIC: A 10% Tax Cut: Who Gets What
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
U.S.: The New Ingredient in the Fed's Mix
   CHART: Euphoria Now, but Some Caution Ahead
   CHART: Lenders Still Want a Wide Risk Premium
   CHART: Aircraft Hold Down the Trade Gap
Spain: Lofty Plans for Job Growth
   CHART: Further Progress Is on the Way
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
So Much for the Earnings Slump
   TABLE: Fourth-Quarter Earnings, Flash Report (.pdf)
Hedging in Hedge Funds
Commentary: Greenspan: Between the Hawks and a Hard Place
How Long Can Beijing Hang Tough?
GE Capital's Tokyo Treasure Hunt
   TABLE: Giant Steps and Deep Pockets
A Swedish Tiger in Ford's Tank
   PHOTO: 1999 Volvo S80
Commentary: Social Security: Go Refigure
   TABLE: If the Economy Performs as Predicted, Can the Stock Market Save Social Security?
Commentary: The Olympics: Corporate America Should Seize the Torch
GM Dealers Aren't Buying It
   CHART: Is Brand Management Working?
What Game? Look at the Ad!
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Allen Andreas: A Tough Row to Hoe
Business Week Spots a Scandal
When Day Trading Is a Nightmare
Pricey Care Is In, HMOs Are Out
The Surcharge That Fell to Earth
A Second Wind for Biotech Deals?
Et Cetera...
Inktomi's Switcheroo
   CHART: Inktomi Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
A GOP Tax Cut: There's a Will, but Is There a Way?
More Pension Palaver?
Capitol Hill Roulette
Crackdown on Smokes
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
Washington Is Making It Hard for Russia to Help Itself
Jordan Reels After Shake-Up
 
THE CORPORATION
Southwest's New Direction
   CHART: Low-Cost Leader, Short or Long
   Flying on a Discount and Some Pretzels
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Q&A with Herb Kelleher: ''We Could Use a Lot More Airplanes Today''
 
LEGAL AFFAIRS
Commentary: Impeachment: Does the Rule of Law Really Rule?
 
ENVIRONMENT
Enviro-Cars: The Race Is On
   PHOTO: Honda VV
   TABLE: Two Takes on Hybrid Cars
   Hitting the Road in Toyota's Prius
 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Rebuilding the Brain
   TABLE: Cellular Strategies
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
Peering Through the Microscope
   PHOTO: Florida Coral Infected with Aspergillus
Can Scorpio Stop Cancer?
Developments to Watch Contacts
 
FINANCE
Bear on the Loose at Merrill Lynch
   TABLE: Merrill Lowballs Stocks
Insurance: Is Your Bottom Line Covered?
   TABLE: Profit Protection
Valuing Those Internet Stocks
 
INSIDE WALL STREET
Microsoft Dumped Inktomi. So What?
   CHART: Lately, ''Just a Speed Bump''
Safeguard's Hoard of IPOs
   CHART: Buoyed by Net Exuberance
This Coin Handler Is on a Roll
   CHART: Worth a Pretty Penny
 
MUTUAL FUND SCOREBOARD
Searching for Safe Harbor
   TABLE: Bond Fund Categories: How They Fared
   TABLE: The Bond Fund A-List
   TABLE: The Best in Their Group
   SCOREBOARD: Bond Mutual Funds (.pdf)
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Lucent's Ascent
   CHART: As Lucent's Sales Boom...and Profits Surge...the Stock Soars
   TABLE: Lucent Buys Into the Future
   TABLE: Duking It Out in the New World of Data Networks
 
BITS & BYTES
Taking It Off on the Web--Pounds, That Is
Coming Soon: Valley of the Geeks
   PHOTO: Noah Wyle as Steve Jobs in ''Pirates Of Silicon Valley''
A Y2K Guinea Pig in Washington
Techies Keep Laughing All the Way to the Bank
   TABLE: Tech Pay on the Rise
Bits & Bytes Contacts
 
PERSONAL BUSINESS
All the World's an Auction
   TABLE: Where to Bid Online
   Surfing for Boomerabilia
A Safe Home for Your Nest Egg
   TABLE: The Lowdown on Stable Value Funds
Fund Watch
 
BUSINESS WEEK INDEX
Business Week Index
   CHART: Production Index
   HISTORICAL DATA: BW Index Back to 1992
The Week Ahead
 
INVESTMENT FIGURES OF THE WEEK
Investment Figures of the Week
   CHART: Mutual Fund Returns
   CHART: Stocks and Bonds
 
EDITORIALS
The New Atlantic Economy
Insure Corporate Earnings? Bad Idea
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON GERMANY
Biotech Is Bustling in Berlin...As U.S. Companies Find Ready Money (int'l edition)
   MAP: Germany
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Among Carmakers, Bigger Isn't Always Better (int'l edition)
A Better Solution for Japan: Print New Money (int'l edition)
Immigration Might Explain Those Screwy Labor Stats (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
Sneak Attack on the Wallenbergs (int'l edition)
   PHOTO: 1999 Volvo S80
   PHOTO: Scania Truck
   TABLE: How Johansson May Rock Sweden
   For Ford, a Peach of a Partner (int'l edition)
Hunting for the Next Amazon (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Europe's Internet Revolution
   Call Them the ''Ditcherati'' (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
Can Beijing Hang Tough? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Signs Of Trouble
India's Finance Minister: From Mild-Mannered to Man of Action (int'l edition)
   TABLE: India's Bad Numbers
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Finance Minister Sinha: ''These Are the Solutions, However Difficult''
Honk If You Bought Your Car Online (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Japan's Internet Car Sites
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA
Brazil: Into the Valley of the Shadow of Default? (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
India's IPOs: Now You See 'Em, Now You Don't
   TABLE: How Regulators Pass the Buck
Taking the Europlunge (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Britain Is an ''Out,'' but the Euro Is In
A Pension Fund Bares Its Teeth (int'l edition)
   TABLE: How ABP Aims to Get More Bang for Pension Bucks



 
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