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July 5, 1999




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COVER STORY
The Warren Buffett You Don't Know
   COVER IMAGE: The Warren Buffett You Don't Know
   TABLE: Anatomy of the Berkshire Empire
   Talking to the Troops
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Homespun Wisdom from the ''Oracle of Omaha''
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN COVER STORY
Honda: Can the Company Go It Alone? (int'l edition)
   COVER IMAGE: Honda: Can the Company Go It Alone?
   PHOTO: Honda Indy Racing Car
   PHOTO: Honda Gas-and-Electric Hybrid
   PHOTO: 1999 Honda Odyssey
   TABLE: Honda vs. the Giants
   TABLE: Handicapping Honda
   ''We Just Kind of Sneak Up on You'' (int'l edition)
   How Not to Buy a Car Company (int'l edition)
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Honda's Yoshino: ''Traditionally, We Build Small and Grow Big'' (int'l edition)
 
UP FRONT
Talk Show
A Warm Front in China?
Sonny Get Your Gun
This Citi Exec Never Sleeps
TABLE: Riding the Bull to the 21st Century
A Silver Bullet for Bacteria
A Patron Saint for Web Surfers?
Japan: Big Bucks for Foiling Burglars
CHART: Warheads into Satellites
Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
Value Investing, My Eye
The U.S. Should Stop Wavering on Taiwan
The Internet Is Not Bringing People Together
Microsoft Can Afford a Spending Spree
Low-Skill Immigrants Are Driving Down Wages
''Acting on Principle Is a Dangerous Thing to Do''
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
''Manufacturing was never on the floor'' (Readers Report, June 14)
''Be your own jeweler--on the Net'' (Bits & Bytes, June 14, in some editions)
 
BOOKS
All the Presidents' Scandals
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Shadow''
The Business Week Best-Seller List
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
Open the Gates Wide to High-Skill Immigrants
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Still Hooked on the Evil Weed
   CHART: The Mixed Effects of Cigarette Price Hikes
Color-Blind at the Ballpark
Fed Policy's Achilles' Heel
   CHART: Wall Street's Big Leap Skyward
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
Give Us a Simpler ''Office''
Sounding Off about ''Office'' (extended)
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
U.S.: The Good News: Exports Are Up. The Bad News: Exports Are Up
   CHART: Trade Deficit: Steady in April, But Gaping
   CHART: Export Growth Begins to Speed Up
   CHART: The Greenback Has Rebounded
Spain: Growth Has Joblessness on the Run
   CHART: A Notch Slower, but Still Strong
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
Whose Cables Are They?
   TABLE: The Fight Over Open Access Goes Local
   The ABCs of Open Access
Commentary: Making Sense of the Swirl Facing the Fed
A Different Kind of Saturn
   CHART: Saturn's Slipping U.S. Sales
   PHOTO: 2000 Saturn LS
Steep Grade for a Rail Deal
Boeing's Unions Are Worried about Job Security--the CEO's
   TABLE: The Machinists' Checklist
''The Name Coke Now Scares People''
   TABLE: Continental Woes
Golf: Winning Is Everything
Commentary: DVD and Conquer: Why One Technology Prevailed
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Miles White: Reformulating Abbott
''I'll Take 1,000 Shares of NASDAQ''
Who's Disabled? The Court Rules
Altering the Mix at McKesson
A Steel Bill Buckles Under
Iridium Changes Its Numbers
Et Cetera...
Metricom's Liftoff
   CHART: Metricom Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
Bush Sends Gore a Message: You Don't Own Silicon Valley
Will Clinton Go to Russia?
Strange Bedfellows Dept.
Polling in Cyberspace
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
Russia's Peace Prize: Closer Ties to the West
Chilean Band-Aids?
Indonesia Workout
 
GOVERNMENT
Campaign 2000: Show Them the Money
   TABLE: Four Heavy Hitter-Uppers
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
Giving the Rain Forests a (Fire)break
Newfangled Ovens That Provide Haste and Taste
   PHOTO: GE Advantium
Video Games May Heal, Not Harm
Innovations
Developments to Watch Contacts
 
FINANCE
Nursing Homes: On the Sick List
   TABLE: Intensive Care?
Commentary: 4.71 Reasons Why Decimals Would Benefit the Market
Coming Soon From LVMH: E-Luxe
   TABLE: Arnault's Web
More Bad News for the Wiseguys?
   PHOTO: Philip Abramo and BW's December, 1996, Cover Story
 
PEOPLE
Compuware: No Way to Treat a Crisis
   CHART: A Success Story
   PHOTO: Peter Karmanos Jr. (center) with Compuware Co-Founders in 1973
   TABLE: A Troubled Inquiry
   TABLE: Inside Compuware's Boardroom
   Commentary: Keeping an Investigation on the Right Track
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Can Red Hat Stay Red-Hot?
   TABLE: Hat in the Air
Bringing Mainframe Might to PC Servers
   TABLE: IBM: No Longer a Laggard in Servers
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR
Term Life Bargain Days
   TABLE: Where to Find Quotes Online
   TABLE: Term Insurance Tips
   CHART: Premiums Plunge
Index Funds: Enhanced? Only the Expenses
   TABLE: How Enhanced Index Funds Are Faring
How a High-Tech Star Stays Hot
   TABLE: Leo's Top Holdings
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
Is Your Annuity a Dud? Read On
   TABLE: The Difference a Point Makes
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
Strong Kick at IVAX
   CHART: Ready for a Jolt
OEC Could Get Back on the Beam
   CHART: So Far, the Stock Is Inert
Web Hotel Business: Wings for Pegasus
   CHART: Hitting a Few Bumps Lately
 
FIGURES OF THE WEEK
Figures of the Week
   CHART: Production Index
   Production Index Components
   HISTORICAL DATA: BW Index Back to 1992
   CHART: Mutual Funds
   CHART: S&P 500
The Week Ahead
 
EDITORIALS
It's an E-World--and That's Not Bad
Net Access: Hands Off, for Now
Coke's Hard Lesson in Crisis Management
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON LITHUANIA
A Standoff over Aging Nukes...Has a Lot of Workers Shook Up (int'l edition)
   MAP: Lithuania
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
We Are What We Eat (int'l edition)
Don't Bet Too Much on the Euro (int'l edition)
A Fuzzy Line Between Growth and Value (int'l edition)
The U.S. Missed the Boat on Defense Consolidation (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
China Plays the Credit Card (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Why Beijing Wants People to Borrow
Memo to Beijing: We're Still Open for Business (int'l edition)
Is Seoul Losing the Nerve for Financial Reform? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Korea's Stalled Deals
Take a Good Close Look at This Malaysian Cleanup (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Malaysia's Debt Workout
The South Asian Music Invasion? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Looking for the Next Ricky Martin--In India
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
BNP's Boss: The Man Who May Be King (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Proposed French Banking Giant
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: BNP's Pebereau: ''There Is No Obsession with Being Large'' (int'l edition)
Is Arnault Inventing E-Luxe? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Arnault's Web
Commentary: What Kosovo Doesn't Need: A Battle over Aid (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Race for the Reconstruction Business
Calling Young Companies on the Way Up (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Milan's Coming Attractions
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA
The Mexican Bank Crisis Just Won't Go Away (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Mexico's Bottomless Banking Bailout
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Bancomer's Guajardo: ''We Need to Have a Vision'' (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
Germany's Reforms Are Barely a Start (int'l edition)
South Korea: One Big Step Backward (int'l edition)



 
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