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Aug. 9, 1999




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COVER STORY
The Saga of Maytag's Lloyd Ward
   COVER IMAGE: The Saga of Lloyd Ward
   PHOTO: Lloyd Ward with the Maytag Repairman
   RESUME: Lloyd David Ward
   PHOTO: Lloyd Ward's Childhood Home in Romulus, Mich.
   PHOTO: Four of the Five Ward Children: Delbert (left), Rubert (back), Vivian, and Lloyd (right)
   PHOTO: Lloyd Ward Addressing Maytag Employees, 1996
   PHOTO: Lloyd Ward with Students at A.C. Maceo High School in Dallas
   TABLE: Maytag's Hot New Appliances
   CHART: Ward's Touch Helps Maytag Clean Up
   Don't Mess With This Maytag Repairman
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Lloyd Ward on ''Diversity as a Business Agenda''
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Can Maytag's Stock Keep Spinning Faster?
 
INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L COVER STORY
Asia: Recovery without Reform (int'l edition)
   INT'L COVER IMAGE: Recovery without Reform
   CHART: Asia's Jumpy Markets
   TABLE: Reform at Risk
   Commentary: Don't Look Now, but China May Devalue After All (int'l edition)
 
UP FRONT
Talk Show
Cisco's White Paper Gets Ripped
How ''Fun'' Became the F-Word
Why the Greens Are Seeing Red
TABLE: The Line on Online Brokers
Now It's Harder to Fake Your Death
Mining a Site's Mistaken Identity
Hong Kong's Kitty Craze
   PHOTO: Sanrio's Hello Kitty Toys
CHART: Retirement Planning Starts Early
Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
Retirees Could Get Shortchanged
The House of Labor Needs Some Cleaning
You Never Know When You'll Need Long-Term Care
Does Silicon Valley ''Look Like America''?
Don't Blame Native Americans for This Blunder
Buffett: Long Live the Happy CEO
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
The ''Innovations'' item about microwaving metals (Developments to Watch, July 26)
''Why it's not a blockbuster IPO'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Aug. 2)
''Paying for pills won't pay for itself'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, July 19)
 
BOOKS
The Curious Culture of Silicon Valley
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Nudist on the Late Shift''
The Business Week Best-Seller List
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
Europe: The Wireless Continent
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
HMOs: A Good Idea That Could Get a Lot Better
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Home Is Where the Nest Egg Is
   CHART: Home Sweet Home
$6 an Hour? No Problem
To Grandma's House They Go
   CHART: Gramps
Pushing the Panic Button
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
U.S.: It's Not About the Growth Rate
   CHART: Confidence over Jobs Is the Highest Ever
   CHART: The Fed's View of the Economy
   CHART: Homebuying Sets Another Record
Czech Republic: Keeping Fingers Crossed for Recovery
   CHART: The Czech Recession Worsens
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
The National Debt
   TABLE: The Debt-Payoff Payoff
Portal Combat: Microsoft vs. AOL
   TABLE: Cyberspace Gladiators
For Top Talent, How Green Is the Valley
Commentary: Women in the Workplace: Is Parity Finally in Sight?
Autos: Smoke and Mirrors and Mileage
   TABLE: Auto Makers' Bag of Tricks
From the New Beetle to--a VW Pickup?
   CHART: VW Sales Are Soaring in the U.S....More Than Doubling Its Market Share
Here's TV's Next ''Next Big Thing''
Closing In on an HIV Vaccine?
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Gary Wendt: A Capital Exercise
eMachines: In Compaq's Sights
A Cable Guy Takes a Breather...
...But Another Keeps Shopping
Beverly: Bracing for a Big Fine?
A Flu Drug Gets the FDA's O.K.--Barely
Et Cetera...
Revlon: Red-Faced
   CHART: Revlon Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
Clinton's Game: Sue Big Tobacco--and Burn the GOP
Gore: Cut Middle-Class Taxes
Revenge of the Lawyers
You've Got Congressional Mail
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
The Yank Who's King of British Cable
   TABLE: Barclay Knapp: American Invader
Commentary: France: A CEO's Pay Shouldn't Be a Secret
Springtime in Europe at Last?
   TABLE: On the Rebound
Corporate Japan: No Room at the Top
   TABLE: Losing Weight
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
Asia Is Whispering: ''Yankee Come Back''
Remaking Venezuela
 
MARKETING
Children's Books: Just Wild about Harry Potter
   TABLE: Harry Potter and His Global Craze
   PHOTO: Three Books in the Harry Potter Series
 
THE CORPORATION
How GE Locked Up That Boeing Order
   CHART: GE Dominates Engine Sales Globally...But Wants a Larger Piece of Boeing's Big Jet
   The Man Who Would Be Welch
 
FINANCE
The NYSE: A Street Scandal That May Not Die
Inside Wall Street: A Report Card
   TABLE: Comparing the Column
   TABLE: The Inside Wall Street Scorecard
   TABLE: The Best Performers...
   TABLE: ...And the Worst
Commentary: Faster, Cheaper Trading--Can the Regulators Keep Up?
   TABLE: Where Stock Markets Are Headed
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The War Against eToys Is No Game
   TABLE: Cyber Toy Battle
 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Battle of the Car Batteries
   TABLE: The Promise of Evercel
   GRAPHIC: Lightening Up Car Batteries
   PHOTO: Evercel's Rechargeable Nickel-Zinc Batteries
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
Smart 'Bots Go Where No Man Has Gone Before
Why a Man-Made Cancer Cell Is Good News
Beat Hep B, Go Eat a Potato
Will Net Pricing Go a La Carte?
Developments to Watch Contacts
 
SOCIAL ISSUES
Wiring the Ivory Tower
   TABLE: Colleges Are Moving into Cyberspace
   Cyberspace Learning: I Give It an A-
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR
The Net: The Biggest Used-Car Lot of All
   TABLE: Where to Find That Car
   Wanna Test-Drive a Dealership Stock?
      TABLE: Lots on the Block
Exchange Funds: Time to Swap 'n' Save?
   TABLE: How It Works
The Employment Report: A Market-Rocking Day
   TABLE: Employment Measures
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
Your Options on Options
   TABLE: Exercise Now, or Wait?
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
A Fresh Aspect
   CHART: Fighting Back from a Plunge
Waltzing with a Hefty Partner
   CHART: Buoyed by a Marketing Pact
Set to Spin Off a Web Newbie?
   CHART: Soaring Like an Internet Stock
 
FIGURES OF THE WEEK
Figures of the Week
   CHART: Production Index
   Production Index Components
   HISTORICAL DATA: BW Index Back to 1992
   CHART: S&P 500
   CHART: Mutual Funds
The Week Ahead
 
EDITORIALS
Preventing Further Asian Flu
Big Board: Look Before You List
The Maytag Man Who Never Rests
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON VENEZUELA
Solar Power Lights Up a Village...As a Poor State Longs for Tourists (int'l edition)
   MAP: Venezuela
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Lifetime Employment Was Never the Japanese Norm (int'l edition)
Gene Therapy Offers Hope for Orphan Diseases (int'l edition)
Coke's Boss Doesn't Get It (int'l edition)
Let's Not Waste Millions on Spoiled Athletes (int'l edition)
Different Take on Debt Forgiveness (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
Can Carmaker Astra Pull Off This U-Turn? (int'l edition)
Squeezing New Life out of an Old Technology (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The CD-R Boom
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
The Yankee Cable King (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Barclay Knapp: The American Invader (int'l edition)
A Euro Trustbuster's Parting Volley (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Van Miert's Legacy
A Microchip in Your Ear (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Loud and Clear
Commentary: France: A CEO's Pay Shouldn't Be a Secret (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
New Arab Leaders Need New Ideas (int'l edition)



 
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