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Aug. 30, 1999*


*Please note: The Aug. 30 issue is a Special Double Issue. The next issue (cover date Sept. 6) will be posted on Aug 26.


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COVER STORY
21 Ideas for the 21st Century
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UP FRONT
Talk Show
Microsoft: Your New Financial Guru?
Labor Might Ground Boeing
   PHOTO: Production at Boeing
The Last Word in New Words
   PHOTO: Marvin Gaye, As He Appears in the ''Encarta'' Dictionary
More Angst over Zenith
L.A.'s Heavenly Suites
A Fender-Bender for the Euro
An SAT for Computer Geeks
CHART: Happy Birthday! You're 100!
Footnotes
 
EDITOR'S MEMO
A Look at Things to Come
 
READERS REPORT
This CEO Put Business before Politics
And Now, the City of Brotherly Tax Relief
As Usual, Blame Falls on the Butler
California Trial Lawyers Are on the Warpath
We Have Entrepreneurs to Thank for the New Economy
Why This Disabilities Law Should Not Be Repealed
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
''Women shun the dismal science'' (Economic Trends, Aug. 2)
''The great net stock sell-off'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Aug. 16)
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
Untangle These Web Sites, Please
   TABLE: Rules for Business Web Sites
Up Close and on Video
   PHOTO: 3Com's HomeConnect Video Camera
Digital Linguist
   PHOTO: The LINgo Talk Electronic Dictionary
Sign, Seal, and Deliver
Help Desk
 
BOOKS
Why Washington Won't Clean Up Its Act
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Corruption of American Politics''
Slow Forward
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Clock of the Long Now''
Rock: What Happened?
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Flowers in the Dustbin''
Future Money
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Market Shock''
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
Ethics Be Damned, Let's Merge
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
A Time Bomb for Borrowers?
   CHART: The Sudden Jump in Margin Debt
More Fuel for Global Growth
Big Players Offer Better Pay
   CHART: The Rising Benefits of Bigness
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
U.S.: More Fuel for Another Fed Hike
   CHART: Bond Yields Hit a 21-Month High
   CHART: Is Wage Growth Speeding Up Again?
   CHART: The Productivity Trend Remains Strong
France: Consumers Show Some Joie de Vivre
   CHART: French Consumers Are Feeling Happier
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
Will Tightening Choke Off Growth?
   CHART: Rates Trend Upward...And the Dollar Falls
   Summers on the State of the Economy (extended)
''Until Housing Bends, Neither Will the Economy''
   CHART: Will Housing Become a Drag?
Commentary: Newt Is in Exile. His Ideas Aren't
What Will AT&T Do with Excite@Home?
   TABLE: Three Scenarios for Excite@Home
Commentary: Why Motorola Should Hang Up on Iridium
How Daewoo Ran Itself Off the Road
   TABLE: Daewoo's Global Headaches
Will Huizenga's Latest U-Turn Work for AutoNation?
   TABLE: Growth Is on Autopilot
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Mark Hogan: From Assembly Lines to Online
Alcoa Launches a Bid for Reynolds
Illness Won't Stop Southwest's CEO
A Graphics Star Restructures
Fines for UPS May Threaten Its IPO
Bear Stearns Settles Charges
Et Cetera...
Cylink: Strong Link
   CHART: Cylink Share Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
At Least You Don't Have to Eat Rubber Chicken Online
   TABLE: WWW.GIVEHERE.COM
Big Biz and Soft Money
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Hong Kong: A Bourse of Their Own
   TABLE: The Rules at the New Exchange
Can the Wallenbergs Shift Gears?
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
The Method to Yeltsin's Madness
 
PEOPLE
Is Ann Livermore the Hottest Property in the Valley?
   PHOTO: Ann Livermore at Age 1
   RESUME: Ann Martinelli Livermore
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Between Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley
   TABLE: Capital Gang
   Cyveillance: Helping to Keep the Web Honest
      TABLE: Cyveillance
   Why MCI's Brat Pack Is All Over the Beltway
 
MANAGEMENT
Commentary: Memo to the Ex-CEO: Just Let Go
   TABLE: Keeping an Eye on the Boss
 
THE CORPORATION
Can Boeing Get Lean Enough?
   CHART: Boeing's Profits Climb Off the Deck
 
FINANCE
The Market Has Two Faces
   CHART: Coming Down to Earth?
Commentary: Goodwill Accounting: Go Refigure
   TABLE: Better Goodwill
It's Not the Last Act for First Union
   CHART: Behind the Pack
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR
Life Insurance: So You Think You're Covered
   TABLE: Anatomy of a Life Insurance Implosion
Finding Gold in Oldie Stocks
   TABLE: Gray Plays
Japan: Everybody Back in the Pool
   TABLE: Room to Grow?
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
The Goldman Touch: Worth the Price?
   TABLE: The Goldman Gamble
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
One Word: Plastics
   CHART: Building a Base
A Towering Opportunity?
   CHART: Calling All Bargain Hunters
Zebra: It Scans for a ''Buy''
   CHART: A New Market in E-Commerce
 
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
The 21st Century: What If...?
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON ISRAEL
A High-Tech Mecca on the Coast...Spawns a Startup of Another Stripe (int'l edition)
   MAP: Israel
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM MAINE
Where Jobs Are Going Begging (int'l edition)
   MAP: Maine
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
A Call for Greater Transparency in Japan (int'l edition)
To the Lender Goes Part of the Blame (int'l edition)
No Peace, No Hope Since Partition (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
Hong Kong: A Bourse of Their Own (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Rules at the New Exchange
How Daewoo Ran Itself Off the Road (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Daewoo's Global Headaches
Dammed If You Do, Dammed If You Don't (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
From Mouse to Mouth (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Where Voice Software Is Hot
Can the Wallenbergs Shift Gears? (int'l edition)
It's a Mad, Mad Internet Space Race (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Who's Launching Global Satellite Networks
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Q&A: France's Digital Satellite Queen Reaches for the Stars (int'l edition)



 
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