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Sept. 6, 1999
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Inside an Internet IPO
COVER IMAGE: Inside an Internet IPO
TABLE: The Money Trail
CHART: E-Loan's Volatile Start
ONLINE ORIGINAL: More IPO Access for Individuals? Not Yet
ASIAN COVER STORY
Japan's Banks (int'l edition)
ASIAN COVER IMAGE: Japan's Banks
CHART: Restructuring Has Bank Stocks Soaring...
TABLE: ...But Big Challenges Still Loom Ahead
TABLE: Japan's First Trillion-Dollar Bank
EUROPEAN COVER STORY
Booming Frankfurt (int'l edition)
EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: Booming Frankfurt
TABLE: Frankfurt at a Glance
TABLE: Frankfurt's Financial Scorecard
Germany's Point Man for Finance (int'l edition)
Shield Those Digital Documents
The Chip Giant Is an E-Commerce Giant
Groovin' to an IPO
Big Wheel on a Smooth Track
A Vote for Ameritech?
The Net: Europeans Aren't Buying
Tropicana's Ex-Boss Is Set to Juice Up the Web
CHART: The New Back-To-School Boom
Fired Up over Gun Control
Maytag's Lloyd Ward: ''What a Role Model''
With Universal Health Care, a Stronger Corporate America
How Federal Fuel-Economy Standards Backfire
A Coffee Agreement Gives Readers a Rush
Docs Won't Overdose on Off-Label Drug Use
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
''21 ideas for the 21st century'' (Cover Story, Aug. 30)
''Battle of the batteries'' (Science & Technology, Aug. 9)
''Brotherly love, but it will cost you'' (Up Front, July 19)
''Wiring the ivory tower'' (Social Issues, Aug. 9)
''The great net stock sell-off'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Aug. 16)
White Coats, Black Hat
PHOTO: Cover, ''Blind Eye''
The Business Week Best-Seller List
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
What I Would Do About Microsoft
Handhelds for Technophobes
PHOTO: Fuga's eDiary
Graphics: Quicker Draw
What Do You Call an Economist with a Prediction? Wrong
Hooray for the Rising Tide
CHART: Economic Growth Regains Its Antipoverty Punch
Buckling Up Beats Air Bags
ESOP Benefits Are No Fables
CHART: Wall Street Likes ESOPs
Man and Machine Become One
U.S.: Will the Fed Keep Turning Down the Flame?
CHART: The Big Gain in Factory Orders
CHART: Tight Labor Markets Are a Fed Concern
CHART: Why the Trade Gap Is Widening
Mexico: No Asian Fallout Here
CHART: The Trade Deficit Bears Watching
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
Retailing: The Big Guys Go Online
TABLE: Category Killers
TABLE: Another Online Bonanza This Fall?
A Panic over Plastic
The Chance of a Third Hike?
Meet Microsoft's New Net Navigator
TABLE: A Winding Road
ONLINE ORIGINAL: ''I've Had a Lot More Fun in My Career''
A New Satellite System Clambers onto the Launchpad
TABLE: Bird Bath
Commentary: George W. on Taxes: Don't Read His Lips
Frasier vs. ''Stone Cold'' Steve? Let's Get It On!
Commentary: Chris Whittle's New IPO Deserves a D-
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
David Dunn: Zip Goes the CEO
Chipmakers Spark a PC Price War
Filene's Basement Seeks Protection
Now You Can Trade from 6 to 8 P.M.
Microsoft Can Ship Java, a Court Rules
A Lawsuit Sours a Copper Deal
CHART: Net2Phone Stock Price
Even Big Labor Isn't Sure About Big Al
Rate Hikes and the White House
Malaysia: Look, Folks, No Capital Curbs!
The Euro Bankers' Grand Waltz
TABLE: Europe's Key Predator Banks
India's Conservatives Are Reaping the Spoils of Kashmir
French Tax Cuts?
Thailand Gets Tough
Mutual Funds: Fast-Buck Traders Get the Heave-Ho
TABLE: Fighting Frequent Switchers
Junk Bonds: The Default Dilemma
TABLE: Recent Defaults of Junk Debt
Wall Street: Nowhere to Go but Up?
CHART: New Lows Shrink
Mattel: Searching for Turnaround Barbie
TABLE: Fixing Up the Dollhouse
PHOTO: Mattel's New Line of Generation Girl Barbies
PHOTO: Learning Co. Software
What's in a Name.com? Plenty
Tokyo's Valley of the Netrepreneurs
MAP: Tokyo's Shibuya Neighborhood
TABLE: Bit Valley Ventures
BITS & BYTES
Uncle Sam Wants You to Nail Hackers
A Net Consultant Gives Itself Good Advice
Online Marketing Is Clicking
TABLE: Do Web Ads Grab You More Than...
Online Party Prep for the Time-Pressed
Bits & Bytes Contacts
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
An AIDS Vaccine Is No Longer a Dream
TABLE: The Path to an AIDS Vaccine
''We Have to Find a Solution''
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
Quicker Pulp, and That's No Fiction
Sweet Relief for Victims of Earthquakes
Declaring a Germ War on Nuclear Waste
Caution: Slippery When Cold
Developments to Watch Contacts
High Tech: Don't Let the Swoon Scare You Off
TABLE: What to Look for in a Tech Fund
TABLE: Tech Funds: Choose Your Flavor
''It's Always a Good Time to Invest in Technology''
Staying Insured When You're on Your Own
TABLE: Write for Info
TABLE: Insurance Online
What Am I Bid for This Well-Aged Bottle?
PHOTO: A Wine Auction at Sotheby's, London
PHOTO: An 1870 Wine That Sold for $44,000
TABLE: Strategies for Oenophiles
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
How Tasty Is Martha's IPO?
TABLE: Martha's Numbers
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
A Photo Enlargement
CHART: Looks Good Even Unretouched
Middlesex Water: Thirsty Neighbors?
CHART: Splashing Higher
New Century May Get a New Owner
CHART: Buoyant after a Steep Climb
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
A Healthy Shakeout in Net Stocks
Sorry, Europe--a U.S. Crash Isn't Coming
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON CHINA
Hong Kong's Loss Is Shenzhen's Gain...In Legitimate and Not-So-Legit Trade (int'l edition)
MAP: Shenzhen, China
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Maytag's Lloyd Ward Proves Nothing Is Impossible (int'l edition)
A Big Board IPO? Japanese History Argues against It (int'l edition)
Fired Up over Gun Control (int'l edition)
The Shipping News: Don't Overlook Malta (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
The Euro Bankers' Waltz (int'l edition)
TABLE: Europe's Key Predator Banks
BT Is Burning Up the Wires (int'l edition)
TABLE: British Telecom's Global Push
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
The Continent Warms to the New Economy (int'l edition)