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Sept. 13, 1999
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Meet Cisco's Mr. Internet
COVER IMAGE: Cisco
TABLE: Building John Chambers' New World Network
RESUME: John Thomas Chambers
PHOTO: John Chambers with Son John on a Fishing Trip
TABLE: Cisco's Stock Rockets
TABLE: The Tech Industry's Cookie Monster
The Man Who Hones Cisco's Cutting Edge
ONLINE ORIGINAL: Cisco Could Be the Safest Net Play Around
SPECIAL REPORT -- GLOBAL INVESTING
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FRONTIER -- FOR SMALL BIZ AND ENTREPRENEURS
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Washington's Sulfurous Feud
Preventing Tragedy in the Sky
Sloan's Online Orientation
Is This Wine a Sagittarius?
Florida Is Hit by a Million ''Eeks''
Y2K Terror: The Lighter Side
CHART: It Rocks! It Rolls! It's MP3
21st Century Ideas: The Good, the Dangerous, the Unmentioned
An Unfair Poke at Mutual Funds?
Staying Out of a Family Squabble
Mixed Reviews for Mixing Professions
Ann Livermore and Gender Bias
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
''The hottest property in the valley?'' (People, Aug. 30)
''21 ideas for the 21st Century'' (Special Double Issue, Aug. 30)
''The last word in the new words'' (Up Front, Aug. 30)
LETTER FROM UTAH
How a Rainbow Trout Hooked Me
MAP: Northeast Utah
Without Gerstner, This Story Goes Untold
PHOTO: Cover, ''IBM Redux''
PHOTO: Cover, ''Saving Big Blue''
Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble
PHOTO: Cover, ''Devil Take the Hindmost''
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
The High Cost of ''Free'' PCs
Estate Taxes: An Idea Whose Time Has Gone
An Overlooked Labor Cost
CHART: Stock Options' Big Claim on Future Earnings
A Woman's Place Is...
Layoffs: A Tonic for Stocks?
CHART: Together They Climb
U.S.: Profits: An Even More Important Tea Leaf to Read
CHART: Purchasers Report Some Price Pressures
CHART: Profitability Is High But Slipping
CHART: Confidence Remains Quite High
Ecuador: Restructuring the Debt Restructuring
CHART: Deepening Trouble
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
Telecom: Why Talk Is So Cheap
CHART: Heading South
Commentary: Let the Baby Bells Reach into Long Distance
Free Software from Anywhere?
TABLE: Software on Demand
Commentary: The New Economy's New Convert
TABLE: Speed Limits?
Commentary: On Congress' Hit List: Crucial Business Data
TABLE: Statistical Crunch
HMOs Are Beginning to Look Vulnerable
TABLE: How the HMO Reform Bills Differ
It's a BMW! It's a Porsche! It's an SUV
CHART: Roughing It Softly
Where Net Startups Go to Be Born
TABLE: Baby Company Hatcheries
$276 Million: Now That's Motivation
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
William Farley: Soured Grapes
A Blockbuster Harvest for Apple
Can These Guys Beam Up Iridium?
Intel Chips Away at Networking
AHP: The Sting of Another Recall
Heavy Duty for the Marlboro Man
Republic Services: In the Dumps
CHART: Republic Services Stock Price
R&D: Is Congress Choking Off the Fuel of the New Economy?
A McConnell Misfire?
En Garde, Wal-Mart
TABLE: Two Giants Face Off
Commentary: A Defeat for BNP, a Victory for Banking Reform
Will the AIDS Plague Change U.S. Trade Policy?
Sega's Dream Machine
TABLE: Jockeying for Supremacy
Can Mexico's Opposition Parties Stop Opposing Each Other?
A New Latin Dictator?
When Capital Gets Antsy
CHART: From Blue Chip to Poker Chip?
CHART: Hot Money
TABLE: Long-Term Investor? It's All Relative (extended)
Media Giants: Dot.com or Bust
TABLE: The Cyberspace Race
J&J Stops Babying Itself
TABLE: J&J's New Formula
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Getting a Grip on Bacterial Slime
TABLE: Harmful and Dangerous
GRAPHIC: The Formation of a Biofilm
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
A Crustacean Band-Aid for Burn Victims
Building a Smarter Mouse
Road Noise: Turning Down the Volume
Developments to Watch Contacts
Hughes and Loral: Too Eager to Help China?
TABLE: Explosions in China--And Washington
Whose Info Is It, Anyway?
TABLE: Data War Flashpoints
This Is Not His Father's Comdisco
RESUME: Nicholas K. Pontikes
Icahn's Big Bet on Low Rollers
TABLE: Icahn Throws the Dice
BofA: A Megabank in the Making
TABLE: Bad Slips While Building the Biggest Bank
TABLE: BofA Has a Leading Share of Lucrative Markets...
TABLE: ...But the Bank Is Heavily Dependent on Lending...
CHART: ...And the Stock Has Been a Laggard
The Biggest Fund You Never Heard Of
TABLE: The Long Road Ahead
Commentary: The Tidal Wave of Cash Gushing Out of Russia
Is Isiah Thomas Crazy Like a Fox?
Commentary: The Umps Were an Easy Out. The Players Won't Be
Northwest of Napa, A Road Less Traveled
TABLE: Dry Creek Shopping
MAP: Dry Creek Valley
Eat, Drink, and Keep Pedaling
MAP: La Rioja, Spain
Taking Your Time to Taos
MAP: Taos, NM
The Texas Grandeur That Roped LBJ
TABLE: Hill Country Info
MAP: Hill Country
This Side of Paradise
MAP: Hana, Maui
Get Ready to Say ''Wow''
TABLE: Mexico Train Tips
MAP: Copper Canyon, Mexico
Playing It by Ear in the Philippines
MAP: Banaue, Philippines
A Ferry Here, a Tram There...
MAP: Hong Kong
Sniffing Out the Financial Planner for You
Shelter from Rate Hikes?
TABLE: Rate-Resistant Funds
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
How to Retire from Retirement Planning
TABLE: Point-and-Click Planning Tools
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
Before You Log Off...
CHART: A Battered Internet Baby
MTI: A High-Tech Highflier
CHART: Winging Upward
Microtherapeutics Is on the Mend
CHART: Gaining Strength
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
The Great Bubble Debate
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON PERU
A Festival Helps Heal War Wounds...While a Cactus Tickles Taste Buds (int'l edition)
MAP: Ayacucho, Peru
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Argentina Must Think Hard About Technological Change (int'l edition)
21st Century Ideas: The Good, the Dangerous, the Unmentioned (int'l edition)
Gun Ownership Is Rising in Slovakia, Too (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
The Haunting of Bank Bali (int'l edition)
TABLE: The Deepening Debacle at Bank Bali
Sega's Dream Machine (int'l edition)
TABLE: Jockeying for Supremacy in Game Land
ONLINE ORIGINAL: Q&A: Sega's President Is Playing for Keeps
Suddenly, Sohu Is Looking Ho-Hum (int'l edition)
TABLE: The Headaches of a Chinese Web Startup
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
Trawling for Cancer Cures (int'l edition)
TABLE: Zeltia's Undersea Drug Harvest
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
Root Out the Rot in Asia's Banks (int'l edition)
Money Laundering--and Capital Flight (int'l edition)