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Nov. 8, 1999




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COVER STORY
Europe: Ten Years after the Wall
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FRONTIER
The Resource for Entrepreneurs
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UP FRONT
Talk Show
A Really Simple Plan
Such Acrimony over Acronyms
More Temp Trouble at Microsoft
TABLE: Justice, American Style
Women Hoopsters Run and Gun
So Who Wants to Retire?
States Go on a Treasure Hunt
   TABLE: Forgotten Funds
CHART: Ooh, My Aching Bottom Line!
Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
The FCC Has the Right Merger Policy
It's Far Too Soon to Count AT&T Out
This City Hall Is Fighting for Workers
''Chainsaw Al'' Has Plenty of Company
A Quibble with Trading Emission Quotas
The Gap's Overseas Customers Want to Shop Online, Too
Teacher Certification Hurts Career Changers
Dilbert Is a Victim of Poor Succession Planning
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
''Lycos: The chick that didn't fly the coop'' (Cover Story, Oct. 25)
''Cybersquatters in the high-rent district'' (e.biz, Sept. 27)
''Red-Faced in Redmond'' (Up Front, Nov. 1)
 
LETTER FROM BROOKLYN
A Big Dust-Up over Trash
   MAP: Red Hook, Brooklyn
 
BOOKS
Gamblers, UFOs, and Visionary Mobsters
   PHOTO: Cover, ''In Nevada''
No Satisfaction in Silicon Valley
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The New New Thing''
The Business Week Best-Seller List
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
Should Coffeepots Talk?
Too Good a Start for the Visor
Microsoft: Look Around
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
A Sophisticated Assault on Global Capitalism
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Solving a Labor Market Enigma
   CHART: Which Job Count Do You Believe?
Uncle Sam's Key Role in Science
Who Will Invest in Poor Nations?
   CHART: Globalization Steams Ahead
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
U.S.: So Far, the Interest Rate Bite Is More Like a Nibble
   CHART: Higher Rates Cut into Mortgage Applications
   CHART: The Housing Market Remains Tight
   CHART: Consumer Confidence Is Down, But Still High
Thailand: Finally Off the Critical List
   CHART: Output Growth Is Accelerating
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
Can the Fed Hit Its Mark?
   TABLE: On Course?
Software: A New Calculus for the New Economy
   TABLE: The Numbers Just Keep Getting Better
Now Europe Wants a Rate Hike, Too
Just-in-Time Manufacturing Is Working Overtime
   TABLE: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Commentary: Bob Rubin Isn't the Answer to Citi's Real Problem
Bracing for a Trade Battle in Seattle
   TABLE: Seattle Wish List
Commentary: Empty Aisles at the Financial Supermarkets
The Big Trim at Gillette
   TABLE: What's on the Chopping Block
Commentary: Tinkering with Genes: Time for a National Debate
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Marc Andreessen: A Netscapee's Next Caper
The Net Economy Keeps on Clicking
A Clearer View of Windows 2000
Lucent Looks Like a Looker Now
A Sugar Daddy for Stanford
GTE Goes to the Mat over Cable
Et Cetera...
Power Surge
   CHART: MidAmerican Energy Holdings Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
Nouvelle Hampshire: More Mainstream Than You Think
Short in Seattle
Replacing Chafee
Cyber Name Game
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
South Korea: Boom or Mirage?
   CHART: Korea's Economy Has Rebounded...But Its Stock Market Stays Weak
Indonesia's Wahid Gets Off to a Flying Start
Mr. Slim, Meet Mr. Gates
   TABLE: Telmex' Net Strategy
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Racing Ahead at Nortel
   TABLE: Nortel's Web Businesses Are Booming
   TABLE: Bulking Up in Networking
Let the Cyber Buyer Be in Control
 
SOCIAL ISSUES
Commentary: Sweatshops: No More Excuses
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
You Must Be 12 or under to Enter
A Lucky Break in Fighting Psoriasis
Sounding Head Injuries by Sonar
Innovations
Developments to Watch Contacts
 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Alzheimer's: ''We Now Have Clear Targets''
   TABLE: Cause or Symptom?
   TABLE: At Long Last...Hope
   How to Help the Brain to Repair Itself
 
GOVERNMENT
Don't Click on the Dotted Line Just Yet
   TABLE: Who Wants Electronic Signatures
Commentary: It's Back to Charm School for Microsoft
 
MANAGEMENT
Two Efficiency Gurus Who Failed Their Own Course
   TABLE: The Seven Habits of a Less-Than-Effective Merger
 
PEOPLE
A Savvy Captain for Old Navy
   RESUME: Jenny J. Ming
   Why Gap Isn't Galloping Anymore
 
LEGAL AFFAIRS
State Farm: What's Happening to the Good Neighbor?
   TABLE: Clobbered in the Courtroom
   Father Knew Best--And So Did Grandfather
   ''I Have Never Seen a Case Disappear Like This''
 
FINANCE
A School for Day Traders
   PHOTO: Day Traders at the Gold Strike Casino in Tunica, Miss.
Don't Leave Home without a Freebie
   TABLE: The Centurion Takes on the Web
How Now the Dow?
   TABLE: The Big Changes in the Dow 30
Commentary: Can the Big Board Police Itself?
 
MEDIA
TV Game Shows, Come on Down!
   TABLE: What's Your Game?
 
BUSINESSWEEK LIFESTYLE
Using the Net to Soup Up Your Palm-Top Computer
   TABLE: Palm Enhancements from the Web
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR
Gold in the Bond Minefield
   TABLE: Fund Finds
   TABLE: Bond Plays
   ''If You Want to Buy Bonds, Buy Now''
How to Make That Fourth-Quarter Play
   TABLE: Last-Quarter Leaders and Laggards
Where Do You Draw the Bottom Line?
   TABLE: The Pension Income Boost
A Treasure Trove in Antique Maps
   TABLE: Learn More about Maps
Tallying the Taxman's Take
   TABLE: How Bad a Bite?
 
BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
Money Software That Needs Taming
   TABLE: Pricing Personal-Finance Programs
 
BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
Why It's a Best Buy
   CHART: Well Off Its Summer Peak
SkyWest: Ready When Delta Is?
   CHART: Loss of Altitude
Cool-Headed on Two Hot Net Stocks
 
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
New Data Back Up the New Economy
Europe: A Few More Walls to Tear Down
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON FRANCE
Wine-Growing Brits Flock to Gaillac...But for Locals, It's Sour Grapes (int'l edition)
   MAP: France
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Smart Phones Are Smarter Than You Think (int'l edition)
India's Youth Shouldn't Forget Its Roots (int'l edition)
Hopes and Prayers for East Timor (int'l edition)
Executive Education: The Best and the Brightest (int'l edition)
Ask Jeeves, and He'll Tell You about Other Search Engines (int'l edition)
The U.S. Should Take the Lead in Energy Efficiency (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
''Storming ahead of the pack in Asia'' (International Finance, Nov. 1) (int'l edition)
''Storming the barricades of French auctions'' (European Business, Oct. 25) (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
The Party Is Over on the Bourses (int'l edition)
   CHART: Struggling China Shares
Indonesia's Wahid Gets Off to a Flying Start (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS
Argentina's De La Rua Is Skipping the Honeymoon (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
The Best Offshore Funds (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Top Performers
   TABLE: The Best of 1999...and the Worst
   TABLE: The Largest Funds
   To This Champ, Small High Tech Is Beautiful (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Top Picks
   Equity Funds: Offshore Fund Scoreboard (.pdf) (int'l edition)



 
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