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Feb. 7, 2000




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COVER STORY
For-Profit Schools
   COVER IMAGE: For-Profit Schools
   TABLE: The Business of Education
   TABLE: For-Profit Charters: A Primer
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Edison's Chris Whittle: ''Winners of This Race Are Children''
   Going to Bat for Vouchers
      TABLE: Vouchers: The Tussle Continues
      ONLINE ORIGINAL: John Walton: ''Making a World-Class Education Available to Every Child''
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: It's Time for a Refresher Course in Education Stocks
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN COVER STORY
Taking Asia Digital (int'l edition)
   ASIAN COVER IMAGE: Rich Kids Go Digital
   TABLE: Asia's First Familes
   Rushing the Net in Taiwan (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN COVER STORY
Europe's Internet Bash (int'l edition, included in the e.biz supplement)
   EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: Year of the Net
 
BUSINESS WEEK E.BIZ
A Special Supplement on Electronic Business
 
UP FRONT
Talk Show
The New Geek in Town: GM
Iridium Isn't Space Junk Yet
A Fact Factory for the New Economy
TABLE: IPOs from Hell
The Lawsuit in Mark Cuban's Face
Old Masters on the Payroll
The Rising Cost of Riding Teacups
   CHART: Disney Outpaces Inflation
CHART: Working Round the Clock
Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
Pinochet Should Be Tried for Human Rights Abuses
Taxing Internet Sales Doesn't Make Sense
U.S. Had Early Knowledge of China's Famine
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
''Lots more money to count'' (In Business This Week, Jan. 10, 2000)
''Vintage year for wine Web sites'' (Lifestyle, Jan. 24, 2000)
TABLE: ''Burying the hatchet buys a lot of drug research'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Jan. 31, 2000)
 
BOOKS
Is the Islamic Republic Unraveling?
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Last Great Revolution''
The Business Week Best-Sellers of 1999
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
Laptops Catch Up to Desktops
   TABLE: The HP OmniBook 900
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
What Really Sabotaged the Seattle Trade Talks
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Where Venture Capital Ventures
   TABLE: Leaders of the Pack in Attracting Investment
High-Tech IPOs Rocket On
Japan: Ready for Real Reform?
   CHART: U.S. Companies Are Welcome
 
INDUSTRY INSIDER
The Car That's All Brains, No Beauty
   PHOTO: Ford's Design Vice-President, J Mays
   PHOTO: Ford's 24-7
   PHOTO: The 24-7's Customizable Dashboard
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
U.S.: Exports Rebound, but Barely Dent the Trade Deficit
   CHART: Import Growth Swamps the Pace of Exports
   CHART: Consumer Spirits Have Never Been Higher
   CHART: Where the Dollar Has Lost Ground
Spain: Waning Worries over Inflation and Trade
   CHART: Inflation Is Moving Up
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
A Little Net Music?
   CHART: Music Downloads Are Growing Exponentially
Doug Daft Isn't Sugarcoating Things
   CHART: As Coke's Volume Growth Has Slowed...Its Profits Have Fizzled...And Its Stock Has Lost Its Bite
Seeing Cracks in the Baby Bells
   CHART: Bells Fall Short in DSL
   CHART: Baby Bell Blues
Bottom Lines: Not Too Shabby
   TABLE: Fourth-Quarter 1999 Flash Profits Scoreboard (.pdf)
   TABLE: Fourth-Quarter 1999 Flash Profits Scoreboard (text)
From GM to Cisco in Just Four Decades
   TABLE: The Top 25 U.S. Companies by Market Value, 1969-99 (.pdf)
Commentary: P&G's Cold Feet May Have Averted a Misstep
Commentary: Zagging Right: Did Bush Lose More Than He Won?
Changing the Cyber House Rules
Commentary: Super Sunday, Nomadic Owners, and Karl Marx
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Gail McGovern: Leading Fidelity's Online Charge
Chrysler's Eaton Takes an Off-Ramp
Sprint Hangs Up on Global One
Priceline: Bidding in Many Tongues
Carlos Slim Takes One More Bite
Intuit and AMD Get New Chiefs
Et Cetera...
Magic Kingdom
   CHART: Walt Disney Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
Suddenly, a Healthy Shot at Health-Care Reform
Home Rules
Digital Summit
Phone Break
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Can Bertelsmann Take Wing?
   TABLE: Middelhoff's Shaky Strategy
Mexico Pulls Off Another Trade Coup
   CHART: Mexican Trade with the European Union
Weaving a Web to Catch the Corrupt
   TABLE: Why Korean Activists Are Disgruntled
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
How Corruption Is Eating Away at Beijing's Power
Brazil Tames the Budget
Citigroup in Poland
 
THE CORPORATION
Commentary: How Barnes & Noble Misread the Web
 
FINANCE
Getting Off the NYSE Floor
   CHART: Back Where It Started
Ignore That Rate Curve
   CHART: Bearish Signal? A Flat Yield Curve
Commentary: Sorry, The Sopranos Is Off-Key
 
MUTUAL FUND SCOREBOARD
So Many Discounts--and a Good Many Deals
   TABLE: The Best of the Bunch
   SCOREBOARD: Closed-End Equity and Bond Funds (.pdf)
 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
A Promising Pill for Male Birth Control
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
Yale's Biggest Science Project
But Will They Bring a Little Keg of Brandy?
   PHOTO: Sandia National Labs.' Rescue Robots in Action
A Flat TV with No Fat Price Tag
Innovations
Developments to Watch Contacts
 
LEGAL AFFAIRS
A Crackdown on E-Druggists
   TABLE: Dubious Medicine
   Drugmakers: Could a Mouse Click Drag Them into Court?
 
PEOPLE
Pro Basketball's Family Act
   TABLE: The Maloof Family Empire
 
MEDIA
Oxygen: Inflated Expectations?
   TABLE: Women Use the Web Differently Than Men...But They Have the Same Favorite Sites
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR
Rushing to Play the Net without a Safety Net
   TABLE: Promising New Internet Funds
   CHART: Net Fund Boom
From Web Whiz to Fund Runner
Greenspan for Greenhorns
   TABLE: Key Terms
   TABLE: The Fed's Voting Presidents
In Love with the Dow
   TABLE: Strong Hand
 
BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
High-Tech Betting for the Risk-Averse
   TABLE: Four Ways to Play
 
BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
Chris-Craft and CBS?
   CHART: Lots of Value Unlocked Lately
A True ''Explosion'' for Veritas
   CHART: A Surge--And Room to Run
Mail.com's Busy Delivery Schedule
   CHART: The Message Is Mixed, So Far
 
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
Deficit Reduction vs. Tax Cuts
If You Can't Trust the Auditors...
For-Profit Schools' Public Benefits
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON RUSSIA
Where Damp and Mold Lay Siege...And a Clinic Tends the Casualties (int'l edition)
   MAP: Russia
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM LONDON
Hoist a Few Cabs, Guv? (int'l edition)
   MAP: London
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Pinochet's Crimes against Chile: Unfinished Business (int'l edition)
Americans Should Worry More about Net Privacy Invasion (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
Singapore Telecom: If You Can't Beat 'em... (int'l edition)
   CHART: While Foreign Telcos Have Soared...SingTel Has Been Left Flat
Is This Man Building the Amazon.com of Asia? (int'l edition)
   CHART: Targeting Japan's E-Commerce Boom
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
Chris Gent Is Already Looking Beyond Mannesmann (int'l edition)
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Vodafone's Gent: ''We've Got to Keep the Company Moving'' (int'l edition)
A Business Radical Takes on the System (int'l edition)
   TABLE: How Seilliere Is Rocking the Boat
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS
Net Investors Discover a New Continent: Latin America (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Where the Cash Is Coming from--and Where It's Going
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
New World Financiers, Old World Startups (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Getting in on the Action
Finally, a Clean Banking Slate for the Czechs? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Prague's Two Biggest Banks Go on the Block
China's Banks Prepare for Battle (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Reforms Push China's Banks to Go Commercial
 
INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK
International Figures of the Week (int'l edition)
   Country Focus/Russia (int'l edition)
      CHART: Russian Output
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
In Germany, Crony Capitalism Is Kaput (int'l edition)



 
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