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Feb. 14, 2000




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COVER STORY
The Boom
Special Report: After 107 months, the American economic juggernaut is still going strong. What went right?
 
UP FRONT
Talk Show
Are There Second Acts on the Web?
Korea, Here We Come
Online Filing, Absolutely Free
TABLE: Hot Seat in the Corner Office
Take Me Back to Manhattan
   TABLE: Leaving New York...And Returning
A New Roman Indulgence
Keyword: Windows 666
CHART: Love That Steak!
Footnotes
 
EDITOR'S MEMO
Cutting Through the Maze of Investment Advice
 
READERS REPORT
The Sierra Club Hasn't Endorsed Any Candidate
GM's Real Daddy Was William C. Durant
Suddenly, 1984 Looks Like a Walk in the Park
The New Economy Fulfills an Old Prediction
Windows Cleared the Way for Business Apps
May Your Mutual Fund Live in Boring Times
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
''Our annual guide to mutual funds'' (Special Report, Jan. 24, 2000)
''A new Net equation'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Jan. 31, 2000)
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
TV and the Net: No Marriage Yet
   TABLE: The Cost of Convergence
   PHOTO: Echo's DISHPlayer 500 Satellite Receiver
 
LETTER FROM SAN FRANCISCO
Will Ballpark Nouvelle Hit a Grand Slam?
   MAP: San Francisco
 
BOOKS
A Sad Dispatch from South Dakota
   PHOTO: Cover, ''On the Rez''
The Last Days of Babylon on the Hudson
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Once upon a Time in New York''
The Business Week Best-Seller List
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
Clueless on the Alps--or Why I'm Down on Davos
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Beating the Football Odds
High-Tech Tools Can Be Fun
Let the Refund Season Begin
   CHART: Why Taxpayers Like February
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
U.S.: Another Hike Done--How Many More to Go?
   CHART: Where Labor Costs Are Accelerating
   CHART: Costs Are on the Rise, Say Purchasers
   CHART: Price Trends: What Greenspan Is Watching
Britain: Girding for a Tough Rate Regimen
   CHART: Britain Ends 1999 on Solid Footing
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
Privacy: Outrage on the Web
   TABLE: Dissecting Online Privacy Policies
   The Privacy War of Richard Smith
Inflation: The Storm Ahead?
   TABLE: Pressure Points
Commentary: The Surplus: Now You See It...
Can the Establishment Stop McCain?
   New Hampshire, According to Bill
Personal Computers: Are the Glory Days Over?
   TABLE: With PC Shipments Falling off 1999's Torrid Pace...
No Sharp Turns ahead at GM
A Safety Valve for Overdoses?
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Vince McMahon: Get Ready for Pigskin Smackdown
Ford and UPS Deliver a Deal
Pfizer Closes in on Its Prey
Cruise Control: How NCL Was Taken
Hangar Time for America West?
Dialing for Dollars in China
Et Cetera...
Not-So-Gray Lady
   CHART: The New York Times Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
One Wired Nation, Indivisible? Or One Big Boondoggle?
Amoco's Horrible Week
Bush Utters the ''T'' Word
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
The Kohl Case: Oh, What a Tangled Web
Chris Gent, King of the Web?
   TABLE: Vodafone vs. America Online
Swatch: Ready for Net Time?
Seoul's High-Stakes Shell Game
   TABLE: Not So Trustworthy
   The Man Who Tamed Daewoo's Creditors (int'l edition)
Commentary: Big Brother May Crush China's Web Dreams
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
Austria: Is the European Union Fanning Right-Wing Flames?
Remaking British Airways
Brazil Tries Harder
 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Wireless Takes to the High Wire
The Kids Are Not All Right
   TABLE: Coming to America
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
Using Chicken Feed in the War on Superbugs
Yesterday's Tires, Today's Railroad Ties
Plug-in Power for Electric Vehicles
Innovations
Developments to Watch Contacts
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The Neupert Treatment at drugstore.com
   RESUME: Peter Matthew Neupert
 
LEGAL AFFAIRS
Commentary: Antitrust Cops Shouldn't Police Free Expression
 
THE CORPORATION
Now, Starbucks Uses Its Bean
   TABLE: Down to Earth: Starbucks' New Plan
 
FINANCE
The Perils of Plastic
   CHART: Credit-Card Growth Has Slowed...Putting the Squeeze on Issuers' Earnings...
   TABLE: ...And Spurring Them to Boost Revenues By...
Commentary: Relax--the Bear Is Still Hibernating
   TABLE: The Market's Pullback
Schwab Slices Its Prices
 
MEDIA
Can Anyone Make Ziff-Davis Sexy?
   TABLE: Willis Stein's Shopping Spree
 
BUSINESSWEEK LIFESTYLE
Web to Go--Sort of
   TABLE: Net Calling
Park Your Files on the Net
   TABLE: Who's Offering What
Need Directions? Better Buy a Map
   TABLE: Directions from Your Computer
Avoiding Laptop Wipeout
   TABLE: Try Some TLC
Keeping in Touch as You Trot the Globe
   TABLE: Staying Connected--for Free
They're Playing Your Song--in Cyberspace
   TABLE: Finding the Best Netcasters
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR
Like Traveling Abroad without Your Shots
   TABLE: How Foreign Stock Spreads Differ
   TABLE: Sites for Foreign-Stock Investors
Teaching Girls the Ways of Money
   TABLE: Investing 101 for Girls
 
BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
Are Funds Worth the Yearly Tax Bite?
   TABLE: Funds or Stocks?
 
BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
Priceline--for Less
   CHART: On the Skids for Quite a While
Venture Capitalists to Invest In: H&H
Kos Takes Two Shots in the Arm
   CHART: Languishing Till a Recent Surge
 
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
Lessons of Prosperity
Germany Is on the Move--Finally
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON COLOMBIA
Rebels Can't Fix a Broken Economy...But They Can Pave a Few Roads (int'l edition)
   MAP: Colombia
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Tokyo Is a Prefecture, Not a City (int'l edition)
Can European Governments Find a ''Third Way''? (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
Showdown in Jakarta (int'l edition)
   TABLE: How Wiranto Fell from Power (extended)
Guanxi May Not Be Enough (int'l edition)
   TABLE: A Web of Contacts
Can Bollywood Beat the Mob? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Killing Spree in Bombay
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
The Kohl Case: Oh, What a Tangled Web (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Anatomy of a Scandal
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS
Lafite, Margaux, Haut-Brion...Concha y Toro? (int'l edition)
   CHART: Concha y Toro Has Legs
Commentary: Peru: How Fujimori Let Reform Fall Flat (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
Tokyo to the Banks: ''Can You Spare $75 Billion?'' (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- INTERNATIONAL FIGURES OF THE WEEK
International Figures of the Week (int'l edition)
   Country Focus/South Korea (int'l edition)
      CHART: Korean Trade
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
A WTO for Everyone (int'l edition)



 
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