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April 24, 2000




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COVER STORY
Backlash: Behind the Anxiety over Globalization
   COVER IMAGE: Backlash: Behind the Anxiety over Globalization
   TABLE: The Pros and Cons of Globalization
   TABLE: BW/Harris Poll: Globalization: What Americans Are Worried About
   Does Anybody Love the IMF or World Bank?
      TABLE: What Protesters Want
   Acid Words for the IMF
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Globalization Threatens Workers, Thrills Investors
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Are Protesters Going About It All Wrong? (Video)
 
FRONTIER
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UP FRONT
Talk Show
A New Case of Coffee Jitters
Bank One: Uh, Let Me Rephrase That
Looking for a Few Good Hoosiers
TABLE: A Digital Berlitz
Keep Those Guzzlers Coming
Elephant-Sized Battle Ahead
An (Organic) Fish Story
CHART: Higher Skills, Longer Hours
Footnotes
 
EDITOR'S MEMO
Kudos from Our Peers for Business Week Online
 
READERS REPORT
''Hype Machine''--or New Tool for the Smart Investor?
The Feds Shouldn't Have Strong-Armed Smith & Wesson
Doctors Aren't to Blame for the Health-Care Mess
Children's Health Isn't a National Priority
''Weblining'' Could Sideline Would-Be Entrepreneurs
There's Plenty of Top-Notch Talent at AT&T
More Grist for Greenspan's Mill
Unethical Reasons for Legalizing Drugs
Alaska's North Slope: ''We're Talking Serious Gas Here''
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
Online Voting: Click and Be Counted
   TABLE: What Online Voting Needs
All That in a Flat Screen?
   PHOTO: Samsung Electronics' SyncMaster
Password Shortcut
Help Desk
 
LETTER FROM FRANCE
Putting Down New Roots at Versailles
   MAP: Paris
 
BOOKS
When the Tulip Bubble Burst
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Tulipomania''
The Not-So-Wonderful World of Disney
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Keys to the Kingdom''
Deadly Deal
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Hook''
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
Give Me Your Yearning High-Skilled Professionals
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Yes, the '90s Were Unusual
   TABLE: How the Past Decade Stacks Up
Did the CEO Deserve a Raise?
Some Folks Ante Up $4.30 a Gallon
   CHART: Where Filling Up Really Hurts
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
U.S.: Why Consumer Spending Will Be Tough to Curb
   CHART: Bank Lending Is Speeding Up
   CHART: Hours Worked Are Growing Faster
   CHART: Mortgage Rates Haven't Risen Much
Britain: Inflation Pressures Start to Mount
   CHART: British Pay Growth Is Accelerating
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
How Immigrants Keep the Hive Humming
   CHART: Immigrant Ranks Are Swelling...
   TABLE: ...Bringing Workers from across the Globe
   California: ''Public School System to the World''?
Commentary: The Unseemly Campaign of Mr. Microsoft
Gaping Holes at the Gap
   CHART: Slowdown at the Gap
   Why Tommy Hilfiger Is So Like, Um, 1998
Commentary: Bashing the Census Bashes Business
Bush's Health-Care Plan: Sick on Arrival?
   TABLE: A Prescription for the Uninsured
Maybe What's Good for GM Is Good for Ford
   TABLE: Detroit's Current and Future Offspring
The Good Old Telephone Becomes a Hot New Web Tool
   CHART: Talk to Me
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Niall Fitzgerald: Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
A Microsoft Pal Hurls a Brickbat
This Drug Patent Causes Headaches
UAL Pilots Have Money on the Brain
No Dowey Decimal System--Yet
Go Figure: Intuit Shares Tumble
Et Cetera...
Disconnect
   CHART: Motorola Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
Trying to Please Everyone Could Scuttle the China Trade Bill
Tied in Tech Knots
 
LEGAL AFFAIRS
Commentary: Why Big Tobacco Can't Be Killed
   CHART: How Low Will They Go?
   TABLE: No End in Sight
 
GOVERNMENT
Tech: The Virtual Third Party
   CHART: High Tech Discovers That Money Talks
   TABLE: The Digital Dozen
   TABLE: Whatever Techies Want
   High-Tech Hero, Rust-Belt Race
   Commentary: Breaks for High Tech: Pork Is Pork
 
THE CORPORATION
The Perils of Fat Pension Plans
   CHART: BellSouth: Wringing Profits from Pensions
   TABLE: A Golden Future
Carnival Isn't Shipshape These Days
   CHART: Shares Overboard!
 
WORKING LIFE
Give Me That Old-Time Economy
   TABLE: From Clicks to Bricks
 
SOCIAL ISSUES
Predatory Lending: Easy Money
   CHART: The Number of Predatory Lenders Has Grown...And Lending Has Boomed, Thanks to Wall Street
   TABLE: Wall Street Backs Subprime Lending
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Mini-Windows: If at First You Don't Succeed...
   TABLE: Microsoft's Repeated Reboots
Remember Interactive TV? It's Active Again
 
THE BEST OF BUSINESS WEEK ONLINE
What a Chance to Simplify Taxes
   CHART: As Stock Gains Feed Tax Revenues...The U.S. Budget Moves into Surplus...But Tax Rates Remain High
Making Sense of All Those Polls
The Sounds of Japan's Silence
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
The Buzz on a Disposable Hearing Aid
   PHOTO: Songbird's Disposable Hearing Aid
Save San Francisco--Paper It
Tracking Consumers by Satellite
Innovations
 
THE INTERNET
You May Already Be a Winner.com!
   TABLE: Money for Nothing
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
A Euro Media Star Is Born
   TABLE: Europe's Broadcasting Powerhouses
The Raiders Are Coming! The Raiders Are Coming!
   TABLE: Who's Prowling Europe
Commentary: Peru: Fujimori's Ploy May Blow Up in His Face
Nosedive for a Net Highflier
   CHART: Hikari Heads South
Commentary: Is Softbank Sinking? Don't Bet on It
Another About-Face for Acer
   TABLE: Stan Shih's Busy To-Do List
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
North Korea: Why It's Suddenly Ready to Come in from the Cold
Crunch Time in Russia
 
FINANCE
Investors, Beware the Press Release
Suddenly, Goldman Is Less Golden
   TABLE: Goldman's Tarnished Deals
An IPO for Tom--but Maybe Not Dick or Harry
   CHART: IPOs: No Slowdown Yet
Commentary: Margin Debt Isn't the Problem
   CHART: Market Volatility Returns
 
SPORTS BUSINESS
Commentary: Thinking Out of the Batter's Box
 
BUSINESSWEEK LIFESTYLE
Luxury Cars Get Even More So
   PHOTO: BMW Z8
   TABLE: Riding High--and Paying for It
   Loads of Muscle, Plenty of Class
      TABLE: Saab 9-5 Aero
      PHOTO: Saab 9-5 Aero
The Terminator of SUVs
   TABLE: Mercedes-Benz Gelaendewagen G500
The Best Ride under $360,000
   TABLE: Rolls-Royce Corniche
Eyes on the Road, Mind on the E-Mail
   TABLE: What Infotainment Radio Gives You
Awesome Wheels for the Younger Set
   PHOTO: Pontiac Aztek
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR
Leases: Dings to Watch
   TABLE: What You'll Get Charged for...And What You Won't
Biotechs: Catch a Risky Wave
   TABLE: Smart Biotech Buys
Funds That Trade Like Stocks
   TABLE: Exchange-Traded Funds
   TABLE: Inside an ETF Portfolio
 
BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
E*Trade's Shortcut to Tech Investing
   TABLE: No-Work Option
 
BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
Level 8: Heading Up?
   CHART: The Plateau May Be Temporary
A Stiff Breeze behind MarineMax
   CHART: Choppy Seas of Late
The Net Is Hungry for Dataram Memory
   CHART: Growing with the Web
 
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
What's behind the Global Backlash
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON BELGIUM
Fighting to Save an Old-Style Brew...And Bringing in the Next Generation (int'l edition)
   MAP: Belgium
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Taiwan's People Have Made Their Choice (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
Acer's About-Face (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Stan Shih's To-Do List
Hong Kong: The Internet Is So Yesterday (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Falling at Net Speed in Hong Kong
A Brave New Economy for Singapore (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Up the Value Chain
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
The Czech Republic: ''This Country Is a Mess'' (int'l edition)
   CHART: The Lagging Czechs
Lukoil Is Lonesome (int'l edition)
   CHART: High Oil Prices Lift Lukoil
   RESUME: Vagit Alekperov (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA
Ecuador: Dollar Spoken Here--Sort Of (int'l edition)
Juan Valdez Wants More Cash (int'l edition)
   CHART: A Weak Brew
 
INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK
International Figures of the Week (int'l edition)
   Country Focus/Australia (int'l edition)
      CHART: Aussie Dollar
 

ARTICLES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS
APRIL 17, 2000
Why India's Poor Pay for Private Schools
The Next Frontier in Remaking the Chaebol
Matsui: The Little Broker That Could
Tame the Currency Markets? Think Again



 
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