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May 15, 2000
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INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN COVER STORY
Spain's Surge (int'l edition)
COVER IMAGE: Spain's Surge
TABLE: Why Spain Inc. Is Clicking
TABLE: Movers and Shakers: Spain's Big Chiefs
Damn the Dangers--Tax Cuts Ahead (int'l edition)
Oh, What a Feeling: B2B
With Friends Like This...
TABLE: Gender-Neutral Benefits
Dead Tigers Can Still Charge
Chicago vs. Atlanta--and Chicago Wins
Shirley Does Cyberspace
Morgan's Quiet Hit from Y2K
CHART: Taking the Fight out of Flight
Is the IMF at Fault--or Its Clients?
''It's Time to Close the Gates'' to U.S. Immigrants
Motorola Was a Convert to Cellular
The Rules on Web Lotteries, Revisited
High-Interest Lenders Aren't All the Same
Taxes, Health Care, and the Uninsured?
Are Biofoods Really Scary?
The Death of a Tiger
Where Beisbol Is the Stuff of Revolution
PHOTO: Cover, ''Pitching around Fidel''
PHOTO: Cover, ''Full Count''
Saving a Gem
PHOTO: Cover, ''Grand Central''
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
A Win-Win-Win Breakup?
What's Wrong with Paying Off the National Debt
Europe Faces a Retiree Crisis
CHART: The Coming Impact of Population Aging
Shootout at the Online Corral
What Computer Prices Say
CHART: A Slowing Price Decline
A Chip the Size of a Pinhead?
TABLE: And the Shingo Goes to...
Pack on Those Gigabytes
CHART: Spinning Up Storage Capacity
The Web? There's No Reason to Rush
U.S.: Trouble in Paradise As Inflation Slithers In
CHART: Benefits Are Lifting Labor-Cost Growth
CHART: Inflation Has Already Turned Up
CHART: Home Sales Remain Unexpectedly Robust
Japan: Consumers Just Won't Open Their Wallets
CHART: Household Spending Is Still Shrinking
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
Split Vision: Is This Inflation Different?
CHART: Rising Labor Costs...Add to Inflationary Pressures
Managed Care Takes to the Sickbed
CHART: Health-Care Costs Take Off
Commentary: A Media Monopoly in the Making?
Antitrust for the Digital Age
TABLE: Reshaping Antitrust Policy
Aggressiveness: ''It's Part of Their DNA''
Commentary: The Record Industry Can't Stop the Music
CHART: Online Music: A Hit
Commentary: No Way to Auction Off Airwaves
Ma Bell Gets Mauled
Burning Rubber at Reebok
CHART: Reebok Bounces Back
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Douglas McCorkindale: USA Today, Tomorrow...?
The FDA Gets into Foodmakers' Genes
AltaVista Starts Its Engine
Things Could Go Better at Coke
Booster Shot for a Vitamin Maker
A Dynastic Divorce at News Corp.
CHART: Novell Stock Price
Internet Privacy: Congress Starts Feeling the Heat
Shocking Drug Costs
Enough for Everyone?
The Sick Money of Europe
CHART: Downward Spiral
TABLE: Slow Growth Deters Investors
Commentary: Is the Weak Euro Making Germany Complacent?
Why the Euro May Bounce (int'l edition)
CHART: On the Contrary
Y&R-WPP: Is This Deal Really Dead?
TABLE: Hunter and Hunted
Li Ka-Shing Sneaks Back into the Wireless Game
ONLINE ORIGINAL: The Mastermind behind Hutchison's Cellular Return
Indonesia's Dangerous Vacuum in Economic Leadership
The Troubles of a Banker
Showdown in Norway
Jack Grubman: The Power Broker
TABLE: How One Man Has Played Multiple Roles in a Single Industry
RESUME: Jack Benjamin Grubman
TABLE: Grubman's Guiding Hand
Tough Talk from ''A Blue-Collar Guy''
The Whopper Plays Catch-Up
TABLE: Recipe for a Comeback
Microsoft's All-Out Counterattack
TABLE: Eight Ways to Burnish the Microsoft Image
TABLE: Working Both Sides of the Street
The Profits Party Just Keeps on Going
CHART: Aftertax Profits Quarter by Quarter
CHART: Industries With the Biggest Dollar Change in the Quarter
TABLE: Winners and Losers in Quarterly Profits
Demand: There's More Where That Came from
CHART: A Buying Binge
SCOREBOARD: First Quarter 2000 Corporate Profits (.pdf)
When All the News Is Free
First Union Turns Gold into Straw
CHART: Money Store Is Supplanted as Top Lender to Small Business
Conseco: The Buck Stops Where?
TABLE: How Hilbert Is $147 Million out of Pocket
Commentary: If Janus Ain't Broke...
CHART: The Janus Effect
Commentary: Survival Tips for Billionaires
BP Amoco Is Cooking with Gas
CHART: Amoco: High on Natural Gas
These Days, the Great Lakes Aren't So Great
MAP: Great Lakes Region, USA
CHART: Surf's Down
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
A Free-Market Cure for Global Warming
TABLE: Saving the Planet--and a Few Bucks
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
Mystery Solved: The Source of Pain in ''Phantom'' Limbs
A Thumb's-Up for St. John's Wort--with Caveats
Nuclear Waste: It's in the Timing
Tough Choices on Prostate Cancer
TABLE: More Info on the Web
TABLE: Treatment Options
For an Expert, Click Here
TABLE: Free Advice from Knowledgeable Folks
Small-Cap Fund, Not-So-Small Returns
TABLE: Tocqueville Small Cap Value
A Spicy Asian Play
TABLE: India Picks for U.S. Investors
Getting in on the Angel Game
TABLE: Women Venture Out
BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
Carving Out IPO Profits
TABLE: Cheapskate's Feast
BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
A Yankee ''Big Fish''
CHART: A Regional Bank That Got Pounded
Awards in Store at Netcentives?
CHART: Cascading Down
Important Phone Calls for Vertel
CHART: Quite a Spike
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
Inflation of a Different Color
Does Microsoft Stifle Innovation?
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON RUSSIA
Luring Investors with Honey...May Not Wash with Moscow (int'l edition)
MAP: Leningrad Oblast, Russia
INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM WARSAW
A Love Affair with the Stock Market (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
Why So Much Poverty Amid Plenty? (int'l edition)
The Third World Should Hang on to Its Talent (int'l edition)
Who Profits from the War on Drugs? (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
A Legend for How Long? (int'l edition)
CHART: Legend Boots Up
Koreans Go Crazy for Broadband (int'l edition)
CHART: Korea's Broadband Use Is Growing
A Cell-Phone Warrior Licks His Wounds (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
Y&R-WPP: Is This Deal Really Dead? (int'l edition)
TABLE: The Hunter and the Hunted
Euro Telecom: Survival of the Biggest (int'l edition)
TABLE: The Telco Mating Dance: Who's Left
The Lockerbie Trial May Actually Help Qaddafi (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA
A Comrade-in-Arms Takes Aim at Chavez (int'l edition)
The Great Mexican Bank Sale (int'l edition)
CHART: Mexico's Top Retail Banks
INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK
International Figures of the Week (int'l edition)
Country Focus/France (int'l edition)
CHART: French Optimism
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
The Fallout from the Sinking Euro (int'l edition)
ARTICLES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS
MAY 8, 2000
China's Wealth Gap
Is This Cell-Phone Whiz Racing to the Bottom?