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May 15, 2000




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COVER STORY
Business Week e.biz 25
The most influential people in electronic business. Plus, a Special Report on e-tailing; and the rest of the BW e.biz supplement
   
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)
 
UP FRONT
Talk Show
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
Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
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
 
BOOKS
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?
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
What's Wrong with Paying Off the National Debt
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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
 
INDUSTRY MONITOR
A Chip the Size of a Pinhead?
TABLE: And the Shingo Goes to...
Pack on Those Gigabytes
   CHART: Spinning Up Storage Capacity
Innovations
 
INDUSTRY INSIDER
The Web? There's No Reason to Rush
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
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.
Et Cetera...
LAN Slide
   CHART: Novell Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
Internet Privacy: Congress Starts Feeling the Heat
Shocking Drug Costs
Enough for Everyone?
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
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
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
Indonesia's Dangerous Vacuum in Economic Leadership
The Troubles of a Banker
Showdown in Norway
 
PEOPLE
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''
 
MARKETING
The Whopper Plays Catch-Up
   TABLE: Recipe for a Comeback
 
GOVERNMENT
Microsoft's All-Out Counterattack
   TABLE: Eight Ways to Burnish the Microsoft Image
   TABLE: Working Both Sides of the Street
 
CORPORATE SCOREBOARD
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)
 
FINANCE
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
 
THE CORPORATION
BP Amoco Is Cooking with Gas
   CHART: Amoco: High on Natural Gas
 
INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT
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
Innovations
 
BUSINESSWEEK LIFESTYLE
Tough Choices on Prostate Cancer
   TABLE: More Info on the Web
   TABLE: Treatment Options
 
BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR
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
 
EDITORIALS
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)
   MAP: Poland
 
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?



 
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