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June 12, 2000
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The Genome Gold Rush
COVER IMAGE: Eureka! The Genome Gold Rush
TABLE: Unearthing DNA's Riches
The Genome Explained
What This Means to You
The Pharma Frenzy
TABLE: Genomics among the Giants
CHART: The Biotech Roller Coaster
ONLINE ORIGINAL: William Haseltine on Human Genome Science's Plan
ONLINE ORIGINAL: The Slow, Painful Path to Payday in Genomic Stocks
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN COVER STORY
Inside the Bank of Japan (int'l edition)
ASIAN COVER IMAGE: Inside the Bank of Japan
CHART: Japan Has Cut Rates to Zero...Without Sparking Inflation...But Growth Remains Anemic
A Talk with the Taskmaster (extended) (int'l edition)
Commentary: Why Summers & Co. Have Stopped Bullying Japan (int'l edition)
ONLINE ORIGINAL: "No...to a Stop-and-Go Policy"
ONLINE ORIGINAL: "The Public Is Wiser Than the Economists or Government"
ONLINE ORIGINAL: "We Called the Policy Board the Sleeping Board"
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN COVER STORY
The Stars of Europe (int'l edition)
EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: The Stars of Europe
Our special supplement for entrepreneurs and small business
ANNUAL DESIGN AWARDS
TABLE: Winners for 2000...
TABLE: ...And over the Past Five Years
Oh, the Workplaces You'll Go!
Color Me Handy
Move Over, Graphic Designers
Gonzo Gear for Hard Landings
One for the Road
2000 IDEA Winners
A Green Thumb in NAFTA's Eye?
Cuba Cashes in on Cachet
Finally, High Speed for the Boonies
TABLE: Virtually Authentic
Plastic Can Be So Unforgiving
Like Toddler, Like CEO?
Brighter Lights for Euro Flicks
CHART: Beyond E-Mail
Making Coke a Better Place to Work
The CPAs Support a Strong Oversight Board
Slim Pickings for Online Shoppers
Women Reap More Benefits from Social Security
Lenders Who Prey on the Poor
How Motorola Pioneered Handheld Cell Phones
For Women MBAs, Try East Carolina
Managed Care Is Focusing on Consumers
Basic Nutrition for Just Peanuts
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
First Quarter Corporate Scoreboard (May 15, 2000)
Publishing Magnate, Political Chameleon
PHOTO: Cover, ''The Chief''
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
Kiss the Floppy Good-Bye
The States Are Ending Welfare as We Know It--but Not Poverty
A Coming Social Security Battle?
CHART: More Older Workers Stay on the Job
Venture Capital: The Beat Goes On
CHART: It's Still a Money Gusher
How People Decide to Save
Making a Spill-Proof Crane
No Flash in the Pan
CHART: Silicon Surge
Microwave That 2-by-4
U.S.: Why Higher Rates Aren't Denting Consumers' Spirits
CHART: Consumers Remain Very Optimistic
CHART: Consumer Spending Outpaces Income Gains
CHART: No Slowdown in Mortgage Activity
The Netherlands: Just Taking a First-Quarter Breather
CHART: Dutch Labor Markets Are Extremely Tight
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
IPOs: Slip Sliding Away?
CHART: IPOs Have Fallen Off...But Venture Funds Are Still Flowing...
TABLE: ...Into These Industries
It's Layoff Time in Dot-Com Land
Networking at the Speed of Light
TABLE: Buying Binge
The Market Blahs Are Hitting Wall Street's Bottom Lines
TABLE: The Bad News for Financial Services
Commentary: How Much Further Can the Fed Push?
CHART: Rising Rates Don't Hurt Yet
Commentary: How Real Is the ''Wealth Effect''?
Ads as Far as the Eye Can See
CHART: Rent This Space
No Cakewalk at Sara Lee
CHART: Inching Back
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
Charles Conaway: Attention Kmart Investors
Lawyers Like These Calvin Briefs
Phone Rates: We All Get a Break
HP Nets a Sweet Deal at Amazon
AT&T: Reach Out and Touch, Part II
Trouble in the Air for the EPA
The Joy of Flex
CHART: Flextronics Stock Price
Why Corzine and His Checkbook Don't Threaten the Republic
Money Launderers Beware
Playing the Bounce
When Is Hyundai Going to Get It?
CHART: A Chaebol's Wild Ride
Britain's Orange: Ready to Take on the World
TABLE: The New Orange
Rocky Ground for Monsanto?
CHART: A Weaker Harvest for Monsanto
TABLE: Farm Team
Are Old PCs Poisoning Us?
TABLE: PC Pollution
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
A Fantastic Voyage through Your Intestines
Breast Cancer: New Hope for Slowing Its Spread
Add Consultant to Shopping Cart
Should Business Fear Charlie Rangel?
TABLE: What Rangel Wants
Icahn: The Once and Future Dealmaker
RESUME: Carl C. Icahn
Commentary: Who Says Student Protests Don't Matter?
TABLE: Closer to Sweat-Free
Breaking Up the Old Credit-Card Game?
TABLE: The Credit-Card Crackdown
TABLE: Coming Down Hard on Plastic
Workers, Surf at Your Own Risk
TABLE: What Productivity Revolution?
The Bull Is Only Taking a Siesta
CHART: The Air Comes Out of the Nasdaq
CHART: The Sharp Decline in Trading Volume
How Safe Are One-Stop Financial Web Sites?
TABLE: How VerticalOne Consolidates Your Accounts
GM Guns It in Trucks and SUVs
CHART: Picking Up at GM
Commentary: Old Economy or New, Vertical Empires Don't Work
Making Sure Big Rigs Have Something to Carry
Shop Online--Pick Up at the Store
TABLE: Using Clicks to Get inside Bricks
TABLE: Is Your Directory Confidential?
The Best of Both Worlds?
TABLE: Building a Folio
Commentary: There's No Such Thing as a Free Trade
TABLE: Four Gratis Trading Services
Angels Who Hope to Make a Killing
TABLE: Three Kinds of Angel
TABLE: Angel Resources
A Self-Defense Policy for Women
TABLE: Why Long-Term Care Insurance Matters for Women
BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO
Shedding Some Light on Your Risk
TABLE: Grading Your Stock or Fund
BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET
TABLE: Selected Buyout Bait
Backing the Web's ''Picks and Shovels''
Why Isle of Capri Is Sitting Pretty
CHART: Upping the Ante
FIGURES OF THE WEEK
Figures of the Week (.pdf)
Production Index Components
HISTORICAL DATA: BW Index Back to 1992
Don't Spook the Venture Capitalists
Net Privacy: Fix the Problems Now
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON MEXICO
Movie Cameras Are Rolling Again...With Some Help from the State (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM VIENNA
A Camera That Really Opens Your Eyes (int'l edition)
MAP: Central Europe
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
When the Fed Hikes Rates, It Harms Weaker Economies (int'l edition)
The Coming Shakeout in B2B Exchanges (int'l edition)
Shore Up the Euro--with Gold (int'l edition)
A Recount for Shawn Fanning? (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
Hyundai's Fix (int'l edition)
CHART: A Chaebol's Wild Ride
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
EU Wannabes: Not Now. Maybe Later (int'l edition)
TABLE: What Delayed Entry Means
CHART: Central Europeans Come Up Short
More Potholes on Poland's Road to the EU (int'l edition)
''Italy Is at a Turning Point'' (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS
Commentary: Latin America's Not-Quite-Dictators (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK
International Figures of the Week (.pdf) (int'l edition)
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
Japan's Maverick Banker May Make Sense (int'l edition)
''Present at the Creation'' in Europe (int'l edition)
ARTICLES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS
JUNE 5, 2000
Commentary: A United States of Europe?