ISSUE DATE: AUGUST 7, 2000
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COVER STORY

The Politics of Prosperity
How the New Economy changes the game
      COVER IMAGE: The Politics of Prosperity
      CHART: Ballooning Surpluses...
      CHART: ...But More Spending
      TABLE: The New Economy Voter
      TABLE: The Issues
      TABLE: How the Top Issues Have Changed
      Voters: Optimistic, Yet Skeptical
      For a New Economy, a New Kind of Voter
 

INTERNATIONAL -- COVER STORY

Defiant Daimler (int'l edition)
Can Jürgen Schrempp make investors swallow his downmarket moves?
      INT'L COVER IMAGE: Defiant Daimler
      CHART: Schrempp's Scoreboard
      TABLE: DaimlerChrysler's World
      PHOTO: DaimlerChrysler A-Class Small Sedan
      PHOTO: Mercedes C-Class Sedan
      ''The Point Is, We Are a Solid Company'' (int'l edition)
 

UP FRONT

  Talk Show
  Big Dubya Is Watching You
  Dividends in the Slow Lane
  A Hedge Fund Still Getting Trimmed
  A Golf Ball Falls to Earth
  A New Marine Hazard: Gas Prices
      TABLE: Fill 'Er Up -- Ouch!
  East to Alaska: The Rush Is On
  Rupert's Raking in the Rupees
  CHART: Putting Their Money Where Their Mouse Is
  Footnotes
 

READERS REPORT

Two Takes on Silicon Valley's Gold Rush
''Tough Justice'': A Racist Waste of Money and Lives?
Some Employers Can't Afford the Minimum Wage
Needed: A How-To for Would-Be Bond Buyers
Miracle AIDS Drugs Are Failing Many Patients
Retailers Differ by Product, Not by Clicks or Bricks
 

CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

''BancWest has no special 'vulnerability''' (Readers Report, July 24, 2000)
Capital Wrapup (July 10, 2000)
 

BOOKS

The Alchemy of Affluence
      PHOTO: Cover, ''The Great Boom''
The Business Week Best-Seller List
 

TECHNOLOGY & YOU

What Does a Freshman Need?
      TABLE: Checklist for a College Computer
      PHOTO: Compaq Presario 1400
 

ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

  The Airlines: Less Regulation Won't Fly
 

ECONOMIC TRENDS

  A Health-Cost Time Bomb?
      CHART: Health Tabs for Seniors: Guess Who's the Big Spender
  What Winning Is Worth to Colleges
  High Anxiety in Corner Offices
      CHART: The Brass Turn Bearish
 

BUSINESS OUTLOOK

  U.S.: Greenspan Is Counting on Consumers to Lie Low
      TABLE: How the Fed Sees the Economic Outlook
      CHART: The Wealth Effect Still Looks Potent
      CHART: Debt Burdens Are Rising
Spain: Strong Growth Is Fanning Inflation
      CHART: Spanish Inflation Heats Up
 

NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

  Deutsche Telekom's Wireless Wager
      TABLE: Recent Pricey Wireless Deals
      John Stanton: A Cellular Prophet in the Wilderness
AOL Goes Courting in Japan
  Commentary: How Lucent Lost Its Luster
      CHART: Marked by Disappointments
  Commentary: Who Does Linda Wachner Answer To?
      CHART: One-Way Ticket
  Jack, They Hardly Know Ye
      TABLE: Jack Who? (extended)
Reports of the PC's Death...
      CHART: Signs of a Maturing Market
  Commentary: Bear Stearns: Worth Its Asking Price?
      TABLE: What Some of the Big Boys Have Fetched So Far
  Fox's Version of Survivor
      CHART: Yesterday's Darlings
 

IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

  Michael Carpenter: Sandy Weill's Fair-Haired Boy?
  Bezos' Job Just Got Bigger
  A Gathering of AOL Foes
  Happy Customers at Vanguard
  At IBM, an Apparent Succession Plan
  Getting Their Attention at KMart
  Et Cetera...
  The Chips Fall
      CHART: LSI Logic Stock Price
 

WASHINGTON OUTLOOK

  Dear George, Great Choice. Best, Al Gore
  The Mouse Squeals
  Privacy, Industry-Style
  Seeing Green
 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

American E-Tailers Take Europe by Storm
      TABLE: Victorious Americans
Commentary: Arafat May Have Blown His Best Chance
The Chips Are Down. Way Down
 

DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

  Click Here to Speed Genetic Science
  Now, MRI Can Detect Land Mines, Too
  Setting Horses Free from an Old Parasite
  How About a Circuit Board Sandwich?
 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  Still the Benchmark to Bet On?
      TABLE: Benchmark's Performance, Fund by Fund
      TABLE: The Early Money Gets the Return
Commentary: Why Napster Is Good News
 

SPECIAL REPORT

Thinking Machines
      TABLE: Let There Be More Light
      TABLE: A Quick Primer
      Plant Manager in a Box
      Software That Plows through Possibilities
      Agents of Change on the Factory Floor
A Global Think Tank Targets the Factory
      TABLE: Leading Lights in Intelligent Manufacturing
Manufacturing Masters Its ABCs
 

THE CORPORATION

  Bausch & Lomb's Blurry Sales Picture
      TABLE: Still Out of Focus
 

FINANCE

  Can Gary Wendt Work His Magic at Conseco?
      TABLE: How Wendt Plans to Rescue Conseco
      TABLE: Wendt's Jackpot
The Year of the Bad Calls
      TABLE: Analysts Miss It Big
Commentary: Let Investors Know What They Really Pay
      TABLE: Sunlight for Stock Trades
 

BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

Funds That Haven't Lost Their Zip
      TABLE: New A-Rated Equity Funds
      TABLE: New A-Rated Bond Funds
      Meridian Value: Looking for a Few Battered Stocks
         TABLE: Meridian Value
      Selected American: A Value Fund That's Beating the Odds
         TABLE: Selected American
A Springboard for Female Entrepreneurs
 

BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

Too Much of a Deluxe Thing?
      TABLE: Orient-Express' Second-Class Deal
 

BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET

A Leaner Motorola
      CHART: Bargain Time, Some Say
Westvaco Watches for a Windfall
      CHART: Hardly on a Tear
eFunds: An IPO Worth a Second Look?
      CHART: ''Bad Timing'' for a Launch
 

FIGURES OF THE WEEK

  Figures of the Week (.pdf)
      Production Index Components
      HISTORICAL DATA: BW Index Back to 1992
 

EDITORIALS

  A Platform for Prosperity
 

INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON THE CZECH REPUBLIC

As Prague Gets a Theme-Park Look...Fast Food and Neon Don't Help (int'l edition)
      MAP: Central Europe
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM BROOKLYN

There Go the Neighborhoods (int'l edition)
      MAP: Brooklyn
 

INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

The Philippines Needs New Leadership (int'l edition)
Conservation: The Overlooked Key to Plentiful Oil (int'l edition)
A Peruvian Defends His President (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

New World Takes a Great Leap Back (int'l edition)
      CHART: New World's Woes...
      TABLE: ...And What It Wants to Unload
The Wiring of India (int'l edition)
      TABLE: The Players
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

Kingston: Tiny Telecom, Terrific Results (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Game Plan for Growth
Commentary: Why Madrid Shot Down Telefonica's Ace (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS

Building a Better Bourse (int'l edition)
      CHART: In a Slump
Can Fox Power Up the Power Industry? (int'l edition)
      CHART: Mexico's Energy Crunch
 

INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

Meltdown in Prague (int'l edition)
Commentary: Hanvit Bank: A Half-Hearted Rescue Won't Do the Trick (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK

International Figures of the Week (.pdf) (int'l edition)
 

ARTICLES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS

JULY 3, 2000
  Taiwan: Hitching a Ride on the Wireless Web

JULY 17, 2000
  These Oldies Look Golden to Japan Inc.

JULY 31, 2000
  Freeport-McMoRan: A Pit of Trouble
  A Bold Mechanic for Matsushita's Creaky Machine
  Doing Business among the Body Snatchers


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