ISSUE DATE: SEPTEMBER 18, 2000
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COVER STORY

  Avon's New Calling
CEO Andrea Jung wants to sell more than makeup--and not just door-to-door. Will her people buy it?
      COVER IMAGE: The New Avon Lady
      TABLE: From Ding-Dong to Dot-Com: 114 Years of Avon Ladies
      RESUME: Andrea Jung
      CHART: Avon Profits Are Rebounding...But Sales Have Barely Climbed...Making Investors Wary
      The Man behind Avon's Web Site
      Panning for Global Gold in Local Markets (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN COVER STORY

  Are You Web Smart?
What you can learn from 50 players using the Net in the most innovative ways
      EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: Are You Web Smart?
 

BUSINESS WEEK E.BIZ

  Business Week e.biz
In our latest bonus supplement on electronic business: A Special Report on the Web Smart 50; Full disclosure: Corporate info on the Web; Personalities; Upstarts; And much more  

UP FRONT

  Talk Show
  Media Melee, Junior Division
  It's Cramer vs. the Peanut Gallery
  TABLE: The New New Things
  Shooting Legal Blanks
  Ladies' Night Out--at the Garage
  Everything's Coming Up Garlic
  The Hit Parade Does Stonehenge
  CHART: Who's Keeping the Beat? Boomers
  Footnotes
 

READERS REPORT

  A Creative Economy in the Service of What?
  Where Eco-Cars Take a Wrong Turn
  To Save Power, Give Consumers Smart Technology
  Stanford on a Blacklist? They Don't Buy It
  Brand-Building: Customers Will Always Come First
  Another Point of View on AT&T
 

CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

  ''AT&T can't buy its way out of this mess'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Sept. 4, 2000)
 

BOOKS

  Reading Books Only for the Bottom Line
      PHOTO: Cover, ''The Business of Books''
 

TECHNOLOGY & YOU

  The Secrets & Lies of Cyber-Security
 

ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

  How to Eliminate the Marriage Tax Penalty--Fairly and Simply
 

ECONOMIC TRENDS

  Where the U.S. Economy Lags
      CHART: U.S. Compensation Hasn't Kept Pace
  The Smoothing Effect of Taxes
  E-Monetary Policy
      CHART: E-Money Takes Hold Globally
 

INDUSTRY INSIDER

  Why the Country Is So Power-Mad
      CHART: Higher Voltage
 

BUSINESS OUTLOOK

  U.S.: Will the Economy Heat Up in the Winter?
      CHART: The Job Machine Is Slowing Down
      CHART: Where Construction Outlays Have Sagged
      CHART: Factories Experience More Downtime
  Mexico: Politics Isn't Derailing This Economy
      CHART: Fox Inherits a Sizzling Economy
 

NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

  Ford: A Crisis of Confidence
      TABLE: The Challenges Ahead
      Commentary: The Hidden Culprit: The U.S. Legal System
  ''Bridgestone Just Doesn't Have a Clue How to Handle This''
      CHART: Blowout
  Commentary: Carmakers: Churning Them Out--Along with Defects
      CHART: Recalls on the Rise
  An Early Case of Holiday Blues
      TABLE: Why Shoppers May Be Tightfisted This Year
  Commentary: Measuring the Merits of Bush's Drug Plan
      TABLE: Reading the Prescription
  Housing Numbers That Don't Add Up
      CHART: Mixed Signals
  The Industry Will Pay for United's Deal with Pilots
  Cutting AOL Time Warner Down to Size
      TABLE: Hurdles for AOL Time Warner
  Commentary: Online Privacy: Congress Has No Time to Waste
 

IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

  Bernard Ebbers: Born to Shop
  The Day the Free Music Died
  A Difference of Opinion on the PC
  Is Bristol-Myers Checkmated?
  Lights! Camera! Bankruptcy!
  Aetna: The New Doctor Is In
  Et Cetera...
  Fading Signals
      CHART: Clear Channel Stock Price
 

WASHINGTON OUTLOOK

  On the Hill, the Republicans Are a Team Divided
  Taking Aim at Tinseltown
  California Moves on E-Taxes
 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

  The Economy: Growing Like Gangbusters
      CHART: Europe's Race with the U.S.
      Commentary: A Weak Euro Isn't a Failed Euro
  A Wireless Revolution Called Bluetooth
      TABLE: The Ultimate Remote
  Venezuela: ''Investors Are Arriving from Around the World'' (extended)
 

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

  Israel: Can a ''Secular Revolution'' Save the Peace Process?
  Cracks in the Coalition
  Competing for Dollars
 

THE CORPORATION

  Can Office Depot Get Back on Track?
      TABLE: Was Anyone Minding the Store?
 

MARKETING

  To Reach the Unreachable Teen
      TABLE: Get-a-Lifestyle Marketing
 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  Commentary: Cyber-Extortion Deserves No Quarter
 

DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

  This Baby-Infection Test Is Ready for Long Pants
  Motherboards Get a Second Childhood
  A Disorderly Plan for Nuclear Waste
  Innovations
 

WORKING LIFE

  The New Debate over Working Moms
      TABLE: What Price Success?
      Nannies on Speed Dial
         TABLE: Mommy Inc.
      Work at Home? First, Get Real
         TABLE: Advice from the Front
 

GOVERNMENT

  Is Al Gore the Voice of the People?
      TABLE: Help from ''The Powerful''
  Commentary: How Compassionate Is Bush's Tax Plan?
 

FINANCE

  Financial Stocks: Suddenly Sexy
      CHART: The Index Hits a 52-Week High
      TABLE: Sectors Are on a Tear
      TABLE: The Priciest Deals of 2000
  An eBay of Deadbeats
      TABLE: Buying Bum Loans on the Net
  Commentary: Associates: Will the Purchase Make Sense for Citi?
 

SPECIAL REPORT

  J.P. Morgan: Dressed for a Deal?
      TABLE: CEO Warner Wants to Stay Independent...
      TABLE: ...But J.P. Morgan's Strengths Could Make It a Target...
      TABLE: ...Though at a Steep Price
      TABLE: The Bank Is Chasing Growth and Improving Returns
      CHART: Percent Return of Average Common Equity
      Building the Anti-J.P. Morgan
      ONLINE ORIGINAL: "We're Not Transforming Anymore -- We've Transformed"
 

INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

  Commentary: Could Hydropower Come Rushing Back?
  ''There Is Not Enough Gas Around''
      CHART: Gassing Up
      CHART: Volatile? You Bet
  Diesel Is Fueling a New Kind of Road Rage
      CHART: Truck-Stop Blues
      TABLE: Braking Diesel Exhaust
      Gas Station Owners May Be Pumping Red Ink
 

BUSINESSWEEK LIFESTYLE

  Raising the Chocolate Bar Higher
      TABLE: Sweet Secrets
      TABLE: Dark Raptures
 

BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

  How Lockups Can Leave You Out in the Cold
      TABLE: Unlocking the Secrets of Lockups
  Hedge-like Funds for Just Plain Folks
      TABLE: Hedge-Fund Wannabes
  Put Yourself in the Driver's Seat
      TABLE: Negotiating Tips
 

BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

  E*Trade Left Him Twisting in the Wind
      TABLE: Gripe Sites
 

BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET

  Kemet: A Power Play
      CHART: The Stock Has Yet to Wake Up
  American States: Not Treading Water
      CHART: The Pressure Is Mounting
  Overseas Suitors for Ultramar?
      CHART: Sliding Around
 

FIGURES OF THE WEEK

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

EDITORIALS

  Lessons from the Tire Fiasco
  Don't Rush to Regulate Net Access
 

INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON FRANCE

  Europe's Struggling Travel Mecca...Heads Straight for Tomorrowland (int'l edition)
      MAP: France
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM BHUTAN

  Land of Ancient Ways and the Internet (int'l edition)
      MAP: Bhutan
 

INTERNATIONAL -- CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

  ''Gulliver's new travels: HSBC's investment banking chief is on a rescue mission'' (Finance, Aug. 14, 2000) (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

  In Asia, the Dot-Coms Are Clicking on ''Exit'' (int'l edition)
      CHART: Falling Stars
  Zee TV: Looking for a Few Good ''Millionaires'' (int'l edition)
      CHART: Zee Telefilms Cools Off
  Cell Phones: Samsung Goes for the Frills (int'l edition)
      CHART: Cell Phones: The World Leaders
      PHOTO: Samsung's Uproar Phone/MP3 Player Hybrid
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

  Is BMW Building a Hydrogen Bombshell? (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Who's Putting Hydrogen in Your Tank
  What Does a Knife Do When the Cutting's Done? (int'l edition)
      PHOTO: Minifridge from Electrolux
      TABLE: Turning Around Electrolux
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS

  Firing Up Latin Consumers (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- AMERICAN NEWS

  ''Bridgestone Just Doesn't Have a Clue How to Handle This'' (int'l edition)
      CHART: Blowout
      TABLE: Yoichiro Kaizaki
      TABLE: Profits Plunge Globally...
      TABLE: ...And Locally
 

INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

  Would You Lend Money to Argentina? (int'l edition)
      CHART: Argentina's Growth Has Been Stop and Go...And Its Public Debt Has Only Increased
 

INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK

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

INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS

  Higher Rates Are Hampering Europe (int'l edition)
 

ARTICLES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS

SEPTEMBER 4, 2000
  How to Spook Investors



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