ISSUE DATE: NOVEMBER 6, 2000
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COVER STORY

  Global Capitalism
Can it be made to work? A more sophisticated look at the trade-offs is overdue
      COVER IMAGE: Global Capitalism
      CHART: Exports Have Surged for Two Decades...
      Moving Up the Ladder
         TABLE: Globalization's Mixed Results
         Guatemala on $3 a Day
         Penang's Secret (int'l edition)
      A World of Sweatshops
         TABLE: All Too Common Treatment
      Whose Globe?
      A Gusher for Everyone?
         MAP: West Africa
      On Their Own
         CHART: From a Flood to a Trickle
         Thailand's Bank Cop (int'l edition)
      Commentary: Take a Break, Trade Bullies
 

FRONTIER

  Frontier
Our latest supplement for entrepreneurs and small business features: Dream Offices, with Photo Essay: Picture perfect workplaces; Investing for entrepreneurs; Selling out, staying on; and more!
 

UP FRONT

  Talk Show
  A Motown/Mad Ave Deathwatch
  Did Explorer Get a Bad Rap on Safety?
  TABLE: Takers and Take-Nots
  The Plot Thickens, Like Heinz Ketchup
  Testosterone Put to Good Use
  Safety First, Computers Last
  CHART: Lady Globetrotters
  Footnotes
 

READERS REPORT

  Chicago: Still the City That Works
  The Dogfight between Superjumbos
  SUVs Need Higher Pressure in the Rear Tires
  CEOs: Strategic Thinkers Who Understand Operations
  ''Opting Out'' of E-Mail Ads Isn't So Easy to Do
  Don't Let Debtor Nations Off the Hook
  When the Hirohito Myth Was First Shattered
  Uncle Sam Should Have to Crunch the Numbers, Too
 

BOOKS

  Glory, Greed, and All That Glitters
      PHOTO: Cover, ''The Power of Gold''
  Inside Iran
      PHOTO: Cover, ''Persian Mirrors''
  Prelude to War
      PHOTO: Cover, ''The Dark Valley''
  By Business Week Writers
  The Business Week Best-Seller List
 

TECHNOLOGY & YOU

  So Long, Computer Cable?
 

ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

  Gore's ''Reckless and Offensive'' Passion for the Environment
 

ECONOMIC TRENDS

  How to Enable the Disabled
      CHART: Scant Progress for People with Disabilities
  It Used to Be Risk Was Scary
  Why Those Drug Costs Are Up
      CHART: Targeting Pill Poppers
 

BUSINESS OUTLOOK

  U.S.: The Incredible Shrinking Trade Deficit? Not Yet
      CHART: A Wider Trade Gap in High-Tech Goods
      CHART: Export Growth Has Caught Up to Imports
      CHART: A Growing Appetite for Foreign Capital
  Germany: The Euro Is Slowing Growth--Which Hurts the Euro
      CHART: Business Sentiment Turns Darker
 

NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

  Jack Welch's Risky Last Act
      TABLE: What Could Go Right--or Wrong
      TABLE: An Even Bigger Behemoth
      Left at the Altar, Will United Technologies Still Wed?
  Profits Look Great. Just Don't Look Too Far
      SCOREBOARD: Third-Quarter Flash Profits Survey (.pdf)
  Suddenly, Mobile Phones Aren't Moving So Fast
      CHART: Handset Wars
  Commentary: Research Labs Get Real. It's About Time
  Commentary: A Fresh Face Could Do Wonders for Gillette
      CHART: Investors Get Nicked, Too
  Commentary: After Taco Bell: Can Biotech Learn Its Lesson?
  Commentary: A Two-Party System in Name Only
  Bud Selig's Turn at Bat
 

IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

  Donald Keough: Now Things May Go Better
  Amazon's Ebbing Tide of Red Ink
  Microsoft Puts Out One Fire
  Will This Revamp Help Focus Kodak?
  Big Banks, Poor Grades
  One Tough Sell for Federated
  Et Cetera...
  Optical Illusion
      CHART: JDS Uniphase Stock Price
 

WASHINGTON OUTLOOK

  Between NAFTA and a Hard Place: How Mexico Will Test the Next President
  Big Steel's Revenge
  The GOP's Missouri Problem
 

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

  Why North Korea Is Rushing to Cozy Up to Clinton
  Fear of Default in Argentina
 

THE CORPORATION

  Will Walmart.com Get It Right This Time?
      TABLE: If at First You Don't Succeed: Wal-Mart's New Web Strategy
      TABLE: For Now, Walmart.com Barely Registers
      Why Banana Republic's Star Jumped to Wal-Mart
         RESUME: Jeanne P. Jackson
 

SPECIAL REPORT -- BW/ARCHITECTURAL RECORD AWARDS

  Super Structures
      Photo Essay
      Subcontinental Serenity
      Frugal, But Full of Energy and Light
      Learning Experience
      A ''Cosmic Cathedral'' in the Big Apple
      People Who Work in Glass Houses
      That's Some Truck Stop
      Artists on the Factory Floor
      Turning a Tunnel into a Temptation
      Kids' Merchant, Grown-Up Needs
      Tower in a Wild Kingdom
 

GOVERNMENT

  Do CEOs Vote? Not Always--and Not Often
      GRAPHIC: Sterling Performances, Spotty Records
      TABLE: The Executive Ballot Box (extended)
 

MEDIA

  Gerald Levin Looks Ahead
 

ENTERTAINMENT

  Is There a Hit in Sony's Stars?
      CHART: Sony's Box-Office Woes...Have Sliced Its Market Share
      Christmas: The Sequel
         TABLE: Hollywood's Holiday Hopefuls
 

THE BEST OF BUSINESS WEEK ONLINE

  Electrifying Shockwave
  Dumping Tokyo Is Not a Solution
 

DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

  ''This Is Mission Control. Start the Car''
  Aerodynamics Makes for Safer Trucks
  This Brain Protein May Loosen Parkinson's Grip
  Innovations
 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  Telecom Turmoil
      Cisco: Navigating Choppy Water
         CHART: Cisco's Slide
         TABLE: Where the Trouble Is
      AT&T: Breaking Up Is Still Hard to Do
         TABLE: Hold the Phone
         ONLINE EXTRA: Q&A with AT&T CEO Mike Armstrong
      Lucent: Clean Break, Clean Slate?
         TABLE: Can This Business Be Saved
         ''We Tried to Run Faster Than We Were Capable of'' (extended)
  A Tough Taskmaster for Learning Co.
      TABLE: Rules for Saving a Company
 

SOCIAL ISSUES

  Tim Draper's Voucher Crusade
      TABLE: Mixing Business with Politics
 

FINANCE

  Equities: Up from the Bottom?
      CHART: Spooked in October
  A Rough Patch for Chase's VC Unit Rocks the Parent's Earnings
  Last of the Red-Hot Market Makers
      CHART: Investor Jitters
 

ENVIRONMENT

  Letting the Free Market Clear the Air
      TABLE: Whose Numbers Do You Believe?
 

BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

  How Did Bonds Get So Sexy?
      CHART: Bonds: More Stable--and Better Returns, for Now
      TABLE: Sizing Up Bond Market Returns
  Be Your Own Bond Fund Manager
      TABLE: Bonds vs. Bond Funds
  Junk Bonds: Pick 'em When They're Down
      CHART: Junk Bonds Are Ailing
      TABLE: Some Top High-Yield Bond Funds
  A Bumpier Ride for Bank-Loan Funds
      TABLE: Past Their Prime?
  When Is a Stock Like a Bond?
      TABLE: Bright Income Prospects
  Commentary: Fear Not for the T-Bill
      CHART: A Rosy Scenario
  Q&A: A Quick Portfolio Fix for a Slowing Economy (extended)
  Winnowing Bargains on the Web
      TABLE: Surfing for a Bond Broker
      TABLE: Researching Bonds Online
 

BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

  Buying Munis, Not Heartbreak
      TABLE: Minding Your Munis
 

BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET

  All Eyes on Univision
      CHART: A Steep Slide
  Higher Peaks May Loom for Vertex
      CHART: Toward Higher Peaks?
  Intel's New Horizons Could Be in Asia
      CHART: After the Fall
 

FIGURES OF THE WEEK

  Figures of the Week (.pdf)
      Production Index Components
 

EDITORIALS

  Globalization: Lessons Learned
 

INTERNATIONAL -- TO OUR READERS

  A Hard Look at Global Capitalism (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON PERU

  As Machu Picchu Gets Trashed...A Town Fights to Save Its Heritage (int'l edition)
      MAP: Peru
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM HAVANA

  A Nation of Entrepreneurs? (int'l edition)
      MAP: Cuba
 

INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

  GE's New CEO Can Lead First--and Light Up the Room Later (int'l edition)
  The Iraqi People Need Humanitarian Aid--Period (int'l edition)
  Why Web Phones Aren't the Next Big Thing (int'l edition)
  A Giant Dam Won't Boost Uganda's Poor (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

  ''Drug coup in China'' (e.biz, Oct. 23, 2000) (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

  Commentary: Why Failures Spell Success for Japan's Reforms (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

  Ericsson Still Has a Dial Tone (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Ericsson: What's Wrong, What's Right
  Sweden's Dot-Com Deep Freeze (int'l edition)
  Zounds! EM.TV Slips on Ice (int'l edition)
      CHART: EM.TV's Bad Stock Show
  Commentary: Old Retail Laws+New Economy=Big Mess (int'l edition)
  Commentary: Can the Arab States Finesse This One? (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS

  Expectations in Mexico Are High--and That's Not Good (int'l edition)
      CHART: Mexico: Too Good to Last?
 

INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

  Offshore Funds: Small Caps, Big Year (int'l edition)
      TABLE: The Top Performers
      TABLE: The Best of 2000...and the Worst
      TABLE: The Largest Funds
      A Gold Mine in European Micro-Caps (int'l edition)
         TABLE: Top Picks
      SCOREBOARD: Offshore Fund Scoreboard (.pdf) (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

September 18, 2000
  Letter From Bhutan: Land of Ancient Ways and the Internet

October 16, 2000
  eBay Steams into Europe

October 23, 2000
  Commentary: These Pension Plans Are No Panaceas

October 30, 2000
  Letter From Armenia: Abandoning a Sinking Country

  East Timor's Petro Trouble

  Nasdaq Japan: Birth Pangs, or Something Worse?


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