ISSUE DATE: NOVEMBER 20, 2000
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COVER STORY

  What's the Mandate?
      COVER IMAGE: What Mandate?
      TABLE: What the New President May Accomplish
      TABLE: A Divided Electorate
      Why the Electoral College Lives On
      When the Center Is a Moving Target
         TABLE: The New Face of Congress
      Commentary: The Punishing Price of Nader's Passion
         TABLE: Where Nader Was a Factor
      Status Quo Plus on Ballot Initiatives
         TABLE: Tinkering at the Edges
 

BUSINESS WEEK E.BIZ

  Business Week e.biz
High noon for WorldCom's Bernie Ebbers; a special report on logistics; and Online extras, including Q&As and a look at the online-auction market for stuff you can't believe people would sell -- or buy

 

UP FRONT

  Talk Show
  A Site for Sore Divorcees
  Napster's a Good Thing. Honest
  The Turbocharged Sneaker
  TABLE: Busy at the Bijou
  This ''Iron Lung'' Is a Bathing Beauty
  Hollywood Squares Off with Writers
  Uneasy Lies the Head...
  CHART: Prognosis for Medical Costs: Ouch!
  Footnotes
 

READERS REPORT

  Biting into the Krispy Kreme Debate
  In This Case, Self-Regulation Was Not on Trial
  The West Is More Dependent on Oil Than Ever
  Online Bill Payment Could Be More Electronic
  E-Books Won't Stand the Test of Time
  How to Empower Health-Care Consumers
  It Never Pays to Offer Lousy Service
 

CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

  ''Nothing mellow at Yellowave'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Oct. 23, 2000)
  ''Equities: Up from the bottom'' (Finance, Nov. 6, 2000)
  ''Who is the fairest guru of them all'' (UpFront, Nov. 13, 2000)
 

BOOKS

  Wrestling with the Mysteries of Race
      PHOTO: Cover, ''One Drop of Blood''
  Singapore's Godfather Makes His Case
      PHOTO: Cover, ''From Third World to First''
 

TECHNOLOGY & YOU

  AOL vs. MSN: A Question of Style
 

ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

  To the Victor Goes a Boom That's Looking Shaky
 

ECONOMIC TRENDS

  Solving a Global Growth Enigma
      CHART: Catching Up with America: A Spotty Track Record
  The Gender Gap in Top Brass Pay
  Mobility, American-Style
      CHART: More Staying Put
 

BUSINESS OUTLOOK

  U.S.: Shh! Don't Wake Up the Soft Landing
      CHART: Fatter Pay Hikes for Service Workers
      CHART: Is It Weaker Demand, or a Worker Shortage?
      CHART: Pay and Benefits Are Accelerating
  Argentina: Bad Numbers and Bribery, Too
      CHART: Argentina Remains Mired in a Slump
 

NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

  A Revolution in Pricing? Not Quite
      TABLE: Drawback of Price-Setting Innovations
      Commentary: Priceline Should Buy Priceline
         TABLE: Priceline's Advantage
  An Incentive for Carmakers to Halt Incentives
      TABLE: Let's Make a Deal!
  Commentary: Transmeta: This IPO Darling May Be a Heartbreaker
      TABLE: Why Transmeta Is a Risky Bet
 

IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

  Pets.com: Putting a Sock on It
      PHOTO: Pets.com Sock Puppet Mascot
  No Cheers for Cisco
  AT&T: Let's Start Cleaning House
  A Cure Worse Than the Disease?
  Northwest Does Some Fancy Flying
  Big Tobacco Is Busy in Court
  Et Cetera...
  Wrong Program
      CHART: VA Linux Systems Stock Price
 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

  Vietnam Is Back on the Radar Screen
      CHART: Investment Pariah
      Never Mind the Snail's Pace. This Is Capitalism
  Commentary: Why Singapore Is Unloading an Icon
  Commentary: A Bank Breakup That's Just What Germany Needs
  The War on Coca: How Far Will the U.S. Go?
 

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

  China: Tomorrow's Leaders Are Jockeying for Position
  Daewoo's Latest Crisis
 

MANAGEMENT

  Arbitration: Happy Endings Not Guaranteed
      CHART: Arbitration on the Rise
 

SPECIAL REPORT

  As Leaders, Women Rule
      TABLE: Where Female Execs Do Better: A Scorecard
      Teaching Men the Right Stuff
         TABLE: What Can a Guy Do?
 

ENVIRONMENT

  Commentary: How to Get Green Cars on the Road
 

CORPORATE SCOREBOARD

  Good-Bye to Pumped-Up Profits?
      TABLE: Winners and Losers in Quarterly Profits
      CHART: Hitting the Brakes on Corporate Earnings
      CHART: Aftertax Profits Quarter By Quarter
      CHART: Industries with the Biggest Dollar Change in the Quarter
      Bigger Payroll Bill: Not as Scary as It Seems
         CHART: Labor Costs Are Heading Ever Higher
      TABLE: Third Quarter 2000 Corporate Scoreboard (.pdf)
 

GOVERNMENT

  Workers of the World: Welcome
      TABLE: The Ebb and Flow of a Century of Immigration
 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  Taxi! Get Me to Nebraska
      TABLE: A New Plane Borrows from an Old War Horse
      ILLUSTRATION: The F1 and the British Mosquito
      Getting Lots of Thrust--from the Net
 

DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

  Fusion: Research Is Really Heating Up...
  ...With a Little Help from Lasers
  For Heavy Hitters, It's a Whole New Ball
  Stem Cells That Stem Damage
 

PEOPLE

  At Starwood, the CEO Is in the Details
      RESUME: Barry S. Sternlicht
 

MARKETING

  Zagat Zigs Over to the Net
      TABLE: Recipe for Growth
 

ECONOMICS

  Time for the Stadium Boom to Go Bust?
      TABLE: Big League, Big Bucks
 

FINANCE

  The Street's Punishing Pay Stubs
      TABLE: Wall Streeters Get Richer
  Investors Are Finding Midcaps Just Right
      CHART: Happy Medium
  Commentary: Bad Loans? What Bad Loans?
  Commentary: What to Do with All That %?#*! Cash
      TABLE: Hefty Hoards
 

BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

  Giving More Patients ''A Good Death''
      TABLE: Where to Go for Guidance
  Nursing Homes Don't Have to Break You
      TABLE: Footing the Bills
  Long-Term Care Policies That Will Last
      TABLE: Reference Guides
  Before Mom or Dad Moves In...
  Elder Care: High Tech Makes for Low Anxiety
      TABLE: Senior Surfing
  Stockpickers Move Back to Senior Housing
      TABLE: On the Mend?
  Value Funds: The Old Economy's Old Reliables
      TABLE: Where the Value Is
 

BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

  Quicken Finally Hits Web Speed
      TABLE: Quicken's 401k Advisor
 

BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET

  Ritzy Hotels--Cheap
      CHART: A Rough Ride
  Three-Five Systems Is Set for a Show
  Quickening the Pulse at St. Jude
      CHART: A Breathtaking Rise
 

FIGURES OF THE WEEK

  Figures of the Week (.pdf)
      Production Index Components
 

EDITORIALS

  Voters' Message: Govern from the Middle
 

INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON INDONESIA

  As Fuel Prices Heat Up...Social Tensions Could Boil Over (int'l edition)
      MAP: Indonesia
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM BUFFALO

  Can Teamwork Rescue a Rust-Belt City? (int'l edition)
      MAP: Buffalo
 

INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

  Running Out of Road in Latin America (int'l edition)
  How India's Stockholders Got Nicked (int'l edition)
  An Elegy for Mexico's Passenger Trains (int'l edition)
  The Mideast: So Many Mistakes (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

  Gazprom on the Grill (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Under the Spotlight
      TABLE: Gazprom at a Glance
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS

  This Is ''The Big One'' for Brazilian Banking (int'l edition)
      CHART: How Banespa's Bidders Stack Up
 

INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

  Last Days of the Industrial Raj? (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Circling the Wagons
 

INTERNATIONAL -- SPECIAL REPORT

  Managers without Borders (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Europe's Evolving Executives
      If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Madrid (int'l edition)
      Studying Cars and Cultures (int'l edition)
      Got a Busted Airline? He's the Man to Fix It (int'l edition)
      The Swiss Will Bank on Him (int'l edition)
      Stateless Startups (int'l edition)
         Following the Money (int'l edition)
      Commentary: A Common Identity for Europe? You Better Believe It (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

November 6, 2000
  Letter From Havana: A Nation of Entrepreneurs

November 13, 2000
  Saving the Forest for the Trees


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