ISSUE DATE: FEBRUARY 19, 2001
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COVER STORY

The Radical
Carly Fiorina's bold management experiment at HP
      COVER IMAGE: The Radical
      CHART: HP Stock Price
      GRAPHIC: HP the Fiorina Way
      TABLE: Carly to HP: Snap to It
      ONLINE EXTRA: Q&A with Carly Fiorina
      ONLINE EXTRA: HP Sees the Future -- and It's Printing
     VIDEO: Q&A Carly Fiorina and BW's Steve Shepard
 

BW E.BIZ
e.biz Supplement
In our latest electronic business report: How the tech crash is slamming VCs; Europe's I-TV advantage; selling home-improvement gear on the Web; Yahoo!'s Jeff Mallett; and lots more
 

UP FRONT

  Talk Show
  Frankensmokes? Not in Dixie
  A Bear of a Virus in Hibernation
  This Mac Upgrade Needs Upgrading
  TABLE: Top Five Whoppers Told to VCs
  Be a Real Millionaire
  Do You Want Stamps with That Duck?
  Holiday Inn Has Just the Ticket
  CHART: Keeping Tabs on Employees Online
  Footnotes
 

READERS REPORT

Verdicts on Our Coverage of Trial Lawyers
Value Funds Elbowed Their Way onto the ''A'' List
America Needs to Do More about Mad Cow
Higher Fares Would Fix U.S. Air Travel
Robert Johnson Is Flying on a Wing and a Prayer
 

CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

''Can bond funds do it again?'' (Mutual Fund Scoreboard, Feb. 5, 2001)
 

BOOKS

Web Encrypters 1, Big Brother 0
      PHOTO: Cover, ''Crypto''
The Best-Sellers of 2000
 

TECHNOLOGY & YOU

A Phone That Wants to Be More
      PHOTO: Ericsson's R380 Phone
 

ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

The Surplus? Make It a National Savings Account
 

ECONOMIC TRENDS

A Voltmeter for Volatility
      CHART: More Jitters for Utilities
Give Taxpayers a $250 Rebate
Bankruptcy? So What?
      CHART: Bankruptcies Still Sky-High
 

INDUSTRY INSIDER

  Q&A: A Veteran of the Auto-Parts Wars Comes Riding to the Rescue
      TABLE: Detroit's Supplier Army
 

BUSINESS OUTLOOK

U.S.: The Slowdown May Be Nasty but Short
      CHART: The Factory Recession Worsens
      CHART: Banks Raise the Bar for Credit
      CHART: Car-Buying Rebounded in January
France: Looking Fitter Than Its Neighbors
      CHART: Households Show Record Optimism
 

NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

  Downturn in Fast-Forward
      CHART: As Manufacturing Slumps...Inventories Are Building Up...And Capital Spending Is Falling
      Jobs: How Long Can Services Pick Up the Slack?
         CHART: A Tale of Two Economies
      What a Dumpfest
         CHART: Overstocked
      The Tax Cut: Just How Big Will This Pie Get?
         TABLE: Angling for a Piece
  Commentary: Why the Energy Crunch Needs Tough Love
Spin-Offs Come Back to Papa
      TABLE: Why Spin-Offs Are Returning Home
  Commentary: Wireless: A Little Government Meddling May Not Hurt
 

IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

  Douglas McCormick: A Way with the Ladies?
  Mexico Gets Muddier for Xerox
  The World Is in Rupert's Sights
  Say It Ain't So, Tokyo Joe
  Long Courtship, Short Honeymoon
  eToys Goes the Way of the Hula Hoop
  Et Cetera...
  Shelf Life
      CHART: Fleming Stock Price
 

WASHINGTON OUTLOOK

  The Other Tax Battleground of 2001: The Internet
  Dems: Let My Regs Go
  Online Lists Off-Limits?
 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Kim's Fall from Grace at Daewoo
      TABLE: Daewoo: The Prosecutors' Case
Middelhoff: ''We're in the Driver's Seat''
      TABLE: Going to Market
Will This Man Drive Volkswagen?
      TABLE: Volkswagen Leads the Pack
 

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

For Bush and Fox, the Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship?
  After Israel's Elections
 

MEDIA

  Maybe Old and New Media Can Mix
      CHART: Why Subs Matter
 

THE CORPORATION

  Sunbeam's Sole Ray of Hope
      CHART: A Bleak Picture
 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  Commentary: Human Cloning: Not When, but Why
 

DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

  Introduction
  Africa: The High Price of Denial
      TABLE: The Toll of HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa
  Genes Show a Way to Predict Risky Side Effects
  Heading Off HIV before It Invades
      CHART: Rising Resistance
  One Step Forward, Two Back?
 

FINANCE

  Deadweight on the Markets
      CHART: The Customers Are Tapped Out
      Bad Loans Rattle Telecom Vendors
         TABLE: Telecoms Take On Risky Loans
  Commentary: Memo to BofA's McColl: To Give Back Is Divine
Can Fidelity Spend Its Way Back to Fast Growth?
      RESUME: Robert L. Reynolds
      TABLE: Fidelity Is Pumping Up
 

SOCIAL ISSUES

  Patients' Rights for All Patients?
      MAP: What the States Have Done
      TABLE: The Battle in Washington
 

INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

Europe's Steelmakers Get Lean and Green
      CHART: Steel Rolls Down
      Made in the U.S.--But Owned in Europe?
 

INDUSTRY MONITOR

  For Portland, Generating Energy Is a Breeze
  R&D: Industry Leaves Government in the Dust
      CHART: R&D Spending in the U.S. for 2001
  This Silver Lining May Store a Wealth of Data
  Innovations
 

BUSINESSWEEK LIFESTYLE

Taking the Sting Out of Diabetes
      TABLE: Risk Factors...and Warning Signs
 

BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

Crackdown on a Pension Perk
      TABLE: SERP Swaps: How They Work
Who Pays When a Spouse Hides Income?
      TABLE: Ignorance Isn't Always Bliss
Move Over, Bohemian Grove
      TABLE: Other New-Girl Networks
 

THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

AT&T: A Guide for the Perplexed
      TABLE: A Bad Switch
 

INSIDE WALL STREET

A Boston Marriage?
      CHART: Losing Share but Gaining Interest
A Deere Heart for Ingersoll
      CHART: In Search of Global Diversity
January: Hot Tips from a Cold Month
      TABLE: Stovall's Picks for 2001
 

FIGURES OF THE WEEK

Figures of the Week (.pdf)
The Week Ahead
Production Index Components
 

EDITORIALS

  Watch Out for Tax Cut Fever
  The Real Sting in Cisco's Numbers
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM GEORGIA

A Wine Region Waiting to Ripen (int'l edition)
      MAP: Georgia
 

INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON VENEZUELA

Caracas Is Clearing Its Peddlers...But Will It Take Aim at Pirates? (int'l edition)
      MAP: Venezuela
 

INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

Europe Must Fight Its Own Battles (int'l edition)
The Consequences of Japan's Shame Culture (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

Pull Over, Porsche (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Zoom, Zoom
      TABLE: Sports Scores
A Little Chipmaker with a Big Rival (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Via's Second Act
      ONLINE EXTRA: Q&A with Wen-chi Chen
Megawati's Second Chance (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Power Politics in Jakarta: A Scorecard
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

Telecom Italia: Gone Courting (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Grooming Telecom for Suitors
Commentary: A ''Clean Hands'' Campaign for France? (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

Commentary: Japan's Post Offices Should Stop Being Banks (int'l edition)
      CHART: Japan's Postal Savings System Keeps Growing
Deutsche Borse Grows Rich--and Hungry (int'l edition)
      CHART: Too Many Bourses?
The EU's Fiscal Moralist (int'l edition)
      RESUME: Pedro Solbes
For Mexicans, Loans for Microwaves to Mortgages (int'l edition)
      CHART: Elektra: On an Upswing
 

INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK

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

INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS

  What Europe's Airlines Really Need (int'l edition)
  Bad Idea: Beijing Justice in Hong Kong (int'l edition)


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