Accounting in Crisis Enron is the latest in a string of accounting disasters that highlight the need for profound change that the industry itself is unlikely to address. Here's what needs to be done
COVER IMAGE: Accounting in Crisis
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Deflating Those Pro Forma Figures
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French Magistrates Protest
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When the Manager Takes a Hike
The Egghead in the Eagles' Owner's Box
RESUME: Jeffrey Lurie
Commentary: The New Power Play in Health Care
Insurance: A New Way to Squeeze the Weak?
Andrx: Is Wall Street Blinded by Love?
Attack of the Killer Crossover Cars
Q&A: A Talk with Jeff Immelt
Kmart: The Flood Waters Are Rising
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Any Sweet Offers?
Solectron May Be Set to Hum Again
NMT: Patching Up Holes in the Heart
FIGURES OF THE WEEK
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How to Prevent Future Enrons...
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INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
A Level Playing Field Improves the Competition
What Can We Learn from the Enron Debacle?
Cutting the Cozy Ties That Lead to Trouble
Excite@Home and AT&T's Common Problem: Armstrong
Biotech Is More Like the Tortoise Than the Hare
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
Taiwan: Lots of Pain, Not Much Gain
Cleaning Up Singapore's Shipyards
Commentary: Why Japan Shouldn't Throw This Giant a Lifeline
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
High Noon for Schröder
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
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Can Bayer Cure Its Own Headache?
INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK
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INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
Something Is Rotten in China's Banks
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