ISSUE DATE: February 4, 2002
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COVER STORY

Bush's New Reality
From peace and prosperity to war and deficits, Bush has had a wrenching first year. Here's how his Presidency will change
COVER IMAGE:  Bush's New Reality
TABLE:  Hits, Misses, and Moving Targets
TABLE:  New Directions
Hardly a Rout in the War on Recession
TABLE:  The Economic Team: A First-Year Report Card
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SPECIAL REPORT

After Enron, Bracing for a Backlash

The Swamp Fox on Enron's Tail

Commentary: Pitt's Accounting Fix Leaves a Lot Broke

Commentary: A Regulator with His Own Conflicts of Interest

The Man Behind Enron's Deal Machine
RESUME:  Andrew Fastow

Commentary: Brutal Honesty Could Force a Market Correction


UP FRONT

Talk Show

Who's Answering AT&T's Phones?

Walter Hewlett's New Pet: Agilent

Charity Toward All, Indeed

More Money Down the Drain

Can the Post Office Do E-Mail?

Bargain-Shopping @ Excite@Home


READERS REPORT

EDS: Setting the Record Straight

They're Not Everyone's Top 25 Managers

A Boon for Tutors--and Test Makers

Consultant, Heal Thyself

A Productivity Gauge That Includes Inflation

Biotech Is More Like the Tortoise Than the Hare

Mayor Bloomberg Needs More Than Luck


CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

"Accounting in crisis" (Special Report, Jan. 28, 2002)


TECHNOLOGY & YOU

Big-Screen Just Got a Lot Better


INDUSTRY INSIDER

He's Putting Siemens on the American Map


BOOKS

The Making of a Scapegoat

The BusinessWeek Best-Seller List


ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

Enron: A Powerful Blow to Market Fundamentalists


ECONOMIC TRENDS

At Last, Respect for the Euro?

No Doctor in the House

Bankruptcies--Not Over Yet


BUSINESS OUTLOOK

U.S.: Will There Be a Second Dip in the Recession?

Italy: Reports of a Recovery May Be Exaggerated


IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

Craig Venter: Decoupling a Gene Decoder

A Fast Break from McDonald's

Making Peace at Credit Suisse

Compaq Is in the Black

Weldon Gets the Nod at J&J

Wozniak and a Fledgling Woz

Et Cetera...

Timber!


INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

The Bank of China's Black Hole

South Korea: A Nation of Digital Guinea Pigs

Suddenly Europe's Bosses Are Up in Arms
Can Spain's Reform Guru Spread the Faith?


INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

Will Zimbabwe Drag Down Its Neighbors?

Adios to a Latin Trade Pact?


SPORTS BUSINESS

Super Bowl XXXVI: Not-So-Super Ad Sales
Fewer Corks Will Be Popping at This Olympics


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

How Amazon Cleared the Profitability Hurdle

Has Microsoft Met Its Match?


DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

A Chain Drive for the World's Tiniest Motors

Protein Analysis Just Got Easier

How to Kick Creepy-Crawlies out of the Ballast

Innovations


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

ImClone: A Real Blowup in Biotech


GOVERNMENT

New York: A Day Late and $4 Billion Short


THE CORPORATION

Commentary: Why Tyco Quit Dealmaking
What to Look for in Tyco's Numbers

Commentary: Attention Kmart: Find a Niche


FINANCE

Should You Follow the Insiders?

A Big Crimp in Cash Flow

Running for Coverage

Commentary: This Stock May Harm Your Portfolio's Health


MUTUAL FUND SCOREBOARD

That Old Bond Magic May Not Last


BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

The Fine Print: How to Read Those Key Footnotes

Bond Funds: Many Worlds to Watch
RESUME:  Mohamed El-Erian

The Sisterhood in Private Banking


THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

Why PayPal Might Not Pay Off


INSIDE WALL STREET

Big Bets on Scientific

Storage Computer Fights the Goliaths

Windfall Ahead at LendingTree?


FIGURES OF THE WEEK

Figures of the Week (.pdf)


EDITORIALS

The Post-Enron World


INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

Indian Democracy Is Right for Kashmir

Inflation: The Cure for Japan's Woes

Rich Nations, Poor Nations--and Health


INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

Southeast Asia: Terror's New Front

The End of Guanxi Capitalism?


INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

It's Raining Hard on Club Med

A U.S. Raider's "Iron Fist in a Velvet Glove"


INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

Offshore Funds: Catching the Wind
"It Was a Rough Ride until the End of September"

A Rumble over Banking Risk
These Rules Could Stall Germany's Job Engine

Argentina: Don't Bank on an Export Boom


INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK

International Figures of the Week (.pdf)
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  SPECIAL REPORTS
Best Global Brands
These 100 brands are among the world's most recognized—and most valuable

Best Places to Launch a Career
We canvassed career-services directors, employers, and students to rank the best companies for recent graduates

BusinessWeek 50
Our picks of the top-performing companies from the S&P 500. Plus, regional rankings for Asia and Europe:
Asia's BusinessWeek 50
Europe's BusinessWeek 50

Customer Service Champs
Companies that excel at pleasing customers, based on J.D. Power & Associates customer satisfaction data and our own reader survey

Hot Growth 100
From young, upstart companies to those that have been around for centuries: Plus, regional rankings of top-performing small businesses in Asia and Europe:
Asia's Hot Growth 100
Europe's Hot Growth 100

Info Tech 100
Emerging-market cellular players, wireless phone and gear makers, and Web giants are this year's stars

World's Most Innovative Companies
Nurturing, creative cultures allow these companies to wow customers with innovative products and services

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