ISSUE DATE: March 4, 2002
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COVER STORY

Wall Street's Lone Ranger
In a world of megabanks, can CEO Hank Paulson keep Goldman Sachs independent?
COVER IMAGE:  Wall Street's Lone Ranger
TABLE:  Health Check
TABLE:  2002 Estimates
TABLE:  Big Deals
RESUME:  Henry "Hank" Paulson Jr.
TABLE:  What Worries Hank
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UP FRONT

Talk Show

Bush Sr.'s Profitable Crossing

When Auditors Also Consult

Ol' Reliable

Sacramento or Bust

These Chewies Pack a Wallop

It Slices, It Dices, It Pays the Bills


READERS REPORT

Playing It Safe at IBM?

Weak Countries Need Democracy, Not Bombs

Another Look at Walter Hewlett

A More Tangled Web for Global Crossing Execs

Don't Expect Any Contrition from Enron

Supply and Demand in the Oil Patch


CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

"Global Crossing tossed more cash around town than Enron" (Washington Outlook, Feb. 11, 2002)

"War of the whirls" (News: Analysis & Commentary, Feb. 25, 2002)

"The best mutual funds" (Special Report, Jan. 28, 2002)

"How to break up with your brokerage" (BusinessWeek Investor, Feb. 18, 2002)

"All the news that fits on a handheld" (BusinessWeek Lifestyle, Feb. 11, 2002)


BOOKS

George Soros, All Warm and Cuddly

The BusinessWeek Best-Seller List


TECHNOLOGY & YOU

Wireless Data: Call Back Later


ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

Let Retiring CEOs Help Clean Up Corporate America


ECONOMIC TRENDS

A Lesson from Japan...

...And Some Bad News on the Yen

How Companies Can Marry Well


INDUSTRY INSIDER

Q&A: The Energy at the Energy Commission
RESUME:  Patrick H. Wood III


BUSINESS OUTLOOK

U.S.: Production May Warm Up the First Half

The Euro Zone: Recession Forecast: Gradual Clearing
After a dismal fourth quarter, the 12-nation area is showing clear signs of economic improvement ahead


NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

Corporate America Gets Slammed

Sideswiped by Convertibles

Options: Too Much of a Good Incentive?

Tax Dodging: Enron Isn't Alone

John McCain's 1-2-3-4 Punch

A New Chapter in the McCaw Saga: 11

Commentary: Enviros: Don't Squander Bush's Breakthrough


IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

David Cote: The Sweet Spot at Honeywell

A Bonanza for Broadcasters

A Pact Clears United's Runway

Bristol-Myers Has a Legal Headache

Ciena: Bulking Up for a New Bout

Stahl's Beauty Plan for Revlon

Et Cetera...

Swift Upgrade


WASHINGTON OUTLOOK

More Miles to the Gallon, Please: Why Detroit Should Worry

Reagan Reconsidered

Trotting Out the Heroes

Bush: Give and Take


INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Nissan Bets Big on Small

A Video-Game War That's Just Dandy for Everyone

Commentary: Memo to Jean-Marie Messier


INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

Attacking Iraq: Can Cheney Win Over the Arabs?

Blair Stumbles

Kirch Worries the Fans


ECONOMICS

Inflation's Gone. That's a Good Thing, Right?


SOCIAL ISSUES

Who Should Get the Health-Care Bill?


THE CORPORATION

At Pepsi, a Touch of Indigestion


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Small Biz vs. the Terrorists


DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

Introduction

Bacterial "Soup" for the War against Cavities

Overfishing Threatens the North Atlantic's Future

Smoother Ice Cream from Winter Wheat

DNA Mug Shots May Help Deter Bioterrorism


FINANCE

Buffett: Right Again?

A New Trade for E*Trade

Commentary: Et Tu, Enron Lawyers?


INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Moxi: Jazzy Product, Sizzling Start, Lots of Trouble
Curiouser and Curiouser


INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

Keeping the Juice Flowing
Fixing the Quick Dips That Cost a Bundle


ENTERTAINMENT

Commentary: A Little Niche Music


SPECIAL REPORT

The Next Web
RESUME:  Tim Berners-Lee


BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

When Your Fund Switches Tracks

Unlocking the Secrets of a Proxy Statement

The Danger of Deferred Compensation

Single, Jobless...And Solvent


THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

No Suckers, Those Smuckers


INSIDE WALL STREET

Steak n Shake Sizzles

The Boom at Sonic Solutions

Is Saba All Set to Be Swallowed?


FIGURES OF THE WEEK

Figures of the Week (.pdf)


EDITORIALS

Getting Investors to Trust Again

Don't Get Rid of Stock Options. Fix 'em


INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

A Fragile World--and America Is Partly to Blame

Germany Has Its Head in the Sand

What to Make of Enron's Corruption

A Cheaper Yen Would Revive Japan's Economy

A Timely Tale from Vienna


INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

How Samsung Plugged into China


INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

Outraged in Europe Over ABB
Former CEO Barnevik's secret $78 million severance package has stirred up anger -- and that's just one of the many problems the Swiss company faces
How Asbestos Burned ABB

Pirelli: On the Trail of the Holy Grail
Can the Italian cable maker, in partnership with MIT, be first to build an optical chip that could change the world?

Can a New Manager Pull Bertelsmann Together?
First-ever COO Ewald Walgenbach has a difficult mandate -- the media behemoth's independent unit chiefs make it tough to cut costs


INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA

Can Bimbo Cook in the U.S.?


INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

Zurich Financial's Fallen Star
CEO Rolf Hüppi's bad management, say analysts, has caused the insurance giant to suffer shocking falls in profit and share price

For Spain's Botín Family, "Banking Is Everything"
The little-known clan controlling Spain's Banco Santander Central Hispano plans to become a force across Europe

This Rally Might Just Be for Real


INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK

International Figures of the Week (.pdf)
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