Table of contents: VOL. 149, NO. 1 - January 12, 2004
Atkins World When did carbs replace fat as nutritional enemy No. 1? What does it mean for the pork-rind industry? Is Wonder Bread toast? And what the heck is ketato? How low-carb mania is roiling the food business.
For Roy Disney, The Company Founded By His Uncle Walt Is Much More Than A Business. Marc Gunther Sat Down With Him To Learn What Made Him So Mad At CEO Michael Eisner, And Why He's Leading A Mouse Hunt
Hank Paulson's Secret Life The CEO of Goldman Sachs is passionate about banking. But he's also obsessed with snakes, tarantulas, and coral reefs.
Kodak: The CEO vs. the Gadfly After the film company announced plans to remake its business, one investor activist declared war. Did he overplay his hand?
Peter Drucker Sets Us Straight The 94-year-old guru says that most people are thinking all wrong about jobs, debt, globalization, and recession.
1 J.M. Smucker The 107-year-old family business is the very first manufacturer to make No. 1 on our list. But what's really impressive is its secret recipe: a culture and management style as straightforward and likable as strawberry jam.
How to Play the Falling Dollar The world's greatest investor is betting against the greenback. Here's how you can too.
Reality Checkup A growing amount of bad debt means earnings at hospital companies might not be as healthy as they appear.
Smoking And Drinking The classic vices never really go out of style. And New Year's resolutions never last. That's why these two tobacco and alcohol stocks should thrive in 2004.
Is Panera Bread on the Rise, or Getting Stale? In December, Goldman Sachs analyst Coralie Tournier Witter launched coverage on Panera Bread (PNRA, $37) with an underperform rating. Two days later Raymond James's Bryan Elliott upgraded it to strong buy. Who's right?