Table of contents: VOL. 149, NO. 8 - April 19, 2004
Boeing Plays Defense Beset by Airbus and rocked by scandal, the aircraft maker turns to a new CEO--and the Pentagon--for help.
Borrowing From Bubba With the help of Bill Clinton's old advisors, John Kerry's economic plan is taking shape. But does it add up?
Dell And Rollins The $41 Billion Buddy Act Chairman Michael Dell and his new CEO, Kevin Rollins, talk about guarding against wacky ideas, keeping their growth machine oiled, and why offshoring isn't so bad.
The Secrets of Eddie Stern If you think you know how bad the mutual fund scandal is, you're wrong. It's worse.
Chasing The Youth Pill Drugs that might extend human life are one of the hottest topics in biotech. Some of them are already here.
Have Tech's Bullies Been Tamed? Microsoft is shaking hands with Sun, paying fines, and--gasp!--ceding ground to rivals. What gives?
Elitist Liberal Chablis-Sipper? Moi? Massachusetts is about to take its usual election-year beating from the GOP. But we're really a bunch of regular chowderheads.
Bells and whistles In the 20 years since Ma Bell's breakup, her offspring have merged, split, and spawned spinoffs. Now AT&T itself is out of the Dow. How has all the action paid off for investors?
Hot Commodities Prices for raw materials are soaring to meet fast-growing demand in emerging markets. Here's why that trend is sure to last--and how to profit from it.