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OPEC plans production boost to lower gas prices

Handspring set for IPO

Tobacco co. notes prevention efforts


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Stocks to Watch Tuesday: Seagram, PlanetRX.com, Broadcom, Thomas & Betts Latest market reports from TheStreet.com
[News - 4:51 p.m. pdt - 06/19/00]


Tech stocks update

Tech stocks push Nasdaq ahead Silicon Stocks report from CBS MarketWatch.com
[Technology - 2:40 p.m. PDT - 06/20/00]

 
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Wednesday, June 21, 2000

Send in the clowns
In a quest to define its brand, a dot-com start-up turns to that old standby of corporate America: The Bunny Game.
By Ruth Shalit [06/21/00]


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NBA in disarray
What's wrong with hoops? The NBA Finals are in danger of going down as the lowest-rated playoffs since 1981.
By Eric Boehlert [06/20/00]

Mutual denigration
The dirty secret about your mutual fund. One company comes clean.
By Steve Bodow [06/20/00]

Napster sound bite: Feelin' Groovy
Napster's shockingly mellow boardroom playlist, and other hits from the RIAA latest court filing
By Eric Boehlert [06/19/00]

Make Money Now, Ask Me How
Was Mark Hughes, founder of Herbalife, a showy swindler or a dot-com deity?
By Alec Foege [06/19/00]

Everybody in size 20
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By Emily Eakin [06/16/00]

Out of the Blue: The delinquent-flier upgrade
Like high-altitude ninjas, they abandon the crowded coach cabin for an unoccupied seat in first class.
By Elliot Hester [06/16/00]

"The Godfather Part IV"
The mobsters nailed in the country's biggest securities scandal wanted in on the new economy
By Diane Seo [06/15/00]

Is Disney union-busting?
Hollywood animators fear the Mouse House has a secret agenda -- destroying Cartoonists Local 839.
By Gregg Kilday [06/15/00]

Annals of biz idiocy: Get ready for your five-figure "cultural audit"
Sensitivity training is now a $10 billion industry.
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Fight the power
A group of consumer advocates and content providers is fighting the merger of AOL and Time Warner. These strange bedfellows won't kill the deal, but they could alter it for the better.
By Sean Elder [06/14/00]

Mega record labels: We want our MP3
MP3.com basks in a landmark agreement with the majors. But how will the audio company turn the deals into profits?
By Eric Boehlert [06/14/00]

The great mutual fund rip-off
Millions sink money into them, but do you really know what your fund manager is up to?
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Meet the real Web news junkies
A new study reveals that active traders are the most voracious Net news hounds -- not just for biz news, but for politics, sports, international stories and even the arts.
By Diane Seo [06/13/00]

Rerunning in place
TV makes history as two networks consider getting rid of repeats.
By Eric Boehlert [06/12/00]

Europe's monster plane
It's 40 feet shorter than a football field: Meet Airbus' huge new A3XX, which could change the future of aviation.
By Mark Hunter [06/09/00]

Microsoft Soundbite: The day after
Befuddled by conflicting news, investors leave its stock treading water Thursday.
By Diane Seo [06/09/00]

Moore's the pity
What ever happened to Demi Moore?
By Gregg Kilday [06/08/00]

Microsoft shareholders unite!
The ruling fails to spur a sell-off of MSFT as die-hard investors hold firm that Gates & Co. will prevail.
By Diane Seo [06/08/00]

Burgers and bullets
Will the NRA's new Big Apple eatery ever make it off the ground?
By Alec Appelbaum [06/07/00]

Intel, inside
The world's largest semiconductor company treats every outsider like a potential spy.
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Mutual denigration The dirty secret about your mutual fund. One company comes clean.
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Sean Elder
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Fight the power A group of consumer advocates and content providers is fighting the merger of AOL and Time Warner. These strange bedfellows won't kill the deal, but they could alter it for the better.
[06/14/00]


Ruth Shalit
The inner Doughboy
How an army of admen battle to define and protect the true nature of the Jolly Green Giant, the Pillsbury Doughboy and other advertising spokescharacters.
[03/23/00]

 
 
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From the Wall Street Journal (subscription required)
Andy Grove: E-commerce sales should be taxed Intel's chairman breaks from the pack by saying Internet sales don't deserve exemptions from taxes

 

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