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Filling Knight's Shoes

William Perez, the surprise pick to head Nike, faces an insular culture and a lionized predecessor

Cancer Vaccine Credit Boost

A free report from all three agencies will soon be available at just one spot, though problems remain

Kmart-Sears Vioxx's Lessons

What drugmakers, the FDA, doctors, and patients need to do to limit the dangers of new medication

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March of the Toys


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S&P Keeps Buy on Applied Materials


TECH NEWS, BREAKTHROUGHS, PRODUCT REVIEWS >>

To the Tech Giants Go the Spoils

Yes, overall demand is tepid. But buyers now want partnerships with big players


Wine Online: Pull Out the Stopper

The Supreme Court should strike down state laws that restrict sales of wine on the Web


Will Solaris 10 Make Sun Shine Again?

The new operating system, while powerful, probably won't jolt earnings on its own


INVESTING STOCKS, THE ECONOMY, S&P ANALYSIS >>

Many Happy Returns

S&P turns up 22 5-STARS names that have topped the S&P 500 in total return over the past 12 months -- and seem good bets to continue doing so


Who's Up, and Down, on the Street

The big brokerage houses muddled through a slow summer, making the wrong bets on interest rates. Here's how S&P rates them


SMALL BIZ ADVICE FOR ENTREPRENEURS >>

Building a Brand Called "Me"

For today's consultants, the key to success is building credibility, establishing a broad range of contacts, and avoiding to revenue-limiting niches


The Goldilocks Strategy

The fairy-tale heroine didn't like it too hot or too cold. Same with sales prospects, who want just the right amount of information -- and no more


GLOBAL INSIGHTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD >>

Daewoo: GM's Hot New Engine

The once-bankrupt Korean carmaker is one of the brightest spots in the Detroit giant's empire


Iran: The Nuke Crisis Isn't Over

Skeptics fear that despite a pact to scrap its nuclear weapons program, Tehran may merely be buying time


B-SCHOOLS ESSENTIAL INFO FOR MBAS >>

A Hired Gun for MBA Applicants?

More students are consulting advisers, spawning a controversial industry


Marketing Columbia's "Team Players"

Career Services Director Regina Resnick says the key is offering the school's MBAs "personalized services"


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Out of the Office, Into the Ring

White-collar boxing is exploding -- and that's good news for a sport on the ropes


The Price of ID Protection

Are insurance and other services for identity-theft victims worth their cost?


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