Table of contents: VOL. 5, NO. 10 - November 1, 2004
COVER STORY
Believe it or not, the latest data suggests the job market's about to get a whole lot friendlier. Hate your gig? Here are some timely strategies for finding a better one. (more)

Features
Maybe You Can Have It Both Ways. Here's How To Enjoy Your Money Now And Keep It Growing For The Future. (more)
Westinghouse, picked apart and left for dead in the 1990s, is resurgent, thanks to an unlikely rebirth of the atomic power business. (more)
With technology that targets TV ads by neighborhood and even household, Seth Haberman is rescuing the 30-second spot from certain oblivion. (more)
THE LAWYER TURNED EDUCATION DO-GOODER (more)
THE BLOGGER WHO MAKES $55K WORKING 3 HOURS A DAY (more)
THE MOM WHO STARTED A $100 MILLION COMPANY (more)
THE MD WHO MANAGES A $1.2 BILLION MUTUAL FUND (more)
THE STATS WONK WHO RUNS A PRO SPORTS TEAM (more)
THE STAR WARS NUT WHO BECAME FAN AMBASSADOR FOR LUCASFILM (more)
Despite the underachieving recovery, good jobs are out there, and more are coming. We've found at least 100,000 of them. (more)
How A Little-known Change In the tax Code Lets You Go for the Big Score With Your 401(k). (more)
Why these cars might still be worth a little something a long way down the road. (more)
Making money in wine, long before its time. (more)
Some investments aren't about return—they're about getting more for less. (more)
Most folks don't bother with the confusing world of commodities. Perhaps it's time you did. (more)
How to pick a small business that could grow into your own little empire. (more)
When does trading salary for equity make sense? Here's how to do the math. (more)
The CEO of AT&T is on a mission to restore his company to greatness. His plan: Use the Internet to unplug the competition. (more)
Cheat Sheet
The office no longer needs to be a Wi-Fi-free zone. Here's how to outfit your workplace for wireless. (more)
Hits & Misses

In Front
Nandan Nilekani aims to turn his software company, Infosys, into the first genuinely global IT services powerhouse. Should Accenture and IBM be nervous? (more)



It makes an appealing political pitch, but balancing the books can carry heavy hidden costs. (more)

What Works
Online real estate listings will move $130 billion worth of homes this year. These clever companies have figured out how to grab a piece of the market. (more)
In 1988, Trex invented a clever alternative to wood decking. Sixteen years later comes the reward: Mainstream success. (more)
The Container Store built a booming business for neatniks—who turned out to be their best employees. (more)
Genscape's data is bringing the $300 billion electricity market out of its information dark age. (more)
Endocyte's Christopher Leamon found a promising cancer treatment on the side of a cereal box. (more)
To boost profits, companies are slashing benefits and backing out of costly pension commitments. But broken promises don't come cheap. (more)
The hot-selling 300 has reversed the fortunes of the once-troubled automaker. The secret? Bold design—and managers who knew when to get out of the way. (more)
With so many corporate fortunes decided in the fourth quarter, smart companies are rethinking the task of seeing Christmas future. (more)
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