Table of contents: VOL. 151, NO. 2 - January 24, 2005
This year we've divided companies into large, midsized, and small, the better to aid comparisons with peers. (more)

The Finnish cellphone maker has lost market share, and its stock price has fallen. Getting growing again won't be easy. (more)
This is not your ordinary accounting fraud. Yes, there's the matter of $9 billion in overstated earnings. But the fight over Fannie is a nasty political showdown where everyone has his own agenda. And it's not over yet. (more)
If making the 100 Best list is an enormous accomplishment, consider how tough it is to repeat the feat every single year. (more)
The 89-year-old Rochester-based chain is that rare breed: a grocer beloved by its employees--and one that is also trouncing its competitors in a very tough industry. Here's how the company does it. (more)

Bing!: While You Were Out


Forgotten that password? Now, with fingerprint-reading devices like APC Biopod, all you need to remember is which finger to swipe. (more)
The devastating tsunami finally gave U.S. companies a chance to show the good they can do. (more)

Brett Parker, Salvage Diver, Dallas, Texas (more)
The Marketocracy fund bets on stock picks from regular folks. After three years its performance is hardly average. (more)
Strategist Pip Coburn of UBS finds opportunities in the sector using his offbeat perspective. (more)
Street Life
Value Driven
Teen retailer's results also hurt by falling sales, gross margins. |more|