Table of contents: VOL. 151, NO. 3 - February 7, 2005
Buying Compaq hasn't paid off for Hewlett-Packard's investors. Not by a long shot. Now, nearly three years after the merger, there is still no easy solution to HP's problems. (more)

Toyota CEO Fujio Cho is driving the Japanese automaker to new heights--and straight past the competition. (more)
New Line vaulted into the big leagues with its smash trilogy, Lord of the Rings. Now comes the hard part: staying there. (more)
How companies are protecting themselves against the effects of extreme events and long-term changes. (more)
How corporate America is working to develop alternatives to oil and gas--and lower its bills. (more)



Apple's $99 iPod shuffle suggests a new, "less is more" strategy for the rebounding music, er, computer company. (more)

The Right wants to chop benefits, the Left refuses to watch a New Deal giant be uprooted. But both sides are peddling myths. (more)

Mike Steavpack, Fox Box Operator, Jacksonville (more)
Socially responsible mutual funds have become big business in recent years. But some of their holdings may surprise you. (more)
With values scarce, FPA's Bob Rodriguez is piling up cash in his highly rated bond and equity funds. Here's what he is buying now. (more)

Fulcrum Global analyst Frank Mitsch says tight supply is a catalyst for stocks in the sector. (more)

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Value Driven
Teen retailer's results also hurt by falling sales, gross margins. |more|