Friday, August 26, 2005

Daily: What Was Wrong With Vioxx?

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FORBES.COM DAILY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 26, 2005

What Was Wrong With Vioxx?
Matthew Herper
Scientists are still struggling with the questions behind the painkiller's recall.

Computer Hardware & Software
Has Open Source Become A Marketing Slogan?
8.26.05, 5:03 AM ET - Daniel Lyons
Companies latch onto open source hype just to interest investors and gain credibility with open sourcers.

Webcast
Video: Fear And Profits In Fixed Income
8.25.05, 1:45 PM ET - John Dobosz
Detroit and Canada are your best bets for high yields and capital gains.

International
Trade Regionalism Hampers Doha Talks
8.26.05, 6:03 AM ET - Oxford Analytica
Increasing preferential trade agreements undermine Doha trade negotiations and WTO.

Dunce of the Week
Dunce of the Week: Peter Maass
8.26.05, 10:05 AM ET - Rich Karlgaard
Our weekly award for the most misguided take on economics goes to a New York Times Magazine article on oil.

Adviser Soapbox
The Golden Child Of Gold Mining
8.26.05, 5:03 AM ET - John Sheehy
Avoid the high-cost miners. Gammon Lake Resources can make money with gold well below $200 an ounce.

IPO Outlook
Energy Is Hot, But This IPO's Not
8.26.05, 5:03 AM ET - Scott Reeves
Oil industry support-services provider IHS is growing, but it won't be enough to boost the stock from day one.

Home Improvement
Most Expensive Homes In America 2005: West
8.25.05, 2:22 PM ET - Sara Clemence
From the Rockies to the Pacific, the top properties in the West average $45.6 million.

Special Report
The 100 Best Mid-Cap Stocks
8.25.05, 11:12 AM ET - Edited by Scott DeCarlo
America's best welter-weight companies.

Education
New Plastic Sweeps Colleges
8.25.05, 5:03 AM ET - Wendy Widman
Not your father's student ID, now it's the core of the new cashless campus.

Adviser Soapbox
We Don't Need No Stinking CAFE
8.25.05, 5:03 AM ET - Vahan Janjigian, Forbes Growth Investor
New government fuel efficiency standards are a joke. Market forces do the job much better than regulations.

Entrepreneurs
China Syndrome
9.05.05, 12:00 AM ET - Daniel Lyons
Even though the labor over there is cheap, shoddy quality nearly killed this hi-fi startup.

International
Counter-Terror Threatens Liberalism
8.25.05, 6:03 AM ET - Oxford Analytica
Changing views on counter-terrorism measures have led to the evolution of three distinct stages.

Webcast
Video: Woe Is The Airline Industry
8.24.05, 2:30 PM ET - Albert Bozzo
High oil prices, overcapacity and labor strike make consolidation inevitable, says veteran airline analyst Ray Neidl.

Business Basics
Can't We All Just Get Along?
8.25.05, 6:03 AM ET - Scott Reeves
Solving conflicts at work isn't easy, but they have to be addressed. Here's how.

Travel Feature
World Airport Guide: International
8.24.05, 4:44 PM ET - Sophia Banay
A comprehensive guide to 50 of the highest-trafficked airports outside the U.S.

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