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January 18, 1999 Issue

"Whenever there's a profit, or a loss of 5 percent, we bail out. You lose two grand and you make four, that's fine with us. We're not married to any stocks."
--Joe Park, from "Wall Street Winners"

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FEATURES
Wall Street Winners

Nineteen ninety-eight was the year playing the market became an extreme sport. Alex Williams names ten players who triumphed under pressure -- from day traders to hedge-fund managers -- and passes along their money-making tips for 1999. The Motley Fool demystifies the high-wire act that is short-selling. And Peggy Edersheim Kalb takes us back to the battered Pacific Rim for a shopping trip.

Mr. Cuomo Sends His Regrets
BY CRAIG HOROWITZ

High-level Democrats, fund-raisers, and poll numbers are all telling Andrew Cuomo to run for the Senate. He's made his decision (no Hamlet he): He's not running. But does he have an eye on his father's old job?

On the Rocks
BY NINA BURLEIGH

Feuding brothers, tit-for-tat charges, bizarre behavior, and an army of lawyers threaten to bring down the $150 million diamond-studded salon that jeweler-to-the-stars Harry Winston left to sons Ron (the one who went to Harvard), and Bruce (the one who didn't) when he died in 1978. Can this divided House stand?

GOTHAM
Killing Life; Clinton bats for the Yanks; views you can use
GOTHAM STYLE Headgear that shines; leather that moves; Mizrahi's power protégée

DEPARTMENTS
Media
BY MICHAEL WOLFF

How a tweedy New York intellectual turned entrepreneur with a series of short biographies and a Hollywood-inspired business plan

Restaurants
BY HAL RUBENSTEIN

Next Door Nobu is worth the often interminable wait

MARKETPLACE
Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Handbags with spine; clocks with more to offer than the time

Smart City
BY ROBIN RAISFELD

Beyond plátanos: An inside guide to the city's latest dining craze, Nuevo Latino

Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

Working out outside: Bargains on swimming, riding, and climbing

THE ARTS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER

The low impact of The Hi-Lo Country; Robin Williams flunks his latest doctoral dissertation

Television
BY JOHN LEONARD

A Frontline documentary takes on hard time for soft crime

New Music
BY ETHAN SMITH

Philip Glass -- control freak or closet romantic?

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