The wheel of fortune

Hage, David
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/9/94, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p51
Examines how America's Southwest is coping with economic twists and turns. Whole communities that became ghost towns after the collapse of world petroleum prices in 1986; Diversification after the oil industry's boom-bust cycle; Cost-cutting at Compaq Computer, Continental Airlines, and J.C. Penney Co.


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