In the late 1990's, the business world was marked by deregulation, a fast-paced corporate culture, and the "democratization" of the stock market, in which many more small investors got into the stock market game. Where did all that get us to? An economic slowdown and the Enron scandal that has damaged the confidence in the American way of business so crucial to the economy's success. This hour, Fortune Magazine Editor Joe Nocera projects the future path of the business world. How will the Enron collapse impact how American businesses operate? Will more regulation be the answer to some of the nation's corporate woes?
Joseph Nocera, Editor-at-large at Fortune Magazine
This program aired on February 13, 2002.