The Ins And Outs Of A Gloomy Year

It's the year of living seriously. War is in the air--the real kind, not the cold variety. Recession is definitely on our minds. It's time to hunker down. BUSINESS WEEK's annual roundup of fads and fashions shows a distinct drift back to home, hearth, and hash brown potatoes. We're into saving and V-mail to our GIs in the gulf. Wall Street is nowhere. Old-fashioned job experience outweighs MBAs. More surprises below.

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