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Rich getting richer on Net stocks

The great bull run of Internet stocks continues. Skepticism still abounds, but the run-up is expected to hold out.

The great bull run of Internet stocks continues, making billionaires out of "thirty-somethings," prompting more companies to sell via the Web, and sparking yet more initial public offerings. Skepticism still abounds, but the run-up is expected to hold out.

Net stock boom creates billionaires
Yahoo cofounder Jerry Yang becomes the latest Net executive to gain entry into the billionaire boys club.

Net stocks push markets higher
update Stocks such as Lycos, Netscape, Yahoo and Amazon.com rise as the surging Internet sector leads the broader market higher.

Egghead's Web move paying off
The software retailer's decision to become an Internet-only commerce company has so far proven to be a smart one.

Get-rich-quick tips for execs
NEWS.COM offers a top ten list (à la David Letterman) for revitalizing a business during the summer doldrums. (Hint: It's the Internet, stupid.)

Zapata's next shot at the Net
update Zapata, which failed to buy Internet directory Excite, will split itself into two companies--one focusing solely on the Net.

Lycos plans stock split
update The search engine is the latest Internet firm to announce a 2-for-1 stock split, joining Amazon, Excite, and K-Tel on a growing list.