The Observer 100 Index: Mind the Gap!

One easy way to take New York’s temperature as its health gets sorted out is to follow the stocks that define it: We assembled the Observer 100 Index to watch the city wheeze and sing. These are the stocks that gained and lost the most last week, when when sensible blue jeans beat Ron Perelman’s lipstick senseless. Click on the image at right to see the winners and losers–and here for past weeks’ entries.