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COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL L. ABRAMSOM



Cover Story
CYBER-MOGUL
   TABLE: The Softbank Empire
   TABLE: Son's Big Dare
   TABLE: Seeding the Future
   COVER IMAGE: Cyber-Mogul
   CHART: Buying Power
   AND IN THIS CORNER, IDG'S PAT McGOVERN
   CHART: IDG's Global Push Is Fueling Growth

Up Front
TALK SHOW
CUBA BOUND? SEE YOUR LAWYER
CENTURY 21'S HOUSE DIVIDED
CHINA MUST SEEM LIKE A CAKEWALK FOR BARSHEFSKY
GOING THE DISTANCE
   TABLE: Best Customer Service
PEROT'S RUNNING MATE TAKES A WALK
MSNBC: OUT OF THE LOOP IN SEATTLE
A SISTER ACT ROCKS THE CORNER OFFICE
CHART: Games Financiers Play
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
TWO CHEERS FOR EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTIONS
THE LILAC BALL IS NOT THE PREDATORS' BALL
TAKING AIM AT SOCIAL SECURITY
MSNBC: DOES THAT STAND FOR 'MORE OF THE SAME NBC'?
CHLORINE KEEPS WATER PURE--CLEAR TO THE TAP
OPENING UP SAUDI ARABIA--TO ISLAMIC ZEALOTS?
RUSSIA'S VOTE WAS NO THUMBS-UP FOR REFORM

Books
TRAMPLING SCIENCE IN A RUSH TO JUDGMENT

Technology & You
TRIUMPH OF THE POWER PHONE
   TABLE: A Sampler

Economic Viewpoint
THERE MAY BE NO CURE FOR TAX-CUT FEVER

Economic Trends
THE BOONIES BOOM, AT LAST
   CHART: Rural America's Economic Revival
HOW EXPORTS CREATE JOBS
ESTONIA: OPEN FOR BUSINESS
   MAP: A Baltic Hong Kong?

Letter From Florida
GETTING JUMBO TO TAKE A ROLL IN THE HAY
   PHOTO: Kelly Ann, a Baby Elephant, with Mother and Trainer
   MAP: Polk County, Florida

Business Outlook
U.S.: THIS SHOPPING SPREE ISN'T OVER YET
   CHART: Household Optimism Hits a Six-Year High
   CHART: Wages Speed Up, But Total Costs Don't
   CHART: June Home Buying Dips, But Not Much
JAPAN: A RATE HIKE? MAYBE NEXT YEAR
   CHART: Japan's Labor Markets Look Firmer

News: Analysis & Commentary
BOB DOLE, SUPPLY-SIDE SOLDIER?
   DIAGRAM: How Dole's Supply-Side Plan Is Going To Work...
   DIAGRAM:...What Critics Fear Will Actually Happen
THE GOP WAY IS THE AMWAY WAY
   TABLE: Mega Clout
   A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO DOLE'S FORUM
SUDDENLY, CONGRESS IS COOKING
   TABLE: Let's Make A Deal
COMMENTARY: CAMPAIGN-FINANCE REFORM NEEDS A MIRACLE
THE ANGRY ANGELS AT ZENITH
   CHART: No Zenith
SHOW-BIZ STOCKS: AND THEY SAY AUDIENCES ARE FICKLE
   CHART: Not So Silver Screen
IS MICROUNITY'S INTEL END RUN GOING NOWHERE?
THE OLD MAN AND THE 240Z
   PHOTO: Nissan's New TV Commercial by TBWA Chiat/Day
CLINTON'S VACATION HOST WITH A PAST
HONG KONG'S FIRST--AND LAST--GOLD MEDAL?

In Business This Week
'BLOODY KNEES' AT DEC
SPLITSVILLE TALK IN THE AIR
MINORITY LENDING IS ON THE RISE
KIDDIE RADIO TAKES A HIT
AETNA'S ADIEU TO MEDICARE
PALMY DAYS FOR GE IN BERMUDA
ET CETERA...
CAL FED: BANK BEAU
   CHART: Cal Fed Bancorp Stock Price

Washington Outlook
TELECOM: THE FEDS HAVE ANOTHER TOUGH CALL TO MAKE
SECRETARY COLIN POWELL?
TIME SLIPS FOR FDA REFORM
ELEPHANT STOMP

International Business
TREMORS IN JAKARTA
   TABLE: Indonesia's Economic Pressure Points
WHERE WILL SINGAPORE AIR FLY ALL THOSE JETS?
   CHART: The Pressure on Singapore Air's Profits
DOGFIGHT OVER LONDON--AND PARIS, ROME, MADRID...
   DIAGRAM: Europe's Fare Cutting Upstarts
THE BBC AS WE KNOW IT IS SIGNING OFF
   TABLE: Birt's BBC Blueprint

International Outlook
A COUPLE OF WINS FOR ZEDILLO--BUT DON'T BREAK OUT THE TEQUILA
HONG KONG CELL PHONES
NO SUBSIDIES FOR VW?

Sports Business
THE HORSE BIZ SHOWS A LITTLE LATHER
   CHART: The Price of a Pony Rears Up

Legal Affairs
TOBACCO: THE FIRE THIS TIME
   TABLE: Big Tobacco vs. the FDA

The Workplace
SHOULD AVIS TRY HARDER--FOR ITS EMPLOYEES?

The Corporation
CAN CADBURY DODGE BIG COLA'S BULLETS?
   CHART: Cadbury Is Big in Noncolas...But a Distant No. 3 Overall
   7UP BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL

Finance
PANIC IN THE YEAR ZERO ZERO
   TABLE: How Year 2000 Problems Could Hurt Investors
CAN SANDY WEILL'S DAUGHTER PEP UP SMITH BARNEY'S MUTUAL FUNDS?
   TABLE: Resume: Jessica M. Bibliowicz
WHAT MADE ELAINE SHOUT 'SELL'
   TABLE: Garzarelli's Key Indicators
COMMENTARY: BUYBACKS MAKE NEWS, BUT DO THEY MAKE SENSE?

Inside Wall Street
BARGAIN HUNTING IN A SOFT MARKET
TWO WAYS TO GET PUMPED UP
   Chart: Feeling a Hydraulic Lift
COMING UP TRUMPS IN THE SLUMP

Science & Technology
AN END TO ANONYMOUS BOMBS?
   TABLE: Two Leading Taggant Makers

Developments to Watch
THE ULTIMATE INDEXING JOB
INDIA CALLS IT PATENT ABSURDITY
TIME TO HARVEST? LET THE ROBOT DO IT
INNOVATIONS
   PHOTO: Two Galaxies From the Movie Cosmic Voyage
Developments to Watch Contacts

Information Processing
IOMEGA'S ZIP DRIVES NEED A BIT MORE ZIP
   CHART: Zipping Along
   PHOTO: Iomega Zip Drive

Bits & Bytes
WEB MAGIC: FROM POSTING AN AUDIO CYBERSPIEL...
...TO KICKING TIRES ON A CONVERTIBLE
CHECKS BY FAX--THAT EVEN THE BANK WILL HONOR
MOVE OVER, JIMMY JOHNSON
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Corporate Scoreboard
A SURPRISE PARTY FOR CORPORATE AMERICA
   CHART: Afertax Profits Quarter by Quarter
   CHART: Industries with the Biggest Dollar Change in the Quarter
   TABLE: Winners and Losers in Quarterly Earnings
   THE LOUD LAMENT OVER A REBOUNDING BUCK
      CHART: Still a Low Dollar
   SCOREBOARD: 2nd Quarter Profits--Pt. 1
   SCOREBOARD: 2nd Quarter Profits--Pt. 2
   SCOREBOARD: 2nd Quarter Profits--Pt. 3

Personal Business
THE BEST MOVES IF YOU'RE BROKE
Alternatives For Consumers With Financial Woes
'HOW WOULD YOU LIKE YOUR OSTRICH BURGER?'
   TABLE: Where To Order
FINANCIAL HELP

Business Week Index
BUSINESS WEEK INDEX
THE WEEK AHEAD
   CHART: Production Index

Investment Figures of the Week
INVESTMENT FIGURES OF THE WEEK
   CHART: Stocks, Bonds and the Dollar

Editorials
THE RIGHT WAY TO CUT TAXES
THINK OF HISTORY, PRESIDENT SUHARTO

International -- Spotlight on China
AS SHANGHAI STRIVES AGAIN FOR GLORY...IT'S DRAWING AN ARMY OF MIGRANTS (int'l edition)
   MAP: China

International -- Readers Report
NAGGING: A GOOD WAY TO RAISE GLOBAL STANDARDS (int'l edition)

International -- Technology & You
PIPPIN: DAWN OF THE NET CRUISERS (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Sizing Up the Pippin
   PHOTO: Bandai Pippin Net Cruiser
CRUISING IN 3-D (int'l edition)
FINALLY, A MINI-MAC (int'l edition)

International -- Int'l Business
AFTER CHINA'S FLOODS, UNREST ON THE PLAINS? (int'l edition)
WHY SINGAPORE AIR WANTS ALL THOSE JETS (int'l edition)
   CHART: The Pressure on Singapore Air's Profits
ZENITH'S ANGRY ANGEL (int'l edition)
   CHART: No Zenith
DOGFIGHT OVER LONDON--AND PARIS, ROME, MADRID... (int'l edition)
   DIAGRAM: Europe's Fare Cutting Upstarts
VOLVO GOES BACK TO THE BODY SHOP (int'l edition)
IT'S NO LONGER A ONE-MAN SHOW IN PRAGUE (int'l edition)
THE SHOOTING STARTS, AND LEBANON STOPS (int'l edition)

International -- Finance
A SCAPEGOAT FALLS IN ARGENTINA (int'l edition)
RUSSIAN STOCKS DRAW A WHOLE NEW CROWD (int'l edition)
PANIC IN THE YEAR ZERO ZERO (int'l edition)
   TABLE: How Year 2000 Problems Could Hurt Investors

International -- Editorials
NEW ENERGY FOR EUROPE'S AIRLINES (int'l edition)


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