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JOHN S. ABBOTT



Cover Story
JACK WELCH'S ENCORE
   COVER IMAGE: Jack's Encore
   CHART: GE's Changing Mix
   CHART: Widening Profit Margins and Soaring Cash Flow Send GE's Stock Up
   TABLE: Pushing Deeper Into Services
   GE'S EFFICIENCY DOCTOR IS IN
   WHO WILL FILL JACK'S SHOES?
      TABLE: Welch's Would-Be Heirs

Special Report -- Finance and Technology
INTRODUCTION: FINANCE'S INFO-TECH REVOLUTION
BEYOND BEAN-COUNTING
   TABLE: Redefining the CFO
   SEARS ROEBUCK: A 'SPREADSHEET ON STEROIDS'
   SUN MICROSYSTEMS: FINALLY SPEAKING THE SAME LANGUAGE
ON THE CUTTING EDGE
   TABLE: Using Info Tech To Woo Customers
   CAPITAL ONE: BURIED TREASURE IN CREDIT CARDS
   GOLDMAN SACHS: KEEPING FAR-FLUNG BANKERS IN TOUCH
THE NET HITS THE BIG TIME
   TABLE: Exploiting The Internet
   LOGOS RESEARCH SYSTEMS: FOR THIS VIRTUAL IPO, REALITY BYTES
THE CFO GOES 3-D
   TABLE: New Tools For The Info-tech CFO
   SCREEN: 3-D Rendering of Risk, Return and Liquidity
   ANDERSEN CONSULTING: DATA VISUALIZATION: THE FINAL FRONTIER?

Up Front
TALK SHOW
A PIG-OUT FOR CORPORATE PARENTS
MEXICO: VIVA LAS VEGAS?
JEROME KOHLBERG: THE LAST ANGRY MONEYMAN
MARKET ENGINES
   TABLE: The Dow's Leaders
UNCLE SAM'S PC SHOPPING BINGE
   PHOTO: Nexar Computer
IS THE GRUMBLE GAP SHRINKING?
JUST DIAL 1 809-SUCKER
CHART: America's Well-Traveled Capital
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
BETTER SERVICE GIVES A WEB SITE ITS WALLOP
KUDOS FOR A STAND ON GAY RIGHTS
CAN WELFARE BE MADE UNNECESSARY?
VEGGIES AND VITAMINS VS. GENE THERAPY
THERE'S NO 'THE' IN UKRAINE
WHO DEVELOPS THE ISO STANDARDS?
REDISCOVERING INDIA'S METHOD FOR KILLING MOLD
ARE UNIONS USELESS AND SWEATSHOPS UNHEARD OF?
MELDING THE STYLES OF U.S. AND EURO BUSINESS

Corrections & Clarifications
Where IBM goes, others may follow (News: Analysis & Commentary, Oct. 7)

Letter From Vermont
A NORMAN ROCKWELL PAINTING FOR THE EAR
   MAP: Vermont

Books
DEBATING DEBT--AND MISSING THE POINT
CHIP WARRIOR
CITIZEN PAT
MINI-MARVEL
THE BUSINESS WEEK BEST-SELLER LIST

Technology & You
TV AND PC: TYING THE KNOT
   TABLE: Toshiba's Infinia

Economic Viewpoint
CHECK THE LAWS BEFORE YOU INVEST ABROAD

Economic Trends
STRUNG OUT ON ASIAN IMPORTS
   CHART: Emerging Asia's Imports Have Slowed Sharply
FEWER AT THE CHARITY BALL
PLANT EXPANSION ON THE LOW ROAD
A DOUBLE LID ON INFLATION
   CHART: No Strength in U.S. Import Prices

Business Outlook
U.S.: RETAILERS MAY GET THEIR CHRISTMAS WISH
   CHART: Shoppers Took the Summer Off
   CHART: Fewer Claims Suggest Strong Labor Markets
   CHART: Inflation is Still a No-Show
AUSTRALIA: A WEAK OUTLOOK FOR JOBS MAY SPUR A RATE CUT
   CHART: Export Growth is Slipping

News: Analysis & Commentary
STOCKS: NOW WHAT?
   CHART: The Dow Industrial Average
THIRD-QUARTER EARNINGS: NOW THAT'S AN OCTOBER SURPRISE
   TABLE: Third-Quarter Earnings
WELL, HELLO DOLLAR!
   CHART: The Dollar Steams Back
DEMS TO BUSINESS: 'WE LOVE YOU, YES WE DO...'
   TABLE: New Democrats Or Same Old?
COMMENTARY: CHARACTER IS THE ONLY SHOT DOLE HAS LEFT
WHAT MIGHT DERAIL THE CSX-CONRAIL MERGER
   CHART: Megarails: The Top U.S. Railroads
COMMENTARY: OH, MR. ANDREAS. TIME IS JUST ABOUT UP
   TABLE: Andreas On The Griddle
THE APPLE OF ANYONE'S EYE?
   PHOTO: Apple Powerbook 1400CS
   CHART: Laptop Laggards
A BIG BET ON MINIBROWSERS
   CHART: Spyglass Stock Price
SHATTERPROOF GLASS CEILING
THE HOME RUN BASEBALL BADLY NEEDS?
   TABLE: The Breakdown

In Business This Week
HANDS ACROSS THE BORDER
AIR FRANCE MAKES AMERICAN FRIENDS
A WILD WEST UTILITIES SHOOT-OUT?
SEARLE MAY GET A SHOT IN THE ARM
LOTUS' NEW CHIEF: WEANED ON BIG IRON
SHORT SHRIFT FOR MATH AND SCIENCE
ET CETERA . . .
RITE AID'S DRUG STORY
   CHART: Rite Aid Stock Price

Washington Outlook
CAMPAIGN FINANCE '96: IT DOESN'T GET MUCH SLEAZIER THAN THIS
THE GOP'S DIRTY ISSUE
BILL DALEY FOR USTR?
NO PENNY PINCHERS HERE

International Business
THE ROAD AFTER RAMOS
   CHART: The Philippines: Asia's Next Tiger?
JUMBO PROBLEMS AT JAPAN AIRLINES
   CHART: JAL's Hard Landing
SCORE ONE FOR MARKET LOGIC
PERCY BARNEVIK PASSES THE BATON
   TABLE: Resume: Goran Lindahl

International Outlook
WASHINGTON AND SEOUL SWITCH TO SNARLING
MEXICO CANCELS SELL-OFF
NOBEL STIRS UP EAST TIMOR

Marketing
COKE POURS INTO ASIA
   TABLE: Coke's Asian Challenges
LEO BURNETT'S SLOW-MO' MAKEOVER
   TABLE: Client Worries
   PHOTO: Reebok's 'Emotions' Ad
   PHOTO: Kellogg's Frosted Flakes 'Hook' Ad

Book Excerpt
THE HIGH-RISK SOCIETY
   TABLE: High-Risk, High-Return Strategies
   CHART: Profits are at Record Highs But Earnings Swings Grow Wider
   CHART: Wages are Finally Rising But Job Loss Is Still Climbing

Inside Wall Street
DRILLING FOR STURDY STOCKS
   CHART: A Vibrant Performer
   CHART: Slipping and Sliding
HUDSON HOTELS: COMFY RETURNS
SPLITSVILLE AT PHILIP MORRIS?
   CHART: The Tobacco Giant's Big Dip

Social Issues
WHAT'S A TON OF PREVENTION WORTH?
   TABLE: Beyond The O.R.

Government
CAN COMSAT GET BACK IN ORBIT?
   CHART: Comsat's Turbulent Earnings
   PHOTO: Intelsat VII Satellite

Information Processing
A TELECOM YANKEE DEFENDS ITS TURF
   TABLE: Connecticut: A Laboratory For Competition
PICTURETEL FIGHTS TO STAY IN THE PICTURE
   CHART: Just When Its Lead in Group Videoconferencing...
   CHART: ...Is Finally Paying Off for PictureTel...
   CHART: ...Its Core Business is Being Eclipsed

The Corporation
HOW CORPORATIONS SNOOP TO CONQUER
   TABLE: Intelligence vs. Spying
   TABLE: Keeping Secrets Secret

Science & Technology
SECRETS OF THE SOVIET H-BOMB

Developments to Watch
A JET ENGINE THAT CAN RUN A DRYER
   PHOTO: GE 90 Engine
AND YOU THOUGHT 'COLD-FILTERED' WAS FOR BEER
BRAIN CELLS TO SPARE?
INNOVATIONS
Developments to Watch Contacts

People
THE FIRST FAMILY OF POLLUTION
   TABLE: Deeper And Deeper

Personal Business
WHEN BRITTLE BONES NEED BULKING UP
   TABLE: How To Protect Your Bones
   TABLE: You're At Risk If...
PAP TESTS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
   TABLE: New Tools for Cervical Cancer Protection
IS FAT GETTING A BAD RAP?
   TABLE: How Bad Are They?
CONFRONTING INCONTINENCE
   TABLE: Where to Get Help
READY TO TOSS THOSE CANCER STICKS?
   TABLE: Kicking the Habit

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

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

Editorials
THE PROSPECTS OF A DEMOCRATIC HOUSE
STILL HITTING THE GLASS CEILING
GET SMART ABOUT THE OTHER GUY

International -- Spotlight on Norway
A WHALING FLEET WITHOUT HARPOONS...SURE HAULS IN THE TOURISTS
   MAP: Norway

International -- Readers Report
DOES TOKYO FAN THE FLAMES OF CHINESE NATIONALISM?

International -- Asian Business
THE ROAD AFTER RAMOS
   TABLE: The Philippines' Presidential Hopefuls
   CHART: The Philippines: Asia's Next Tiger?
   A TALK WITH PRESIDENT RAMOS
IS UMAX CRAZY--OR CRAZY LIKE A FOX?
   TABLE: Who'll Make The Clones

International -- European Business
SCORE ONE FOR MARKET LOGIC
A 'KILLER' IN KID GLOVES
   CHART: CGE's Business Mix

International -- Int'l Business
EMBRAER'S LITTLE JET COULD CIRCLE THE GLOBE
   CHART: Embraer Muscles In
   PHOTO: EMB-145
IS MEXICO FEELING LUCKY?

International -- Finance
HOW TO SURVIVE THE SHAKEOUT IN EUROPE
   CHART: Thumbs Up From Investors

International -- Editorials
RAMOS SHOULD EXIT GRACEFULLY


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