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DOMESTIC COVER PHOTOS BY TED MORRISON; INTERNATIONAL COVER ILLUSTRATION BY MARGARET RIEGEL


Cover Story
INTRODUCTION: THE NEW ELECTRONIC HEARTH
   COVER IMAGE: Annual Computer Buying Guide
   HOW THE RATINGS WORK
DESKTOPS: LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE ENTERTAINER
   PHOTO: Toshiba Infinia PC
   TABLE: Desktops: A Baker's Dozen
   WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU NEED MORE SPACE
      TABLE: Cures For The Hard-Drive Blues
LAPTOPS: THE LITTLE GUYS KEEP GAINING
   PHOTO: Panasonic CD-Rom
   PHOTO: Texas Instruments' Laptop Docking Station
   PHOTO: Laptop Battery
   TABLE: Traveling Companions
   LAPTOPS FOR HOMEBODIES--NOT JUST GLOBE-TROTTERS
      PHOTO: Compaq Presario 1000
PRINTERS: COLOR FOR A LOT LESS GREEN
   TABLE: Some Popular Printers
NET CRUISERS: SURFING THE WEB FROM YOUR SOFA
   TABLE: Which Way To The I-Way?
SOFTWARE: GET WITH THE PROGRAMS
   HOME OFFICE: SWEET DEALS ON SOFTWARE 'SUITES'
      TABLE: Bundles Of Joy
   KIDS' SOFTWARE: A MATH, MATH, MATH, MATH WORLD
      TABLE: Top Math Programs For Kids
   GAMES: 'MOM? DAD? CAN WE HAVE THE COMPUTER BACK?'
      TABLE: Games For Grownups
SHOPPING: LET YOUR FINGERS DO THE WALKING
   WHEN YOUR PC STARTS TO SPUTTER
      TABLE: Help Is On The Way
DIGITAL PHOTOS: SMILE--YOU'RE ON CANDID COMPUTER
   DIAGRAM: The PC As Digital Darkroom (.pdf)
ONLINE SERVICES: AVOIDING GRIDLOCK ON THE I-WAY
   TABLE: Behind The $19.95 Offers
   HOW TO TURBOCHARGE YOUR BROWSER
      TABLE: Pick Of The Plug-Ins
The Maven SIte

International -- Cover Story
WHO WILL LEAD HONG KONG? (int'l edition)
   INT'L COVER IMAGE: Who Will Lead Hong Kong?
   TABLE: Timetable For The Big Change
   TABLE: Possibilities For Chief Executive Under Chinese Rule

Up Front
TALK SHOW
UNCLE SAM'S BIG CREDITOR: CHINA
THE SPEAKER LOOKS OVER HIS SHOULDER
SO WHAT'D ABE HAVE AGAINST E-BUCKS?
HOT SPOTS
   TABLE: Rating European Nations For Business
MUSIC SELLERS SING A NEW TUNE
HELL NO, WE WON'T GO--MICKEY!
DO SLOW GOLFERS TEE YOU OFF?
   SCREEN: Golf Mentor
TABLE: Forget The Passbook Savings Account
FOOTNOTES

Editor's Memo
TURNING PC SHOPPERS INTO MAVENS
   SCREEN: The Maven Website

Readers Report
ADJUSTING THE PICTURE ON CABLE TV
SKY-HIGH EMOTIONS ON FLYING LAPTOPS
AN INVESTOR, NOT AN ARMS DEALER
CLICK ON THOSE FAMILY-FRIENDLY COMPANIES
INVISION BEGS TO DIFFER
A WASTELAND IN 64 BITS?
YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE A LITTLE FAITH, MR. ROBERTS
THE LITTLE GUY HAS BEEN AROUND A LONG TIME
THE 'DOWNWARD SPIRAL' AT NCR

Corrections & Clarifications
Whiz Kid (Finance, Oct. 21)
Cable TV: A crisis looms (Cover Story, Oct. 14)

Books
IS RUSSIA ABOUT TO STRIKE IT RICH?
WHERE ARE THEY?

Economic Viewpoint
THERE'S NOTHING 'NATURAL' ABOUT 5% UNEMPLOYMENT

Economic Trends
A 'WARNING FLAG' FOR DETROIT
   CHART: Used-Car Prices Lose Their Bounce
IT'S CLINTON--BY A LANDSLIDE
WOMEN SWELL THE WORKFORCE
ASIA'S GETTING THE BIG RAISES
   CHART: 1997 Global Outlook for Managers' Pay

Letter From Mount St. Helens
UNDER THE VOLCANO, MOTHER NATURE THRIVES
   MAP: Mount St. Helen's National Monument

Letter From Bosnia
MOBSTERS AND HAIL MARYS
   MAP: Bosnia

Business Outlook
U.S.: HOW LONG WILL THE SLOWDOWN LAST?
   CHART: Companies are Beefing Up Their Warehouses
   CHART: The Trade Gap Widens Again
   CHART: Why Output Bottlenecks Have Not Developed
BRITAIN: A RISING TIDE FOR A RATE HIKE
   CHART: Wage Growth is Picking Up

News: Analysis & Commentary
WHY AT&T MADE AN OUTSIDE CALL
   TABLE: Resume: John R. Walter
DOLE'S BUS IS RUNNING OUT OF GAS
   CHART: Doledrums
WHAT'S NEXT FOR BUSINESS? CHECK OUT THE CALIFORNIA BALLOT
DID CLINTON'S INDONESIAN FRIENDS HAVE A GRIP ON POLICY?
COMMENTARY: ELECTORAL COLLEGE, HAIL TO THEE
FLIGHT 800: AND NOW TO THE COURTHOUSE
   TABLE: Bomb Or Breakdown?
COMMENTARY: HOW TO GET DEC BACK ON TRACK
GM AND LABOR: SO MUCH FOR HARDBALL
   TABLE: Much Ado...?
FOR PAT CHOATE, TALK RADIO TURNS TO STATIC
GOT A GRAND? GET A PENTIUM PC
SUN STARTS A BUZZ
   TABLE: The Javastation

In Business This Week
HOW ABOUT THE TURNPIKE TURNCOATS?
ALL STEAMED UP OVER CONRAIL
SMITH BARNEY: THE ALLEGATIONS SPREAD
A DUBIOUS FIRST FOR AT&T
COMPUSERVE: ANOTHER NET LOSS
MOLTEN METAL COOLS OFF--A LOT
ET CETERA . . .
PAPER JAM
   CHART: Xerox Stock Price

Washington Outlook
WHY VOTER APATHY WILL MAKE A STRONG SHOWING
BARSHEFSKY'S NEW DEAL?
RUNNING DRY
TAX GAME

International Business
A DANGEROUS OIL HABIT
   CHART: Income Jumps for the Gulf States
   TABLE: ...But Their Leaders Still Face Problems
   IN DUBAI, THE GUSHER ISN'T OIL
THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AT CABLE & WIRELESS
   TABLE: Resume: Richard H. Brown
TAKE THAT, MR. MURDOCH
DAIMLER HAS A NEW CURVE TO NEGOTIATE

International Outlook
IN JAPAN, THE LDP WINS--AND THE ECONOMY LOSES

Sports Business
BASEBALL'S SLUMP IS FAR FROM OVER
   CHART: The Fans Aren't Back Yet...And Neither Are Merchandise Sales
   A MARKETING SLUGGER STEPS UP TO THE PLATE

The Workplace
HE'S GOT WASHINGTON LISTENING TO LABOR AGAIN
   CHART: Dear Member: Come Home
   TABLE: Resume: Steve Rosenthal

Legal Affairs
BABY BELLS ARE BAWLING
   TABLE: Deregulation: On Hold?
   IS TELECOM DEREGULATION UNCONSTITUTIONAL?

Government
WHY VOTERS MAY KEEP THE GOVERNMENT DIVIDED
   TABLE: Hedging Their Bets?

The Corporation
SUBARU GOES FAR BY GOING BACK
   PHOTO: 1997 Subaru Outback
   CHART: Subaru's Shift to All-Wheel Drive...

Marketing
GOOSEBUMPS: THE THING THAT ATE THE KIDS' MARKET
   PHOTO: Still from video ''The Headless Ghost!''
   TABLE: A Rash of Goosebumps

People
THE ODD COUPLE AT HEINZ
   TABLE: Resume: William R. Johnson

Finance
FOR DAY TRADERS, AN HOUR IS LONG-TERM
   TEACHING THE MASSES TO SEIZE THE DAY
STEP ASIDE, ELAINE. NOW, THE BIG NAME IS ABBY
CRASHING THROUGH GLASS-STEAGALL
   TABLE: Unleashing The Banks
RETAIL REHAB AT BANK OF AMERICA
   TABLE: The To-Do List
COMMENTARY: SEARS: ARE LONG-TERM PROFITS IN THE CARDS?
   TABLE: Sears' Best-Seller: Loans

Inside Wall Street
A BRIGHTER GLOW ON ALUMAX?
   CHART: Lackluster
AN AFFINITY FOR AFFYMETRIX
PUTTING BEVERLY IN THE PINK
   CHART: On The Mend At Last

Bits & Bytes
A HIGHER SPEED LIMIT FOR DOWNLOADERS
SUPERCOMPUTER MATCHMAKING FOR STOCK TRADERS?
AROUND THE GLOBE, COMPUTER SECURITY TAKES A HOLIDAY
FILLING THE FRIDGE FROM CYBERSPACE
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Environment
BIG SUGAR IS BITTER OVER THE EVERGLADES

Science & Technology
WHO OWNS THE TREE OF LIFE?
   TABLE: Patent Hot Zones

Developments to Watch
WHERE NO ONE'S ''FLOWN'' BEFORE
   PHOTO: One Man Submarine
READY FOR ITS MAIDEN FLIGHT: A NEW AIRLINE SEAT
A BRAIN SHIELD FROM--WELL, MARIJUANA
INNOVATIONS
Developments to Watch Contacts

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
COMPUTERS PUT THE ZIP IN THE GDP
GET THE GUANXI OUT OF WASHINGTON
BABY BELLS SHOULD WALK THE TALK

International -- Spotlight on Bosnia
AS MOBSTERS FLAUNT THEIR PIETY...PILGRIMS BRING IN THE BIG BUCKS (int'l edition)
   MAP: Bosnia

International -- European Business
THE MAKING OF A RUSSIAN POLITICAL MACHINE (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Chubais' Game Plan For The Elections
TAKE THAT, MR. MURDOCH (int'l edition)
THE FIRST SHOT IN A VOLLEY OF DEFENSE MERGERS? (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Business
FOR CAPITALISTS, IT'S THE HO CHI MINH TRAIL (int'l edition)
   CHART: A Falloff in Foreign Investment
BEIJING'S SHADOW DOESN'T SPOOK THIS BULL (int'l edition)
   CHART: Hang Seng Stock Index

International -- Finance
ARE LUXURY SHARES TOO LUXURIOUS? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Pricey Chic
CHINA: LOOK WHO'S SNAPPING UP TONS OF T-BONDS (int'l edition)

International -- Media
PEARSON'S 'SHOT IN THE DARK'
   TABLE: Selling Off Pearson

International -- Editorials
KEEP HONG KONG A FREE SOCIETY (int'l edition)


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