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DOMESTIC COVER: MARRIOT EMPLOYEES BY MICHAEL L. ABRAMSON; INTERNATIONAL COVER: GLOBE BY JIM BARBER


Cover Story
LOW-WAGE LESSONS
   COVER IMAGE: $7.40/HR
   TABLE: The Low-Wage Vanguard
   CHART: America's Low-Wage Workers are Mostly Women...
   CHART:...Young, And Less Educated

International -- Cover Story
THE BEST OFFSHORE FUNDS (int'l edition)
   INT'L COVER IMAGE: The 500 Best Offshore Funds
   TABLE: The Top Performers
   TABLE: The Best Returns of 1996
   TABLE: The Largest Funds
   FUND STRATEGIES FROM THE PROS (int'l edition)
      CHART: British Bull
      CHART: Long-Term Swiss
      CHART: Moderate Frenchman
      CHART: Conservative Canadian
   WHY THESE OFFSHORE FUNDS ARE BURNING BRIGHT (int'l edition)
   SCOREBOARD: The Best Offshore Funds (.pdf)

Up Front
TALK SHOW
A JOLLY PAYDAY AT SOLLY
ALAN KEYES' MONEY MACHINE
YOUR ANALYSTS ARE WAITING, MR. WALTER
'AT' TU?
   TABLE: Nicknames For @ Worldwide
WHO SAID STOP THE PRESSES?
OLD PC HONCHOS NEVER FADE AWAY
WHEN THE WRINKLES JUST WON'T WAIT
CHART: Headspinning Spin-Offs
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
THE BUZZ ON B-SCHOOL RANKINGS
A THOUGHT FOR YOUR PENNIES
CHARGES OF BEIJINGOISM

Corrections & Clarifications
Ladies and gentlemen: The entertainer (Annual Guide to Computers, Nov. 4)
The squawk over Boston Chicken (The Corporation, Oct. 2)
The List (Up Front, Oct. 28)
   TABLE: The Dow's Leaders

Books
DOES BIG BUSINESS STACK THE LEGAL DECK?
LED ASTRAY?
BOOMER OVERLOAD

Letter From Louisiana
WHERE RICE IS KING, AND QUEENS THROW COW PIES
   MAP: Louisiana

Technology & You
THEY'RE WATCHING YOU ONLINE
   TABLE: Washington's Worries

Economic Viewpoint
DON'T LOOK NOW, BUT THE U.S. SHIP IS SINKING

Economic Trends
SOLVING THE SAVINGS RIDDLE
   CHART: How Consumption Changed as Savings Fell
CLOUDS OVER THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
LONGER LIFE FOR AMERICAN MEN
EUROPE FACES FISCAL DRAG
   CHART: Stepping on the Fiscal Brakes

Business Outlook
U.S.: WALL STREET IS CHEERING MORE THAN JUST THE YANKEES
   CHART: Inventories Fueled Third-Quarter Growth
   CHART: Where Wage Growth Has Accelerated
   CHART: October Optimism Dips, But Remains High
JAPAN: WILL A WOBBLY RECOVERY COLLAPSE?
   CHART: Industry Is Coming Back

News: Analysis & Commentary
THE MYTH OF THE LIBERAL MEDIA
FRANTICALLY DUCKING DONORGATE
ELEVENTH-HOUR MONEY GRAB
LABOR'S MODEST QUID PRO QUO
   TABLE: What Labor Wants
THE 10 WORST IDEAS OF THE CAMPAIGN
   TABLE: Proposals From The Abyss
PATTY STONESIFER: SMART, SUCCESSFUL, AND OUTTA THERE
COMPAQ'S UNHAPPY HEADHUNTING GROUND
   TABLE: Compaq Defectors
CAN BOB PITTMAN UPGRADE AOL?
   CHART: America Lagline
TUG-OF-WAR OVER AN AIDS TEST

In Business This Week
MERRILL'S BRONX BOMBER
IT'S MY NETWORK! NO, IT'S MY NETWORK!
McDONNELL DOUGLAS' WORLD OF WOE
TCI HITS THE PAUSE BUTTON
HIRED HELP FOR RUPERT
PARK 'N' FLY AT AMERICAN EXPRESS
ET CETERA . . .
TWA'S DOWNDRAFT
   CHART: TWA Stock Price

Washington Outlook
WHAT CLINTON HAS TO FEAR FROM A LANDSLIDE
WHITE HOUSE MUSICAL CHAIRS
SPACE STATION BLUES

International Business
TOYOTA: THE LION AWAKENS
   PHOTO: Toyota Windom
   PHOTO: Toyota Ipsum
   CHART: To Stop Its Slide...
   TABLE: ...Toyota Is Rushing Out New Models
DETROIT IS GETTING SIDESWIPED BY THE YEN
DRAWING A BEAD ON BSkyB
   CHART: BSkyB Has Growing Sales, And Rising Profits...But Its Shares Have Dipped
SCORE ONE FOR THE BOAT-ROCKERS AT DEUTSCHE BANK
MOSCOW'S ECONOMIC COP

International Outlook
A BIGGER AND BETTER NATO: WILL CLINTON'S PLAN REALLY WORK?
EUROPEAN SHARE BUYBACKS
ARNAULT'S GAMBLE

The Corporation
LILLY RIDES A MOOD ELEVATOR
   CHART: Lilly's Thriving Earnings...Have Put Its Stock On the Mend

Science & Technology
A SUPERCOMPUTER MAKER'S BRAVE OLD WORLD
   TABLE: Supercomputing's Casualty List
   CHART: Off-the-Shelf Chips Take Over
   ILLUSTRATION: Tera MTA

Developments to Watch
FARMED FISH: PACKING THEM IN LIKE SARDINES
A CD PLAYER UNDER GLASS
   PHOTO: Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 9000 CD Player
NEW AMMO AGAINST CYSTIC FIBROSIS?
INNOVATIONS
Developments to Watch Contacts

Government
COMMENTARY: ENTITLEMENT REFORM: THE BULLET NOT BITTEN

Information Processing
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES: SEXY? NO. PROFITABLE? YOU BET
   TABLE: CA's Software Kingdom
   CHART: Star Performer

Legal Affairs
THE WORLD WAR ON TOBACCO
   TABLE: Stubbing Out Smoking

Entertainment
AT DISNEY, THERE'S LIFE AFTER TOONS
   PHOTO: Mel Gibson in ''Ransom''

People
CASEY COWELL'S MODEM OPERANDI
   TABLE: An Entrepreneur For The Long Haul

Finance
THE 'ELECTION FUTURES' MARKET: MORE ACCURATE THAN POLLS?
   CHART: Iowa Markets: How Traders Are Wagering on the Presidential Race...
   CHART: ...And On House and Senate Republicans
IF ANALYSTS CAN'T SAY SOMETHING NICE ABOUT A COMPANY...
COMMENTARY: CAN INFLATION GET TOO LOW?
   CHART: Inflation is Receding...
   TABLE: ...While Some Prices Fall
A BUYOUT BLUEPRINT FOR THE BANKS?
   TABLE: Ripe For Takeover?
CASTLE HARLAN'S RICHES FROM NICHES
   TABLE: Unglamorous Trophies
COMMENTARY: BOND FUNDS: A NIFTY YARDSTICK THAT NOBODY'S USING
   CHART: Returns on 'Safe' Bonds are Volatile

Inside Wall Street
KSU'S CLOSELY WATCHED TRAINS
   CHART: Chugging Right Along
TRYING TO SNAG A MORTGAGE BANKER
   CHART: A Bumper Crop of Loans
AFTER THE CRASH AT A DISKMAKER
   CHART: Hardly Spinning

Personal Business
TACKLING ADMISSIONS WITH A PC
   TABLE: Searching For Schools
   TABLE: Applying By Computer
SURF THE WEB FOR COLLEGE DOLLARS
   TABLE: Where To Look
HITTING THE BOOKS AT A VIRTUAL CAMPUS
   TABLE: Campus-Free College Courses
PAYING FOR THE KID'S SHEEPSKIN
   CHART: College Costs: Going One Way
   TABLE: How The Plans Work
UNCLE SAM'S SURPRISE FOR GRAD STUDENTS
CLIFFS NOTES FOR THE COLLEGE TOUR

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 AWFUL PRICE OF POLITICAL APATHY
HOW MARRIOTT BUILDS A WORKFORCE
KEEP THE YANKEES IN THE BRONX

International -- Spotlight on Pakistan
A GLOBAL OUTCRY AGAINST SLAVERY...JUST ADDS TO BHUTTO'S PROBLEMS (int'l edition)
   MAP: Pakistan

International -- Editor's Memo
A FUND OF KNOWLEDGE (int'l edition)

International -- Readers Report
WATCHING CHINA GROW INTO A MARKET ECONOMY (int'l edition)
THERE ARE LOTS OF VENTURES IN VIETNAM (int'l edition)
DEREGULATION CAUSED THIS ROUGH RIDE (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Business
TUT-TUTTING OVER TATA'S WAY OF DOING BUSINESS (int'l edition)
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE ASIA'S POWER KING (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
GERMANY INC. AND LABOR DIG IN FOR WAR (int'l edition)
'HALFWAY THERE' AT SIEMENS NIXDORF (int'l edition)
   CHART: Some Black Ink at Siemens Nixdorf

International -- Int'l Business
THE BRAZILIAN CENTRAL BANKER LIVING IN 'DANTE'S INFERNO' (int'l edition)
   CHART: Brazil's Growing Cash Hoard

International -- Editorials
VIETNAM'S BRIDGE TO THE PAST (int'l edition)
OFFSHORE FUNDS: TIME TO OPEN UP (int'l edition)


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