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ASIAN COVER: ILLUSTRATION BY FRANK FRISARI; EUROPEAN COVER: (CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT) COVER PHOTOGRAPHS BY SYLVAIN VELLUET/GAMMA-LIAISON; DAVE KENDALL/PA NEWS; FABIO FIORANI/AGENCY SINTESI; BACKGROUND PHOTOGRAPH BY AP/WIDE WORLD; ENTERPRISE COVER: ILLUSTRATION BY MICK WIGGINS


Cover Story
THE MOB ON WALL STREET -- PART 1
THE MOB ON WALL STREET -- PART 2
   COVER IMAGE: The Mob On Wall Street
   TABLE: How the Mob Makes Money on Wall Street
   TABLE: In the Shadows of the Small-Cap Market
   TABLE: Mobspeak: A Glossary
   TABLE: Mob-Exploited Stocks: Most Have Suffered
   DID THE NASD LOOK THE OTHER WAY?

International -- Asia Cover Story
JAPAN: IS IT HEADED FOR ANOTHER RECESSION? (int'l edition)
   ASIA COVER IMAGE: Is Japan Headed for Another Recession?
   CHART: Consumers Are Wary...Growth Is Stunted...And Stocks Remain Weak
   THE YOUNG FIREBRANDS TWEAKING JAPAN INC. (int'l edition)
      PHOTO: Japanese Executives at Ceramics Class
      TABLE: The Club

International -- Europe Cover Story
THE NEW FACES OF LABOR (int'l edition)
   EUROPE COVER IMAGE: The New Faces of Labor
   TABLE: Nicole Notat: Controlling French Welfare
   TABLE: John Monks: Working for Britain's High-Tech Future
   TABLE: Sergio Cofferati: Saving Italian Jobs
   TABLE: Hubertus Schmoldt: Fixing German Industry

Enterprise
   COVER IMAGE: Enterprise

Enterprise -- In Box
CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE
   CHART: Businesswomen's Finances Improve...
   CHART: ...And Bank Bias Recedes
CLASS DISTINCTION AND THE IRS
I'M IN THE BOOK
NEW TOOLS OUT OF THE BOX
BORN ENTREPRENEURS?
   TABLE: My Folks Had a Business
LAZY NO-GOOD LITTLE...
   TABLE: The Slacker Generation?
SEEING THE SITES
MEET YOUR MEAL TICKET ON TV
   TABLE: Quick Tips
FOOTNOTES

Enterprise -- Marketing
DON'T GET TRAPPED IN THE WORLD WIDE COBWEB
   TABLE: How To Win on the Web
   CHART: Cyberboom

Enterprise -- Companies
SUCCESS COULD BE IN THE BAG
   TABLE: Timbuk2's Case for Customization

Enterprise -- Technology
NOTHING ODD ABOUT THIS COUPLE
   TABLE: Considering Convergence

Enterprise -- Education
CLASS ACTS IN THE IVY-COVERED HALLS
   TABLE: The Best Entrepreneurship Teachers

Enterprise -- International
ALL SET TO MUSCLE IN ON MOSCOW
   TABLE: Countdown to Pump-Up

Enterprise -- My Company
WORKER TRAINING: NOT AS EASY AS ABC

Enterprise -- At Your Service
THE HEAVY BURDEN OF LIGHT FINGERS
   TABLE: Fighting Fraud

Enterprise -- Downtime
I'LL FAX, YOU FROLIC
   TABLE: Vacation Spots that Take Care of Business--and Children

Up Front
TALK SHOW
A FALSE ALARM ON SURPRISE TAXES
   CHART: Mutual Fund Capital Gains Distributions
GM'S TOP BLACK EXEC FINALLY JOINS THE CLUB
FORD BUYS A USED-CAR CONCEPT
NETSCAPE'S MAN ADDS A NEW GIG
WANTED: YOUR TWO BITS' WORTH
A WARNING LABEL FOR SPOOKS
BURGUNDY COULD GET TIGHT AGAIN
CHART: Slacker Santas
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
SOUNDING OFF ON THE BEST AND WORST BOARDS
HOW TO IMPROVE OUR SCHOOLS' REPORT CARDS
THREE MARRIOTT WORKERS, ONE CAVEAT

Corrections & Clarifications
The Dec. 2 story on Canadian Airlines International Ltd. (The Corporation)
A few choice ways to sidestep the tax man (Personal Business, Dec. 2)
If you're thinking spin-off, you'd better get moving (News, Analysis & Commentary, Dec. 9)

Books
THE BEST BUSINESS BOOKS OF 1996
   TABLE: Top Titles of the Year

Technology & You
PRIVACY AND THE 'COOKIE' MONSTER
NOW, WIDE SCREENS
   PHOTO: Sharp WideNote
SECRETS OF ORIGAMI

Economic Viewpoint
EVEN CHINA WILL FIND THAT FREEDOM BOOSTS GROWTH

Economic Trends
THEORIES FLY AS U.S. SAVINGS CLIMB
   CHART: Will the Savings Rate Keep Moving Up?
NOT ALL BOURSES TREND TOGETHER
TEMPS: WHOSE HELP IS WANTED
A GLOBAL VIEW OF OFFICE SPACE
   CHART: The U.S. Edge in Office Rent

Letter from Hot Springs, Ark.
BETTING ON THERMAL BATHS, NOT CRAP TABLES
   PHOTO: Hot Springs at Turn of the Century
   PHOTO: Catherine Stanfield March circa 1975
   MAP: Arkansas

Business Outlook
U.S.: YES, RETAILERS, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS
   CHART: Stores Were Busy On Black Friday
   CHART: New-Home Sales: Down But Not Out
   CHART: Purchasers Say Output Is Rising
FRANCE: TIME TO EASE UP ON THE FRANC?
   CHART: The Growth Trend Is Gradually Improving

News: Analysis & Commentary
THE CPI: WASHINGTON'S HOT POTATO
   TABLE: How the CPI Could Be Cut...
   COMMENTARY: UNCLE SAM SHOULD COUNT SOFTWARE, NOT BUGGY WHIPS
DELTA-CONTINENTAL: NO WIND BENEATH ITS WINGS
   CHART: A New No. 1?
TEXACO WAS JUST THE BEGINNING
   TABLE: The Boycott Card
   JESSE JACKSON: 'IF THEY DON'T AGREE, WE WILL ESCALATE'
COMMENTARY: MEMO TO JANET RENO: QUIT DODGING DONORGATE
GM VS. VW: NOT WITH A BANG, BUT A SETTLEMENT
   TABLE: Nose to Nose
COMMENTARY: BREAST-IMPLANT CASES: LET THE SCIENCE TESTIFY
COMMENTARY: BASEBALL'S LOSERS STILL LOSE
   TABLE: Rich Club, Poor Club

In Business This Week
GET OUT OF JAIL FREE
ARCHER DANIELS INDICTMENTS
MORE MOVES AT GM
BIG THINKER FOR MERRILL LYNCH
MIAMI TEETERS ON THE BRINK
AOL GETS SWAMPED AGAIN
ET CETERA...
FOUND COPPER
   CHART: Copper Futures January Delivery

Washington Outlook
THE SPIRITED BRAWL AHEAD OVER LIQUOR ADS ON TV
CONGRESSIONAL GENDER GAP
RUBIN'S SECRET AGENDA?
BILL'S FAVORITE BILL

International Business
IS JAPAN HEADED FOR ANOTHER RECESSION?
   CHART: Consumers Are Wary...Growth Is Stunted...And Stocks Remain Weak
WHY THE WTO IS STUCK IN THE MUCK
   TABLE: Clashing Agendas
SNATCHING THE MOTHER OF ALL MINES
   MAP: Borneo

International Outlook
MEXICO: ANOTHER NAIL IN THE COFFIN OF REFORM?
PROTESTS ROCK XIAN

The Workplace
LABOR'S NEW FACE IN EUROPE
   TABLE: Nicole Notat: Controlling France's Welfare State
   TABLE: John Monks: Working for Britain's High-Tech Future
   TABLE: Sergio Cofferati: Saving Italian Jobs

Design
DAVID MACAULAY EXPLAINS IT ALL
   TABLE: The Way Things Keep Working

The Corporation
GM'S SLOW-MO MINIVAN ROLLOUT
   CHART: GM's Minivan Market Share Is Lagging...And It's Looking to New Models to Boost Profits
   PHOTO: 1997 Chevy Venture LS Extended

People
DOUG TENNAPEL IS HOT. ASK YOUR KID
   TABLE: The Tennapel Chronicles

Media
COMMENTARY: SELF-CENSORSHIP IS STILL CENSORSHIP

Legal Affairs
COMMENTARY: LET'S STOP BEATING UP ON LEGAL IMMIGRANTS

Finance
FORGET ALL YOU KNOW ABOUT STOCKS
   TABLE: A Junior-Size Super Stock Portfolio
   TABLE: Super Stocks vs. the Market
IS CIGNA'S ASBESTOS PLAN FIREPROOF?
   TABLE: CIGNA vs. Its Critics

Inside Wall Street
UPPING THE BID FOR T. ROWE PRICE?
   CHART: Riding High on Mutual Funds
MRV: WHY INTEL IS SO INTERESTED
   CHART: A Biggie Has Just Chipped In
HOW TRITON MAY STRIKE IT RICH
   CHART: The Lure of Oil Fields Abroad

Information Processing
THE DISAPPEARING CD-ROM PLAYERS
   TABLE: The Consolidation--So Far
   CHART: Top Sellers of CD-ROMs
COMMENTARY: BEFORE WE GET A WORLDWIDE BUSY SIGNAL...

Bits & Bytes
IT PRINTS, IT COPIES, IT COLLATES
   PHOTO: LP Laserjet 5S1 Copier
THE WEB'S WIDER WORLD OF PIZZA DELIVERY
   CHART: Pizza Facts
THIS INTERNET 'DOORMAN' DECIDES WHO'S ON FIRST
LET THE BEST TRAVEL DEAL FIND YOU
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Science & Technology
COUNTERING 'THE POOR MAN'S NUCLEAR WEAPONS'
   TABLE: How Lethal Are Biological Agents?
   BUILDING A 'CANARY ON A CHIP'

Developments to Watch
WILL THE OFFICE PHONE SOON CUT THE CORD?
SUPERCOMPUTERS MAY RUN ON WORMS
NEW CHIP RECIPE: ADD NITROGEN, BAKE AT 900C
KEEPING THE TURBOT OUT OF THE TURBINE
Developments to Watch Contacts

Personal Business
WHAT'S CHRISTMAS WITHOUT...MUNI BONDS?
   TABLE: Municipal-Bond Buying Tips
   TABLE: A Few Good Picks
THE POWDER AND THE GLORY
   TABLE: Where to Ride Snow Cats

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

Investment Figures of the Week
INVESTMENT FIGURES OF THE WEEK
   CHART: Mutual Fund Returns
   CHART: Stocks and Bonds

Editorials
THE U.S. ECONOMY: BETTER THAN YOU THOUGHT
GET THE MOB OFF WALL STREET

International -- Spotlight on Thailand
WHERE THE STARS SPEAK LOUDLY...AND POLITICIANS PAY CLOSE ATTENTION (int'l edition)
   MAP: Thailand

International -- European Business
CAUTION: FALLING PRICES (int'l edition)
   CHART: Europe's Falling Inflation...
   TABLE: ...Has Grim Side Effects...
   TABLE: ...But Long-Term Merits
HEARD ON THE GRAPEVINE: BURGUNDY IS BACK (int'l edition)
   CHART: Burgundy's Comeback
ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES: $30 BILLION AND COUNTING (int'l edition)
THOMSON: NO SALE (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Business
NO HEATER, GREAT SUSPENSION--IT'S THE 'ASIA CAR' (int'l edition)
   CHART: Asia's Car-Buying Spree

International -- Editorials
EUROPE'S UNIONS: CAN THEY CHANGE? (int'l edition)
THE BUREAUCRATS ARE BOGGING DOWN JAPAN (int'l edition)


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