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Where to Invest in 1997
Introduction
THE TRIUMPH OF THE NEW ECONOMY
   COVER IMAGE: Where to Invest
   CHART: Five Signposts of the New Economic Reality: Increased Globalization...
   CHART:...The Boom in High-Tech, Moderating Inflation...
   CHART:...Falling Interest Rates, and Surging Profits
The Framework
ECONOMISTS EXPECT LITTLE TROUBLE IN PARADISE
   TABLE: BW Economic Forecast Survey for 1997 (.pdf)
   TOP GURU: THE BEST TEA LEAVES IN TOWN
ALL EYES ARE ON THE CLINTON-AND-CONGRESS SHOW
   TABLE: What to Expect from Washington on Key Issues in 1997
THE MARKET'S RIDE IS FAR FROM OVER
   BEST BET: THINK SMALL
   CHART: The Dow Has Been Riding High...But Small Caps Have Been Lagging
   'I EXPECT AN 8% TO 10% TOTAL RETURN'
END OF THE BULL SESSION?
   TABLE: BW Market Forecast Survey for 1997 (.pdf)
   TOP GURU: LAST YEAR'S PRIZE BULL ISN'T EXACTLY BELLOWING
HONG KONG'S NO.2 WORRY: THE FED
WILL THE EURO TAME THE EUROBULL?
Strategies for Stocks
HIGH TECH IS WIRED FOR REWARDS
   TABLE: Seven Savvy Technology Plays
   BEST BET: PC POWER SURGE
   'TO SAY THE MARKET'S TOO EXPENSIVE...IS INCORRECT'
FINANCE STOCKS: WHAT COMES AFTER NIRVANA?
   TABLE: Stocks to Bank On
   BEST BET: TAKEOVER PLAYS
THE MEDIA GIANTS MAY HIT THEIR STRIDE
   TABLE: A Mixed Picture
   BEST BET: THINK BIG
HEADS UP IN THE HEARTLAND
   TABLE: Betting On Revivals
   BEST BET: COMEBACK KIDS
A QUICKENING TAKEOVER TEMPO
   TABLE: Whisper Stocks
   BEST BET: TEMPTING TECH
INVESTING ABROAD: WHERE ON EARTH YOU CAN TURN
   BEST BET: CONTINENTAL EUROPE
   CHART: How Three Global Experts Carve Up the World: Ron Chapman...
   CHART:...Douglas Johnson, and Steve Dexter
THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER
   TABLE: The Pros' Global Picks
   BEST BET: TELECOM STOCKS
HEDGE FUNDS SHIFT INTO NEUTRAL
   TABLE: How Hedge Funds Are Faring
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
   TABLE: Overlooked And Undervalued?
   BEST BET: A GOOD CALL?
HOW TO FIND A STOCK THAT'S HEADED FOR TROUBLE
   TABLE: These Highfliers May Be Destined for a Fall
   BEST BET: SIGN OF DECLINE
HERE'S A HUNDRED GRAND. NOW MAKE A SHOPPING LIST
   TABLE: William Miller's Portfolio
   TABLE: Marianne Hay's Portfolio
   TABLE: William Jurika's Portfolio
   TABLE: Eric Ryback's Portfolio
Inside Wall Street
HOW GUESS? JEANS COULD SHAPE UP
   CHART: A Bad Guess On IPO Timing
WATCHING FOR THE SIEGE TO END
PROMISING PROSPECTS FOR PROSTATE PATIENTS
   CHART: Why a Downturn On Upbeat News?
The Investment Spectrum
THESE UNDERDOGS FUNDS WILL HAVE THEIR DAY
   TABLE: The Best Returns
   TABLE: The Worst Returns
   TABLE: How the Big Funds Fared
   TABLE: The Bond Fund Leaders
   TABLE: Double-Digit Gains for Most Fund Groups
BONDS ARE BECKONING
   BEST BET: MORTGAGE-BACKEDS
   CHART: An Up and Down Year
   'CASH AND VERY LIQUID BONDS CAN PUT YOU ON THE OFFENSIVE'
   TREASURIES: SMALL RISK, SPOTTY REWARDS
WHO'S AFRAID OF REAL ESTATE?
   TABLE: A Roundup of REITs
   BEST BET: OFFICE REITs WITH DOWNTOWN SPACE
THE 'SEATBELT' SIGN IS STILL ON IN COMMODITIES
   BEST BET: COCOA, LEAD, AND OIL
   CHART: Commodities That Could Be Hot in '97
A BEAUTIFUL MARKET FOR ART
   PHOTO: Cashmere by John Singer Sargent
   PHOTO: Forest Scene by Roy Lichtenstein
   PHOTO: Woman by Willem de Kooning
   PHOTO: Ballerina Sculpture by Edgar Degas
1996's Best and Worst
THE BRIGHTEST STARS AND BIGGEST FLOPS
   TABLE: Winners & Losers
The Investment Scoreboard
GOT YOUR SCORECARD?
   TABLE: Industry Group Winners And Losers
   TABLE: A Menu of Investment Opportunities
   SCOREBOARD: 1997 Investment Outlook (.pdf)

Up Front
TALK SHOW
A GIFT TO DOLE WAS A GIFT TO QUAYLE
A LINE-ITEM VETO THAT ISN'T?
THE BIG BLUE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE
AMEX + CITI = PITIFUL PREMIUM
DIEGO RIVERA'S CHEVY PERIOD
   PHOTO: Mural by Diego Rivera
FROM SPACE SHOTS TO MILK RUNS
   PHOTO: Space Shuttle Atlantis
ROAD TO PAVE? REMEMBER BURMA-SHAVE!
CHART: Risky Business--And Cheaper
FOOTNOTES

Editor's Memo
HAPPY NEW YEAR, INVESTORS

Readers Report
WEIGHING IN ON McKINSEY
SHOULD WE JUST BAG AIR BAGS?
WHY COMBO CHIPS ARE THE WAY TO GO
SOME RESPECT FOR THE PRESIDENT, PLEASE

Technology & You
A MULTIMEDIA POWER SURGE

Economic Viewpoint
HOW CLINTON'S TRADE POLICY HAMSTRINGS AMERICA

Economic Trends
IS GDP STRONGER THAN IT LOOKS?
   CHART: An Intriguing Gap in U.S. Growth Estimates
LESS LOFTY RENTS IN ASIA
   CHART: Where Factory Space is Pricey
DOES FUND ACTIVISM PAY OFF?
SMALL BUSINESS GETS FIDGETY

Books
GRIM FAIRY TALES FROM A COLD WARRIOR
UNHAPPY TRAILS
THE BUSINESS WEEK BEST-SELLER LIST

Letter From France
CRECHES, CAROLS--AND BEAUCOUP CASH
   MAP: Alsace Province, France

Business Outlook
U.S.: ABOUT THAT SLOWDOWN...IT'S HISTORY
   CHART: Manufacturing Bounces Back
   CHART: Inventories Still Look Lean
   CHART: Where Spending Is Rising Again
SPAIN: GOOD NEWS ON THE ROAD TO MAASTRICHT
   CHART: Low Inflation Paves the Way for a Rate Cut

News: Analysis & Commentary
BOEING'S THREE HUGE HOURS IN SEATTLE
   TABLE: Edging Toward Merger
A WAKE-UP CALL FOR AIRBUS
   CHART: Airbus Under Pressure
MAKING LINCOLNS BOOMER BAIT
   PHOTO: Lincoln Navigator Car
   CHART: Ford's Lagging Lincoln
HOW MUCH TV SPORTS NEWS CAN YOU USE?
   TABLE: And in This Corner...
COMMENTARY: TV RATINGS: HOW POLITICS UNDERMINED PARENTS
DIGITAL'S STRUGGLE TO SAVE ITS ALPHA CHIP
   CHART: Chipping Away
   PHOTO: Alpha 21164 Microprocessor
THE NUMBERS ARE CRUNCHING PACKARD BELL
   CHART: The Bell Curve
YOUR DOCTOR MAY BE IN AGAIN
COMMENTARY: A REPORTER CONFESSES: HOW I GOT SPUN BY MIKE OVITZ
PUTTING THE SNAP BACK IN LEGO

In Business This Week
STEEL BAIT FOR A BARRACUDA?
A LIBERAL INSIDER AT THE CEA
A BE IN APPLE'S BONNET?
WESTERN KEEPS CONQUERING
AHP'S BIGGER BITE OF BIOTECH
DOING TIME FOR COOKING THE BOOKS
ET CETERA...
HAS PULTE PEAKED?
   CHART: Pulte Corp. Stock Price

Washington Outlook
THE GOP SNARLS AT THE CORPORATE HAND THAT FEEDS IT
HUNDT'S FIELD OF DREAMS
A MODERATE MAGAZINE
IS SANTA A DEMOCRAT?

International Business
SINGAPORE'S FIGHT TO KEEP 'MAKING SOMETHING'
   TABLE: As Singapore Stalls in Electronics...
WHILE THOMSON BLEEDS, DAEWOO WAITS
ONE BIG BANG FOR INSURERS IN JAPAN
   TABLE: Changing the Insurance Industry
IF ANYONE CAN GIVE VOLVO A RACY IMAGE, HE CAN
   TABLE: Tom Walkinshaw's Fast Track

International Outlook
WHY WASHINGTON IS COURTING CHINA'S GENERALS
RUSSIAN BUDGET WOES
AUSTRIA'S COALITION TOTTERS

The Corporation
LOOKING FOR THE CORPORATION SECTION?

Science & Technology
LOOKING FOR THE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SECTION?

Information Processing
LOOKING FOR THE INFORMATION PROCESSING SECTION?

Personal Business
LOOKING FOR THE PERSONAL BUSINESS SECTION?

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 NEW ECONOMY NEEDS FREE TRADE

International -- Spotlight on Israel
PLENTY OF ROOM IN BETHLEHEM'S INNS...AS TOURISM'S STAR SINKS LOW (int'l edition)
   MAP: Israel

International -- Corrections & Clarifications
The best offshore funds (Cover Story, Nov. 11) (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
ANGST AT AIRBUS (int'l edition)
   CHART: Airbus Under Pressure
   TABLE: What Airbus Must Do To Catch Up
COMMENTARY: SIEMENS: WHY THERE'S STILL NO PAYOFF (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Business
SINGAPORE'S FIGHT TO KEEP 'MAKING SOMETHING' (int'l edition)
   TABLE: As Singapore Stalls in Electronics...
WHILE THOMSON BLEEDS, DAEWOO WAITS (int'l edition)


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