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CREDIT: COVER ILLUSTRATION BY SERGIO BARADAT



Cover Story
TWO JAPANS
   COVER IMAGE: Two Japans
   TABLE: Dynamic Japan
   TABLE: Slow-Growth Japan
   CHART: Global Corporations are Moving Ahead Strongly, but...
   CHART: The Nikkei's Collapse
   COMMENTARY: WHY HASHIMOTO HAS TO HANG TOUGH

Special Report
THE SATELLITE BIZ BLASTS OFF
   TABLE: Big Bounce
   TABLE: Space Moguls
   IRIDIUM: WHAT GOES UP...HAS TO GET THERE FIRST

Up Front
TALK SHOW
NAFTA: A NEW UNION-BUSTING WEAPON?
   CHART: U.S. Unionizing Votes, 1993-1995
THE CONTENTIOUS PRICE OF AIR SAFETY
A FRISCO FOOTHOLD FOR COMMERZBANK
COUCH POTATO CENTRAL
   TABLE: Top Media Audiences
AFTER OVITZ: AND NOW, 101 POST-MORTEMS?
A FAMILY CAR--FOR INDIANA JONES
   PHOTO: Jeep Dakar Concept Vehicle
WELCOME TO SONYWORLD
   PHOTO: Robot at Sony Wonder Technology
CHART: Development Time Is Money
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
BARSHEFSKY: IN DEFENSE OF CLINTON'S TRADE RECORD
LOOK WHO'S VETOING THE LINE-ITEM VETO
MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS MAY BE A MISNOMER
THE ODDS-ON FAVORITE IN THE GREAT MODEM RACE?

Corrections & Clarifications
Heads up in the heartland (''Where to invest,'' Cover Story, Dec. 30)
The best new products (Cover Story, Jan. 13)

Books
A BANKING BOOK THAT PAYS LITTLE INTEREST
THE BUSINESS WEEK BEST-SELLERS OF 1996

Technology & You
SUITES THAT JUST GET SWEETER
   TABLE: Three Heavyweights

Economic Viewpoint
JAPAN'S PENSION CRISIS: GROWTH IS THE ONLY WAY OUT

Economic Trends
JOB MOBILITY, AMERICAN-STYLE
   CHART: A Sharp Decline in Job Tenure
DO LOW TAXES LURE INVESTMENT?
PATHS TOWARD A FREE MARKET
   CHART: Capitalism Unchained?

Letter From Germany
A CLUNKER RISES FROM HISTORY'S SCRAP HEAP
   MAP: Germany

Business Outlook
U.S.: INFLATION IS STILL ON THE MAT--BUT DON'T COUNT IT OUT JUST YET
   CHART: Consumer Prices Are under Control
   CHART: Wage Growth Is at a Six-Year High
   CHART: Retail Buying Improved at Yearend
BRITAIN: HOT GROWTH COULD BOIL OVER
   CHART: Underlying Inflation Is above Target

News: Analysis & Commentary
HEAVY WEATHER AT AMERICAN
   CHART: Plenty for Pay Increases?
   UNITED: THE DUBIOUS JOYS OF OWNERSHIP
SUDDENLY, DETROIT STOPS FIGHTING THE DEALERSHIPS OF THE FUTURE
FOR $19.95 A MONTH, UNLIMITED HEADACHES FOR AOL
   CHART: AOL's Ascent
TYCO'S DEAL-A-MONTH MAN

In Business This Week
FROM SELMA TO MORGAN STANLEY
INTEL: NOWHERE TO GO BUT DOWN?
A PARTING OF THE WAYS AT TANDY
PLACER DOME GOES FOR THE GOLD
MORE ALTERATIONS FOR THE LIMITED
BRACING FOR A MAD COW EPIDEMIC
ET CETERA . . .
JUMPING BEANS
   CHART: Soybean Futures

Washington Outlook
CAN THE NEW CHIEF OF STAFF KEEP CLINTON IN THE CENTER?
BUSINESS FOOD FIGHT

International Business
WHY SEOUL IS SEETHING
   CHART: Korea's GDP Is Starting to Slow...
EN GARDE, TRANSATLANTIC CALLERS
JIMMY GOLDSMITH, POLITICAL SPOILER?
HONG KONG: A MAD STAMPEDE--FOR REAL ESTATE
   TABLE: No Vacancy

International Outlook
THE RED STAR OF CHINA'S ECONOMIC CZAR IS RISING
THE PRICE OF HEBRON PEACE

Marketing
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GAP

People
MEET SEARS' MS. FIXIT
   TABLE: Resume: Jane Thompson

The Corporation
HARRAH'S GOES FOR BROKE
   CHART: Harrah's Investors Fold

Finance
IS THE MARKET JUST PLAIN NUTS?
   CHART: Despite Rising Rates...Stocks Have Soared
EVEN MIDAS MIGHT NOT TOUCH THIS GOLD MARKET
   CHART: A Goldbug's Nightmare
WHAT'S HOTTER THAN SALSA? LATIN BONDS
   CHART: Latin America's Borrowing Binge
COMMENTARY: TAKE A HARD LOOK AT WALL STREET'S SOFT DOLLARS

Inside Wall Street
DO BANKERS RATE PAINEWEBBER A BUY?
   CHART: Bulls Go for Brokers, Too
WORD OF MOUTH AT EMISPHERE
ULTRAFEM VS. THE SHORTS
   CHART: Many Doubt That Instead Will Sell

Sports Business
THE GAME'S THE THING AT NIKE NOW

Government
VELVET GLOVES FOR THE GOP
   TABLE: Resume: Rep. John A. Boehner

Bits & Bytes
ONE-STOP TRAVEL SHOPPING ON THE WEB
COMING SOON ON DISK: TOM, HUCK--AND ROMEO
A MASTER KEY FOR SECURITY PROGRAMS
A SEARCH SUB PLUMBS THE WEB'S DEPTHS
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Science & Technology
THE BATTLE OF BLOCKBUSTER HEART DRUGS
   PHOTO: Computer Generated Molecular Structure
   PHOTO: Ad for Zocor
   PHOTO: Ad for Pravachol
   LIPITOR: WHY A FEROCIOUS DRUG HAS TO WHISPER ITS MESSAGE

Developments to Watch
THE SCIENCES: WILL GRANTS FILL THE GAPS?
THE GIFT OF SILICON SIGHT
THEY MIGHT JUST PAVE THE STREETS WITH GOLD
MOVING MOLECULES WITH MINI-MAGNETS
Developments to Watch Contacts

Personal Business
EYE SURGERY? TAKE A CLOSE LOOK
   TABLE: Improving on Mother Nature?
   TABLE: Information Sources
CAN YOU TRUST YOUR BROKER?
   TABLE: Where to Start Investigating
HOW TO BOUNCE BACK IF YOU'RE BOUNCED OUT
   TABLE: Turnaround Tips

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 BATTLE TO BUILD A NEW JAPAN
CLINTON'S SHELL GAME ON MEDICARE

International -- Spotlight on Russia
A SLEEPY ISLAND AWAITS A GUSHER...AND JAPAN GETS IN ON THE ACTION (int'l edition)
   MAP: Sakhalin Island

International -- Readers Report
AND OVITZ LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER (int'l edition)
'I JUST CAN'T SURVIVE IN THIS SERVICE ECONOMY' (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
THE TAMING OF FRANCE TELECOM (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Grooming France Telecom to Go Private
RUSSIAN ADVERTISING: IT'S NEW AND IMPROVED (int'l edition)
   TABLE: How Russian Ad Agencies Are Catching Up

International -- Asian Business
WHY SEOUL IS SEETHING (int'l edition)
   CHART: Korea's GDP Is Starting to Slow...

International -- Finance
A TALK WITH ARGENTINA'S FINANCE MINISTER (int'l edition)

International -- Editorials
DON'T LET THE EU BLOCK BRITISH AIR'S DEAL (int'l edition)


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