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DOMESTIC COVER: PHOTO OF VIACOM CHAIRMAN SUMNER REDSTONE BY PETER GREGOIRE; INTERNATIONAL COVER: PHOTO OF JIANG ZEMIN, PRESIDENT OF CHINA, BY LES STONE/SYGMA


Cover Story
SUMNER'S LAST STAND
   COVER IMAGE: Sumner's Last Stand
   TABLE: A Recent History of Viacom
   CHART: Running in Place?
   CHART: The Big Squeeze
   PHOTO: Still From ''Beavis and Butthead Do America''
   PHOTO: Tom Hanks in ''Forest Gump''
   PARAMOUNT PUTS A GLINT IN REDSTONE'S EYE
      PHOTO: Howard Stern in ''Private Parts''

International -- Cover Story
CHINA AFTER DENG (int'l edition)
   INT'L COVER IMAGE: China After Deng
   TABLE: The Challenges Facing Jiang
   STRAINS IN U.S.-SINO RELATIONS ARE SHOWING--AGAIN (int'l edition)
      TABLE: There Are Signs of Progress...
      TABLE: ...But Flashpoints Remain

Enterprise -- In Box
CRIMEBUSTERS
PARTNERING PAYS OFF
   GRAPHIC: Survey Results
A WISE POLICY
BIG BANKS THINK SMALL
   GRAPHIC: Small-Biz Lending
CAN'T TALK. GOTTA RUN
   CHART: The Signal? Very Busy
DYNAMIC DUO ON CAPITOL HILL
   TABLE: Resume: Christopher ''Kit'' Bond (R-Mo.)
   TABLE: Resume: James Talent (R-Mo.)
TIP SHEET: POLICIES NOW!
TIP SHEET: iMARKET INC.
FOOTNOTES

Enterprise -- Energy
HIGH-VOLTAGE CHAOS
   TABLE: Who's Fighting to Sell You Electricity

Enterprise -- Companies
SUCH POLISH FOR ONE SO YOUNG
   TABLE: Resume: Dinah Mohajer

Enterprise -- Technology
FREEZE! THIS IS A SOFTWARE RAID
   HOW TO AVOID WALKING THE PLANK

Enterprise -- Roundtable
Q&A WITH POINTCAST'S CHRIS HASSETT: HOW TO RUN A NET PACESETTER

Enterprise -- At Your Service
MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS: A BIG TAX BREAK FOR HELPING TO INSURE YOURSELF
   TABLE: New Year's Revolution

Up Front
TALK SHOW
PEROT VS. HICKS: HIGH NOON IN BIG D
A DANGEROUS LIAISON IN BANKING
AN INSURER'S 3% SOLUTION
DID ALEXIS HERMAN WRITE HER OWN TICKET?
FOR TECHNOPHOBES, VIRTUAL PINBALL
A CHEAP PERK? AH, THERE'S THE RUB
MAKE MINE PRICKLY PEAR
CHART: East-West Thaw
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
THE GRASS IS GREENER IN EASTERN EUROPE
THE AOL WOLF HAD BETTER WATCH OUT
HORSE SENSE ABOUT GENERICS
ARE CREDIT UNIONS CORPORATE WELFARE BUMS?
A DIFFERENT TAKE ON TAMBRANDS

Letter From Italy
WHERE HAVE ALL THE SOLDIERS GONE?
   MAP: Italy

Letter From Sakhalin
A LITTLE SUSHI, A LITTLE VODKA
   MAP: Sakhalin Island

Books
ARE PRO SPORTS CONNING OUR CITIES?
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Major League Losers''
FED SAGA
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Back From the Brink''
CAREER GROOVES
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Doing It For Ourselves''

Technology & You
A MORE ANIMATED WEB

Economic Viewpoint
A TINY TAX MIGHT CURB WALL STREET'S HIGH VOLATILITY

Economic Trends
WHO'S AFRAID OF CREDIT CARDS?
   CHART: Tracking the Growth in Credit-Card Debt
DOING A SNOW JOB ON THE DATA
   CHART: A Dubious Adjustment?
UPPING THE ANTE IN TENDER OFFERS

Business Outlook
U.S.: STILL NO SNAKE IN THE ECONOMY'S EDEN
   CHART: Inflation Remains Remarkably Tame
   CHART: Shoppers Loosen Their Purse Strings
   CHART: Sales Are Outpacing Inventory Growth
FRANCE: A BACKDOOR BOOST TO THE ECONOMY
   CHART: Industry Hopes Rise on Export Prospects

News: Analysis & Commentary
THE RUSH TO QUALITY ON CORPORATE BOARDS
   TABLE: Dialing for Directors
COMMENTARY: FOUR SIMPLE WAYS TO CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN FINANCE
   TABLE: Where the Bucks Come From
BOMBARDIER IS DOING BARREL ROLLS
   CHART: Gaining Altitude
COMMENTARY: AMERICAN: WHY BILL DIDN'T NEED TO BUTT IN
   TABLE: False Alarm?

In Business This Week
O.K., PRINT UP NEW BUSINESS CARDS
VENTURE CAPITAL'S OPEN POCKETS
DOES ONE BIG THRIFT DESERVE ANOTHER?
MARRIOTT: SHOPPING IN HONG KONG
OPEN LINES FOR U.S. TELECOM COMPANIES
COMPUTER ERROR AT SGI
ET CETERA...
TRUMP'S HOUSE LOSES
   CHART: Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts Share Price

Washington Outlook
WHY THE GOP'S RIGHT WING FINDS ITSELF ADRIFT
ALIENS' ADVOCATE
THE COHEN PAYOFF
RUBIN & RUBIN?

International Business
NO STRENGTH, NO GLORY FOR FRANCE
   TABLE: Chirac Is Targeting Foreign Policy...
   TABLE: ...As France's Economy Worsens
RIVALS ARE BUZZING ALL AROUND LUFTHANSA
   CHART: How Lufthansa's Costs Stack Up
WHO'S MESSING WITH THE JAPANESE MARKET?
   CHART: TDF's Rise--And Sudden Fall

International Outlook
NORTH KOREA'S BITTER CHOICE: FAMINE OR FOREIGN AID
ANOTHER FRENCH BAILOUT?
A SETBACK FOR MEXICO

Sports Business
A LOT OF LEAGUES OF THEIR OWN
   PHOTO: Spalding Sports Ad
   MAKE WAY FOR JAYNE GRETZKY

Economics
JANET YELLEN: AN ECONOMIST WHO EXPLAINS IT ALL
   TABLE: Brainstorming Is a Family Affair

Information Processing
SPRINT'S WIRELESS HIGH-WIRE ACT
   TABLE: Digital Static at Sprint
CISCO'S SKID
     CHART: The Microsoft of Communications?

Science & Technology
INVASION OF THE ROBOTS
   CHART: Strong Robot Sales

Developments to Watch
IN SEATTLE, IT'S RAINING RESEARCH
   AN AIDS WEAPON FROM A LAB MISHAP
   HITTING CANCER WHERE IT HURTS
   FORESTS: WORTH MORE ALIVE?
   THE NET IS FOR THE BIRDS
Developments to Watch Contacts

Finance
SURPRISE! MUTUAL FUNDS AREN'T DRIVING THE MARKET
   TABLE: Moving to a Different Beat
CHASE: BIG BANK, GRAND AMBITION
   TABLE: The Payoff
THE AZX: A DESERT TRADING POST
   TABLE: Matching Supply with Demand

Inside Wall Street
BETTER PICKIN'S?
   CHART: Pumping Away
CELL-PHONE SCRAMBLERS
THIS STEELMAKER MAY BE A STEAL
   CHART: Not Such a Slag Heap

People
UNITED THEY DON'T STAND
   TABLE: Glawe vs. Greenwald

The Corporation
THE $9 BILLION COMPANY NOBODY KNOWS
   CHART: Cardinal's Healthy Return

Legal Affairs
MASTER OF THE M&A UNIVERSE
   TABLE: Volk's Greatest Hits

Corporate Scoreboard
A LAST-MINUTE BLAST KEEPS THE PARTY GOING
   TABLE: The Leaders in 1996 Sales and Profits
   CHART: Aftertax Profits Quarter by Quarter
   CHART: Industries With the Biggest Dollar Change in 1996
   TABLE: Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 1996 Corporate Profits (.pdf)
   HOW FAR WILL OIL PRICES FALL?
      CHART: Have Oil Prices Peaked?

Personal Business
A BINDING AGREEMENT BEFORE YOU TIE THE KNOT?
   TABLE: You Need a Prenup if You...
YOU'RE OF SOUND MIND AND BODY, SO...
   TABLE: Rewrite Your Will When...
WANT TO CUT BINKY OUT OF THE WILL, DO YOU?
TELECOM TIPS FOR UP-TO-DATE EXECS
   TABLE: Telecommunications Etiquette Dos and Don'ts
TASTY PICKINGS IN RESTAURANT STOCKS
   TABLE: Take a Bite?
A WEEK BEHIND THE WHEEL OF AN ELECTRIC CAR
   PHOTO: EV1 Electric Car from GM

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 STAKES IN U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS
CAMPAIGN FINANCE CAN BE REFORMED
THE RIGHT CAPITAL-GAINS TAX CUT

International -- Spotlight on Algeria
CARNAGE DOESN'T SCARE THE OILMEN...BUT THEY'RE NOT TAKING ANY CHANCES (int'l edition)
   MAP: Algeria

International -- Readers Report
WHO'S REALLY BEHIND THE ''NEW ORDER'' IN AFRICA (int'l edition)
MORE THAN THE BUDGET NEEDS BALANCING (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
ALL OF RUSSIA'S CIRCUITS ARE BUSY (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Buzz on Telecom

International -- Asian Business
COMMENTARY: SHIPPING IN JAPAN: SO MANY RULES, SO LITTLE REFORM (int'l edition)
IN JAKARTA, FRIENDSHIPS WORTH THEIR WEIGHT IN GOLD (int'l edition)

International -- American News
AUDI'S RALLY KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR (int'l edition)
   CHART: Putting the Brakes on a 10-year Skid
   PHOTO: 1997 Audi A4
CAN DINOSAURS SAVE ACCLAIM? (int'l edition)
   CHART: Low on Ammo
   SCREEN: Turok
INFORMIX: GUERRILLA ROAD WARRIOR (int'l edition)

International -- Finance
ARGENTINE BANKING DRAWS A CROWD (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Who's Buying into Argentina's Banks

International -- Editorials
GIVE GLOBAL CAPITALISM A CHANCE (int'l edition)


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