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COVER DESIGN BY MALCOLM FROUMAN



Cover Story
THE BEST PERFORMERS
   COVER IMAGE: The Business Week 50
   TABLE: The Business Week Fifty
   WHY IT'S SO TOUGH TO BEAT THE S&P
      CHART: Small Investors Flock to the S&P 500
   STARS YOU MAY NEVER HAVE HEARD OF
   MAKING THE MOST OF A MOUNTAIN OF DATA
      TABLE: Prospecting with the Performance Ranking
   MBNA: ACES OF PLASTIC
   NIKE: SWOOSH!
   GAP AND T.J. MAXX: CLOTHES HORSES
   INTEL: CHIP CHAMP
   PHILLIPS PETROLEUM AND SUN: THE CRUDE EDGE
   MERCK: GOOD HEALTH
   ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS: DEAN OF LEAN
   ALCOA: ALUMINUM ROLL
   TRAVELERS GROUP: WEILL BUILT
   COMPUTERS: SILICON CZARS
   HFS: BRAND DADDY
   TELLABS: SWITCH HIT
   PANENERGY: POWERING UP
   TABLE: Sales: The Best And Worst in Sales Performance
   TABLE: Earnings Growth: The Best in Profits Growth
   TABLE: Earnings Decline
   TABLE: Total Return: The Best And Worst in Shareholder Returns
   TABLE: Net Margin: The Best And Worst Margins
   TABLE: Return On Equity: The Best And Worst ROE
   TABLE: Performance Rankings of the S&P 500 (.pdf)
   TABLE: Industry Rankings of the S&P 500 (.pdf)
   TABLE: Alphabetical List of Companies (.pdf)

Up Front
TALK SHOW
THESE ARE YOUR CAPTAINS SPEAKING
ALEXIS HERMAN'S BAGGAGE GROWS HEAVIER
FAME AND FORTUNE
   TABLE: Which One Celebrity Would You Invest In?
MARVIN DAVIS, PIT BOSS
CONFESSIONS OF A HOROSCOPE HONCHO
WHY JOHNNY CAN'T BE BOTHERED
AN EMPTY CUP FOR BUDWEISER?
CHART: How Much for That Dom Perignon?
FOOTNOTES

Editor's Memo
THE NEW CORPORATE ELITE

Readers Report
RALLYING ROUND REDSTONE
THE ETHANOL PROGRAM ISN'T CORPORATE WELFARE

Corrections & Clarifications
Rivals are buzzing all around Lufthansa (International Business, Mar. 3)
Still more sophisticated (Technology & You, Mar. 10)
The Industry Outlook issue (''Metals,'' Jan. 13)

Books
IS CHINA THE NEW EVIL EMPIRE?
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Coming Conflict with China''

Technology & You
SERVICE WITH A CLICK
IT'S WHO YOU KNOW
SUITE FOR SORE EYES

Economic Viewpoint
WHAT THOSE FRENCH BLOKES CAN LEARN FROM THE BRITISH

Economic Trends
DON'T PANIC OVER SOCIAL SECURITY
   CHART: The Burden Facing America's Workers
RAKING IN THE REFUNDS
   CHART: A Little Help from the IRS
DOES THE DOLE DETER CRIME?
STARTUPS: STILL A JOB ENGINE

Letter From Belgium
INVASION OF THE HYDROPONIC ENDIVE
   MAP: Belgium

Business Outlook
U.S.: THE ECONOMY IS STILL HOPPING--AND FED WATCHERS ARE GETTING JUMPY
   CHART: Payroll Gains Are Speeding Up Again
   CHART: The Jobless Rate May Fall Further
   CHART: Early Signs of Pressure on Profits
GERMANY: AT LAST, SIGNS OF A THAW
   CHART: Where Factory Demand Is Surging

News: Analysis & Commentary
MESSAGE FROM THE MALL
   CHART: Consumer Debt Is at Record Levels...The Poor Feel It Most...
   CHART: ...And Delinquency Is on the Rise...Yet Spending Is Holding Up...
SUPERSTORES ON NOTICE
   GRAPHIC: Too Many Pricey Paper Clips?
A JOLT OF RELIEF FROM PARKINSON'S DISEASE
   TAMING TREMORS
      GRAPHIC: Taming Tremors
COMMENTARY: CAMPAIGN MONEY: NOW EVERYBODY IS IN A GLASS HOUSE
A SMALL-JET DOGFIGHT OVER TEXAS
   TABLE: Good-Bye Turboprops
COMMENTARY: POLITICS SHOULDN'T RULE THE AIRWAVES
CAN TCI LAUNCH ITS SATELLITE STRATEGY?
APPLE CLONERS: PARTNERS OR 'PARASITES'?
   CHART: Clone Power
CAN'T WAIT TILL SUMMER? NEITHER CAN HOLLYWOOD
   CHART: Spring Fever

In Business This Week
57 VARIETIES OF CHALLENGES
   PHOTO: William R. Johnson of H.J. Heinz & Co.
TWO BROKERS TIE THE KNOT
CAN IBUPROFEN STOP ALZHEIMER'S?
IT'S A LITIGIOUS WORLD AFTER ALL
GE ISN'T COOLING ITS JETS
FEW AD DOLLARS ARE CAUGHT IN THE NET
ET CETERA...
WARNER-LAMBERT'S DRUG HIGH
   CHART: Warner-Lambert Stock Price

Washington Outlook
HOW LABOR'S CAMPAIGN BLITZ MADE THE GOP BLINK
EXPORTERS PLAY DEFENSE
NEWT'S FUTURE WORLD
FROM AUSTIN TO WASHINGTON?

International Business
THE RUSH TO RUSSIA
   CHART: Heady Days for Russian Stocks
   TABLE: Russian Roundup
   HOW TO PLACE A BET ON THE WILD, WILD EAST
      CHART: A Rapid Takeoff
FAT CITY ON THE THAMES
COMMENTARY: TOKYO'S RIGGED MARKETS NEED REVOLUTION, NOT REFORM

International Outlook
WILL BORIS AND BILL CATCH A CHILL IN HELSINKI?
GERMAN MINERS REVOLT
SWISSAIR'S AMERICAN CAPTAIN

Media
U S WEST CAN'T TAKE ITS EYES OFF TV
   CHART: U S West's Revenues, Debt...
   CHART: ...Cash Flow, and Cable Subscribers

The Corporation
FORD: THE BOARD STARTS TO GET TOUGH
   CHART: Financial Pressure Builds
   PHOTO: Ford Ka

Economics
COMMENTARY: A HELPING HAND, NOT JUST AN INVISIBLE HAND

Government
WHISPERING IN BILL'S RIGHT EAR
   TABLE: Bruce Reed's Social Agenda

Legal Affairs
WHISTLE-BLOWERS ON TRIAL
   TABLE: Shakedown Artists or Saints?

Workplace
HIGH TENSION AT GENERAL ELECTRIC
   TABLE/VIDEO: Welch vs. His Unions
   A BLAST FROM NEUTRON JACK
THE COMING JOB BOTTLENECK
   CHART: Americans Are Getting Older...
   CHART: ...And Retirement Seems Uncertain...
   CHART: ...So Many Will Work Longer

Finance
THE MOB ON WALL STREET: WHY YOU CAN'T SEE IT
   TABLE: Dramatis Personae
   TABLE: Five Steps to Offshore Riches
COMMENTARY: WHY DIDN'T ANYONE SMELL A RAT AT CENTENNIAL?
   CHART: Down to Earth
OUT OF THE S&L ASHES
   TABLE: High-Stakes Dealmaking

Inside Wall Street
GOLD IN THE GOLDEN WEST?
   CHART: California, Here They Come
MAKING ANGEION'S HEART SING
ALZA: ALL PEPPED UP OVER PROTEINS
   CHART: Maybe More Zip on the Street

Developments to Watch
THIS WATCH WATCHES YOUR Zs
   PHOTO: The Sleep Watch
HOW TO TEST A BRIDGE'S METTLE
TROUBLE IN THE DRAIN? CALL ROBO-ROOTER
   PHOTO: Miniature Inspection Robot
INNOVATIONS
Developments to Watch Contacts

Information Processing
WEBTV: HELLO, COUCH POTATOES
   CHART: Tuning In to the Net
   TABLE: Honey, What's on the Web Tonight?
   WEBTV'S BEHIND-THE-SCREEN BREAKTHROUGH

Bits & Bytes
PUMP UP THE JAMS--ON THE WEB
A WINNING COMBO FOR ONLINE ADVERTISERS?
'THIN SERVERS' WITH BIG CONNECTIONS
FROM THE CAR TO THE COUCH IN ONE EASY SWITCH
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Entertainment
MEDIA BARON
   TABLE: Krishnan's Empire

Environment
THE DUSTUP OVER FINE AIR POLLUTANTS
   TABLE: Strengthening Clean-Air Regs

Social Issues
DOCTORS INC.
   TABLE: The PPM Prescription
   CHART: The Solo Practitioner Is Disappearing...
   CHART: ...As More Doctors Become Employees...
   CHART: ...Working for Other Doctors
   TABLE: How the Two Leaders Stack Up

Sports Business
FROM THE DUGOUT TO THE OWNERS BOX?

Personal Business
BANK FUNDS: PLAYING CATCH-UP
   TABLE: Winners and Losers Among Bank-Managed Mutual Funds
BOTTOM FISHING FOR NETWORKING STOCKS
   TABLE: Torpedoed Treasures
ARE YOU AN OFFICE SLOB?
   TABLE: The Mark of a 'Messaholic'

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
DON'T BLOW THIS CHANCE, WASHINGTON
THE FTC'S AIM WAS TRUE THIS TIME
RELEARNING HOW TO GROW

International -- Spotlight on Wales
THE TIDE TURNS AT CARDIFF'S PORT...AND OPPONENTS CAN'T HOLD IT BACK (int'l edition)
   MAP: Cardiff, Wales

International -- Readers Report
THE LESSONS ENRON LEARNED IN INDIA (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
EUROPE STILL DOESN'T GET IT
   TABLE: Where Privatization Isn't Working
BMW IS FINALLY BRINGING ROVER TO HEEL (int'l edition)
   PHOTO: MG 1.8i Convertible
   TABLE: Remaking Rover
WILL THIS FORMULA MAKER STAY ADORABLE? (int'l edition)
   CHART: A Teflon Stock?

International -- Asian Business
ONE TIRED TIGER (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Where Thailand Went Wrong
ORIENT OVERSEAS' NEW CAPTAIN BATTENS DOWN THE HATCHES (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Resume: C.C. Tung
A TALK WITH INDIA'S FINANCE MINISTER (int'l edition)

International -- Science & Technology
NOW THESE COPYCATS HAVE TO DISCOVER NEW DRUGS
   HOT NEW MEDICINES--FROM 1500 B.C.

International -- Editorials
THE OPEN-MARKET FACTS OF LIFE (int'l edition)
WHERE THAILAND WENT WRONG (int'l edition)


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