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COVER ILLUSTRATION BY LOU BEACH



Cover Story
INTERNET COMMUNITIES
   COVER IMAGE: Internet Communities
   TABLE: Welcome to Webville
   TABLE: The Internet Today: By the Numbers
   FROM PETS TO UFOs: TWENTYSOMETHINGS SOUND OFF
   DOING A LAND-OFFICE BUSINESS IN CYBERSPACE
   BREAKING OUT OF THE YAK PACK
   A COFFEE KLATCH FOR MOMS AND DADS
   A VIRTUAL HAUS IS HOME TO GERMAN SPEAKERS (int'l edition)
   JAPAN IS GETTING CAUGHT IN THE NET--SLOWLY (int'l edition)
   BUSINESS WEEK/HARRIS POLL: A CENSUS IN CYBERSPACE
      CHART: Look Who's on the Web by Age, Sex...
      CHART: ...And by Education, Income
      TABLE: Who's Doing What Online

Up Front
TALK SHOW
THE TOY THAT ATE TOKYO IS HEADING WEST
HARVARD B-SCHOOL: A WOMAN PROBLEM
   CHART: A Widening Gender Gap
A QUICK CURE FOR LABOR PAINS
THIS COUP IS TURNING COOL
FROM FINLAND, ONE FOR THE HEART
AN OIL SHEIKH SEES ANOTHER OPEC ROUT
THE SWOOSH INDEX FOR EMERGING MARKETS
CHART: Betting Hedges
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
THIS SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP DOESN'T SKIMP ON DEMOCRACY
THE MILK OF HUMAN PUBLIC RELATIONS
DOCTORS CAN CURE THE PATIENT-CARE GAP, TOO
DO WE REALLY NEED EPA DUST STANDARDS?

Corrections & Clarifications
Handle this tax dodge with care (Personal Business, Apr. 7)
Executive Pay (Cover Story, Apr. 21)

Books
IN SEARCH OF MICHAEL BLOOMBERG
   PHOTO: Cover, "Bloomberg by Bloomberg"

Technology & You
APPLE GETS AN 'A'

Economic Viewpoint
A GROUNDSWELL IS BUILDING: TOSS THE TAX SYSTEM

Economic Trends
FROM DOLE TO PAYROLL
   CHART: The Job Impact of Welfare Reform
IS SILICON VALLEY HAPPY VALLEY?
   GRAPHIC: Silicon Smiles
FLIGHT FROM THE BIG CITIES
QUALITY OF LIFE VS. LONGEVITY

Letter From Washington, D.C.
LEARNING HOW CARS KILL US

Business Outlook
U.S.: LOOKING FOR TROUBLE? TAKE A LOOK AT TRADE
   CHART: Imports Eclipse Export Growth
   CHART: Export Prices Are Holding Steady
   CHART: A Wider Trade Surplus in a Key Sector
CANADA: WHERE RATES HAVE NOWHERE TO GO BUT UP
   CHART: Canada's Currency Is Swooning Again

News: Analysis & Commentary
CAR TROUBLE
   CHART: Stuck in First Gear
CAN THIS CABLE HERO RESCUE TCI?
   CHART: Tuning Out?
VIACOM'S HEADACHE: IT'S A BLOCKBUSTER
   CHART: Not a Stellar Performance
THE SMOKE THICKENS AT THE TOBACCO TALKS
   TABLE: Who's Feuding
COMMENTARY: GINGRICH: NOT EXACTLY THE COMEBACK KID
UNOCAL: A COMPANY WITHOUT A COUNTRY?
   MAP: Burma
COMMENTARY: WELFARE REFORM: TOUGHER TIMES AHEAD
EDS IS LEARNING THE PRICE OF FREEDOM
   CHART: EDS: Orders Are Coming Back...But the Stock Is Still Lagging
WANT TO BUY A HOUSE? GET IN LINE
   CHART: Gimme Shelter
HIGH PRESSURE AT GOODYEAR

In Business This Week
RELIEF FOR A POISONED DART GROUP
HEWLETT-PACKARD JUMPS INTO THE NET
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE MAY BAG BARNEY'S
SNAPPLE CLAIMS A VICTIM AT QUAKER
HMOs MAY LOSE A LEGAL SHIELD
ARCHER DANIELS STAYS IN THE FAMILY
ET CETERA . . .
APAC's GREAT FALL
   CHART: APAC Teleservices Share Price

Washington Outlook
WHY BUSINESS IS WARY OF VOLUNTEERISM
BABY BELLS SMELL VICTORY
MORTGAGE INSURANCE FIGHT
FORECAST FIGHT

International Business
HOW SWEET IT IS FOR EUROPE'S EXPORTERS
   CHART: The Dollar's Steady Rise
   HOW BADLY WILL THE DOLLAR WHACK THE U.S.?
GOING BELLY-UP IN JAPAN
   CHART: Japan's Spike in Bankruptcies
A MEXICO-LIKE MORASS IN SOUTH KOREA?
   CHART: South Korea's Foreign Debt Habit
COMMENTARY: AS THE POLITICIANS SQUABBLE, INDIA STAGNATES

International Outlook
ISRAEL: THE SCANDAL COULD SCUTTLE BOTH PEACE AND PRIVATIZATION
FRANCE BALKS OVER AIRBUS
DENG'S NAME HAS LESS CLOUT

Science & Technology
A NOTEBOOK FOR EVERY STUDENT?
   TABLE: Setting Up a School Laptop Program
THE RISKS OF RACING THE REPRODUCTIVE CLOCK
   CHART: The Chance of Miscarriage with Increasing Age

Developments to Watch
REVEALING THE LAST SLICE OF SPECTRUM
THEY'LL KNOW IF YOU'VE FALLEN AND CAN'T GET UP
YOUR FACE IS YOUR PASSWORD
INNOVATIONS
Developments to Watch Contacts

The Corporation
ALABAMA'S PENSION FUND LEARNS HOW NOT TO DO A DEAL
   TABLE: Lost Opportunity
   TABLE: Park Communications

Government
DEMS IN OVERDRIVE
   TABLE: Mission: Impossible?

People
THE MOUNTAIN MAN OF OFFICE GEAR
   TABLE: New-Age Capitalist

Finance
SALOMON STEPS INTO THE DAYLIGHT
   CHART: Earnings Have Recovered...But Salomon's Stock Is an Also-Ran
   PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE ARB BEHIND THE CURTAIN
CAN A LEGAL EAGLE HELP FIDELITY SOAR?
   TABLE: Resume: Robert C. Pozen

Inside Wall Street
TIGER'S POWER AT THE DRIVING RANGE
   CHART: Watching for an Influx
TREASURE FROM THE SWAMP
   CHART: Set to Clean Up on the Cleanup
PRIME TIME FOR PRIME SERVICE
   CHART: In a Deep Post-IPO Slump

Bits & Bytes
PEEK IN AT THE DAY-CARE CENTER
U.S. PROGRAMMERS ARE FALLING OFF THE PACE
   CHART: Soft Production
A VIRTUAL MEDIC FOR I-WAY MISHAPS
NOW, NET GAMESTERS CAN ZAP IN SYNC
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Environment
WOULD CARS RUN BETTER WITH WATER?
   CHART: Comparing Fuels

Marketing
J. CREW PLAYS DRESS-UP
   TABLE: Stores Galore

Workplace
TRENCH WARFARE IN DETROIT
   TABLE: The UAW vs. Detroit: Potential Flashpoints

Personal Business
WHEN THE HEADHUNTER COMES CALLING
   TABLE: Handling a Recruiter
THESE BONDS LOOKED LIKE LOSERS. THEY'RE NOT
   TABLE: How Inflation-Indexed Bonds Work

Business Week Index
BUSINESS WEEK INDEX
   CHART: Production Index
   HISTORICAL DATA: BW Index Back to 1992
THE WEEK AHEAD

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

Editorials
TOO MUCH BANG IN THE BUCK
NOTE TO DEFICIT CUTTERS: IT WON'T GET EASIER

International -- Spotlight on Malaysia
A WORKER SHORTAGE PINCHES PENANG...SO IT'S TIME FOR A SKILLS UPGRADE (int'l edition)
   MAP: Malaysia

International -- Readers Report
THE BABY BELLS' PATH TO A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD (int'l edition)
CAPITALISM CERTAINLY ISN'T PERFECT, BUT... (int'l edition)
IT'S NOT BIG GOVERNMENT--JUST SOUND OIL POLICY (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
COMMENTARY: CHIRAC'S MOVE MAY BE A EUROPE-SIZE BLUNDER (int'l edition)
EUROPE SHOWS MUSCLE IN THIS TRADE TUSSLE (int'l edition)
BP: A WELL-OILED MACHINE (int'l edition)
   PHOTO: BP's Petrojral Foinaven
   CHART: Tops in Oil Profits

International -- Asian Business
GOING BELLY-UP IN JAPAN (int'l edition)
   CHART: Japan's Spike in Bankruptcies
THE GREAT HAUL OF THE PEOPLE (int'l edition)
   TABLE: What's behind China's Housing Reform

International -- Finance
FLEEING THE BEARS, FINDING THE BULLS (int'l edition)
   TABLE: How the Biggest Funds Performed
   TABLE: Winners and Losers
   CHART: The Best Sectors

International -- Editorials
INDIA: DON'T DROP THE BUDGET BALL (int'l edition)


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