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Cover Story
HIGH HOPES--AND HIGH ANXIETY (int'l edition)
   COVER IMAGE: Hong Kong
   TABLE: Bold Vision but Lots of Risks
   TABLE: Hong Kong and China, Then and Now
   CHART: Population Profile
   CHART: Wealth Profile
   CHART: Trade Profile
   CHART: Investment Profile
   CHART: Real Estate Profile
RED CHIPS RISING (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Putting a Bet on Red
   CHART: Hong Kong's Stock Market Is Growing...And Red Chips Are in the Lead
   'ONE COUNTRY, TWO CURRENCIES' (int'l edition)
DRAWING A NEW MAP (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Some Hands-On Ideas for Hong Kong
   CHART: Hong Kong's Economy: Less Brawn and More Brain
   TABLE: To Plan or Not to Plan: The Experts Debate
WHY MULTINATIONALS ARE SO GUNG HO (int'l edition)
SCHOOLS: NO TIGER (int'l edition)
   TABLE: A Lesson Plan for the 21st Century
THE RULE OF...? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Undercutting Confidence
INFORMATION ANXIETY (int'l edition)
   THIS APPLE BITES BACK (int'l edition)
'WE ARE NOT PREPARED' (int'l edition)
JITTERY DRAGON (int'l edition)
GONE IS THE GO-BETWEEN (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Top Taiwanese Investors in the Mainland
   CHART: Beijing and Taipei: The Business Ties That Bind
'WE BORROWED FROM AMERICA' (int'l edition)

Enterprise -- In Box
SMALL BIZ GETS A BREAK AT THE BANK
   CHART: Sweep Accounts Draw Growing Interest
FIT TO PRINT
   PHOTO: Hewlett Packard Laser Jet 6L Printer
IMMINENT DOMAINS
   TABLE: Probable New Net Domains
LEARNING STATE DISABILITY LAW
WEB SPINS
A HOT ECONOMY MAY COOL STARTUPS
   CHART: Big Shift: Jobs over Entrepreneurship
INSURANCE TO CATCH A THIEF
PHONE POWER IN SMALL PACKAGES
FOOTNOTE

Enterprise -- International
SO YOU THINK THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER
   TABLE: Ten Key Questions for Novices to Ask
   TABLE: The Internet Guide to Small-Business Exporting
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: A BRITISH VIEW OF AMERICANS AS EXPORTERS

Enterprise -- Companies
HOOKING UP WITH A HOUSEHOLD NAME

Enterprise -- Marketing
HANDMADE GOODS, HANDMADE PROFITS

Enterprise -- Technology
SMILE! YOU'RE ON MY COMPUTER
   TABLE: Ingredients for Imaging
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: FASTER, SHARPER IMAGES FOR THE WEB

Enterprise -- People
THE NOVICE WHO TAMED THE WEB
CYBERSTOREFRONTS FOR ROOKIES
   TABLE: Setting Up Shop

Enterprise -- Roundtable
HEIDI ROIZEN: I SURVIVED SMALL BIZ--AND CORPORATE AMERICA

Enterprise -- My Company
WHAT I SAW AT THE TRADE SHOW

Enterprise -- At Your Service
WOULD YOU HIRE THIS PERSON AGAIN?
   TABLE: Getting the Lowdown
   THE RISKS OF GIVING A REFERENCE
      TABLE: When Asked About a Former Employee...
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: GIVING REFERENCES, ACCORDING TO THE LAW

Enterprise -- Downtime
TAKE A BREAK--FOR BUSINESS' SAKE
   TABLE: Armchair Trekking

Up Front
TALK SHOW
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INSECURITY?
STEVIE NICKS: PLEASE STOP (TAXIN' HAIRDOS)
MEDDLESOME CHAP, THAT TONY BLAIR
THE DOCTOR IS IN
   TABLE: Prestige of Professions
CLAUDIA SCHIFFER'S BLONDE AMBITION
NO DEARTH OF DARTH VADER
   PHOTO: Scene from "Empire Strikes Back"
CONSULTANTS NEED NOT APPLY
CHART: Revenge of the Couch Potatoes
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
INSURERS SHOULD WEIGH IN ON THE TOBACCO TALKS
STANDING UP TO IDEA THIEVES
WRONG RECIPE FOR MILLER
A DEFICIT THIS SMALL MEANS RECESSION UP THE ROAD
PUTTING THE WRONG SPIN ON SPIN MAGAZINE?
KAISER: QUALITY OF CARE HASN'T SUFFERED A BIT
EUREKA! THERE'S GOLD IN WORLD GOVERNMENT HOARDS
INVESTORS GAVE INFLATION THE KNOCKOUT PUNCH

Books
THE SPY WHO CAME IN WITH EXCUSES
   PHOTO: Cover, "Man Without A Face"

Technology & You
READIN', WRITIN', AND THE INTERNET
   TABLE: The Telecom Fund

Economic Viewpoint
LATIN AMERICA OWES A LOT TO ITS 'CHICAGO BOYS'

Economic Trends
IS THERE TOO MUCH MONEY?
   CHART: Money Growth Has Outpaced GDP
THE MYSTIFYING MINIMUM WAGE
BRITAIN'S SHOPPING SPREE

Letter From Turkey
A TRAGIC GROWTH INDUSTRY: DRUGS
   MAP: Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Business Outlook
U.S.: DON'T BE FOOLED BY APRIL'S SLOWDOWN
   CHART: The Uptrend in Orders Continues
   CHART: Soaring Faith--In the Present and the Future
   CHART: Home Resales Dip--But Remain High
JAPAN: EXPORTS WILL BOOST A TAXING ECONOMY
   CHART: Japan's Trade Surplus Is Widening Again

News: Analysis & Commentary
THE RETURN OF MA BELL?
   TABLE: A Familiar Ring
MUSICAL CHAIRS AT THE FCC
   TABLE: Who Will Run the Telecom Show?
COMMENTARY: LABOR AND THE ENVIRONMENT ARE FREE-TRADE ISSUES
A NEW MAGINOT LINE
   TABLE: The French Vote--and Europe Reels
THE COMING SPARKS AT WESTINGHOUSE
   CHART: Jordan's Westinghouse: Dismal Profits...Haven't Inspired Investors
CAN TED AND RUPERT KISS AND MAKE UP?
DEC'S SEETHING SHAREHOLDERS
   CHART: The Palmer Years

In Business This Week
CIAO, DOG CHOW?
TAKING TURNS AT THE HELM
JOE CAMEL ISN'T OVER THE HUMP
GULPING DOWN COKE BOTTLERS
OUT TO SPOIL A STOUT PARTY
A TOY STORY AT McDONALD'S
ET CETERA...
IFE'S FAMILY VALUES
   CHART: International Family Entertainment Stock Price

Washington Outlook
IS A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY OPENING IN IRAN?

Government
COLLISION COURSE FOR BRUCE LINDSEY?
   TABLE: Resume: Bruce R. Lindsey

Economics
IT OVERSTATES INFLATION! DOES NOT! DOES SO!
   TABLE: Quantifying Quality
CONGRATULATIONS! YOUR CAPITAL STOCK IS UP
   CHART: Business Capital Soars...Especially in Some Key Industries

Information Processing
NINTENDO: AT THE TOP OF ITS GAME
   CHART: Nintendo Pulls Ahead in Selling Hardware...
   TABLE: ...While Its Software Rules the Shelves
THE SOUL OF AN OBSCURE MACHINE
   CHART: AMD Nets Some Small Fry...But Has Big Ambitions

Sports Business
OLD TIMERS TAKE A SWING AT BASEBALL

Science & Technology
AGOURON: BESTING AIDS--AND THE DRUG GIANTS
   CHART: High Hopes for Viracept...Helped Drive up Agouron's Stock

Developments to Watch
'THE PROZAC MACHINE ATE MY MONEY'
APPLIANCES THAT LEAK--POWER, THAT IS
FEWER EXCUSES FOR LOST LUGGAGE
A LOAN OFFICER WHO'S ALMOST HUMAN
Developments to Watch Contacts

People
THE QUIET MAN WHO'S JOLTING UTILITIES
   TABLE: Resume: Kenneth Lay
   CHART: Enron's Electricity Sales Are Taking Off...Helping to Push up Revenues...
   CHART: ...And Earnings Are Picking Up...But Investors Remain Skittish
   PHOTO: Unfinished Power Plant, Dabhol, India

The Corporation
SUNGLASS HUT IS FEELING THE GLARE
   CHART: Sunglass Hut's Sudden Meltdown...Chills Investors

Finance
WHY WELLS FARGO IS CIRCLING THE WAGONS
   CHART: Thumbs Down
   THE RUSTLER ON WELLS FARGO'S HOME TURF
LAZARD GETS A CROWN PRINCE--SORT OF
ARE ATMs STILL MONEY IN THE BANK?
   CHART: ATMs Are Multiplying...While NCR and Diebold Duke It Out
COMMENTARY: MUTUAL FUNDS: WHEN PAST ISN'T PROLOGUE

Inside Wall Street
SMALL-CAPS TO WATCH
   TABLE: Ready to Rise?
A HUNGER FOR OPTA FOOD?
   CHART: Fatter City for a Fat Reducer
BEYOND THE STAINS ON A SOAPMAKER
   CHART: Getting Soaked

Marketing
COMMENTARY: CONFESSIONS OF A LOGO ADDICT

Personal Business
APNEA: THE SLEEPER'S WORST NIGHTMARE
   TABLE: Spotting the Symptoms
   WHEN THE SANDMAN STAYS AWAY
OPTIONS YOUR HEIRS WILL VALUE
   TABLE: Passing Options Along
FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH--OR HIGH-RISK HOKUM?
   TABLE: Anti-Aging Antidotes: What Price Youth?

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
WE'RE BETTING ON HONG KONG
WHAT TELECOM REFORM?

International -- Spotlight on Lebanon
GRIDLOCK ISN'T CONFINED TO CARS...BUT THERE'S HOPE IN DOWNTOWN BEIRUT (int'l edition)
   MAP: Lebanon

International -- Readers Report
SHOULD MEXICO EMBRACE THE BUCK? (int'l edition)
PRICEY EXECS FUEL INFLATION, TOO (int'l edition)
WHY THE TAIWANESE RAGE AT THEIR RULERS (int'l edition)
CLOSING BRAZIL'S TRADE DEFICIT (int'l edition)

International -- Editor's Memo
COUNTDOWN IN HONG KONG (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
COMMENTARY: DON'T BANK ON THESE MERGERS TO FIX EUROPE'S BANKS
BLAIR MAY DRIVE A HARD BARGAIN WITH EUROPE (int'l edition)
   TABLE: What Blair Wants from Europe
BOOZE MONOPOLIES: ON THE ROCKS (int'l edition)


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