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DOMESTIC COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY ELIZABETH HATHAN, COMPOSITION BY JAIME BEAUCHAMP; ASIAN COVER BY ALEXANDER MARES-MANTON


Cover Story
HEY KID, BUY THIS!
   COVER IMAGE: Hey Kid, Buy This!
   TABLE: The Evolution of a Consumer
   PHOTO: Three-Year-Old with Batman Toy and Other Branded Products
   PHOTO: Seven-Year-Old with Barbie Doll and Other Branded Products
   PHOTO: Thirteen-Year-Old with Coke and Other Branded Products
   PSSST! COME INTO MY WEB...
      TABLE: Web Sites for Kids
   THIS LESSON IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY...

International -- European Cover Story
CENTRAL EUROPE'S BEST COMPANIES (int'l edition)
   INT'L COVER IMAGE: Central Europe's Best Companies
   TABLE: On Their Own: Homegrown Turnarounds
   TABLE: Rising Stars: Startups Doing Well at Home
   TABLE: Going Global: Entrepreneurs Making a Splash beyond Their Borders
   TABLE: The Partners: Turnarounds with Foreign Strategic Partners
   MAP: Central Europe
   VENTURE CAPITALISTS WITH A HOME-COURT ADVANTAGE (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Cover Story
HEALTH CARE IN ASIA (int'l edition)
   INT'L COVER IMAGE: Health Care in Asia
   TABLE: Stronger Medicine
   TABLE: Asia's Underdeveloped Health-Care Market

Up Front
TALK SHOW
TAKING THE SHINE OFF SPIN-OFFS
   TABLE: What If...
A WHITE ELEPHANT MADE OF SUGAR
IS THIS ON YOUR BLOOMBERG?
FROM WELFARE TO WARFARE
WHAT SIR ALEX DIDN'T TELL TONY BLAIR
AMERICANS' HARD LINE ON CHINA
   TABLE: Should U.S. Renew China's MFN Status?
A TV CROWD WORTH FIGHTING FOR
CHART: More Shop 'Til They Drop
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
ARE INSURERS COVERED FOR CATASTROPHE?
THE CHRISTIAN COALITION BEGS TO DIFFER
MAYBE WE SHOULD JUST GIVE OUR KIDS BRAND NAMES
GIVING A GUN CHAMP HER DUE

Books
FOR THE BEACH-BLANKET BOOKWORM
THE BUSINESS WEEK BEST-SELLER LIST

Technology & You
THE SKINNY ON SVELTE SCREENS
   PHOTO: Compaq TFT500 Monitor
   TABLE: Display Choices
HISTORIC PANORAMAS
LIFE'S ORIGINS ON CD

Economic Viewpoint
THE GOP SHOULD PASS A REAL TAX BILL--OR NONE AT ALL

Economic Trends
AMERICA'S EDGE IN WAGES
   CHART: How the U.S. Stacks Up in Productivity
THE INDEX THAT CRIED WOLF
SCANT GROWTH SCENARIO
STANDARDIZED EXAMS GET AN 'A'

Letter From New York City
OF PIPES AND PIGEONS: MY LIFE AS A SUPER
   MAP: Brooklyn, NY

Business Outlook
U.S.: THAT DEPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR MASKS A STRONG ECONOMY
   CHART: Cash Registers Were Quiet This Spring
   CHART: Energy Drags Down Inflation
   CHART: Capital Spending Is Lifting Output
ARGENTINA: JOBLESSNESS IS UNDERCUTTING MENEM
   CHART: The Recovery Moves to Firmer Ground

News: Analysis & Commentary
ARE BONDS READY TO PICK UP STEAM?
   TABLE: The Case for Bonds
   CHART: Bonds: Left at the Station
COMMENTARY: THE PRICES ARE FALLING! THE PRICES ARE FALLING!
   TABLE: Where Money Now Buys More
AT&T: THIS DEAL IS GOOD FOR COMPETITION, HONEST
   TABLE: A Bold Idea to Sway the Regulators?
COMMENTARY: REGULATORS SHOULD DISCIPLINE TELECOM BRATS
LOCAL PAPERS: A LICENSE TO PRINT MONEY?
   CHART: Hot Market for Newspaper Properties
TUCK'S BUSINESS BOOT CAMP: PUT DOWN THAT KEATS, MAGGOT!
$70 MILLION TO BURY A HATCHET
COMMENTARY: ESTATE-TAX RELIEF: GUESS WHO GETS THE BREAKS?
   CHART: A Big Cut Aimed at Pleasing a Small Group
MEDIA MOGUL FOR THE THIRD WORLD
A WORRIED WIDE WEB

In Business This Week
CHRISTOPHER GALVIN: STARGAZING AGAIN AT MOTOROLA
LUCENT AND PHILIPS SPLICE A WIRE
SHIFTING SKIES FOR A SATELLITE GIANT
GM'S STRIKE WOES AREN'T OVER
WESTINGHOUSE: TRAVELING LIGHT
LOVE BOAT LINKUP
ET CETERA...
CHARGED-UP AT AMERICAN EXPRESS
   CHART: American Express Stock Price

Washington Outlook
FDA REFORM THAT'S EASIER TO SWALLOW
FALLEN TRADE WARRIORS
JUST SAY NO
ANTI-ABORTION DEMS?

International Business
IS BRITISH AIRWAYS FLYING INTO A STORM?
   TABLE: Ayling's Game Plan
   CHART: BA Hits an Air Pocket
RED-CHIP REVELRY
   CHART: Hong Kong Stocks Have Done Well...But Red Chips Have Sizzled
'NOBODY DOUBTS THAT BRAZIL IS ON THE RIGHT PATH'

Finance
THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK: DOGGED BY DONORGATE
   TABLE: Chronology of a Controversial Deal
AUTO FRAUD: ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE
   TABLE: The Auto Damage Scam Game
TOO CROWDED UNDER TRAVELERS' UMBRELLA?

Inside Wall Street
MELLON MAY BE RIPE FOR PICKING
   CHART: Looking Mighty Succulent
BIOMATRIX WALTZES WITH THE BIGGIES
   CHART: Fresh Deals for Markets Abroad
GLOBAL SIZZLE FOR MORTON'S STEAKS?
   CHART: Ready for Some Beefing Up

Economics
THE IN-YOUR-FACE ECONOMIST
   TABLE: Corporate America Calls

People
CURING WHAT AILS BRISTOL-MYERS
   TABLE: Resume: Charles A. Heimbold Jr.
   CHART: With Sales Growing Faster...And Earnings Picking Up...Bristol-Myers' Stock Is Taking Off

Information Processing
JAPANESE PCs: IF AT FIRST YOU FALTER, REBOOT
   TABLE: Cloudy Days for Japanese PC Makers
   PHOTO: Fujitsu's PC Lifebook 600 Series
   PHOTO: Hitachi VisionBook Pro

Bits & Bytes
A SUPERDISK THAT'S FIRING UP THE FLOPPY WARS
THE END OF COOKIE-CUTTER ONLINE CONSULTING?
CALL THE WHOLE GANG FROM THE LAKE
ROUND CDs ARE BECOMING A BIT SQUARE
   PHOTO: Shape CD
Bits & Bytes Contacts

The Corporation
HOME DEPOT: BEYOND DO-IT-YOURSELFERS
   TABLE: Home Depot's Growth Slate
   A WOMAN'S PLACE IS AT THE CASH REGISTER?

Science & Technology
THE EXPERIMENT THAT COULD CLOBBER EX-LAX
   TABLE: Milestones in Government Cancer Testing

Developments to Watch
TINIER PHONES STUDDED WITH CHIPS OF SAPPHIRE
EYEING GLAUCOMA IN VIRTUAL REALITY
THAT SAWBUCK MAY BE WEARING A WIRE
DO HOUSEFLIES GIVE YOU ULCERS?
Developments to Watch Contacts

Media
DISMANTLING THE TCI EMPIRE?
   TABLE: TCI Unplugged

Personal Business
TRACKING AMERICA'S WINGED BEAUTIES
   TABLE: Birding Hot Spots
   PHOTO: Leica Televid Spotting Scope
SO YOU'RE READY TO GET INTO SMALL CAPS?
   TABLE: Four Superior Small-Company Funds

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
THE GOP'S WORST ENEMY
LIGHTEN UP ON HARD-SELLING TO KIDS

International -- Spotlight on Hungary
TRYING TO POLISH A RUST-BELT IMAGE...MISKOLC MAY SHINE IN OUTER SPACE (int'l edition)
   MAP: Hungary

International -- Readers Report
WHAT EXACTLY HAVE THE 'CHICAGO BOYS' WROUGHT? (int'l edition)
THE ECONOMIC SNARL IN LEBANON (int'l edition)
HOW ABOUT A BASKET OF SERVICES? (int'l edition)
THERE'S STILL TIME TO PLACE YOUR ALPHA BETS (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
A CHANCELLOR WAITING IN THE WINGS? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Schroeder File
THE 'TULIP MODEL' MAY BE WILTING (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Signs of Stress

International -- Asian Business
RED-CHIP REVELRY (int'l edition)
   CHART: Hong Kong Stocks Have Done Well...But Red Chips Have Sizzled
HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS AND IRRITATE BEIJING (int'l edition)
NEW DELHI TRAINS ITS SIGHTS ON SATELLITE TV (int'l edition)

International -- Latin America
BRAZIL'S TOUGH DIET WORKS WONDERS (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Creating a New Look
   A TALK WITH PRESIDENT CARDOSO (int'l edition)

International -- Finance
SECOND THOUGHTS AT NATWEST? (int'l edition)
ISRAEL: 'NO ONE IS CRYING OVER MERIDOR'S DEPARTURE' (int'l edition)

International -- Editorials
THE RETURN OF CENTRAL EUROPE INC. (int'l edition)
A MODEL FOR ASIAN HEALTH CARE (int'l edition)


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