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COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN PAUL ENDRESS/THE STOCK MARKET



Cover Story
SHARING PROSPERITY
   COVER IMAGE: Sharing Prosperity
   CHART: Wages Are Just Starting to Climb...
   CHART: ...Inequality Remains High...
   CHART: ...So Many Americans Still Can't Afford to Buy a Home...
   CHART: A Squeeze on Workers
   MINNEAPOLIS SHOWS THE WAY

Enterprise -- In Box
HIGH TECH BEATS BIAS
WEB SITES
MAKING FAXING LESS TAXING
   TABLE: Fax Snaps
THE WRONG STUFF
BOOK REVIEW: WINDOWS ANNOYANCES
WORKERS' COMP: PARING PREMIUMS
   CHART: Still Too High?
   MAP: Worker's Compensation Premiums by State, 1996
SAVINGS DON'T ADD UP
A HEALTHY LOOPHOLE
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: HOW THE IRS RULE WORKS
FOOTNOTES

Enterprise -- Resources
WHEN BUREAUCRATS ARE A BOON
   TABLE: How Local Government Can Help

Enterprise -- Government
THE PUZZLE OF WHO IS A 'CONTRACTOR'
   TABLE: Independent or Not?
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: TOP 10 TIPS FOR EMPLOYERS

Enterprise -- Companies
HOW'M I DOING? NO, REALLY
   TABLE: Making the Grade?

Enterprise -- Marketing
OUR SPORTS GEAR, OURSELVES
   TABLE: Protecting Their Turf
   PHOTO: The Liberator Bicycle Seat
   PHOTO: ''Joan of Arc CS'' Sleeping Bag by Sierra Design

Enterprise -- Technology
PICKING THE RIGHT NET PROVIDER
   TABLE: All ISPs Are Not Created Equal
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: ISDN ANSWERS THE NEED FOR SPEED

Enterprise -- My Company
DIVERSITY RULES

Enterprise -- International
SAGA OF A CYBER DEBACLE
   TABLE: When the Solution Turns Out to Be the Problem

Enterprise -- At Your Service
KIDDIE CARE DOESN'T HAVE TO BREAK THE BANK
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: Finding Child-Care Help in Cyberspace

Enterprise -- Down Time
WOOLGATHERING ON THE WEB
   TABLE: On-Site Diversions
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: MEET BOZLO BEAVER

Up Front
TALK SHOW
THE MAN WHO WOULD LEAD AT&T?
MY DINNERS WITH WARREN BUFFETT
A GOOD YEAR FOR BUFFALO BEAUJOLAIS
JUMPIN' BEANTOWN
THE BELTWAY LADIES INVESTMENT GUIDE?
HOLD OFF ON LAST RITES FOR REITs
   CHART: REIT-Surgence
ONE CLICK, YOU'RE A VENTURE CAPITALIST
CHART: Exporting U.S. Investment
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
THE WING TIPS SHOULD HAVE GOTTEN THE BOOT
TRUTH--AND FAIRNESS--IN LENDING
THE R&D TAX CREDIT ISN'T JUST FOR GOLIATHS
EXAMINING PATIENTS' RIGHTS IN MEDICARE HMOs

Corrections & Clarifications
''Candidate Lee: Can he clean up the mess?'' (International Business, Aug. 4)
''A slimmer Cigna'' (In Business This Week, Aug. 11)
''Trying to shape Koor into a global force,'' Aug. 18-25
''The productivity boom is still a mystery'' (Commentary, Aug. 18-25)

Books
APOCALYPSE THEN
   PHOTO: Cover, ''One Hell of a Gamble''
THE BUSINESS WEEK BEST-SELLER LIST

Technology & You
OS8: ALMOST AS EASY AS WINDOWS
   TABLE: What's New in Mac OS8
A BETTER TRACKBALL
TIDIER T&Es

Economic Viewpoint
THE BUDGET DEAL SHAMES THE GOP

Economic Trends
MEDICARE'S REVERSE SUBSIDY
IT PAYS TO KEEP CURBING PRICES
THE END OF A PRISON CLICHE
GOOD NEWS FROM SMALL BIZ
   GRAPHIC: New Jobs: High Pay at Small Companies

Business Outlook
U.S.: SHOPPERS ARE BACK STOKING THE ECONOMY'S FIRE
   CHART: Retailing Bounces Back
   CHART: What's Pulling Down Core Inflation
   CHART: The June Trade Gap Narrows Unexpectedly
GERMANY: THE DOMESTIC PICTURE IS PERKING UP
   CHART: Orders at Home Also Look a Bit Stronger

News: Analysis & Commentary
A WAKE-UP CALL FOR BUSINESS
   TABLE: The UPS Deal...and Beyond
COMMENTARY: THE BOND MARKETS NEED A REALITY CHECK
   CHART: Historically High
HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE A MAC CLONER SCORNED?
   CHART: Apple's Smaller Piece of a Shrinking Pie
TEXACO FILLS 'ER UP
   MAP: Texaco's Oil
THE AMA ISN'T FEELING SO HOT
   PHOTO: Sunbeam Bath Scale
   TABLE: What the Doctor Ordered?
UNFORTUNATELY FOR THE MUSIC BIZ, ELVIS IS STILL DEAD
   CHART: Flat Notes
DIGITAL SECURITY: JUST ADD WATERMARK
   TABLE: How a Digital Watermark Works
DUCK, GOOFY
HAILING A GREEN TAXI
COMMENTARY: WANTED: SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS FOR MUTUAL FUNDS
   TABLE: Assets Are Up--and So Are Expenses

In Business This Week
RED HUDSON: THAT QUEASY FEELING
ONE LESS HEADACHE FOR BAUSCH & LOMB
THIS BROWSER GOES IT ALONE, AGAIN
BELLWETHER FOR THE BABY BELLS?
A VERDICT AGAINST DOW CHEMICAL
LAURA ASHLEY'S THREADBARE LOOK
ET CETERA...
GILLETTE'S RAZOR BURN
   CHART: Gillette Stock Price

Washington Outlook
NOW THAT WE'VE MADE TAXES MORE COMPLEX, LET'S SIMPLIFY THEM
CLONING WARS

International Business
FOR WHOM THE BAHT IS A BONANZA
   TABLE: Exporters Expanding in Thailand
   BUDDY, CAN YOU SPARE A PERRIER?
SHOWTIME FOR TELEVISA
   TABLE: Resume: Emilio Azcarraga Jean
THE COST OF CHANGE AT HOECHST
   CHART: Hoechst Takes a Hit

International Outlook
CAN JIANG'S REFORMS LEAD THE CHINESE TO PROSPERITY?
MURDER ROCKS MEXICO
ISRAELI LABOR RESISTS REFORM

Legal Affairs
A ROYALTY PAIN FOR THE BIG OIL COMPANIES
   TABLE: Under Attack from All Sides

People
VANGUARD'S NEW BOSS: 'BEING FAMOUS WAS NEVER ON MY AGENDA'
   TABLE: Resume: John J. Brennan

Science & Technology
BUILDING UP THE ARSENAL AGAINST BONE DISEASE
   TABLE: Beyond Calcium: New Remedies

Developments to Watch
TO BEAT A PARASITE, CONFUSE IT
THIS 'SEEING-EYE DOG' USES SONAR
THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING QUANTUM DOT
INNOVATIONS
Developments to Watch Contacts

The Corporation
HOW CLASSY CAN 7-ELEVEN GET?
   TABLE: Southland's Recipe for Growth...
   CHART: ...Hasn't Paid Off Yet

Finance
SENSORMATIC: THE ALARMS ARE STILL GOING OFF
   TABLE: Sensormatic's Slippery Slide
HOW MERRILL LYNCH IS WINNING THE EAST
   TABLE: CEO David Komansky's Asia Blitz
HOLD, ALL YE FAITHFUL
   CHART: The Dow's Dance
TRAVELERS' TOM JONES: MILITANT ON INVESTMENTS

Inside Wall Street
ADM ISN'T STAYING DOWN ON THE FARM
ADVANCED HEALTH IS IN THE PINK
   CHART: Keeping in Step with the Biggies
GOOD CHEMISTRY IN CHINA
   CHART: This ''Red Chip'' Is Red-Hot

Information Processing
CAN MARIMBA'S CEO KEEP THE BEAT?
   TABLE: Resume: Kim Polese
THERE'S NO LOOKING BACK FOR ERIC SCHMIDT
   TABLE: Schmidt's Rx For Novell

Bits & Bytes
SHOPPING ONLINE AND HAVING YOUR SALESCLERK, TOO
SECURITY GUARDS FOR INTERNET BANKING
WHERE'S WALDO? HIDING OUT ON THE WEB
A ROLODEX THAT PLUGS INTO YOUR LAPTOP
   PHOTO: Rolodex Electronics' Rex
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Personal Business
STALKING THOSE ELUSIVE FINANCIAL RECORDS
   TABLE: Strategies for Filling the Gaps
ON THE PROWL IN PLYMOUTH'S BAD BOY
   PHOTO: Plymouth Prowler (Front View)
   PHOTO: Plymouth Prowler (Rear View)

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: Stocks, Bonds and the Dollar
   CHART: Mutual Fund Returns

Editorials
WHEN WAGE GAINS ARE GOOD NEWS

International -- Spotlight on the Czech Republic
A DELUGE DRENCHES THE ECONOMY...AND UNCOVERS MAN-MADE BLUNDERS (int'l edition)
   MAP: Czech Republic

International -- Readers Report
INDIA: SMASHING MYTHS AND STEREOTYPES (int'l edition)
HOW THE IMF AND WORLD BANK PROMOTE FINANCIAL CHAOS (int'l edition)
HONG KONG IS NO EXAMPLE OF LAISSEZ-FAIRE (int'l edition)
PARDON OUR FRENCH (int'l edition)
ASEAN'S PROGRESS IS RIGHT ON COURSE (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
THE COST OF CHANGE AT HOECHST (int'l edition)
   CHART: Hoechst Takes a Hit
SERVICE WITH A WHAT? (int'l edition)
   CHART: You Call This Service?
   SATISFACTION TAKES SOME GETTING USED TO (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Business
COMMENTARY: IS MALAYSIA JUST HIGH-TECH DREAMING? (int'l edition)
SIR RUN RUN'S RED CHIP HASN'T COME IN (int'l edition)
   CHART: TVB's Weak Showing
THE HOTTEST THING IN COLD STEEL (int'l edition)

International -- Finance
HOW MERRILL IS WINNING THE EAST (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Blitz on Asia
THE BEST-KEPT SECRET IN MOSCOW? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Hermitage Fund

International -- Editorials
ASIA NEEDS A NEW ECONOMIC MODEL (int'l edition)


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