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DOMESTIC COVER PHOTOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT AND CEO OF WORLDCOM INC. BERNARD J. EBBERS BY PHILLIP GOULD; INTERNATIONAL COVER PHOTOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT AND CEO OF TOSHIBA TAIZO NISHIMORO BY TOM WAGNER/SABA


Cover Story
THE NEW WORLD ORDER
   COVER IMAGE: Telecom Cowboy
   TABLE: WorldCom and MCI, Together
   TABLE: How WorldCom Dealt Its Way into the Big Time
   THE MATH BEHIND THIS $34.5 BILLION DEAL
      CHART: Strong Currency
   'THIS IS THE OFFICIAL DAY THE TELECOM WARS BEGIN'
      TABLE: Telescramble!
   THE BIG PROMISE IN LITTLE TELECOMS
      CHART: Wired Winners

International -- Asian Cover Story
TOSHIBA: DIGITAL DREAMS (int'l edition)
   ASIAN COVER IMAGE: Toshiba
   CHART: Toshiba's Struggle for Profits
   THE CEO WHO BROKE THE MOLD (int'l edition)

Enterprise -- In Box
HOMEWORK
BOOK REVIEW
   SAMPLE CHAPTER FROM "MAKING MONEY WITH YOUR TECHNOLOGY"
HAPPY DAYS AREN'T HERE AGAIN?
   CHART: Outlook: Not Quite So Bright
   ONLINE ORIGINAL: SIMILAR RESULTS FROM TWO NEW SMALL-BIZ SURVEYS
      TABLE: Survey of Small and Midsize Businesses
      TABLE: Trendsetter Barometer
BE GREEN, SAVE GREEN
WEB SITES
SCHEDULING THOSE SICK DAYS
TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE
TAX CUTS VS. IPOs
   CHART: Less Taxes, More IPOs?

Enterprise -- Marketing
SHHH--MY TV COMMERCIAL IS ON
   TABLE: Not Too Small for Prime Time
   SAVE A BUNDLE. BUY SECONDHAND ADS

Enterprise -- Companies
NEARLY ZAPPED, THIS MEDICAL LASER STARTUP NOW ZIPS
   TABLE: Resume: Dr. Colette Cozean
   CHART: A Painful Road to Painless Dentistry
   CHART: Moving Up

Enterprise -- Technology
ARE NETWORK COMPUTERS THE WAY TO GO?
   TABLE: Net Options

Enterprise -- Legal Affairs
AVOIDING A TIME BOMB: SEXUAL HARASSMENT
   TABLE: TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF SEXUAL-HARASSMENT LAW

Enterprise -- At Your Service
B-SCHOOLS LEND A HELPING HAND
   TABLE: Where the MBAs Have the Answers

Enterprise -- Down Time
READ ANY GREAT BOOKS LATELY?
   TABLE: Heavy Reading

Special Report
YOUR NEXT JOB
   TABLE: Are You Ready to Switch?
   TABLE: How to Make the Jump into High Tech
   TABLE: High-Tech Job Sites on the Web
   CHART: Where the Good Jobs Are
HELP! YOU NEED SOMEBODY!
   TABLE: What to Expect from Your Coach
FISHING FOR VENTURE CAPITAL
   TABLE: Finance 101 for Startups
BEFORE YOU FLY THE COOP...
   TABLE: Making the Most of a Job Switch

Up Front
TALK SHOW
FOR ITS FOUNDER, HOUSE OF BLUES INDEED
NEWT'S SERMON ON THE HILL
THE SPECTER OF A PINK SLIP SLIPS AWAY
NANNY RATES
   TABLE: Hourly Pay around the World
AN AIRPORT GETS ITS WINGS CLIPPED
ATMs AT 12 O'CLOCK HIGH
   PHOTO: ATM on a Plane
GERBER DOESN'T OWE YOU A DIME
CHART: Temps Forever
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
MAKING WORK AND FAMILY WORK BETTER
HEART DISEASE: AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION
A U.S.-CHINA NUCLEAR DEAL WOULD HELP BOTH NATIONS
OUR POSITION NEEDED READJUSTING

Corrections & Clarifications
Whiteout at 17,000 feet (Letter from Alaska, Sept. 29, in some editions)
Ave Butensky, president of the Television Bureau of Advertising (Readers Report, Oct. 6)

Books
INTEL: PARANOIA, AGGRESSION, AND OTHER STRENGTHS
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Inside Intel''
MORAL PUZZLES
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Defining Moments''
DISARMING IDEAS
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Caging the Nuclear Genie''

Letter From Connecticut
A LITTLE POST-GAME INSURANCE FOR WOMEN PRO HOOPSTERS
   MAP: Connecticut

Letter From Israel
DESERT, NUKES, SPIES--AND A HIGH-TECH OASIS
   MAP: Israel

Technology & You
A GREAT LEAP FOR LAPTOPS
   TABLE: Toshiba's 750CDT Laptop
   PHOTO: Toshiba Tecra 750CDT
TAMING WORD...
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Windows Annoyances''
...AND WINDOWS

Economic Viewpoint
MEXICO LEARNED ITS LESSON. NOW, WILL EAST ASIA?

Economic Trends
HIT THE GAS--AND SAVE LIVES?
   CHART: Fewer Deaths on U.S. Roads
WHERE CEO PAY REALLY GRATES
SO THE COASTS AREN'T TOAST
   CHART: A Coastal Pickup in Job Growth

Business Outlook
U.S.: SAVOR THOSE RATES WHILE THEY LAST
   CHART: No Rate Hike, But Policy Is Tighter
   CHART: Household Optimism Remains Sky-High
   CHART: Factory Order Books Are Filling Up Fast
SINGAPORE: AN ISLAND OF CALM AMID CURRENCY TURMOIL
   CHART: Exports Will Continue to Power Growth

News: Analysis & Commentary
INTEL: THE FEDS ARE LOADED FOR BEAR
COMMENTARY: THIS 'POISION PILL' COULD KILL CAMPAIGN REFORM
BUSINESS IS IN A FLYING RAGE
   CHART: Gaining Altitude
US AIRWAYS: NOT MUCH ROOM TO MANEUVER
   CHART: Why US Airways Wants Concessions
COMMENTARY: RICH SCHOOL, POOR SCHOOL: CAN WE LEVEL THE FIELD?

In Business This Week
STEVE BOLLENBACH: HOSTEL TAKEOVER?
A BONANZA FOR HUIZENGA
IBM LOSES A SOFTWARE LEGEND
AETNA CATCHES A NASTY COLD
A WORLD ROLLING IN CHEAP STEEL
TOYS 'R' US CAN'T WIN 'EM ALL
ET CETERA...
APRIA HEALTHCARE: LIMPING BADLY
   CHART: Apria Healthcare Group Stock Price

Washington Outlook
IS TRENT LOTT BLOWING HIS BIG CHANCE?

International Business
TAIWAN'S RUSH TO CHINA
   TABLE: Taiwan's Next China Thrust
JAPANESE CARS SPIN THEIR WHEELS ON THE CONTINENT
   CHART: Japanese Carmakers Are Stuck in Low Gear
TOTAL LOVES TO GO WHERE OTHERS FEAR TO TREAD
   TABLE: Total's Hot Spots

International Outlook
POWER SHIFT IN LATIN AMERICA: BRAZIL STARTS TO FLEX ITS MUSCLE
THE THAIS JUST SAY NO
JORDAN-IRAQ TRADE JUMPS

Information Processing
UH-OH, THEY'RE GOING LIKE HOTCAKES
   CHART: Bargain-Basement Retail PCs Catch Fire...Fueling Home-PC Hopes
I'M NOT GONNA PAY A LOT FOR THIS APTIVA
   CHART: Aptiva Home PCs

Management
COMMENTARY: SMOKE, MIRRORS, AND THE BOSS'S PAYCHECK

The Corporation
THE BW 50: STILL THE CREAM OF THE CROP
   TABLE: The Business Week 50
   CHART: The Business Week 50--Six Months Later
TOSHIBA'S DIGITAL DREAMS
   CHART: Toshiba's Struggle for Profits

People
THE WHIRLWIND AT THE FOUR SEASONS
   TABLE: 'Razzle-Dazzle Issy'

Government
DID GORE OPEN A DOOR?
   TABLE: Clearing a Path to the Portals

Finance
SECOND THOUGHTS IN ASIA? NO WAY
   TABLE: Taking Asia: How the Big Three Are Doing It
   GOLDMAN: WIRED TO A WIRELESS BONANZA?
THE JUGGERNAUT WHO'S FLATTENING SHORT-SELLERS
   TABLE: Vinik's Picks

Inside Wall Street
A NEW CHAPTER FOR BARNES & NOBLE?
   CHART: The Stock Turns Over a New Leaf
WILEY MAY UNLOAD ITS SCHOOLBOOKS
   CHART: Buyers Are Thumbing Pages
J.W. CHARLES: IT'S EAT OR BE EATEN
   CHART: A Brokerage Yet to Catch Fire

Science & Technology
A NEW CROP OF BLOCKBUSTER DRUGS?

Developments to Watch
A FLASHLIGHT THAT 'SEES' THROUGH WALLS
3-D GRAPHICS BRING BODIES INTO FOCUS
LOCKING HIV OUT OF WHITE BLOOD CELLS
HOLOGRAPHIC MEMORIES GET EASIER TO WRITE
Developments to Watch Contacts

Legal Affairs
CAN DAN WEBB PULL BIG TOBACCO OUT OF THE FIRE?
   TABLE: Resume: Dan Webb

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
TELECOM'S COWBOY REVOLUTIONARY
THE OVERCAPACITY BOMB

International -- Spotlight on France
A STADIUM WORTHY OF THE WORLD CUP...COULD BE LONELY ONCE IT'S OVER (int'l edition)
   MAP: Paris, France

International -- Readers Report
IN DEFENSE OF ATM FEES (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
JAPAN SPINS ITS WHEELS (int'l edition)
   CHART: Japanese Carmakers Are Stuck in Low Gear
COMMENTARY: MONETARY UNION: WHY TONY BLAIR IS READY TO TANGO (int'l edition)
BANG & OLUFSEN'S CLASS ACT GETS CLASSIER (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Business
MORE CRACKS IN JAPAN'S SOCIAL CONTRACT (int'l edition)
COMMENTARY: INDIA'S SELF-DESTRUCTIVE SCRAP WITH SUZUKI (int'l edition)
COMMENTARY: WILL THE SMOKE WAKE UP SOUTHEAST ASIA? (int'l edition)
KIA: SOMEONE'S GOING TO PAY A HEAVY PRICE (int'l edition)

International -- Int'l Business
SCANDALS HAVE THE PERONISTS ON THE RUN (int'l edition)

International -- Finance
DRESDNER BANK: WHO'S IN CHARGE HERE? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Troubles at Dresdner
HEADY DAYS FOR ISRAELI HIGH TECH (int'l edition)
   CHART: Israeli High-Tech Exports Are Surging...Fueling A Boom In Venture Capital


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