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DOMESTIC COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK GREEN/FPG; EUROPEAN COVER PHOTOGRAPH OF DIETMAR HOPP & HASSO PLATTNER OF SAP BY MICHAEL DANNENMAN; ASIAN COVER ILLUSTRATION BY PIERRE FORTIN


Cover Story
THE NEW ECONOMICS OF OIL
   COVER IMAGE: The New Economics of Oil
   GRAPHIC: How a Computer Produces Oil
   CHART: Cheaper to Find...Cheaper to Produce...and Reserves Are Up
   CHART: The Low Price of Oil...Improves Economic Performance
   COMMENTARY: CLEAN AIR IN AN ERA OF CHEAP OIL
   'TECHNOLOGY IS WHAT'S DRIVING THIS BUSINESS'
      TABLE: The Shape of the New Oil Industry

International -- European Cover Story
SILICON VALLEY ON THE RHINE (int'l edition)
   EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: Sages of Software
   GRAPHIC: How SAP's R/3 Works
   CHART: The Juggernaut
   CHART: SAP's Fast Growth...Spurs Its Stock Price
   MAP: Germany
   FOR $25,000, PANDESIC CAN PUT A STARTUP ON THE NET IN SIX WEEKS (int'l edition)

International -- Asian Cover Story
AMERICA & CHINA (int'l edition)
   ASIAN COVER IMAGE: America & China
   TABLE: America's China Strategy
   FORGET THE KGB. HOLLYWOOD HAS A NEW VILLAIN (int'l edition)
   BIG BIRD HEADS FOR SHANGHAI (int'l edition)
      TABLE: How America Influences China

Special Report
BLUEPRINTS FOR BUSINESS
   PHOTO: Exterior of REI in Seattle
   TABLE: New Lexicon of Architecture
   TABLE: The 1997 Awards Jury
   OH, GO CLIMB A ROCK
      PHOTO: Climbing Rock in the REI Flagship Store
   BREAKING DOWN THE WALLS
      PHOTO: Cubicles at Gemini Consulting
   Q&A WITH AN AWARD-WINNING ARCHITECT
   HERE'S THE BEEF
      PHOTO: Interior of Greater Omaha Packaging Co.
      PHOTO: Conference Room at Great Omaha Packaging Co.
   CLASS ACT FOR THE INFO AGE
      PHOTO: Lobby Area at Hudson Valley Community College
   NORTHERN EXPOSURE
      PHOTO: Directional Sign within Nortel
   RECIPE FOR SUCCESS
      PHOTO: Exterior of Brew Moon Restaurant
   THE SPEED OF NATURAL LIGHT
      PHOTO: Exteriors at Herman Miller
      PHOTO: ''Streets'' at Herman Miller
   KNOWLEDGE IS ALSO SWEET
      PHOTO: Spiral Staircase at Unitobler in Bern, Switzerland
   'A HOTBED FOR HUMAN CONNECTIONS'
      PHOTO: Walkway at Origen Center of Phillips Plastics
      PHOTO: Plaza outside of the Origen Center of Phillips Plastics

Up Front
TALK SHOW
LAST THANKS FROM COKE
   TABLE: Gains To Goizueta's Estate
A UNION WITH A POISON PILL
SILICON ALLEY STRUTS ITS STUFF
FINALLY, TWO CHEERS FOR ADM'S BOARD
A SWEET DEAL FOR TAKEOVER BAIT
THEIR FAIR LADIES
FEEL FREE TO EAT THE OINK
CHART: Time's A Wastin'
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
NO SMOKE OR MIRRORS AT UNION CARBIDE
HOW EXCITE'S REVENUES REALLY STACK UP
A DEPOSIT-AND-RETURN POLICY MAY SAVE ALUMINUM CANS
'WE DON'T NEED A NATIONAL TEST'

Corrections & Clarifications
A new chapter for Barnes & Noble? (Inside Wall Street, Oct. 13)
Corporate America's Global Top 20 for Nondegree Study (Corporate America goes to school, Special Report, Oct. 20)
WorldCom: Paper tiger? (Finance, Oct. 20)

Books
PARTNOY'S COMPLAINT ABOUT MORGAN STANLEY
   PHOTO: Cover, ''F.I.A.S.C.O.''
THE BUSINESS WEEK BEST-SELLER LIST

Technology & You
'COMPUTER, SAVE THIS FILE'
A MIGHTY INKJET
   PHOTO: HP DeskJet 890cse Printer
GETTING TO COLLEGE

Economic Viewpoint
WANT TO SQUELCH CORRUPTION? TRY PASSING OUT RAISES

Economic Trends
'WOMEN'S WORK' IS STILL WANING...
   CHART: U.S. Women Cross the Occupational Divide
...BUT WHAT OF THE WAGE GAP?
THE PAYOFF FROM COMPUTER SKILLS
   CHART: More Hands on the Keyboard

Business Outlook
U.S.: EXCESS GOODS? FORGET IT. SHOPPERS ARE CLEARING THE SHELVES
   CHART: Capacity Utilization Hits a 2 1/2-Year High
   CHART: No Letup in Housing Demand
   CHART: Import Deflation Is Hitting U.S. Prices
ITALY: SAME POLITICAL CIRCUS, BETTER ECONOMY
   CHART: Booming Car Output Lifts Italy's Economy

News: Analysis & Commentary
GOING AFTER GATES
   GRAPHIC: Target Microsoft
BEHIND THE NEW DEAL MANIA
   THE GLOBAL TITAN OF HOTELS
   THEN THERE WERE FOUR
   IT'S PRIME TIME FOR BARRY
COMMENTARY: WHAT OTHER CEOs CAN LEARN FROM GOIZUETA
GET BUSY, MR. ARMSTRONG
   CHART: A Bumpy Succession Path
COMMENTARY: YOUR FRIENDLY IRS? OH, SURE
GENERATION $ IS MORE LIKE IT
   CHART: Is Generation X Smarter Than Its Elders?
COMMENTARY: CLINTON'S CHILD-CARE CONFERENCE: JUST CHATTER?
BOTTOM OF THE NINTH FOR THE TWINS
COULD DISNEY OWE KATZENBERG $400 MILLION?

In Business This Week
JOHN McCOY: THE REAL HUNGRY McCOY
A JUMBO JOLT AT BOEING
FIDELITY SETTLES ITS FRAUD SUIT
CITI SHARPENS THE AX
'GEE, KEN, LOOK AT ALL THIS BREAD!'
DONNELLEY GOES BACK TO THE PRESS
ET CETERA . . .
BEN & JERRY'S YUMMIE!
   CHART: Ben & Jerry's Class A Stock

Washington Outlook
WILL THE DEMOCRATS' NEW TUNE PLAY IN DIXIE?
PEROT: HE'S B-A-A-CK

International Business
FOR THE U.S. AND CHINA, TIME FOR A FRESH START
   TABLE: America's China Strategy
   FORGET THE KGB. HOLLYWOOD HAS A NEW VILLAIN
COMMENTARY: HASHIMOTO: LOUD TALK, SMALL STICK
CAN GM STOP ITS EUROPEAN SKID?
   PHOTO: 1997 Opel Astra
   CHART: Slowing Down

Marketing
SLEEPLESS NIGHTS AT HOLIDAY INN
   TABLE: Oliver's New Twists

People
SOUPING UP CAMPBELL'S
   TABLE: Resume: Dale F. Morrison

Media
CAN WIRED GET WIRED AGAIN?
   TABLE: Rewired

Sports Business
COMMENTARY: MICHAEL, THE NBA, AND THE SLAM-DUNKING OF PARIS

Finance
TOUGH LOVE AT NASDAQ
   TABLE: Tale of the Tape: NASDAQ vs. NYSE
   CHART: Cracking Down
THE WORLD'S BUSIEST LITTLE INVESTMENT BANK
   TABLE: One Hot Dealmaker
COMMENTARY: BANKRUPTCY REFORM: EVERYBODY'S MAD--AND THAT'S FINE
   CHART: Deeper in Debt

Inside Wall Street
HILTON MAY BET ON MGM GRAND
   CHART: On a Roll Since ITT Got Snagged
BIG BOON FOR DIABETICS?
   CHART: A New Lease on Life
FOOD PROCESSING NOURISHES GENCOR
   CHART: Fresh Energy Could Lie Ahead

Science & Technology
GLOBAL WARMING: IS THERE STILL ROOM FOR DOUBT?
   TABLE: The Climate Consensus

Developments to Watch
FASTER SATELLITES THAT TRAVEL LIGHT
TUNING IN THE BRAIN'S SIGNALS
THE I-WAY GETS AN EXTRA LANE
CHIPMAKERS MAY SOON GROW THEIR OWN
Developments to Watch Contacts

Information Processing
SILICON VALLEY ON THE RHINE
   GRAPHIC: How SAP's R/3 Works
   CHART: The Juggernaut
   CHART: SAP's Fast Growth...Spurs Its Stock Price
   FOR $25,000, PANDESIC CAN PUT A STARTUP ON THE NET

Bits & Bytes
AN ENGLISH PALMTOP, POSHLY APPOINTED
CAPTURE, TWEAK, AND PRINT IT
LET A DEBIT CARD BE YOUR CO-PILOT
THE SMART CARD GETS EVEN BRAINIER
Bits & Bytes Contacts

The Corporation
TOSSING OUT THE TRASH AT BROWNING-FERRIS
   CHART: As BFI's Earnings Stumble...Ranck Shuts the Acquisitions Faucet
   WHY USA WASTE IS BEATING THE BIG BOYS
      CHART: Cleaning up

Personal Business
BOND PROS: WHERE TO RIDE OUT A JITTERY MARKET
   TABLE: Fund Buys
   TABLE: The Mavens Scope Out Bonds
TEMPTING TEMP STOCKS
   TABLE: Hot Times for Temps
THESE SPORT UTES ARE STANDOUTS
   TABLE: New Kids on the Block
   PHOTO: Mercedes-Benz ML320 and Dodge Durango
A WAY OUT

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
MICROSOFT: SWIFT RESOLUTION, PLEASE
THE DOWNSIDE TO MORE ABUNDANT OIL
WHAT CHINA MUST UNDERSTAND

International -- Spotlight on Trinidad
A TIGER CUB GROWS IN THE CARIBBEAN...BUT CRIME LURKS IN THE UNDERBRUSH (int'l edition)
   MAP: Trinidad & Tobago

International -- Readers Report
IN PERU, TARIFFS SHORE UP THE MONOPOLIES (int'l edition)
INDIA'S WOES WITH SUZUKI: AN ISOLATED CASE (int'l edition)

International -- Corrections & Clarifications
Too many cars, too few buyers (Asian Business, Oct. 20) (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
GUMSHOES FOR THE GLOBAL ECONOMY (int'l edition)
   TABLE: What Kroll O'Gara Can Do for You

International -- Asian Business
A SMOKE-AND-MIRRORS ACT FROM TUTUT? (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Resume: Siti Hardiyanti Rukmana

International -- Finance
LEADERS FUMBLE, MARKETS TUMBLE (int'l edition)
   CHART: Asian Bourses Melt Down
   A RED FLAG FOR RED-CHIP STOCKS (int'l edition)
      CHART: Red Chips Crumble

International -- Editorials
WHAT CHINA MUST UNDERSTAND (int'l edition)


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