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COVER ILLUSTRATION BY GENE GREIF



Cover Story
RESCUING ASIA
   COVER IMAGE: Rescuing Asia
   TABLE: The IMF Bailout: What Could It Cost?
   TABLE: And Asia's Other Problem Spots
   CAN THE IMF WRESTLE DOWN SUHARTO INC.?
   RIDING OUT THE STORM
      TABLE: Asia Jitters
      TABLE: International Interests

Enterprise -- In Box
WHAT PRICE SALESPEOPLE?
   ONLINE ORIGINAL TABLE: How Much Is the Other Guy Making?
   GRAPHIC: Happy Sale-ing
WHAT, NO MICROWAVE?
   ONLINE ORIGINAL TABLE: Multifunction Products: A Guide to What's Out There
   PHOTO: Brother MFC-7000FC
CHINTZY, CHINTZY
   CHART: Budgets for Hornblowing
SOME CUSTOMERS ARE KINGS...
EXPORT ENERGY
BETTER CHECK THAT POLICY
   ONLINE ORIGINAL TABLE: Home Business Insurance: A Policy Sampler
YOU, TOO, CAN BE AN LLC
WINNING LOSERS
   PHOTO: Homer Simpson
   PHOTO: Jason Alexander

Enterprise -- Management
YOU DO THE WORK, THEY DO THE PAPERWORK
   TABLE: When You Want to Choose a Professional Employer Organization...
   ONLINE ORIGINAL TABLE: Is Your PEO Accredited?
   CHART: The Growth of PEOs

Enterprise -- Companies
BLUE, RED, PURPLE--AND GREEN ALL OVER
   TABLE: The Color of Success at Studio EG

Enterprise -- Marketing
TURNING SHOWER SCUM INTO GOLD
   TABLE: How Clean Shower Aims to Scrub the Competition
   CHART: Cleaning Up
   ONLINE ORIGINAL AUDIO: A Sampling of Clean Shower Radio Ads

Enterprise -- Buyer's Guide
PICK A CARD, NOT ANY CARD
   TABLE: What's in the Cards, Part 1
   TABLE: What's in the Cards, Part 2

Enterprise -- Technology
OUT OF THE BOX AND ONTO THE NET
   TABLE: On-Ramps on the Cheap

Enterprise -- People
HE'S ONE DETERMINED SEW-AND-SEW
   TABLE: Resume: Anthony Mark Hankins

Enterprise -- Downtime
GIVE A LITTLE, GET A LOT
   TABLE: The Rewards of Virtue

Up Front
TALK SHOW
NOW SHOWING AT THE FED: G-SPAN
IS DELAWARE THE PLACE TO GO BROKE?
WHEN ART IMITATES ADVERTISING
   PHOTO: Stacey Edwards
KKR WILL KEEP ON TRUCKIN'
IF YOU LIKE THE SUIT, CLICK HERE
NAME-DROPPING: NO MORE K-III
MELANCHOLY OVER HIS TELERATE BABY
   PHOTO: Neil S. Hirsch
CHART: Phone Home?
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
LUKEWARM ALLIES IN THE GLOBAL-WARMING CRUSADE
HOT AIR ON GREENHOUSE GASES?
BRITANNICA ON CD-ROM WOULD BE WORTH ITS HIGH PRICE
IT'S ABOUT TIME THE TOP B-SCHOOLS GOT REAL
WHY DO WE TOLERATE LOW STANDARDS IN MEDICINE?
DON'T INVEST IN COMPANIES THAT OVERPAY THE CEO
STAMPING OUT CORRUPTION ISN'T QUITE SO EASY

Corrections & Clarifications
''The new world order'' (Cover Story, Oct. 13)

Books
THE MONEYMAN BEHIND THE NAZIS
   PHOTO: Cover, ''Hitler's Banker''

Technology & You
MICRO-LAPTOPS: TINY--BUT NOT TRIFLING
   TABLE: Sizing Up the Competition
   PHOTO: Mitsubishi Amity CN Computer

Economic Viewpoint
WHAT THE FREE MARKET CAN'T FIX

Economic Trends
CONGRESS' NEW TEMPTATION
   CHART: America's Vanishing Budget Deficit
SPREADING TAX RELIEF AROUND
A TEACHER CRUNCH AHEAD?
   CHART: U.S. High Schools under Pressure

Letter From Ithaca, N.Y.
WHERE LITERARY LIONS CUT THEIR TEETH
   MAP: Ithaca, N.Y.

Business Outlook
U.S.: IN 1998, THE BEAT WON'T GO ON
   CHART: Surging Demand Lifts Third-Quarter Growth
   CHART: Purchasers See a Pickup in October
   CHART: Mortgage Rates Continue to Fall
GERMANY: MARKET TURMOIL MAY DELAY THE BUBA'S PLANS
   CHART: Costlier Imports Lift German Inflation Fears

News: Analysis & Commentary
THE NEW ECONOMY: WHAT IT REALLY MEANS
   TABLE: The Case against the New Economy
   CHART: Trade and Technology Are Powering Growth
   CHART: Growth Is Strong...Profits Are Soaring...
   CHART: ...Unemployment Is Low...And Inflation Is Tame...
   CHART: Productivity Growth Has Been Weak for Years...But There Are Signs of Revival
COMMENTARY: FUNDS: A HIDDEN TRICK INVESTORS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
   CHART: Why the Difference?
FOR STARTUPS, A NARROWER ROAD AHEAD?
   CHART: Venture-Capital Valuations Are Rising...And Fewer Companies Are Going Public
HILTON'S CEO JUST WON'T CHECK OUT
   CHART: A Moving Target
JACK FROST PAYS MOTOWN AN EARLY VISIT
   PHOTO: 1998 Chrysler Town & Country Lxi
   TABLE: A Dip in the Road, or a Slippery Slope?
GETTING PARANOID OVER AU PAIRS
   TABLE: Au Pairs: The Industry
COMMENTARY: LET SENIORS PAY FOR PREMIUM HEALTH CARE
PEPSI VS. COKE: IF YOU CAN'T BEAT 'EM, COPY 'EM
   CHART: Coke Rules the World

In Business This Week
ROBERT HAAS: JEAN THERAPY
MICROSOFT'S NEXT CABLE BUY IS...
BARCLAYS AND CSFB ARE CLOSE TO A DEAL
BELL ATLANTIC GOES THE DISTANCE
YELLOW LIGHT ON A DIABETES DRUG
PRICE CEILINGS ARE PROPPED UP
ET CETERA...
FLUORED
   CHART: Fluor Corp. Stock Price

Washington Outlook
THE GOP ASSAULT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IS GETTING SERIOUS
AL'S SINKING FORTUNES
TELECOM COMPETITION
DIRTY LITTLE SECRET

Finance
HEADED FOR BUBBLE TROUBLE?
   TABLE: Five Sane Reasons for Insane Markets
CONNECT THE DOTS...AND YOU'LL SEE A SLOWDOWN
   CHART: A Flatter Yield Curve
   CHART: Yields in Germany, Britain, and Japan
WHY A STAR FUND MANAGER IS STARTING OVER
   TABLE: Irene Hoover Cleans Up
IS WADE COOK'S RECIPE KOSHER?
   CHART: A Stunning Rise

Inside Wall Street
WHAT'S MAKING ZALE SPARKLE
   CHART: It Aims to Grow Bigger Still
BANKING ON AMSOUTH
   CHART: Looking Good to Suitors?
COVER-ALL MAY BE SET TO RECOVER
   CHART: Buoyed by an Order Backlog

Environment
STRIP-MINING ON STEROIDS
   TABLE: The Dangers of Mountaintop Removal

People
CAN DR. FRIST CURE THIS PATIENT?
   TABLE: Reinventing Columbia/HCA: Frist's First 100 Days
   CHART: Columbia's Earnings Have Tumbled...Along with Its Stock

Science & Technology
CLEARING THE TRAFFIC JAMS IN CYBERSPACE
   TABLE: Four Cheap Ways to Speed Up the Internet

Developments to Watch
THE SMOOTHEST BIKE RIDE OF ALL
   PHOTO: K-2 Mountain Bike
THIS TARANTULA COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE
   PHOTO: Tarantula
U.S.-MADE DISPLAYS THAT BLOW AWAY ASIA'S
SILVER DUST, WHIPPED UP IN A BLENDER
Developments to Watch Contacts

The Corporation
LESSONS FOR SYLVAN LEARNING SYSTEMS
   CHART: Tutoring Is Lucrative for Sylvan...And Its Shareholders

Social Issues
BEHIND OXFORD'S BILLING NIGHTMARE
   CHART: Fall of an HMO Star

Government
A CRASH COURSE FOR THE GOP IN EDUCATION
COMMENTARY: GETTING A GRIP ON TRADE SANCTIONS

International Business
ULTIMATUM AT PHILIPS
   TABLE: Boonstra's First Year Was Busy...But the Acid Test Is Still Ahead
COMMENTARY: BRITAIN: COLONIZED AND LOVING IT
BRAZIL'S NEIGHBORS ARE VERY NERVOUS

International Outlook
THE BUSINESS OF RUSSIA IS BIZNES--AND THAT COULD MEAN TROUBLE
FRANCE WANTS TOP BANK JOB
EXECS SEEK SMOOTHER TRADE

Information Processing
A PEEK AT STEVE JOBS' PLAN
   TABLE: Pros and Cons of the Jobs Blueprint
   CHART: Apple: Up, Down, Up, Breakeven?

Bits & Bytes
REVENGE OF THE SEARCH ENGINE
SANTA'S LITTLE INTERNET HELPER
AN ONLINE CHECKUP FOR YOUR WEB SITE
THIS COMPUTER IS A LOOKER
Bits & Bytes Contacts

Entertainment
WHAT BROUGHT ITALIAN FILMS 'OUT OF A COMA'

Legal Affairs
COMMENTARY: JUSTICE VS. MICROSOFT: WHY IT HAS A CASE

Corporate Scoreboard
PROFITS EASE OFF--FROM WHITE-HOT TO SIMMERING
   TABLE: Winners and Losers in Quarterly Profits
   A SPOTLIGHT ON THIRD-QUARTER PROFITS
   CHART: After Tax Profits Quarter by Quarter
   THE YEAR AHEAD: A LITTLE LETUP, BUT NO GLOOM AND DOOM
      CHART: Low Rates Push Profits
   SCOREBOARD: Third-Quarter Corporate Profits (.pdf)

Personal Business
BETTER PLAN NOW FOR NEXT YEAR
   TABLE: Getting Your Taxes in Order
   IS THAT MUTUAL FUND A TAX SINKHOLE?
      TABLE: Funds Keeping an Eye on Taxes
   TWO PROS' TAKES ON FUND TAXES
      TABLE: How Taxes Erode Returns

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
WATCH THE PRODUCTIVITY NUMBERS
ASIA: END CRONY CAPITALISM

International -- Spotlight on Argentina
AN OLD CITY GOES FOR RAZZLE-DAZZLE...AND OPENS UP THE RIVERSIDE (int'l edition)
   MAP: Buenos Aires

International -- Readers Report
MORE COVERAGE OF AFRICA, PLEASE (int'l edition)
LUKEWARM ALLIES IN THE GLOBAL-WARMING CRUSADE (int'l edition)
WHY THE FRENCH CLING TO MINITEL (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
SHOCK TREATMENT FOR EASTERN GERMANY (int'l edition)

International -- Int'l Business
THE BATTLE FOR MEXICO, ROUND ONE (int'l edition)

International -- Finance
BRAZIL'S NERVOUS NEIGHBORS (int'l edition)
   TABLE: The Challenge Facing Brazil


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