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DOMESTIC COVER PHOTOGRAPH OF MARTHA STEWART, CHAIRMAN/CEO MARTHA STEWART LIVING OMNIMEDIA BY JOHN S. ABBOT; EUROPEAN COVER PHOTOGRAPH OF VLADIMIR POTANIN, HEAD OF ONEXIMBANK, MOSCOW, RUSSIA BY JEREMY NICHOLL/MATRIX; ASIAN COVER ILLUSTRATION BY ADAM NIKLEWICZ


Cover Story -- Executive Power Tools

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International -- European Cover Story
RUSSIA'S MOST POWERFUL MAN (int'l edition)
   EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: Russia's Most Powerful Man
   TABLE: Portrait of an Empire
   TABLE: Ambitious Overachiever
   TABLE: The World of Potanin
   MAP: Russia

International -- Asian Cover Story
KOREA'S CRISIS (int'l edition)
   ASIAN COVER IMAGE: Korea's Crisis
   TABLE: Korea's Stress Points
   CHART: A Collapsing Won...And a Tanking Stock Market

Up Front
TALK SHOW
A NEW SPIN ON TAX-FREE SPIN-OFFS
MORE THAN ONE WAY TO SKIN BIG TOBACCO
JEEZ, BILL, YOU CAN'T LIVE ON THAT
SMOOTHER ROAD IN THE PHILIPPINES?
ROBERT E. LEE AS 10-MINUTE MANAGER
MAYBE NOBODY DOES READ THE REVIEWS
A MOUSE WITH FEELING
CHART: Good Job!
FOOTNOTES

Readers Report
TECHNOLOGY ALONE WON'T HOLD OIL PRICES DOWN
ASIA'S CRISIS: PLUS CA CHANGE...
IS A ROSE-COLORED OUTLOOK DRIVING THE MARKET?
HOW NOT TO PROFILE WOMEN EXECUTIVES

Corrections & Clarifications
''The world on a CD-ROM?'' (Technology & You, Nov. 10)
''Fed 'cops' may want a rate hike'' (Up Front, Nov. 10)
''Michael Dell's estate of shock'' (Up Front, Oct. 27)
''Saga of a cyber debacle'' (Enterprise, Sept. 1, in some editions)
''Rush to China'' (International Business, Oct. 13)

Books
THE LEDGER OF A DEADLY BUSINESS
   PHOTO: Cover, ''The Slave Trade''

Economic Viewpoint
A GROWING MENACE TO FREE TRADE: U.S. SANCTIONS

Economic Trends
THE INJURY FROM INSIDER TRADING
   CHART: Still No Letup in America's Merger Boom
WHY JUVENILE CRIME EXPLODED
A BOARDROOM GENDER GAP

Letter From the Czech Republic
AFTER THE DELUGE, A TOWN DIVIDED
   MAP: Czech Republic

Business Outlook
U.S.: FRAGILE MARKETS ARE TYING THE FED'S HANDS
   CHART: A 24-year Low--And Headed Lower?
   CHART: Service Pay Gains Are Getting Fatter
   CHART: Factories Are Hiring Again
RUSSIA: POSTPONED REFORMS, POKY TAX RECEIPTS
   CHART: Russia's Revenue Gap

News: Analysis & Commentary
NOW FOR THE SLOW TRACK
   TABLE: Without Fast Track, How U.S. Trade Initiatives Will Fare
   CHART: The Surge in Trade
THE BUCK KEEPS ON BUCKIN'
   CHART: The Anti-gravity Dollar
COMMENTARY: THE LABOR POOL IS DEEPER THAN IT LOOKS
   CHART: Older Men Come Back to the Labor Force
THE RAILS: TROUBLE BEHIND, TROUBLE AHEAD
   CHART: Railroad Payrolls Are Down...And Workloads Are Up
COMMENTARY: KODAK'S FOCUS MAY BE TOO NARROW
WORLDCOM + MCI: HOW IT ALL ADDS UP
   TABLE: The Parts of the Deal
WASTE MANAGEMENT TURNS ON THE COMPACTOR
   TABLE: Wasting No Time
BLOCKED ARTERIES? GROW NEW ONES
   TABLE: Tapping a Rich Vein
   PHOTO: Dr. Jeffrey Isner
DRUG COSTS JUST WON'T GO DOWN EASY
   CHART: The Prescription Boom

In Business This Week
STEVE JOBS: THE CHARMER AND THE DELL
GM SPENDS ITS HUGHES WINDFALL
A TRASH HAULER DUMPS SOME UNITS
ITT BOOKS A BRIDAL SUITE
FIRST ZIP AND JAZ, NOW CLIK!
FLUBBER'S REVENGE?
ET CETERA...
PENNZOIL'S DRY HOLE
   PHOTO: A Pennzoil Rig
   CHART: Pennzoil Stock Price

Washington Outlook
CLINTON'S FIGHT TO KEEP THE 'NEW' IN NEW DEMOCRAT
NEWT: ANOTHER SKIRMISH
A RETREAT ON TROOP CUTS?
BLOW TO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

International Business
CAN KOREA BATTLE BACK?
   TABLE: Korea's Stress Points
REUTERS: DODGING BULLETS ON ALL FRONTS
   TABLE: The Hurdles Ahead for Reuters
COMMENTARY: A-CLASS DAMAGE CONTROL AT DAIMLER BENZ
   PHOTO: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

International Outlook
IN THE MIDEAST, THE PILLARS OF U.S. POLICY ARE WOBBLING
FAMILY VALUES SPLIT POLAND
THAILAND LAUGHS AT THE IMF

People
THE MOST POWERFUL MAN IN RUSSIA
   TABLE: Portrait of an Empire
   TABLE: Resume: Potanin the Overachiever
   MAP: Russia

Media
LET THE SET-TOP WARS BEGIN
   TABLE: A Piece of the Action

The Corporation
PHYCOR AND MEDPARTNERS: WILL THESE BLOOD TYPES MIX?
   TABLE: Preventive Care

Government
A WAR ON FAT AT PENTAGON INC.
   TABLE: The Cohen Business Plan

Science & Technology
COMMENTARY: THE HEART ASSOCIATION IS SELLING ITS SOUL

Marketing
MMM! CEREAL FOR DINNER
   CHART: Cereal Makers Get Some Snap, Crackle, Pop

Finance
SO MUCH FOR THE BUY-AND-HOLD INVESTOR
SKIP THE BROCHURES: RETIREMENT ADVICE GOES ONLINE
HAS GOLD LOST ITS LUSTER FOR GOOD?
   CHART: Not So Precious
LEARNING TO SAY 'ANXIETY' IN 100 LANGUAGES
   TABLE: How the Big Foreign Funds Are Faring
CHINA HAWKS ARE STARTING TO DRAW BLOOD
   TABLE: What the Anti-China Lobby Wants

Inside Wall Street
STOCK-PICKERS WHO KICK THE TIRES
STILL PLENTY OF JUICE IN CITRIX
   CHART: Opportunity of Windows
A WHITE-HOT GLOW FROM TINY LAMPS
   CHART: Brighter Future?

Environment
IT'S NOT EASY BEING GREEN

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
GLOBAL GROWTH AT A CROSSROADS
POWER GIZMOS TO POWER BUSINESS

International -- Spotlight on England
GYPSIES STRANDED AT THE WHITE CLIFFS...ARE CAUSING A RUCKUS BACK HOME (int'l edition)
   MAP: Dover, England

International -- Readers Report
SINGAPORE NOT A DEMOCRACY? OH YES IT IS (int'l edition)
HOW BELGIUM SOLVES THE CHILD-CARE PROBLEM (int'l edition)
UNEMPLOYMENT IS HAZARDOUS TO THE EMU'S HEALTH (int'l edition)

International -- Corrections & Clarifications
''The best offshore funds'' (Finance, Nov. 10) (int'l edition)

International -- European Business
A TIDAL WAVE OF TEMPS (int'l edition)
   CHART: Where Temps Are In

International -- Asian Business
THE NEW RAJ AT TATA (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Tata Has Some Strong Companies...But Their Shares Are Struggling

International -- Int'l Business
BEN STEINBRUCH: GOING FAR BEYOND BRAZIL (int'l edition)
   TABLE: Steinbruch's Swift Rise
   COMMENTARY: CARDOSO MAKES A START--BUT IT'S JUST A START (int'l edition)

International -- Finance
LBO FRENZY ON THE CONTINENT (int'l edition)
   TABLE: A Market Comes Alive

International -- Editorials
THE MISSING LINK IN EUROPE'S COMEBACK
GLOBAL GROWTH AT A CROSSROADS
KOREA IS UNDERMINING ITS OWN PROGRESS


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