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Feb. 2, 1998




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COVER STORY
 New Boss, New Plan
    COVER IMAGE: AT&T
    CHART: A Better Connection
    TABLE: What Armstrong Plans to Do
    A Chat with C. Michael Armstrong
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN COVER STORY
 India's Hot Cities (int'l edition)
    ASIAN COVER IMAGE: India's Hot Cities
    TABLE: The Big Four
    MAP: India
    Hyderabad: High-Tech Upstart (int'l edition)
    Madras: Harmonious Harbor (int'l edition)
    Pune: Where PhDs Grow on Trees (int'l edition)
    Ahmadabad: 'Ahmadabad Municipal Corp.' (int'l edition)
 
SPECIAL REPORT
 The Best Mutual Funds
    TABLE: The A-List
    TABLE: The Best Performers in Their Categories
    TABLE: The Largest Funds
    TABLE: The Fund Categories
    Uncle Sam Wants Yours! Don't Make It Easy for Him
       TABLE: Minimize Taxes, Maximize Returns
       TABLE: Others' Losses, Your Gain?
    Scoreboard: The Best Equity Mutual Funds (.pdf)
    Interactive Mutual Fund Scoreboard
 
UP FRONT
 Talk Show
 Boeing's 737: Not Quite Flying Colors, But...
 Incomplete Pass at Fox
 Did Marine Midland Shield a Crook?
 Bill and Newt's Excellent Rapport
 Richard Branson Rides Again
 When the Chips Are Down--Hesitate
    TABLE: What McHugh Sold
 Now, for Olympia's Next Role
    PHOTO: Olympia Dukakis
 CHART: These Are the Good Old Days
 Footnotes
 
EDITOR'S MEMO
 Online Help for Investors
 
READERS REPORT
 A Second Opinion on Japan's Ills
 This Viacom Shareholder Is Unhappy
 HarperCollins: Back in the Black
 Deregulation Flops Again
 Speaking Up for Bill Gates
 Supermarkets Are Still the Food Kings
 'Social Capital Is Not Capital at All'
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
 ''It's About Capturing Eyeballs'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Jan. 19)
 ''It's the Best of Times--or Is It?'' (News: Analysis & Commentary, Jan. 12)
 ''Trustbusters get Lockheed on Radar'' (Up Front, Dec. 29/Jan. 5)
 
BOOKS
 Cloning's Strange Past--and Stranger Future
    PHOTO: Cover, ''Clone''
    PHOTO: Cover, ''Remaking Eden''
 Global Toddler
 Before Babbitt
 The Business Week Best-Sellers of 1997
 
LETTER FROM CUBA
 A Blessing for Cuba--and a Gamble for Fidel
    MAP: Cuba
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
 Enter a Low-Cost Home Laptop
    TABLE: Toshiba Satellite 305CDS
    PHOTO: Toshiba Satellite 305CDS
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
 Asia May Be Shaken but It's No House of Cards
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
 Foreign Aid for U.S. Profits?
    CHART: Where U.S. Business Has Expanded Abroad
 Foreigners Rediscover U.S. Stocks
    CHART: Overseas Investors Bet on Wall Street
 The Vital Role of Self-Esteem
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
 U.S.: Domestic Demand May Offset Wobbly Foreign Trade
    CHART: Industrial Output Surged at Yearend
    CHART: Trade Was a Plus for Growth Last Quarter
    CHART: Are Inventories Getting Chubby?
 Canada: Growth Slips in the Ice Storm
    CHART: Rising Demand Will Keep Factories Busy
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
 The Profit Party Is Getting Quieter
    CHART: The End of an Earnings Cycle?
    TABLE: In the Fourth Quarter, the Earnings Environment Was Good...
    TABLE: ...But the Weather Report Is Different This Quarter
 1997 Went Out Slow but Steady
    TABLE: An Early Look at Fourth-Quarter Profits
 A Dip in Chips?
    CHART: How the Chipmakers Have Fallen
 The State of the Union? It's Flush
    TABLE: A New Domestic Agenda
    Is This One Scandal Too Many?
 Now, the IMF Needs a Bailout
    TABLE: You Want IMF Funding? Here's the Deal:
 Commentary: The Case for Another Minimum-Wage Hike
    CHART: Adjusted for Inflation, the Minimum Wage Is Down
 How Low Can Oil Prices Go?
    CHART: Asian Oil Consumption Is Flattening
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
 Barbie: Valley of the Doll
    PHOTO: Bead Blast Barbie
 KKR's Man behind the Man
 Northwest Wants More from Japan
 Nissan Has a Spat with Republic
 Phone Wires Will Sizzle with Data
 The Asian Bug Starts to Bite
 Et Cetera...
 Mexico's Bolsa: Heading South
    CHART: Mexico Bolsa Index
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
 Cheaper Exports? Not So Fast
    TABLE: Why Asia's ''Export Boom'' May Fizzle
 Europe's Cartels Are Finally Crumbling
 Jaguar Starts to Claw Its Way Back
    CHART: Jaguar: Off the Endangered List
    PHOTO: New Jaguar XK8 Coupe
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
 Quebec: Has Separatism Been Frozen Out?
 Airbus Highflier Grounded
 Standoff in Turkey
 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
 Gene-Altered Seeds of Discontent
    TABLE: The Pros and Cons of Gene-Spliced Foods
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
 Now, Robocop Is More Than Just a Movie
 A Way to Cool Planes for a Leap into Space
 Less Irritating Implants? Add Sugar
 Innovations
 Developments to Watch Contacts
 
PEOPLE
 Bay Networks' Mr. House Finds His Fixer-Upper
    TABLE: Resume: David House
 
MARKETING
 More Bang for the Super Bowl Ad Bucks
    TABLE: Bowl Games
 
FINANCE
 What Does Prudential Really Owe?
 
INSIDE WALL STREET
 Aspect's Sales Get Plugged In
    CHART: A Boom in Its Virtual Catalog
 Not the Last Gasp for Respironics
    CHART: Its Drop Follows a Buyout
 Buyout Shoppers Back at Ruddick?
    CHART: Earlier Rumors Dried Up
 
MEDIA
 How TCI's Malone Played Gates Off against McNealy
 
THE CORPORATION
 Navistar: Gunning the Engines
    PHOTO: 1998 Ford Expedition
    CHART: With Earnings on the Mend...Navistar's Stock Takes Flight
 
PERSONAL BUSINESS
 Filing Yourself? You'll Need Help
    TABLE: Where to Get Tax Advice
    Tax Tip
 Tax Advice: Let's Go to the Stopwatch
    Tax Tip
 Should You Go with a Pro?
    TABLE: Picking a Tax Adviser
    Tax Tip
 This Tax Trap Can Snag the Savvy
    TABLE: Pitfalls
    Tax Tip
 Commentary: Schedule D or 6251: Choose Your Poison
 IRAs: The Pros and Cons of Converting
    TABLE: Is This For You?
    Tax Tip
 
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
 Courage and the State of the Union
 Mutual Funds: The Risk Factor
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITOR'S MEMO
 The Team Covering the New Europe (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON VENEZUELA
 Fresh Oil Money Pumps Up Caracas...And a Sleepy Town Stirs, Too (int'l edition)
    MAP: Venezuela
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
 Did Japan's Industrial Policy Pay Off? (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
 The Death of Europe's Cartels (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Monopolies under Fire
 The Long Arm of Europe's Free-Market Czar (int'l edition)
 No More Boardrooms As Usual in Sweden? (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Sweden Inc., Barnevik-Style
 He's Got the Oil. Now Can He Make Money? (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Russia's New Oil King
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
 Singapore: An Island Fortress It Isn't (int'l edition)
    TABLE: The Stress Points
 Battling over an Ocean of Suds in the Philippines (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
 All Clear Ahead for Offshore Funds? (int'l edition)
    TABLE: The Best Returns...
    TABLE: ...And the Worst
    TABLE: How the Biggest Funds Performed
    'The Decade of the Consolidator' (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
 Cart Europe's Cartels Away (int'l edition)
 Asia's Exporters Need Help (int'l edition)



 
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