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Apr. 13, 1998




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COVER STORY
 The Education of Marc Andreessen
    COVER IMAGE: The Education of Marc Andreessen
    PHOTO: Netscape's Marc Andreessen
    Marc Andreessen's Internet Odyssey
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: A Chat with Marc Andreessen: 'If This Fails...It Will Have Been Our Own Fault'
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: Student Cyberjocks with Too Many Stars in Their Eyes?
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: Netscape Now: A Clearly Contrarian Buy
 
UP FRONT
 Talk Show
 O.K., Greenspan, You Win
 Pharmafoods: Best Medicine I Ever Ate
 Red Tape and Robbers at the Minimart
 AT&T's Fallen Angel
 Munsingwear Will Take This Rap
 If a High Had a Higher Price
 They're Boiling over Rice
 CHART: Give Me the Corporate Life
 Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
 There's More to a Monopoly Than Market Share
 Hey, GM. Why Do My Friends All Drive BMWs?
 Coleman's Light Isn't Out Yet
 Opening a Door on the Portals Deal
 Marketers Fear Privacy Invasions, Too
 First Union Bank's Second-Class Customers
 The Diamondbacks Rattled a Few Arizonans
 The Mythical American High-Tech Dummy
 Beetlemania Is Alive and Well
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
 ''Fast Eddie's Future Bank'' (Finance, Mar. 23)
 
BOOKS
 Taking on the Gene Tinkerers
    PHOTO: Cover, ''The Biotech Century''
 Millennium Past
 See You in Court
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
 Don't Be a Crash Dummy
 This Printer Is a Sprinter
 Getting Just the Hot News
 Connect at Double Speed
 Help Desk
 Web Destinations
 
LETTER FROM BURMA
 Rendezvous in Rangoon
    MAP: Burma
    PHOTO: Aung San Suu Kyi, left, Pro-Democracy Leader, and BW's Sheri Prasso
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
 Microsoft Is the Victim of a Legal Mugging
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
 Downsizing's Painful Effects
    CHART: Most Displaced Workers Take a Hit in New Jobs
 How High Are Family Taxes?
    CHART: Two Views of the Tax Bite
 A Purring Growth Engine
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
 U.S.: For Corporate America, a Reversal of Fortunes
    CHART: Household Incomes Are Surging
    CHART: Each Unit of Output Generates Less Profit
    CHART: Home Sales Jump to a Record High
 Germany: Plodding Along toward Recovery
    CHART: Another Slip in Business Sentiment
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
 The Jolt Japan Needs?
    TABLE: Shaky Prospects
    CHART: Long Road to Nowhere
    This Man Could Shift Tokyo's Balance of Power (int'l edition)
 The Fed May Have Something to Worry About
    CHART: Wallowing in Money
 Commentary: Give Green Taxes a Green Light
 Andy Grove Talks about His New Learning Curve (Extended)
 Motorola Girds for a Shakeup
    CHART: Motorola's Numbers Don't Ring Bells
 An Offer Big Tobacco Can't Refuse?
 If These Shows Are Hits, Why Do They Hurt So Much?
    TABLE: Working Against the Networks
    PHOTO: Still From ''Dawson's Creek''
 McPaper North?
 Lincoln's $50K Pickup
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
 IRA Millstein: Corporate Ambassador to the World
 A Blood Substitute Gets Bloodied
 Power Resurgence at Cabletron
 Lazard's Exit Door Is Really Swinging
 Zenith May Be at Its Nadir
 Are Movie Tickets Too Cheap?
 Et Cetera . . .
 Lee Iakookoo
    CHART: Koo Koo Roo Inc. Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
 Will Tons of Highway Pork Flatten the Balanced Budget?
 Starr's Paula Problem
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
 How Mexico Is Holding Off Asia's Assault
    CHART: What's Driving Up Mexican Sales to the U.S.
 Rubles? Who Needs Rubles?
    CHART: Business in a Cash-Starved Economy
    CHART: Portrait of a Deal
 Commentary: China: Finally, a Changing of the Guard
    TABLE: Beijing's New Technocratic Elite
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
 Why the Saudis Are Inching Away from Washington's Tent
 Setback for Ukraine Reforms
 A Stronger Bank of Mexico?
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
 How Iomega Lost Its Zip
    TABLE: Iomega's Roller Coaster
 How the 'PC Killer' Was Humbled
    CHART: NCs: A Slow Takeoff
 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
 Is Good Marketing Bad Medicine?
    CHART: Do Ads Distort Prescriptions?
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
 Harnessing Nature's Cellular Dynamo
 Paint That Sees Rust Before You Do
 Early Warning for the Big C?
 Innovations
 Developments to Watch Contacts
 
BOOK EXCERPT
 I'd Like the World to Buy a Coke
 
THE CORPORATION
 German Carmakers in the Fast Lane
    TABLE: As German Luxury Cars Race Ahead...Their Market Share Nearly Doubles
    PHOTO: BMW 328i
    PHOTO: Mercedes ML 430 SUV
    The Race Moves to the Champagne Circuit
 
FINANCE
 Blackstone: Nice Is for Suckers
    TABLE: Blackstone's Businesses
    RESUME: Peter G. Peterson
    RESUME: Stephen A. Schwarzman
 The Battle to Put Financial Data on Your Desk
    TABLE: Squaring Off
 Commentary: What a 'Euro' Could Do for the Latins
 Commentary: The Buyback Boom Is Mostly a Boon
    CHART: The Bull Market in Buybacks
 
INSIDE WALL STREET
 A Brighter Age for Microage?
    CHART: Not for the Weak of Heart
 Smile, If You Own Dental Managers
 This Insurer May Pay a Premium
    CHART: Is a Spin-Off in the Offing?
 
PERSONAL BUSINESS
 College Cash from Your Retirement Stash
    TABLE: Comparing Egg-Builders
 For Cheap Schooling, Go North
    TABLE: Canadian Options
 Two Degrees--at Top Speed
    TABLE: Saving Some Time--and Cash
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: Two Students Talk About the Two-Degree Plunge
 At Last, the Readable Prospectus
    TABLE: In English, Please
 Short on Risk, Long on Returns
    TABLE: The ''Supercash'' Portfolio
 Life Insurance: Drowning in Fees
    TABLE: Deconstructing a Policy
 Sexy Steel Stocks? Don't Laugh
    TABLE: Steel Band
 
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
 Tokyo Is Courting Disaster
 The New Party of Big Spenders
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON POLAND
 Poland's Jews Step into the Light...And Dream of Their Own Museum (int'l edition)
    MAP: Poland
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
 Globalization Is Not a Done Deal (int'l edition)
 The Customer Is Not Always Right (int'l edition)
 Don't Blow the Whistle on Soccer Yet (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
 Who Needs Rubles? (int'l edition)
    CHART: Business in a Cash-Starved Economy
    CHART: Portrait of a Deal
 Can Ryanair Play Defense? (int'l edition)
 A Talk with Helmut Kohl's Heir Apparent (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
 Trying to Keep Indonesia's Pot from Boiling Over (int'l edition)
 Another Sword Hanging over Seoul (int'l edition)
    TABLE: The Trusts Take a Hit
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA
 How Mexico Is Holding Off Asia's Assault (int'l edition)
    CHART: What's Driving Up Mexican Sales to the U.S.
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
 Shell-Shocked in Shanghai (int'l edition)
    CHART: Too Much Building
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
 How Taxes Cripple Russia (int'l edition)
 Is It Time to Reassess the IMF? (int'l edition)



 
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