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July 27, 1998




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COVER STORY
 Biotech Bodies
    COVER IMAGE: Biotech Bodies
    TABLE: The New Era of Regenerative Medicine
    GRAPHIC: The New Era of Regenerative Medicine (.pdf)
    TABLE: Tissue-Engineering Startups
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: Investing in Tissue Engineering
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: A Teenager with Guts--and Now a Chest
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: The Dynamic Duo of Tissue Engineering
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: A Blueprint for Rebuilding Broken Spinal Cords
 
UP FRONT
 Talk Show
 Dropping a Dime on MCI
    PHOTO: MCI 10-321 Print Ad
 Dlj Brings Out the Big Guns
 Korea's Garden Is a Real Gas
 Baseball Teams Worth Cheering For
    TABLE: Fan-Friendly?
 Maybe Al Dunlap Had the Right Idea
 A Baby Step for an Nba Wannabe
 Europe's Champ of Corporate Pork
 CHART: Workstyles of the Rich and Famous
 Footnotes
 
EDITOR'S MEMO
 A Promising Year on the Tube
 
READERS REPORT
 AT&T-TCI May Be Just a Bigger Headache
 The Right Grades for 'Inside Wall Street'?
 Elder Care: Don't Neglect the Middle Class
 Organized Labor Is Stronger Than You Think
 Someone Did Invent a Drowsy-Driver Alarm
 That Chinese Trade Deficit Comes at a High Price
 
BOOKS
 'People Want Everything. That's Their Problem'
    PHOTO: Cover, ''Gain''
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
 Spiffy Promos in a Jiffy
 Laptop Cards
    PHOTO: Xircom's RealPort Card
 What to Drive
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
 What Sank Asia? Money Sloshing Around the World
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
 Whose Economy Will Prosper?
    GRAPHIC: States That Shine in Economic Development
 John Bull Is No Uncle Sam
    CHART: Where Britain Looks Like the U.S.
 The Games Taxpayers Play
 
LETTER FROM PUERTO RICO
 An Island of Slighted Customers
    MAP: Puerto Rico
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
 U.S.: Plot Twists in the Second Half?
    CHART: Inventory Growth Has Slowed Sharply
    CHART: Spending Didn't Slow by Much Last Quarter
    CHART: Has Inflation Stopped Falling?
 France: Paris Is Breathing Easier
    CHART: The Most Optimism in Three Years
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
 Commentary: It's Time for GM to Face the Future
    TABLE: GM vs. Ford: Who's No. 1?
 Trade Spats: Rougher Sailing Across the Atlantic
    TABLE: Trans-Atlantic Trade Tiffs
 Drowning in Amber Waves of Grain
    CHART: Commodity Prices Tumble
    Why Cotton Farmers Are in a Tangle
       CHART: Cotton Shrinks
 Cell Phones: This Hookup Isn't Ringing Any Bells
    TABLE: On the Bottom Rung
 Commentary: Don't Be Shocked by Surges in the Price of Power
 Finally, a Good Kodak Moment
 Course Change at Boeing
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
 Walter Forbes: A Probe Casts a Pall
 A New Lawsuit for Big Tobacco?
 Justice Approves Worldcom-MCI
 Toyota Steers the Prius West
 Cs First Boston's Raid on Deutsche
 A Shot in the Arm for 3COM
 Et Cetera...
 E*trade's Coup
    CHART: E*Trade Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
 Seeking Geeks Bearing Gifts, the GOP Courts Silicon Valley
 Worker Control? No Way
 GOP Legal Hardball
 Clinton's Nlrb Game Plan
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
 A Message from the Japanese Voter: 'I Hate the Ldp'
    Naoto Kan: Let the Voters Decide Who Should 'do the Surgery'
 Japan's Bad Loans: The Slowest Fire Sale on Earth
 Russia: And Now, the Pain
    TABLE: Yeltsin's Day of Reckoning
 China: The Storm Is Blowing Reform Off Course
    TABLE: Beijing's Remedies
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
 Hong Kong: The Airport Debacle May Play into Beijing's Hands
 Ulster Crisis May Aid Peace
 U.S. Spooks Exposed
 
THE CORPORATION
 Schlumberger Digs Deeper
    TABLE: Euan Baird's Challenges
    Making Seismic Waves in the Oil Field
       CHART: PGS's Growth Spurt
 
LEGAL AFFAIRS
 Justice's Cartel Crackdown
    TABLE: Taking Conspirators to Court
 
ENTERTAINMENT
 Can Record Labels Get Back Their Rhythm?
    CHART: Six Giants Battle for Share...In a Slow Growth Market
 
FINANCE
 A Credit-Card Revolt at the Banks?
    TABLE: Melting Plastic?
 Swiss Banks: The Noose Tightens
 Commentary: Business Expenses: The IRS Uses a Crooked Yardstick
 A Fund That Played It Safe--and Was Sorry
    TABLE: Brandywine's Stats
 
INSIDE WALL STREET
 Asia's Phones Whisper Promise
 Splicing in Store for Houston?
    CHART: A Shower of Sparks
 Netopia: An 'internet Sleeper'
    CHART: Not Yet on Fire
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
 A Java in Every Pot?
    TABLE: Java Gives Consumer Devices a Jolt
 Cmg: The Web Giant Nobody Knows
    TABLE: CMG's Wired World of Investments
 
BITS & BYTES
 A Grocery List of Milk, Sugar--and a Computer
 Computer 'bugs' That Could Make Disney a Bundle
    PHOTO: Still from ''A Bug's Life''
 A Netrepreneur Who's Nurturing Democracy
 E-Commerce: More Buzz Than Byte?
    TABLE: What They Hope to Get
 Bits & Bytes Contacts
 
ECONOMICS
 The Man Who's Rattling Greenspan & Co.
    RESUME: William Poole
    CHART: A Fountain of Money
 
SPORTS BUSINESS
 Confessions of a Fantasy Baseball Junkie
 
PERSONAL BUSINESS
 Let the Web Mind Your Portfolio
    TABLE: Online Portfolio Trackers
 Yes, There Are Still Cheap Net Plays
    TABLE: Five Israeli Contenders
 Long-Term-Care Coverage Catches On
    TABLE: What To Ask about a Policy
 Quick Study
    PHOTO: Philip Treick of Transamerica Corp.
 
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
 Japan's Vote of No Confidence
 That Surprisingly Low Inflation Rate
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON LITHUANIA
 A New Dynamo Hums in the Baltics...But Tourists Haven't Found It Yet (int'l edition)
    MAP: Lithuania
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
 Italy: A Weaker Lira Won't Fuel Inflation (int'l edition)
 Those World Cup Tickets Were Sold the Right Way (int'l edition)
 China Can't Be Allowed to Peek at U.S. Technology (int'l edition)
 AT&T-TCI: Don't Overlook the Downsides (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
 Russia: And Now, the Pain
    TABLE: Yeltsin's Day of Reckoning
 Star Search at Cap Gemini (int'l edition)
    CHART: Racing Back
 London Is Back at the Cutting Edge of Couture
    PHOTO: Woman's Suit by Antonio Berardi
 Commentary: Don't Laugh: Europe May Start Slashing Taxes (int'l edition)
 Commentary: Now, France Must Score Some Economic Goals (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
 China: The Storm Is Blowing Reform Off Course (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Beijing's Remedies
 India: Is This TV Tycoon Cozying Up to Rupert? (int'l edition)
    PHOTO: Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Zee Telefilms
 Time to Play It Safe? Not at Daewoo (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA
 Yanking the Welcome Mat in Argentina (int'l edition)
 Wartime Slaves: Who Will Pay Up Next? (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
 A Bailout Alone Won't Rescue Russia (int'l edition)



 
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