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Aug. 3, 1998




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COVER STORY
 Divorce, Executive Style
    COVER IMAGE: Divorce, Executive Style
    TABLE: Whose Business Is It?
    Salting It Away in Margaritaville
    He Said, She Said (Extended)
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: Divorce for the Rest of Us: A Financial How-To
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN COVER STORY
 Spain's Success (int'l edition)
    EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: Spain's Success
    TABLE: Spain Has Come a Long Way...But Still Faces High Hurdles
    CHART: Spain's Expanding Economy...And Booming Exports...Are Putting People to Work
    Spain Is Now 'a Very Open Economy' (Extended) (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN COVER STORY
 Indonesia: The Plight of the Ethnic Chinese (int'l edition)
    ASIAN COVER IMAGE: Indonesia: The Plight of the Ethnic Chinese
    Guest Commentary: Indonesia Must Win Back Its Chinese (int'l edition)
    Habibie: 'You Know, I'm Not God' (int'l edition)
 
UP FRONT
 Talk Show
 Nipping Future Naftas in the Bud
 Come Back, Mac, All Is Forgiven
 Is This Fund Family Still Dysfunctional?
    TABLE: The Steadman Story
 All Charged Up at Ups
 Kim Basinger: 'Let My Elephants Go!'
 Stock-Car Funds: A Green Flag for Investors?
 A Strategy Jeane Dixon Could Love
 CHART: Oh, How We Love Our 401(k)s
 Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
 Who Says Milton Friedman Was Right?
 Hewlett-Packard Can No Longer Afford Consensus
 How Bell Atlantic Fosters Competition
 China: Bullying Will Get It Everywhere
 Slowly but Surely, Japan Is Opening Its Markets
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
 ''When a home near the fifth hole isn't enough'' (Cover Story, July 20)
 
BOOKS
 The Wild and Woolly Tale of a Net Startup
    PHOTO: Cover, ''Burn Rate''
 The Business Week Best-Seller List
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
 Bargain PCs for the College-Bound
    TABLE: Three for the Dorm Room
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
 A Free-Market Winner vs. a Soviet-Style Loser
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
 What If Japan Sank Deeper?
    CHART: If Japan Collapsed...The U.S. Would Slow
 A Strong Dollar Isn't So Bad
 Killer Hours Are a Myth
    CHART: Working Harder? Bah!
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
 U.S.: When Bad Quarters Happen to Good Economies
    GRAPHIC: The Fed's View of the Economy
    CHART: The Trade Deficit: It's Not Just Asia
    CHART: Builders Say the Boom Isn't Over Yet
 China: Growth--but Not Enough of It
    CHART: Growth Slows a Little Bit More
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
 A Jekyll-And-Hyde Economy
    TABLE: The Good News...The Bad News
 A Turning Point for Corporate Earnings
    TABLE: An Early Look at Second-Quarter Profits (.pdf)
 The Surplus: It's Up. It's Down. It's Up...
 Why the Bulls Are Still Bullish
    CHART: A Sizzling Summer for Stocks--So Far
 Commentary: The Summer of Wretched Excess
 Labor Unions: Up in Arms but Down in Clout
    CHART: The Wage Gap
 Why Mexico Scares the Uaw
 Commentary: Secondhand Smoke: It's Deadly. Period
 American Carriers Resist the Urge to Splurge
    CHART: Have the Good Times Flown?
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
 Alan Shugart: Don't Slam the Door on Your Way Out
 A New Doorway at AOL
 Looking Down on the Dumps
 Gates Passes the Ball to Ballmer
 Intel Accelerates the Celeron
 Jett Is Cleared of Securities Fraud
 Et Cetera...
 Suntrust: Losing Its Glow
    CHART: SunTrust Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
 Sanctions against Cuba: The Beginning of the End?
 Armey's Losing Battle
 Business Secrets for Spies
 A New Copyright Law?
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
 Indonesia: The Plight of the Ethnic Chinese
    TABLE: The Ethnic Chinese and the Indonesian Economy
    Habibie: 'You Know, I'm Not God'
 Spain's Success
    CHART: Spain's Expanding Economy...And Booming Exports...Are Putting People to Work
 
PEOPLE
 Conrad Black: The Murdoch of the North
    RESUME: Conrad Moffat Black
 
THE CORPORATION
 The Cendant Mess Gets Messier
    TABLE: No Way to Run a Board
    CHART: Cendant on the Descent
 
FINANCE
 Poof! And Small Outfits Change into a Big IPO
    TABLE: Poof IPOs
 Commentary: The SEC Should Keep Fund Managers Honest
 
INSIDE WALL STREET
 A Flood of Bids at Www.Sothebys.com?
 Putting a Little Heat on Presto
    CHART: It's Starting to Cook
 Valley Surveys a Lush Vista
    CHART: Rumors May Have Sparked a Rise
 
MARKETING
 Cola Wars on the Mean Streets
    TABLE: New York, New York
    Tropicana: A Way for Pepsi to Squeeze Coke
 
LEGAL AFFAIRS
 Are Hmos Crying Wolf?
    TABLE: Liability Costs
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
 Is Oracle Finally Seeing Clearly?
    CHART: Oracle's Growth Is Strong...But Investors Are Worried
    Behind the Larry & Ray Show
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
 Cartons That Could Juice Up Juice
 Are These Chips on the Ball?
 A Six-Legged Chemistry Lab
 Innovations
 Developments to Watch Contacts
 
PERSONAL BUSINESS
 Bonds: These Waters Only Look Calm
    TABLE: How Fickle Is Your Fund?
    CHART: Bonds Have Gotten Riskier
 Commentary: 401(K) Do-It-Yourselfers Could Use Some Help
    TABLE: Is Your Portfolio Out of Shape?
 A Blizzard of Weather Sites
    TABLE: The Climate on the Web
 
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
 Save Social Security First
 Give the IMF Its Due
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON HAITI
 A Long Stalemate May Be Ending...But the Poor Are Getting Impatient (int'l edition)
    MAP: Haiti
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
 Only a Bitter Pill Can Cure Japan's Economic Ills (int'l edition)
 Apple Needs to 'think Thin' (int'l edition)
 Bravo for Spielberg, a Storyteller--and a Daddy (int'l edition)
 Asia Staked Too Much on High-Priced Real Estate (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
 Corporate Germany's Bad Dream: Life without Helmut (int'l edition)
    TABLE: How the Election Will Hit Business
 Commentary: Stop Using VW As a State Job Mill (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
 Home Ownership for the Chinese? Well, Maybe Later (int'l edition)
 Malaysia: Suddenly, Companies Are Falling Like Coconuts (int'l edition)
    CHART: Malaysia's Slumping Stocks
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA
 Why Mexico Scares the Uaw (int'l edition)
    CHART: Auto Exports Are Rising...Driving Up Employment
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
 Mutual Funds: Riding the Waves Offshore (int'l edition)
    TABLE: The Best Funds...
    TABLE: ...The Worst Funds
    TABLE: How the Biggest Funds Fared
    A Bull Run on Flanders Field (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
 Spain's Lesson for Its Neighbors (int'l edition)
 Indonesia's Chinese Deserve Better (int'l edition)



 
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