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Nov. 2, 1998




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COVER STORY
 The Info Tech 100
    COVER IMAGE: The Info Tech 100
    TABLE: The Top Ten
    TABLE: The Top Ten in Size...Growth...Shareholder Return...and Profits
    What Does No. 1 Do for an Encore?
       CHART: Dell's Dynamics
    Cell-Phone Sensation
    User-Friendly Wins the Race
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: Why EMC's Investors Expect the Good Times
    TABLE: The Information Technology 100
    TABLE: Alphabetical Index of Companies
 
SPECIAL REPORT
 Pride of Place
    It's a Real Pleasure to Work Here
    Double Dutch Treatment
    A Concrete Solution
    The Times Building: It's Fit for Print
    Temple of Commerce
    Beauty and the Basics
    A Recruitment Store That Pulls Them In
    The Little Plant on the Prairie
 
UP FRONT
 Talk Show
 Nothing Sweet About These Reits
    CHART: Recent Performance of Major Mortgage REITs
 Bed and Blast-Off
 Calling All Raconteurs
 All They Want for Christmas
    TABLE: What Tykes Like
 Like Tide, Don't Like Bill Clinton
 Will Surgery Fix This Brain Drain?
 The Wrong Kind of Pinstripes
 CHART: CEOs Are on a White-Knuckle Ride, Too
 Footnotes
 
EDITOR'S MEMO
 High Tech's Hottest 100
 
READERS REPORT
 Should This Hedge Fund Have Been Saved?
 Doubt About a Fat Drug Is on Thin Ground
 A Financing Strategy for Stimulating Japan
 Repricing Stock Options: Who Wins, Who Loses?
 Pooling of Interest Is Crucial for High Tech
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
 ''Hey, things were tough all over'' (The Corporation, Oct. 19)
 ''The List: They're sending you where?'' (Up Front, Oct. 5)
 
BOOKS
 A Book at the Center of the Microsoft Case
    PHOTO: Cover, ''Competing on Internet Time''
 The Business Week Best-Seller List
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
 A New Chapter for E-Books
    PHOTO: SoftBook, Electronic Book Reader
    TABLE: Books: Real vs. Virtual
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
 Bright Lights, Midsize City
    CHART: The Business Payoff from a City's Side
 Do Layoffs Boost Ceos' Pay?
 A Positive Step for Sick Asia
    CHART: Asia's U-Turn in Trade
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
 Malaysia Could Do Worse Than This Economic Plan
 
LETTER FROM MALAYSIA
 Fanning the Spark Lit by a Rebel
    MAP: Malaysia
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
 U.S.: The Fed May Keep Its Scalpel Sharpened
    CHART: Investors Demand a Liquidity Premium
    CHART: Has the Trade Gap with Asia Stabilized?
    CHART: Factory Activity Starts to Shrink
 Italy: New Faces, Same Agenda
    CHART: Output Is Slowing Down
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
 High-Tech Hardball: Does Everyone Do It?
    TABLE: Justice Says...
    TABLE: Microsoft Says...
 Thanks for the Rate Cut, But...
    CHART: The Big Bounce Back
 Commentary: The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fearful Investors
    CHART: Yield Spreads Are at Record Levels
 Wrong Numbers for Telecom Upstarts
    CHART: Junk-Bond Issuance
 Profits: Ouch. It's Starting to Hurt
    TABLE: A Look at Third-Quarter Earnings
 A Chill in the Valley
    TABLE: Where Reality Is Biting
 Commentary: Target Pirates--Not Technology
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
 David Coulter: Why BofA's President Is Out
 Newell Puts a Mat under Rubbermaid
 Kaufman & Broad's New Addition
 Sunbeam's Profits Go behind a Cloud
 He Bags $1 Billion in Grocery Sales
 A Tidal Wave of Goods from Asia
 Et Cetera...
 Ford Floors It
    CHART: Ford Motor Company Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
 It's Revenge of the Nerds on Capitol Hill
    TABLE: Silicon Valley Sweep
    PHOTO: Eric Benhamou, Newt Gingrich, and David Hurwit
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
 Europe's Privacy Cops
    TABLE: How the New Law Will Cramp Sales Styles
 Commentary: Bankers Trust Is the Last Thing Deutsche Needs
 Nissan Is Back in the Mud
    TABLE: Auto Maker Besieged
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
 If Big Oil Pumps in Cash, Will It Solve Saudi Woes?
 
MEDIA
 Romancing the rugrats Crowd
    CHART: Viacom's Mixed Picture
    PHOTO: Nickelodeon Logo
    PHOTO: The Rugrats Movie
 
FINANCE
 The Citi That Slept?
    TABLE: Citi's Litany of Slip-Ups
 
INSIDE WALL STREET
 Is a Prowler Casing Pittway?
 All Set for a Hot Blast at Usx
    CHART: Hammered Down Pretty Hard
 Wider Horizons at Mastech
    CHART: Lately, a Rough Ride
 
SPORTS BUSINESS
 A Grand-Slam Season
 
BITS & BYTES
 When WWW Stands for Wild Weird Witches
 Armchair Baseball from the Web--or Your Stadium Seat
 An IBM Notebook That Listens to Customers
    PHOTO: IBM ThinkPad i
 This Help Desk Takes Time Off for Homework
 Bits & Bytes Contacts
 
THE WORKPLACE
 A Floor under Foreign Factories?
    TABLE: Rival Ideas on Factory Monitoring
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
 Bar-Code Patents May Go before the Bar, Again
 Can Bart Simpson Help Track Enemy Aircraft?
 You Say Tomato, I Say Anesthesia Complication
 Developments to Watch Contacts
 
PERSONAL BUSINESS
 It's Time to Refinance...Again
    TABLE: Web Resources
    TABLE: Two Refi Strategies
 Incorporating Your Community Spirit
    TABLE: Foundation Facts
 Heavenly Guidance Gets Easier
    TABLE: Keeping You on Course
    PHOTO: Magellan GSC 100
    PHOTO: Garmin StreetPilot
 In Hong Kong, Your Palate Is in Luck (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Where Hong Kong Natives Eat
 Asian Getaways Just Got Cheaper (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Asian Travel Deals
 
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
 Coming to Grips with Microsoft
 Netizens Deserve Their Privacy
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON BERMUDA
 As London Meddles, Anger Rises...And a High-Tech Haven Is Hatched (int'l edition)
    MAP: Bermuda
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
 It's Time to Clip the Hedge Funds (int'l edition)
 Too Much Laissez-Faire Equals Imperialism (int'l edition)
 A Financing Strategy for Stimulating Japan (int'l edition)
 Keep Your Eye on the Chip (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
 Can Valeo's Driver Keep Up His Winning Streak? (int'l edition)
    CHART: Valeo Racks Up Growth...And Soaring Earnings
 Budapest's Hairpin Turn (int'l edition)
 Europe's Privacy Cops (int'l edition)
    TABLE: How the New Law Will Cramp Sales Styles
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
 Nissan Is Back in the Mud (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Carmaker Besieged
 Shareholder Rights? In Japan? (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Foreign Investors in Japan
 Murdoch's Man in China (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICA
 Forget the Samba, Brazilians Start Singing the Blues (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
 Junk Debt Is Looking Like Plain Old Junk (int'l edition)
    CHART: Bad News for High-Yield Debt



 
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