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Nov. 30, 1998




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COVER STORY
 Rainwater
    COVER IMAGE: Richard Rainwater: Bad Bets
    CHART: Real Estate Holdings
    CHART: Energy Holdings
    CHART: Health-Care Holdings
    TABLE: Taking a Big Hit
    ONLINE ORIGINAL: Zell's Apartment REIT Is Looking Sturdy
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN COVER STORY
 Japan: Wanted: A New Economic Model (int'l edition)
    ASIAN COVER IMAGE: Japan: Wanted: A New Economic Model
    CHART: Japanophobia: The Bad News about the Economy
    TABLE: The Pillars Are Crumbling
    Technology: Giants on the Ropes (int'l edition)
       TABLE: Japan's High-Tech Balance Sheet
    Universities: Anxious Alumni (int'l edition)
       CHART: Unemployed Grads
    Entrepreneurs: Enter the Risk-Taker (int'l edition)
    Commentary: A Major Roadblock for Reform: The U.S. (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN COVER STORY
 Europe: Bosses under Fire (int'l edition)
    EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: Bosses Under Fire
    CHART: Where Investors Like What They See
    TABLE: Turmoil in the Boardroom
    Commentary: Hot Air in the Executive Suite (int'l edition)
    A Shaken CEO at Philips (int'l edition)
 
UP FRONT
 Talk Show
 Goldman Sachs: 'We're Regulated. Why Aren't They?'
 Bandwidth Woes: What a Drag
 Alka-Seltzer: The Bipartisan Bicarbonate
 Making Sense of Sanctions
 Be Nice--and You're Dead Meat
 It's Just a Ride. It's Just a Ri-Yee!
 What Gets Lost in the Gender Gap
 CHART: A New Financial Health Barometer
 Footnotes
 
READERS REPORT
 In Net Advertising, the Customer Is Still King
 The Point of Modular Plants Is to Cut Down on Parts
 The Disabled Go to Work--and the Law Supports Them
 Understanding Anwar and His Quest for Justice
 Assessing Factories with Workplace Violations
 Thai Airways' Accident Record
 
CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS
 ''Can SmithKline keep flying solo?'' (Management, Nov. 9)
 ''Tops with the shortbusters'' (Inside Wall Street, Nov. 23)
 
BOOKS
 Marching America into a Quagmire
    PHOTO: Cover, ''The Color of Truth''
 The Business Week Best-Seller List
 
TECHNOLOGY & YOU
 Coffee, Tea, or DVD?
    PHOTO: Gateway's FireAnt Laptop
    PHOTO: Panasonic DVD Player
 
ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT
 'Cultural Imperialism' Is No Joke
 
ECONOMIC TRENDS
 Small Business Keeps on Rollin'
    CHART: Still a Hot Job Market for Small Business
 Suicide: Who Is Most at Risk?
    CHART: Ending It All: The Hard Numbers
 Employers Pare Health Benefits
 
LETTER FROM JAPAN
 How Not to Lure Foreign Investment
    MAP: Japan
    PHOTO: Morioka, Japan
 
LETTER FROM PARIS
 A Medieval Work Ethic That Still Works
    MAP: Paris
 
BUSINESS OUTLOOK
 U.S.: The Fed Takes Out Some Insurance
    CHART: Credit Spreads Remain Abnormally Wide
    CHART: Retailers Keep Ringing Up Sales
    CHART: Factory Output Is Going Nowhere
 Brazil's Bailout May Reboot Argentina
    CHART: Manufacturing Is Already Shrinking
 
NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY
 Commentary: Social Security: Let It Be
 The Real Threat to Microsoft
    TABLE: Java Is Gaining Momentum
 A Pattern of Predatory Behavior?
 At IBM, Nothing but Big Blue Sky--for Now
    CHART: Into the Big Blue Yonder
    The Sum of Its Parts Is Adding Up
       GRAPHIC: IBM Inside: Apple PowerBook
 Commentary: Monsanto May Be Counting Its Chickens
 Is a Revival under Way at the Christian Science Monitor?
 The Digital Children's Crusade
    TABLE: Beyond Surfing
 
IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK
 J.T. Battenberg Iii: Driving Solo--at Last
 Livent Stages a Melodrama
 Rite Aid Enlarges Its Medicine Chest
 Saving Tel-Save from Red Ink
 A New Member of Boeing's Crew
 Pac Man of the Trash Industry?
 Et Cetera...
 Hewlett-Packard's Whipsaw Week
    CHART: Hewlett-Packard Stock Price
 
WASHINGTON OUTLOOK
 The Friends of Bob: Who Has Livingston's Ear
 Diversity Gop-Style
 Greens Flex Their Muscle
 Philly: The Gop's Future?
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
 Europe: Bosses under Fire
    TABLE: Turmoil in the Boardroom
    A Shaken Leader at Philips' Helm
 China's New Price Controls: Well, So Much for Competition
    TABLE: The Pricing Dilemma
 Commentary: Tough Love: Just What Asia Needs
 
INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
 How Europe's Right Can Find Its Way out of the Desert
 An Early Vote in Turkey?
 Tourism in North Korea
 
THE CORPORATION
 Can Callaway Find the Green?
    CHART: Callaway in the Rough
 
SPORTS BUSINESS
 Why Peter Angelos Wants the Redskins
 
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
 The Doctor vs. the Drugmaker
    TABLE: Anatomy of a Dispute
 New Teeth for Old Patents
    TABLE: Guarding the Fortress
 
DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH
 Those Leaves Could Be Listening
 From This Herb, a Blow to the Kidneys
 Turning Blue Jeans Green
 Innovations
 Developments to Watch Contacts
 
PEOPLE
 How George Rathmann Mastered the Science of the Deal
    RESUME: George Rathmann
 
MEDIA
 Mort Zuckerman: Sweetheart, Get Me Rewrite
    CHART: Applied Graphics Shares Have Tanked...But Boston Properties Is Besting Most REITs
 
FINANCE
 Broken Trust at Hawaii's Bishop Estate?
    TABLE: Trouble in Paradise
 Why Fund Fees Are So High
 
INSIDE WALL STREET
 A New Gleam on Newmont's Gold
    CHART: Lacking Luster Lately
 Will a Euro Buyer Rev Up Cummins?
    CHART: Slowed to Idling Speed
 Miami Computer's Sales Head North
    CHART: On a Climb
 
MARKETING
 Microsoft's Teflon Bill
 There's Something About Bill
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
 Meet Microsoft's Enforcer
    TABLE: How Kempin Cracks the Whip
 Commentary: What Smart Cards Couldn't Figure Out
 
BITS & BYTES
 Using Your Mouse to Tackle Your Turkey
 Surf the Net with a Super-Light Board
 A Better Way to Shop Cybermalls?
 Underground Papers' New Route: The Web
    PHOTO: San Francisco Bay Guardian
 Bits & Bytes Contacts
 
INDUSTRIES
 Score One for the Disabled
 Chips That Mimic the Human Senses
    CHART: DSP Tops Chip Growth
    TABLE: Growing Markets for Digital Signal Processing Chips
 
PERSONAL BUSINESS
 The Best Bets for Small-Cap Diehards
    TABLE: What's New in Small Caps...
    TABLE: ...And Some Old Favorites
 'The Mega-Large Caps Have Had Their Day'
 These Stock-Car Stocks Are Zipping Along
    PHOTO: NASCAR Racing at Speedway Motor Sports
    TABLE: Racing Leaders
 Treasury-Bond Shopping Made Easy
    TABLE: The Direct Route to Treasuries
 Loan Relief
 
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 Funds Returns
    CHART: Stocks and Bonds
 
EDITORIALS
 What Social Security Crisis?
 In Japan, a New Generation Arises
 
INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON BRAZIL
 A High-Tech Garden of Eden...Is Attracting a Few Bad Apples (int'l edition)
    MAP: Brazil
 
INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT
 Understanding Anwar and His Quest for Justice (int'l edition)
 General Lebed, Nato, and Russian Nationalism (int'l edition)
 Europe's Best Central Banker (int'l edition)
 Europe's Top B-Schools Deserve Their Rankings, Too (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS
 Commentary: Bugs Bunny vs. the Taxpayer (int'l edition)
 
INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS
 China's New Price Controls: Well, So Much for Competition (int'l edition)
    TABLE: The Pricing Dilemma
 Commentary: Tough Love: Just What Asia Needs (int'l edition)
 Taiwan: Save a Company, Lose the Election? (int'l edition)
    TABLE: The Warning Signs
 
INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE
 Who Will Rule Asia's Bourses? (int'l edition)
    TABLE: Bitter Rivals
 
INTERNATIONAL -- EDITORIALS
 Europe's Investors Are Acting Up (int'l edition)



 
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