In Business This Week
-- Microsoft made a killing on the $285 million sale of digital animator Softimage.
-- A U.S. court lifted the FDA ban on Cholestin, a cholesterol-lowering supplement.
-- Raytheon picked AlliedSignal Vice-Chairman Daniel Burnham to be its next CEO.
-- McDonald's will cut 23% of its Oakbrook (Ill.) headquarters staff.EDITED BY PAT WECHSLER