Table of contents: VOL. 153, NO. 6 - April 3, 2006
COVER STORY
Jamie Dimon, the new CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase is taking a shot at the title of world's most important banker and trying to whip a sprawling financial conglomerate into shape. (more)

Features
Why on earth has KB Home CEO Bruce Karatz launched a major building project in the wildly uncertain New Orleans real estate market? (more)
best buy's bet
Brad Anderson's consumer electronics superstore rules the market. So why is he messing with his business model? (more)
brainstorm
Here's how hard-headed business practices can help the world's wealthiest nation deal with the hard-core homeless. (more)
business life

If having kids is more fraught with complications than you expected, cheer up. As three new books show, you're normal. (more)

Apple takes on digital stereo with a new speaker dock--and it rocks. (more)


business life: your money at play
Limber up with an on-course massage. (more)
c-suite strategies
CIO Rob Carter tells FORTUNE's Geoffery Colvin what it takes to ship six million packages a day without a glitch. (more)
dispatches
An amazing thing happened during the testimony of Andy Fastow, Enron's notorious ex-boy-wonder CFO and soon-to-be inmate. He seemed contrite, credible, and--thanks to a thrashing by the defense--almost sympathetic. (more)
Ukraine's Orange Revolution has run aground. Investors are sidelined, hopes have soured, and old rivals are battling for power. (more)
first


Mosul, Iraq (more)


first: news - analysis - data - informed opinion
A Compendium of Revealing Stats (more)
What TO Watch In The Weeks Ahead (more)

Mega-mergers and explosive growth in user-generated content are raising the stakes. A battlefield guide. (more)

Think Trans Fats Are Scary? Try Fixing This Doughnut-Nut Maker. (more)
Beyond $50 Billion (more)
Equity Firms Team Up to Take Companies Private (more)
Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft is ready to take the offensive. (more)
investing
Thriving on Their Own (more)
To reap gains overseas, Phoenix fund manager Rajiv Jain focuses on great companies, not sizzling markets. (more)
The same competitive pressures that led the Big Board to go public create uncertainty for its shares. (more)
investing: your money at work

Companies are buying record amounts of their own stock. But only some will get a share-price boost. (more)
Slowdown in the Housing Market (more)
letters
politics
Step right up! Test your knowledge of political reality! (more)
ukraine elections
A year after a popular uprising in Ukraine, hopes have soured and old rivals are at it again. (more)
value driven
The merger of AT&T and BellSouth will be a loser for investors. (more)
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