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Table of Contents:VOL. 159, NO. 3 - February 16, 2009
COVER STORY
The new jobless
The new jobless
Could this be you? The recession is throwing millions out of work. What the new jobless class can tell you about what it's like out there. By Jennifer Reingold with Joan Caplin and Beth Kowitt 
FEATURES
Divorce, Bank of America style
Divorce, Bank of America style
Ken Lewis was happy as a bridegroom when he swooped in to buy Merrill Lynch. Now he has ditched John Thain and is struggling to make the deal work. By Shawn Tully 
The world according to TARP
Four months and $314 billion into the federal government's attempt to stabilize the financial system, Fortune looks at where your money has gone and whether the recipients are healthy. By Jia Lynn Yang 
The most wanted man on the planet
Fired as chief of Viacom, Tom Freston took off on a nonstop global adventure. These days he's helping Oprah to start a new TV network and Bono to save the world. A visit with America's most restless former CEO. By Patricia Sellers 
Galbraith on the crash... it has a familiar ring
James Galbraith picks up the argument for government intervention where his father left off. His prescription: spend now, spend a lot, and spend some more. By Pat Regnier 
FIRST
Ski bum
The $10 billion North American ski and snowboard business holds its breath every winter. By Michael V. Copeland and Alyssa Abkowitz 
Obama outfitters miss out
The president's suitmaker files for Chapter 11. By Eugenia Levenson 
Shovel-ready battles
Building-materials lobbies butt heads. By Telis Demos 
The deal
Geithner's redemption. By Allan Sloan 
TARP cop, ready to fight
Taxpayers' new advocate, Elizabeth Warren. By Jia Lynn Yang  
Value driven
A recession of biblical proportions. By Geoff Colvin  
Mini-masters of the new universe
Smaller i-banks see their moment. By Telis Demos 
Marketing
Facebook tries to sell its friends again. By Suzanne Kapner 
World's most admired companies
Fluor's corporate crime fighter. By Mina Kimes 
TECHNOLOGY
Supertech has met its match
Technology helped pull the U.S. out of the last few recessions. Not this time. By Jessi Hempel  
WiMax's last best hope
The technology works, but does the business model? By Jon Fortt 
The Russians are coming
Moscow-based online-search company Yandex is opening offices in Google's backyard. By Julia Ioffe 
LIFE AT THE TOP
My museum, myself
A cultivated crop of businesspeople are building the ultimate status symbol: museums to house their art collections. By Peter Gumbel 
Road warrior
Guitarist and singer John Bell. By Hank Gilman 
Book review
Mind over matter. By Daniel Okrent 
INVESTING IN A CRISIS
Dividends you can count on
We looked for stocks that will deliver regular payouts while you wait for a recovery. By Eugenia Levenson 
A housing rebound?
Investors are bidding up homebuilder stocks, but a longtime bear sees no sign of a turnaround in 2009. By Mina Kimes 
FORTUNE INTERNATIONAL
Asia businessman of the year
Asia businessman of the year
Suntech's Shi Zhengrong built one of the world's biggest solar companies. Now, with economies slowing, he faces the challenge of a lifetime. By Bill Powell  
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