Table of Contents:VOL. 162, NO. 1 - July 05, 2010
The $600 billion challenge
Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett are asking the nation's billionaires to pledge at least half their net worth to charity.
Their campaign could change the face of philanthropy. By Carol J. Loomis
• Plus: Warren Buffett's philanthropic pledge, and Bill Gates' life after Microsoft.
The new global opportunity
Post-recession, you might be tempted to focus on your home market. But there's never been a better time to scour the world for innovation
and profit. By Michael Elliott
Inside an American dynasty
Jon Meade Huntsman Sr. has built two empires: an eponymous chemical company and a large family that spans three continents and holds
power positions in business and politics. But can the sons live up to the patriarch's swashbuckling legend? Do they want to? By Nina Easton
Union Pacific: "Building America"
Recent woes aside, the nation's largest railroad remains a rock-solid business. Here's how the UP's chief executive does it. By Marc
By the numbers
Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World. By Scott Cendrowski
The Gulf cleanup: Who's cleaning up. By Scott Cendrowski
The Prime Minister's alphacapitalist ancestor, microlending in Omaha, and more.
The world's most admired companies
Food giant Nestlé. By Beth Kowitt
Lighting up Africa. By Brian Dumaine
The future is now
Making hybrids hum -- with synthetic car noises.
Pandora founder Tim Westergren rocks the music business. By Michael V. Copeland
Ford chairman Bill Ford has a surprising side project: funding ideas that could ease car congestion. By Michael V.
The way we work
Is your in-box jammed with networking blasts, trade group info, and random blather? You may need a career curator. By Vickie
I deserve a raise. Do I dare ask for one? Expert advice from Robert Barnett. Interview by Beth Kowitt
Second act: Salah Boukadoum
From tech bubbles to soap bubbles. By Abby Ellin
How to ride an up-and-down market
Volatility is rocking stocks. But there are ways to profit from that discomfiting trend. By Adam Lashinsky
You've seen the reaction to the Deepwater Horizon spill. Now get ready for the overreaction.
By Allan Sloan
Where are the perp walks and the jail terms? Why prosecutors are going easy on Wall Street.
By Becky Quick
The king of water: Nalco chief executive Erik Fyrwald on the BP cleanup, how he motivates his customers, and more. Interview by Geoff
What do you do with an old car-body plant nobody wants? Turn it into a creative hive for upstart businesses. By David
As the virtual currency goes mainstream, many of the reasons why investors embrace bitcoin could go away |more|