Skip to main content
Table of Contents:VOL. 162, NO. 2 - July 26, 2010
Cover story
Dangerous Liaisons at IBM
How a star executive's love affair ensnared him in the biggest hedge fund insider-trading ring ever. By James Bandler, with Doris Burke 
Features
Brainstorm tech
Ten Smartest People in Tech: What constitutes tech savvy? Intellect, ambition, and the ability to see around corners. By Jessi Hempel and Beth Kowitt 
The Next JetBlue
What's David Neeleman doing starting a new airline in Brazil? Setting records, for one thing. By Patricia Sellers  
Fortune Global 500
The World's New Economic Landscape This year's companies know how to do business anytime, anywhere, with any customer. By Marc Gunther  
How Toyota Lost Its Way
Conquering the auto market, the company didn't globalize. It colonized. No wonder it couldn't hear cries of alarm. By Alex Taylor III  
The List
Fortune's 2010 ranking of the world's largest corporations. 
First
By the numbers
Safe or sorry? By Beth Kowitt 
Closer look
Media vs. Chevron: Bring it on. By Alex Konrad 
The chartist
When allergies attack. By Melanie Lindner 
40 under 40
Omar Hamoui's startup sparked a bidding war between Google and Apple. By Jessi Hempel  
World's most admired companies
SABMiller, the second-largest brewer. By Scott Cendrowski 
The briefing
Sizing up Meg vs. Carly, a stock-car stock fund hits the wall, a greed read, and more. 
Pursuits
The new power watches. By Sue Callaway 
Invest
Interview
Billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens talks about the impact of the BP spill and the buying opportunity he sees in oil shares. By Katie Benner 
Anatomy of a trade
Bill Nygren votes for the Comcast deal. By Tim Gray 
Venture
Williams-Sonoma's secret sauce
The hidden ingredient? Howard Lester. By Jessica Shambora 
David vs. Goliath
Meet three small companies -- a hotel chain, a book publisher, and a doughnut maker -- that compete with the big guys. By Jessica Shambora 
Verne Harnish
Step right up! Don't miss the biggest opportunity in history! Here are my five strategies for expanding globally. 
How I got started
The Honest Tea guys look back. Interview by Jessica Shambora 
Opinion
If you believe in magic, green energy is the solution to global warming and our dependence on foreign oil.
By Allan Sloan 
Who's to blame at BP? Start with its top-notch board, which let systemic safety failings slide.
By Geoff Colvin 
Why free trade matters: Breaking down barriers equals more U.S. manufacturing jobs.
By Nina Easton 
Don't believe the populist hype. The government bailouts were the right thing to do.
By Becky Quick 
Why your stock just tanked
In the market, as in baseball, sometimes all it takes is one bad call. By Stanley Bing 
RECENT ISSUES
All magazine archives: 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007| 2008
FEATURES
As the virtual currency goes mainstream, many of the reasons why investors embrace bitcoin could go away |more|