Table of Contents:VOL. 162, NO. 2 - July 26, 2010
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
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
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
Fortune's 2010 ranking of the world's largest corporations.
By the numbers
Safe or sorry? By Beth Kowitt
Media vs. Chevron: Bring it on. By Alex Konrad
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
Sizing up Meg vs. Carly, a stock-car stock fund hits the wall, a greed read, and more.
The new power watches. By Sue Callaway
Billionaire investor T. Boone Pickens talks about the impact of the BP spill and the buying opportunity he sees in oil shares. By
Anatomy of a trade
Bill Nygren votes for the Comcast deal. By Tim Gray
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
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
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
As the virtual currency goes mainstream, many of the reasons why investors embrace bitcoin could go away |more|