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Table of Contents:VOL. 162, NO. 4 - September 06, 2010
Cover story
Inside Trader Joe's
America's hottest retailer is also notoriously hush-hush. Fortune uncovers the secrets of its success. By Beth Kowitt 
Features
Why J&J's headache won't go away
Once praised for setting the standard in crisis management, the health care giant is reeling from a stream of recalls. An inquiry into what went wrong -- and why it isn't getting better. By Mina Kimes 
Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies
Rising Stars: They may not be the next Starbucks, but here are three companies with a bright future. By Richard McGill Murphy 
The 2010 List of Rapid Growers
Our collection of rising phenoms reveals who -- and what -- is succeeding even in a stagnant economy. 
Dick Fuld in exile
Already lampooned and vilified, the former Lehman Brothers CEO now faces investigation and maybe a cash crunch. No wonder he's working so hard. By William D. Cohan 
Bill Gates' favorite teacher
The homemade tutorials of the one-man Khan Academy are sparking a revolution. By David A. Kaplan 
Chrysler's speed merchant
CEO Sergio Marchionne is racing to fill a dry product pipeline. By Alex Taylor III 
First
By the numbers
Greening the Empire State Building. By Scott Cendrowski 
The chartist
Toolkit for a faster, cheaper startup. By Jessi Hempel and Betsy Feldman 
Washington watch
Meet the pro-business Democrats. By Tory Newmyer 
The briefing
The official Lost memorabilia auction, the highs and lows of hemp, and more. 
Pursuits
Extreme rental cars, from green to gas-guzzling. By Sue Callaway 
40 under 40
Fox Sports' Eric Shanks is focusing on broadcasting's digital future. By Scott Cendrowski 
Tech
Brainstorm Tech 2010
For the executives and entrepreneurs at Fortune's annual technology summit -- like Xerox CEO Ursula Burns -- the forecast calls for growth. 
Visionaries
Always ahead of his time, Flipboard's Mike McCue builds products that make tech easier, whether consumers are ready for them or not. By Michael V. Copeland 
Invest
Finding today's investing bubbles
Even after multiple crashes, investors still tend to pile into overheated sectors. Where are the biggest risks today? By Stephen Gandel 
Opinion
Letting the Bush tax cuts expire won't traumatize the stock market, though dire predictions abound.
By Allan Sloan 
One hundred thousand transistors cost less than a grain of rice. Here's why that matters.
By Geoff Colvin 
Guess who's embracing a carbon tax? The answer (hint: think red, not green) may surprise you.
By Nina Easton 
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