Table of Contents:VOL. 162, NO. 7 - November 01, 2010
40 under 40
Our annual list of the most influential young people in business. Get ready to feel old. Plus: Wall Street's young guns.
Why can't Washington magically fix the economy?
The nation has suffered a financial trauma, and it will take years to get healthy again. Policymakers just won't admit it in public.
By Allan Sloan and Tory Newmyer
40 under 40 Portfolio
The networkers, the merchant, the economist, the trader -- these are stars who have achieved a remarkable amount at a very early age.
Photographs by Jeff Minton
China charges into electric cars
Faced with scarce oil supplies and polluted cities, Beijing has ordered its booming auto industry to make a great leap forward in
technology. By Brian Dumaine
Entrepreneur Jeff Skoll backs heady causes and finances serious films. How did this unassuming Canadian billionaire become a
philanthropic superhero? By Adam Lashinsky
One family's hobby
Arts-and-crafts tycoons, the Green family gives millions in real estate to Christian colleges. By David Whitford
Fortune 500 Series
Fallen Angels: Lessons from three companies that dropped off the Fortune 500. By Marc Gunther
No. 1 gun for hire
David Boies has long been the man to call when a high-stakes court battle looms. By David A. Kaplan
By the numbers
The migrant economy. By Jessica Shambora
Catching up with Jamie Dimon. By Duff McDonald
The power of women
Fortune's annual Most Powerful Women Summit, this year in Washington, D.C.
Mötley Crue, courtesy of BP; GM staffs up; and more.
Skiing goes digital. By Scott Cendrowski
Death to the SAT!!! By David A. Kaplan
BigChampagne's Eric Garland thinks he has a better music chart. By Steve Knopper
Frank Quattrone is back with a new firm and big deals. By Mina Kimes
Cisco's online video gamble. By Jon Fortt
How to play the takeover game
Companies are buying again, creating opportunity for investors who can sniff out the next targets. By Scott
Anatomy of a trade
Why Bill Fries is buying Canon's stock. By Mina Kimes
The way we work
Giving back to your stars: How to keep your high potentials happy. By Jena McGregor
Work less, do more. By Michal Lev-Ram
How five careers were reinvented in the toughest place for second acts. By Nina Easton
In business, regulatory uncertainty means that leaders are afraid to act.
By Geoff Colvin
Can the Chinese government really mandate creativity and innovation?
By Michael Elliott
As the virtual currency goes mainstream, many of the reasons why investors embrace bitcoin could go away |more|