Table of Contents:VOL. 165, NO. 5 - April 09, 2012
Cover story
The 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time -- and what you can learn from them
Great ideas are hard to come by. Putting them to work is even harder. Meet the founders who turned concepts into companies and changed the face of business. By John A. Byrne
Features
Europe's foxiest banker takes on the world
Emilio Botín has made Santander a European financial powerhouse by acquiring prominent foreign banks for bargain prices. By Charles P. Wallace
Mitt Romney's hedge fund kingmaker
Elite money manager Paul Singer, a passionate defender of the 1% and a rising Republican power broker, is determined to put a candidate who shares his views back in the White House. By Michelle Celarier
Is Pinterest the next Facebook?
An exclusive look inside CEO Ben Silbermann's social media sensation. By Jessi Hempel
First
The briefing
Putin's nemesis gains ground; the rush is on for tungsten; and more.
Closer look
Yahoo is suing Facebook, saying it violated its patents. Does Amazon have a case too?By Roger Parloff
World's Most Admired Companies
How Intuit rules. By Richard McGill Murphy
The chartist
Wheels of tomorrow. By Anne VanderMey; graphics by Nicolas Rapp
Tech
Tech@work
Inside SAP's radical makeover. By Michal Lev-Ram
Tech star
AnchorFree: A road warrior's friend and a censor's foe. By Alex Konrad
Invest
Wall Street interview
Daniel Peris: It's all about the dividends. By Scott Cendrowski
Wealth adviser
Beware the tax bite of oil and gold ETFs. By Janice Revell
Face-off
Is Boeing's stock ready to fly? Interviews By Ryan Derousseau
Opinion
Geoff Colvin
Politicians say they can cure the middle-class blues. Don't believe them.
Allan Sloan
Which part of government deserves props for doing its job? Yup, the Fed.
Becky Quick
To fill local coffers, strike down the "Amazon exemption."
Jack and Suzy Welch
What do great leaders have in common? They're authentic. Authenticity alone doesn't make you a leader, but you sure can't be a leader without it.
Dan Primack
Obama and private equity: Friends or foes?
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