Table of Contents:VOL. 165, NO. 6 - April 30, 2012
Exxon's big bet on shale gas
America's most profitable company now produces as much natural gas as it does oil. CEO Rex Tillerson thinks the fracking party has just begun. By
America's new job machine is heating up
Deep-sea drilling and fracking are helping to unearth abundant supplies of oil and gas. The coming energy renaissance could be just the elixir the U.S.
economy needs. By Richard Martin
Will gas crowd out wind and solar?
Energy expert Daniel Yergin talks about the impact fracking will have on renewables. Interview by Brian Dumaine
They showed him the money
But NFL superagent Leigh Steinberg - said by some (especially himself) to be the real-life Jerry Maguire - lost it all. These days, two years sober and
emerging from bankruptcy, he's trying to get back in the game. By Daniel Roberts and Pablo S. Torre
Avon: The rise and fall of a beauty icon
CEO Andrea Jung was the toast of the business world, with seats on the boards of Apple and GE. But at Avon she made bad bets and missed opportunities.
Now she's been replaced, and the 126-year-old company is in play. By Beth Kowitt
By the numbers
Panama's Big Dig: a $5.25 billion expansion of the canal. By Doris Burke
Baseball's new price tag, Greyhound roars back, and more.
The vanishing JD. By David A. Kaplan
The best advice I ever got
Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com. Interview by Ellen Florian
Travel tips from DJ Irie, the Miami Heat's music player. By Scott Gummer
How I got started
Serial entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems. Interview by Dinah Eng
Winning business from the Fortune 500 is a great way to put your company on the map.
The future is now
Bottles to bridges. By Erik Rhey
Martin Casado is trying to reinvent routing. By Richard Nieva
Google romances the app developers. By Alex Konrad
Wall Street interview
How Guggenheim Partners' Scott Minerd plans to deal with the coming bear market in bonds. By Amy Feldman
Facebook's stock by the numbers. By Scott Cendrowski
Is the treatment of addiction scalable? CRC Health Group - and owner Bain Capital - sure hopes so. By Duff McDonald
"Can I help you?"
American Express customer service czar Jim Bush on changing the way that cardholders are treated. Interview by Geoff Colvin
I'm not buying bonds anytime soon - nor should you. Here's why.
The jobs numbers and the real threat to Obama.
Watch out! Is the Fed pushing us into another bubble?
Jack and Suzy Welch
Goldman, Wall Street, and the culture-killing lesson being ignored.
The pay gap is vexing, but don't blame the rich: a defense of the 1%.
We're having the wrong debate about rising health care costs.