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Table of Contents:VOL. 155, NO. 9 - May 14, 2007
Business is back Profits are booming, tech is resurgent, and CEOs are speaking out again. The story of an amazing comeback. (more)
NBC's man on the spot Straight out of a sitcom: the mishaps and madcap adventures of NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker. (more)
John Edwards thinks a new labor movement is the answer to the country's great divide. Should corporate America be afraid of him?  (more)
How Haim Saban, a flinty self-made billionaire, plans to turn Univision into the next great network - and put Hillary Clinton in the White House.  (more)
How Fiat, once a wreck of a car company, got hot again.  (more)
The smartest (or the nuttiest) futurist on Earth Ray Kurzweil is a legendary inventor with a history of mind-blowing ideas. Now he's onto something even bigger. If he's right, the future will be a lot weirder and brighter.  (more)
Call them entrepreneurs or troublemakers, these 24 disruptive individuals have gone up against the odds as they've rattled old industries and tried to create new ones. (more)
Sallie Mae's private side J.C. Flowers may want Sallie Mae for its private-loan business. But that could lead to public headaches. By Be thany McLean (more)
Helen Walton's will The death of Sam Walton's widow at 87 last month may finally turn America's richest family into one of the country's most charitable.  (more)
Return of Ma and Pa Banker From the mountains to the prairies, local banks are producing returns that make the multinationals envious.  (more)
Value Driven Signs of disrespect for education bode ill for our future. (more)
Smart plays in the M&A boom Buyouts and takeovers are driving the market. Fortune's Yuval Rosenberg tells you how to get in on the action without getting burned. (more)
Making waves As billionaires battle for the America's Cup, complaints and criticism erupt onshore.  (more)
Jaguar's new XKR: Brit meets brawn Columnist Sue Callaway returns to Jaguar - for a sneak peek at a car she helped launch. (more)
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