Table of Contents:VOL. 162, NO. 6 - October 18, 2010
Oprah's next actThe queen of all media is risking everything to launch a TV network. Will her gamble pay off? By Patricia Sellers
Directors: A harsh new realityA power shift toward the board is leaving a leadership vacuum at many companies. By Ram Charan and Geoff Colvin
Turkish taffy returnsJust in time for the baby boomers' second childhood, the Bonomo candy bar is back. By Scott Cendrowski
Football's new game in townIt has five teams, bigtime owners, and even its first sold-out game. Welcome to the UFL. By William D. Cohan
Most Powerful Women in Business: The 2010 ListBy Jessica Shambora and Beth Kowitt Plus: The highest-paid women in business, and the most powerful women in Washington.
Facebook's friend in RussiaYuri Milner's DST is a major force in social networking -- mysterious oligarch backer and all. By Jessi Hempel
Touched by scandalHe built a brilliant career at McKinsey. Then Rajat Gupta was linked to the Galleon case. By Duff McDonald
By the numbersDigging for jobs. By Scott Cendrowski
Closer lookVW's grand plan. By Alex Taylor III
EnterpriseChina's best new cities for business. By Scott Olster
The briefingFrom B-school to begging, how to smell like an ironman, and more.
The chartistLouisville flies high. By Alex Konrad
EducationClimate science under attack. By David A. Kaplan
100 Best Companies to Work ForRetailer Nordstrom, No. 53. By Christopher Tkaczyk
40 under 40The adman who gave Old Spice new life. By Jessica Shambora
PursuitsSoho House's Nick Jones. By Richard Siklos
The future is nowThe science behind Gorilla Glass, used for damage resistant displays.
Tech starWhen Pacific Biosciences CEO Hugh Martin learned he had cancer, he did the unimaginable. He revealed everything. By Michael V. Copeland
The $6 trillion opportunityThe emerging-markets infrastructure boom is just getting started. Here's how to play it. By Mina Kimes
Analyst face-offShares of Gap have slumped by 14% over the past year. Can they recover? Interviews by Scott Cendrowski
Assignment DetroitWhere entrepreneurs need nerves of steel. By Steven Gray
David vs. GoliathHow three small companies got an edge on their giant competitors. By Jessica Shambora
Verne HarnishHas your bank turned its back on you?
How I got startedFounder Steve Ells tells the story of Chipotle's rise. Interview by Jessica Shambora
Will prosperous pensioners be the target of the next populist storm?By Nina Easton
Three years ago the stock market peaked. Have we learned anything from the past?By Allan Sloan
Politics! Infighting! Gridlock! Welcome to the newly democratic corporate boardroom.By Becky Quick
Economists are complaining that the Fed is too optimistic about the economy. It was just over a year ago that its outlook was too pessimistic. |more|