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 Brian O'Keefe
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
The Briefing Baseball's new price tag, Greyhound roars back, and more.
Closer look The vanishing JD. By David A. Kaplan
The best advice I ever got Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com. Interview by Ellen Florian
Road warrior 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
Verne Harnish 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
Tech star Martin Casado is trying to reinvent routing. By Richard Nieva
Mobility@work 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
IPO watch Facebook's stock by the numbers. By Scott Cendrowski
Rehab roll-up 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
Allan Sloan I'm not buying bonds anytime soon - nor should you. Here's why.
John Cassidy The jobs numbers and the real threat to Obama.
Sheila Bair Watch out! Is the Fed pushing us into another bubble?
Jack and Suzy Welch Goldman, Wall Street, and the culture-killing lesson being ignored.
Nina Easton The pay gap is vexing, but don't blame the rich: a defense of the 1%.
Geoff Colvin We're having the wrong debate about rising health care costs.