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Table of Contents:VOL. 162, NO. 1 - July 05, 2010
Cover story
The $600 billion challenge
Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett are asking the nation's billionaires to pledge at least half their net worth to charity. Their campaign could change the face of philanthropy. By Carol J. Loomis 
• Plus: Warren Buffett's philanthropic pledge, and Bill Gates' life after Microsoft.
The new global opportunity
Post-recession, you might be tempted to focus on your home market. But there's never been a better time to scour the world for innovation and profit. By Michael Elliott 
Inside an American dynasty
Jon Meade Huntsman Sr. has built two empires: an eponymous chemical company and a large family that spans three continents and holds power positions in business and politics. But can the sons live up to the patriarch's swashbuckling legend? Do they want to? By Nina Easton 
Union Pacific: "Building America"
Recent woes aside, the nation's largest railroad remains a rock-solid business. Here's how the UP's chief executive does it. By Marc Gunther 
By the numbers
Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World. By Scott Cendrowski 
Closer look
The Gulf cleanup: Who's cleaning up. By Scott Cendrowski 
The briefing
The Prime Minister's alphacapitalist ancestor, microlending in Omaha, and more. 
The world's most admired companies
Food giant Nestlé. By Beth Kowitt 
Brainstorm Green
Lighting up Africa. By Brian Dumaine 
The future is now
Making hybrids hum -- with synthetic car noises. 
Pandora founder Tim Westergren rocks the music business. By Michael V. Copeland 
Tech star
Ford chairman Bill Ford has a surprising side project: funding ideas that could ease car congestion. By Michael V. Copeland 
The way we work
Is your in-box jammed with networking blasts, trade group info, and random blather? You may need a career curator. By Vickie Elmer 
I deserve a raise. Do I dare ask for one? Expert advice from Robert Barnett. Interview by Beth Kowitt 
Second act: Salah Boukadoum
From tech bubbles to soap bubbles. By Abby Ellin 
How to ride an up-and-down market
Volatility is rocking stocks. But there are ways to profit from that discomfiting trend. By Adam Lashinsky 
You've seen the reaction to the Deepwater Horizon spill. Now get ready for the overreaction.
By Allan Sloan 
Where are the perp walks and the jail terms? Why prosecutors are going easy on Wall Street.
By Becky Quick 
C-suite Strategies
The king of water: Nalco chief executive Erik Fyrwald on the BP cleanup, how he motivates his customers, and more. Interview by Geoff Colvin 
Assignment Detroit
What do you do with an old car-body plant nobody wants? Turn it into a creative hive for upstart businesses. By David Whitford 
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