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Table of Contents:VOL. 162, NO. 7 - November 01, 2010
Cover story
40 under 40
Our annual list of the most influential young people in business. Get ready to feel old. Plus: Wall Street's young guns. 
Why can't Washington magically fix the economy?
The nation has suffered a financial trauma, and it will take years to get healthy again. Policymakers just won't admit it in public. By Allan Sloan and Tory Newmyer 
40 under 40 Portfolio
The networkers, the merchant, the economist, the trader -- these are stars who have achieved a remarkable amount at a very early age. Photographs by Jeff Minton 
China charges into electric cars
Faced with scarce oil supplies and polluted cities, Beijing has ordered its booming auto industry to make a great leap forward in technology. By Brian Dumaine 
Becoming Superman
Entrepreneur Jeff Skoll backs heady causes and finances serious films. How did this unassuming Canadian billionaire become a philanthropic superhero? By Adam Lashinsky 
One family's hobby
Arts-and-crafts tycoons, the Green family gives millions in real estate to Christian colleges. By David Whitford 
Fortune 500 Series
Fallen Angels: Lessons from three companies that dropped off the Fortune 500. By Marc Gunther 
No. 1 gun for hire
David Boies has long been the man to call when a high-stakes court battle looms. By David A. Kaplan 
By the numbers
The migrant economy. By Jessica Shambora 
Closer look
Catching up with Jamie Dimon. By Duff McDonald 
The power of women
Fortune's annual Most Powerful Women Summit, this year in Washington, D.C. 
The briefing
Mötley Crue, courtesy of BP; GM staffs up; and more. 
Skiing goes digital. By Scott Cendrowski 
Death to the SAT!!! By David A. Kaplan 
BigChampagne's Eric Garland thinks he has a better music chart. By Steve Knopper 
Tech star
Frank Quattrone is back with a new firm and big deals. By Mina Kimes 
Cisco's online video gamble. By Jon Fortt 
How to play the takeover game
Companies are buying again, creating opportunity for investors who can sniff out the next targets. By Scott Cendrowski 
Anatomy of a trade
Why Bill Fries is buying Canon's stock. By Mina Kimes 
The way we work
Giving back to your stars: How to keep your high potentials happy. By Jena McGregor 
Field test
Work less, do more. By Michal Lev-Ram 
Assignment Detroit
How five careers were reinvented in the toughest place for second acts. By Nina Easton 
In business, regulatory uncertainty means that leaders are afraid to act.
By Geoff Colvin 
Can the Chinese government really mandate creativity and innovation?
By Michael Elliott 
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