Marissa's moment of truth
May 19, 2014
Cover Story

As her second anniversary as CEO of Yahoo approaches -- and one of its big assets (Alibaba) prepares to go public -- all eyes are on Mayer. By Jessi Hempel

  • A Busch brews again

    A Busch brews again

    Anheuser-Busch is now part of a Belgian beverage behemoth, so a family scion got back into the business. There's a new Billy Beer in St. Louis. By Beth Kowitt

  • The World's Top 25 Eco-Innovators

    The World's Top 25 Eco-Innovators

    Want an antidote to the grim news about climate change? Here are the business leaders, academics, regulators, and entrepreneurs doing the most to make our world smarter and more sustainable. By Brian Dumaine

  • What is water worth?

    What is water worth?

    Farmland is parched. Companies are worried. The global demand for water will soon outstrip supply. What’s the solution? Simple, say some business leaders and economists: Make people pay for the most precious commodity on earth. By Brian Dumaine

  • The Fortune interview: Melinda Gates and Susan Desmond-Hellmann

    The Fortune interview: Melinda Gates and Susan Desmond-Hellmann

    The new CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation explains how she got the job to run the world's largest private foundation. Desmond-Hellmann and Gates talk about their partnership and their plans for deploying $40 billion. Interview by Patricia Sellers

  • Allan Sloan

    Allan Sloan

    One man's upstream battle to achieve bipartisan tax reform.

  • Dan Primack

    Dan Primack

    Startup funding will go on, even after the music stops.

  • John Cassidy

    John Cassidy

    Why can't the haters see Obamacare is good for business?

  • Nina Easton

    Nina Easton

    Democrats love free trade. But they love Big Labor even more.

  • Closer look

    Closer look

    The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 highlights the complicated world of aviation insurance. By Peter Greenberg

  • Leaders in Innovation


    The Baltics feel the heat as Russia stirs the pot in Ukraine. By Vivienne Walt

  • Pro-Files


    Cal Ripken Jr. is a model for how to build a career after professional sports. By Daniel Roberts

  • Leaders in Innovation

    Leaders in Innovation

    Lei Jun has built Xiaomi into one of China's hottest handset makers. By Zhang Maiwen and Zhang Dan

  • New Energy

    New Energy

    The stocks of fuel-cell companies are surging. Has their time come? By Brian Dumaine

  • Great workplaces

    Great workplaces

    How Radio Flyer became one of America's Best Companies to Work For. By Catherine Dunn

  • World's Most Admired Companies

    World's Most Admired Companies

    Coca-Cola tries to circumvent a flagging U.S. market for sugary drinks. By Anne VanderMey

  • Adventure travel

    Adventure travel

    For diehards, no destination is too remote to view a solar eclipse. By Ryan Bradley

  • How We Got Started

    How We Got Started

    With a little moxie, brothers Bert and John Jacobs built a $100 million T-shirt company. Interview by Dinah Eng

  • Verne Harnish

    Verne Harnish

    Five ways companies can break through barriers to find growth.

  • Valley talk

    Valley talk

    Can Rand Paul find support in the liberal stronghold of Silicon Valley? By Tory Newmyer

  • Interview


    Market turbulence spells opportunity for Oakmark's Bill Nygren. By Jen Wieczner

  • Anatomy of a trade

    Anatomy of a trade

    Fund manager Kevin Holt sees profitable days ahead for Citigroup. By Lauren Silva Laughlin

  • Wealth adviser

    Wealth adviser

    Utilities are now hot, but there's a better option. By Janice Revell

  • A fighter for schools

    A fighter for schools

    SAS founder and CEO Jim Goodnight puts his money where his mouth is when it comes to funding education. By Andy Serwer


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