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FORBES "30 Under 30" follows 450 individuals across 15 fields, starting with Tumbr's David Karp and his $200 million worth at 26. Learn 12 tricks to help pay for college, Japan's large influence on the world's economy, and the top events of 2012. Plus: AT&T's next moves post iPhone.
30 UNDER 30
FACT AND COMMENT- Steve Forbes
An American disgrace.
2012’S WINNERS AND LOSERS
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos gained $7.1 billion; Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg lost $4.6 billion.
LAW AND DISORDER
Cities sell sin for an economic boost. Plus: a psychic previews the 2013 economy.
College football’s ten most valuable teams generated $754 million in 2011.
TOP STORIES OF 2012
The biggest story of 2012? The election, naturally. Plus: child prodigies.
Superheroes, superspies and vampire superbabies ruled at the ticket window in 2012.
The top luxury cars of 2013. Plus: up-and-comers
Readers weigh in on the Koch brothers, Joaquin Guzman Loera and Campbell’s Soup.
CURRENT EVENTS- Amity Shlaes
Little big tax, history’s warning.
CAPITAL FLOWS- Carrie Lukas
How conservatives can win over women.
INNOVATION RULES- Rich Karlgaard
Steve Jobs warns Apple: don’t be greedy.
RETURN OF THE INDIAN / LEADERSHIP AT THE TOP- Joann Muller
Polaris CEO Scott Wine pulled the power-toys-for-boys titan through the worst of the Great Recession. Now he’s gunning for the most iconic name in motorcycles.
ABSOLUTELY PREFAB- Todd Woody
Project Frog designs and ships schools, convenience stores and office buildings all over the country. Some assembly required.
NEW SHOOTS IN OLD GROWTH- Christopher Helman
Is the newspaper business dead? John Garrett’s hyperlocal chain in Texas suggests there’s still life in the old medium.
SOUTHERN DISCOMFORT- Abram Brown
A celebrated value shop is trying to regain its footing and at the same time clean up the mess at Chesapeake Energy.
The New 60/40: Investment Allocation for Today’s Financial Landscape
PORTFOLIO STRATEGY- Ken Fisher
Don’t be a cud chewer.
FINANCIAL STRATEGY- A. Gary Shilling
Prepare for a stock market plunge.
INVESTMENT STRATEGIES- William Baldwin
Make you stocks Sarbox-free.
30 UNDER 30
COVER STORY: DAVID KARP’S $800 MILLION ART PROJECT- Jeff Bercovici
Facebook is the Internet’s phone book. Twitter is its wire service. In Tumblr, 26-year-old David Karp has built the Web’s canvas. Now can he shape it into a money machine?
THE FORBES 30 UNDER 30- Edited by Caroline Howard and Michael Noer
12 INSIDER TRICKS TO PAY FOR COLLEGE- William Baldwin
You could spend $220,000 on a B.A. Or you could work the angles and spend a lot less.
BAD MEDICINE- Kai Falkenberg
Asking patients to grade their doctors sounds like a great idea. But it’s actually perverting the practice of medicine, encouraging doctors to overprescribe and overtreat, driving up costs and sometimes worsening care.
LIFE AFTER THE IPHONE- Connie Guglielmo
After a half-decade of being carried on Steve Jobs’ back, AT&T is reaching for a new strategy. Randall Stephenson boils down his thinking to two words: mobilize everything.
ENTREPRENEUR CAMP- Steven Bertoni
The Summit Series’ startup circus finds a permanent home on Powder Mountains.