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THE NEW MOBILE MOGULS
Fact and Comment—Steve Forbes
Brexit: the ugly aftermath.
AMERICA’S RICHEST FAMILIES
Conventional wisdom holds that wealthy clans will blow through their money within a generation or two. Not so these 25 diverse families.
NEW BILLIONAIRE: TOWERING FORTUNE
The heirs of the biggest New York City real-estate titan you’ve never heard of have increased his fortune sixteenfold in just a few decades.
DEAL TOY: SODA PEP
Seeking to bolster its bottom line, in 2009 Pepsi moved to consolidate. Was it able to slake its thirst for frizzier profits?
RICHEST BY STATE: MICHIGAN
Dan Gilbert’s Cavaliers finally delivered a sports title to Cleveland. One state north, though, Gilbert is a champion of a different kind.
30 UNDER 30: THE YOUNG ONES
These half-dozen prodigies are making their marks in fields as varied as climate research and swimwear. Not one of them is older than 23.
BUSINESS LIBRARY: PAGES ON STAGES
Hamilton is only the latest Broadway sensation to have been inspired by a literary work. Plus: the highest-earning children’s authors.
FORBES @100: FINANCIERS AT THE FRONT
A year after America’s entry into World War I, we urged readers to do their patriotic duty and buy war bonds to fund the effort overseas.
Readers debate Google’s push into artificial intelligence and trade barbs over the market impact of a Trump or Clinton administration.
CURRENT EVENTS—David Malpass
Using public anger.
INNOVATION RULES—Rich Karlgaard
Economy’s tragic mismatch.
NEW FRAME OF MIND—Samantha Sharf
Michaels, the venerable arts-supply store, has crafted one of retail’s most unlikely comebacks by transforming its stores and—gasp—completely ignoring e-commerce.
DUELING UNICORNS—Thomas Fox-Brewster
Once cofounders and best friends, these CEOs of rival high-flying security companies are battling to dominate the digital defense market.
THE ALPHA PUP—Abram Brown
Four-year-old Bark & Co. leads the pack of businesses selling monthly subscription boxes to dog owners. But can it satisfy its investors?
MR. BIG TIME—Susan Adams
Bob’s Watches brought transparency to the fraud-filled market for used and vintage Rolexes—and is making millions.
TOO BIG TO BE BEARISH—Steve Schaefer
Brexit is shaking markets, global growth stinks, and election nervousness is gripping Wall Street. Still, Blackrock’s 41.2 trillion bond man is buying.
THE SELFIE TRUST—Ashlea Ebeling
You could be wrecked financially by a lawsuit or sudden business reversal. But what if there were a way to protect a chunk of wealth for your own use?
Portfolio strategy—Ken Fisher
TRUMP OR HILLARY? Either way, there’s a way to profit.
CAPITAL MARKETS—Marilyn Cohen
Reaping returns from the urban renewal.
INVESTMENT STRATEGIES—William Baldwin
What’s your number?
DIGITAL DOOR-TO-DOOR—Aaron Tilley
The smart home of the future is being sold in the most old-fashioned way. So why are some of Silicon Valley’s sharpest investors suddenly interested?
THE TRILLION-DOLLAR TECH WAR—Alex Konrad
The cloud is shaping up to be the biggest business opportunity in a generation, and Amazon, Microsoft and Google all want to claim the biggest slice.
CANNABIS CAPITALIST—Dan Alexander
Scotts Miracle-Gro CEO Jim Hagedorn is gambling $400 million to reach a burgeoning market of customers: pot growers.
LIFE IN THE FASTEST LANE—Jim Clash
Ever dreamed of going 200mph at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway? Indy Racing Experience can make you Andretti for a day.
On artificial intelligence.