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The Amazing Twinkie Jackpot
The Amazing Twinkie Jackpot
Special Feature:
Reinventing America
May 4, 2015
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Read about the man who revolutionized an American favorite, the Twinkie, which turned into a $2 billion business after saving Hostess. Also, the 25 hottest companies, Switzerland rebels against the Apple watch and how a smartphone maker is bringing style to the bustling transportation systems in Asian cities. 

THE AMAZING TWINKIE JACKPOT
FACT & COMMENT- Steve Forbes
The European Union: Will it die?

LEADERBOARD
LUXURY LINEAGE: CONTIENTAL SHIFT
Ford reintroduced the Lincoln Continental at the New York Auto Show. A look back at its gleaming, glorious, sometimes sordid history.

THE GEFFEN SOLUTION
Running low on famous buildings to name after yourself? Just buy off the heirs.

FORBES MAKEOVER: APPLE’S JONY IVE

EXECUTIVE INTEL: HUMAN CAPITAL
Three signs your star employee is about to quit.

THE GREAT GETTY CURSE
The terrible and twisted saga of J. Paul Getty’s progeny.

CLEARED FOR TAKEOFF
The 2010 marriage of United and Continental was helped along by stabilizing markets-and a smart, strategic phone call to President Obama.

CONVERSATION
Readers react to brash “venture cowboy” Chris Sacca.

THOUGHT LEADERS
CURRENT EVENTS-  David Malpass
More government, less representation.

INNOVATION RULES- Rich Karlgaard
Diversity’s central paradox.

STRATEGIES
PILL PUSHER- Sarah Hedgecock
A tiny New Hampshire startup is revolutionizing the way millions of patients take their daily medicines-and threatening the business model of titans like CVS and Walgreens in the process.

TECHNOLOGY
TESLA MEETS VESPA- Aaron Tilley
A startup is selling Asia’s urban millions on smartphone-sleek electric scooter to replace an ocean of dirty motorbikes.

ENTREPRENEURS
GOING NUTS- Ian Mount
For Jeff Braverman, doubling the sales of his family’s nut business isn’t enough. Can he turn Nuts.com into a household name?

INVESTING
ALL-IN OIL- Nathan Vardi
America’s richest and most successful banker, Andy Beal is flush and ready to pounce on distressed old and gas frackers.

TECH INTELLIGENCE- Jon D. Markman
Out, damned cyberspy!

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES- William Baldwin
The guy with the kitty litter stock.

BOND SENSE- Bonnie Baha
Navigating rigged markets.

FEATURES
MANUFACTURING INNOVATION- Dan Alexander
To spur breakthroughs, Midwestern industrial giant Parker Hannifin let a maverick engineering boss unleash his own brand of Silicon Valley startup culture. How far will the experiment go?

THE ALL-SEEING EYE- Brian Solomon
A father-son duo came from out of nowhere with a more clever idea to protect networks from hackers-and now have a $1.75 billion startup with $160 million in the bank.

PLUS: NEXT BILLION-DOLLAR STARTUPS
The 25 companies you need to know now.

REVENGE OF THE RECORD LABELS- Zack O’Malley Greenburg and Nick Messitte
While Jay Z’s streaming service grabs headlines, music’s majors are quietly hijacking the multibillion-dollar digital revolution.

LIFE
SWITZERLAND DECLARES WAR ON THE APPLE WATCH- Valerie Jack
How TAG Heuer, Breitling and other luxury brands are changing the face of the smartwatch industry.

THOUGHTS
On bureaucracy.