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Save Da Bears!
Save Da Bears!
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Sports Money (NFL)
September 13, 2010
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SAVE DA BEARS!
CURING UNEMPLOYMENT
YOU WANT JOBS? 4 REVOLUTIONARY IDEAS- Michael Noer
We can put Americans back to work-and do it without spending a taxpayer dime.

BRING ON THE SHARE ECONOMY- Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff
A 25-year-old idea to pay employees a fixed chunk of revenue is worth a second look.

EVERY MAN (AND WOMAN) AN ENTREPRENEUR- Tim Kane
To liberate the labor market, turn employees into independent contractors.

IMPORT JOB CREATORS- Robert E. Litan
Let’s give immigrant entrepreneurs incentives to hire American workers.

SCRAP THE MINIMUM WAGE- Art Carden
Raising hourly wages seemed like a good idea. But it has only destroyed jobs.

ALSO ON THE COVER:
SAVE DA BEARS!- Monte Burke
The Chicago Bears are the NFL’s most neglected brand and the best opportunity in football.

THE MAN WHO CAN FIX THE DEFICIT- Brian Wingfield
Congressman Paul Ryan has a radical plan to change Uncle Sam’s spending habits. Are things so bad that we should listen to him?

SMALL CAPS: HOW TO FIND WINNERS- David Randall
Who says U.S. stocks have been duds the past decade? Not small-company specialist Michael Corbett.

OPINIONS
SIDELINES- William Baldwin
Jack Bogle, financers and pennypincher.

FACT & COMMENT- Steve Forbes
Bad medicine begets bad economy.

CURRENT EVENTS- Paul Johnson
Are universities worth it?

DIGITAL RULES- Rich Karlgaard
Ten rules of the Cheap Revolution.

ON MY MIND- Michael I. Norton
Money can buy you happiness, if you give it away.

IDEAS & OPINIONS- Sam Feldman
Joshua Epstein solves real problems using artificial worlds.

OUTFRONT
HOUSING SNOOP- Stephanie Finch
Brian Timpone is making powerful enemies and setting off privacy alarms by exposing the real estate doings of the kinda-rich.

A BUYOUT THAT PAID OFF BIG- David Whelan
The 160-hospital chain HCA may go public this fall. A few private equity investors are feeling quite flush.

SMELLED A FORD LATELY?- Joann Muller
The carmaker is determined to find an aroma to implant in all its cars and trucks. Why?

SELLING ITS SOUL- William P. Barrett
In a field full of conflicts, pension consultant EnnisKnupp always bragged it had no baggage. So much for bragging.

PLUS: Eggs, pancakes or congee?

HEALTH
THE FORGOTTEN PATIENTS- Robert Langreth and Rebecca Ruiz
The mental health industry ignores the 35,000 people a year who commit suicide. A few researchers are trying to change that.

MONEY & INVESTING
THE OTHER CAPITAL GAINS TAX- Ashlea Ebeling
Thinking of selling before rates rise? First consider the state and local tax bite.

RISKY BUSINESS- Daniel Fisher
Bonds-particularly U.S. Treasuries- might look like a safe haven in volatile times. Don’t kid yourself.

TECHNOLOGY
A SEXIER OFFICE PHONE- Elizabeth Woyke
Avaya is battling Cisco over the future of business communications. Its Nortel acquisition might give it an edge.

DOUBLE-DIGIT DREAMING- Brian Caulfield
Intel has very ambitious growth plans. They won’t be fulfilled with the usual fare-chips for desktop computers.

ENTREPRENEURS
TALENT POACHER- Daniel Fisher
Joe DePaolo has a good recipe for building a bank fast: Find great bankers and pay them well.

FORBES LIFE
LAND GRAB- Francesca Levy
Only seven 20x24 Polaroid Land cameras were made. Now artists compete to use them.

RIDING IN STYLE- Hannah Elliott
Money and power rub elbows at the world’s most elite auto show.

FINANCIAL COLUMNISTS
PORTFOLIO STRATEGY- Ken Fisher

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES- William Baldwin

FIXED-INCOME WATCH- Richard Lehmann

THOUGHTS
Naked Lunch