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Wall Street's Honest Man
Wall Street's Honest Man
February 28, 2011
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This issue follows Travelers' Jay Fishman and how his straight shooter and traditional appoaches have gotten him success this far, will it last? Also, Fiat's new marketing wizard is changing the face of the brand and is in charge of releasing the new tiny car to the states. Plus: Steve Forbes and Nouriel Roubini talk smart investments. 

WALL STREET’S HONEST MAN
FACT & COMMENT- Steve Forbes

CURRENT EVENTS- David Malpass

FOCUS
CROSSHAIRS OF HISTORY- Zina Moukheiber
The Mansours of Egypt have made money, lost it and made it again. The latest crisis is one more chaotic chapter for the world’s biggest sellers of GM cars.

DIGITAL ANTHROPOLOGIST- Kashmir Hill
Danah boyd has become one of the most influential women in technology by hanging out with teens. Don’t tell Mark Zuckerberg.

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Smart Groups That Save Jobs

INNOVATION RULES- Rich Karlgaard

YOU’VE GOT DEALS- Jeff Bercovici
AOL’s Huffington Post purchase is just its latest among many. Investors beware.

GET THE CASH UP FRONT- Christopher Helman
Two energy tycoons bicker over a Michigan land deal gone bad.

PATIENCE, PATIENCE- Kerry A. Dolan
Carl Berg has pumped $100 million into a battery company. Is a payday near?

TECHNOLOGY
THE MASTER OF ONLINE MAYHEM- Oliver Chiang
Gabe Newell is the next billionaire in videogames-and he’s changing the economics of the industry.

BLACKBERRY BATTLES BACK- Elizabeth Woyke
Research In Motion is tussling with Apple and Google on all fronts. Its new secret weapon: a brilliantly economical new operating system.

YOU GO FOR ONGO?- Jeff Bercovici
Why three big names in news are backing a startup with a silly name.

THE TECH TRADE- Eric Savitz

A DYING WISH- Adriana Jenkins
A targeted cancer drug kept me alive for nine years. Congress must ensure that future patients get the same chance to live.

INVESTING
GETTING PHYSICAL- Emily Lambert
For small investors, cashing in on commodities is a tricky business.

TARGET PRACTICE- Daniel Fisher
Russell Glass says now is the time to start thinking like a buyout baron.

SHAKY GROUND- Daniel Fisher
Real estate investment trusts had a great run in 2010. Now they may be priced for a recovery that’s already happened.

SMALL STOCKS- Jim Oberweis

THE PATIENT INVESTOR- John. W. Rogers Jr.

INVESTMENT STRATEGIES- William Baldwin

FINANCIAL STRATEGY- A. Gary Shilling

ENTREPRENEURS
TAMING THE SPREAD- Christopher Steiner
David Leeds wants to bring order to gift-card chaos.

GOOD YARN- Maureen Farrell
Tyson Toussant and Tim Coombs invented a clothing fabric made from recycled plastic. Now to brand it.

LIFE
THE FUTURE IS BACK- Hannah Elliott
The return of the DeLorean.

THE PERFECT SKI- Christopher Steiner
Pete Wagner’s Colorado ski shop has a decidedly Silicon Valley flavor.

THE RUSTY REPORT- Gregory Anderson
Rusty White made a fortune with the Robb Report. Can he do it again arbitraging collectibles?

FEATURES
STRESS TESTS- Jon Bruner and Michael Noer
Our reporter braces feral hounds, illness and blizzards to review laptop computers, tablets and smartphones.

PACK LIKE A PRO- Rich Karlgaard
How to be a road warrior.

GADGETS: TOOLS OF THE TRADE- Jon Bruner
You needn’t tote around multiple smartphones, a tablet and a laptop.

BEING THERE- Susan Adams
Is videoconferencing effective?

BOX OFFICE IN BEIJING- Gady Epstein
China’s blossoming movie industry looks a lot like Hollywood-60 years ago.

HOME COOKING- Lan Anh Nguyen
McDonald’s in Vietnam couldn’t happen, so Ly Qui Trung created his own fast-food chain.

INSIDE THE VEGAS PARTY MACHINE- Steven Bertoni
A firsthand look at the hospitality world’s most demanding training program.

LESS GLOOM FROM DR. DOOM- Steve Forbes
An interview with economist Nouriel Roubini.

THOUGHTS
On the Business of Life.