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Will This Man Cure Cancer?
Will This Man Cure Cancer?
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Mutual Fund Honor Roll
May 26, 2014
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Become your own Buffett with our 2014 Mutual Fund Guide - see the secrets of a low frequency trader and the 11 must-buys.  Also, get our list of the world’s 2,000 biggest and best companies in this year's "Global 2000", including Novartis whose sole mission is to cure cancer.

 

FACT AND COMMENT - Steve Forbes

Profit is indispensible for prosperity.

 

LEADERBOARD

DAVID GEFFEN’S DREAM PALACES

A look at the Dream Works cofounder’s four estates and two yachts.

 

NEW BILLIONAIRES

Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ Michael Pearson and Tyson Foods’ John Tyson join the club.

 

MILKEN VS. DAVOS

Comparing two fabulous confabs of the rich and powerful.

 

REAL MADRID SCORES BIG

The world’s most valuable soccer teams and top-earning players.

 

FORBES’ MAKEOVER

Jack Ma’s new look.

 

ACTIVE CONVERSATION

Readers react to Diddy’s hip-hop haul and oilman Hamm’s hot streak.

 

THOUGHT LEADERS

CURRENT EVENTS - Amity Shlaes

When Putin evokes Stalin

 

THE APOTHECARY - Avik Roy

Our impoverished debate about inequality.

 

INNOVATION RULES - Rich Karlgaard

Danger lurking: Taylor’s ghost.

 

STRATEGIES

WATCHING YOU WATCH TV - Dorothy Pomerantz

Thanks to new partnerships with Google and Facebook, Nielsen can track everything you view, even on your phone, laptop or tablet.

 

FLYOVER FUNDERS - Dan Alexander

Ex-Sequoia Capital partners Mark Kvamme and Chris Olsen abandoned bubbly California to finance Midwestern dreams.

 

BrandVoice - CENTURYLINK

Self-Service Networking: New Technologies Offer Speed and Agility

 

TECHNOLOGY

GOOGLE MEETS GEKKO

Why hire a platoon of Russian mathematicians to beat the market when a software program called Warren can do the same thing?

 

ENTREPRENEURS

PLAN B TV - J.J. Colao

The Supreme Court may gut Aereo, the TV-antenna startup that threatens to upend network broadcasters. Even if he loses, founder Chet Kanojia has some surprising options.

 

INVESTING: MUTUAL FUND HONOR ROLL

SECRETS OF A LOW-FREQUENCY TRADER - William Baldwin

There is much to be said for owning few stocks and owning them for a long time.

Plus: Be your own Buffet.

 

BrandVoice - AMERITRADE

Introducing the Savy Investor: You May Be in for a Surprise, But She Isn’t

 

PORTFOLIO STRATEGY- Ken Fisher

The bulls of the high seas.

 

INVESTOR CHECKUP - William Baldwin

Are mutual funds boosting your taxes?

 

THE PATIENT INVESTOR - John W. Rogers, Jr.

Behavioral-bias stock bargains.

 

GLOBAL 2000

THE LIST

The world’s largest public companies.

 

WILL THIS MAN CURE CANCER? - Matthew Herper

With a radical new treatment, Joseph Jimenez is dedicating Novartis to one mission: vanquishing mankind’s ancient adversary.

 

WHOLESALE SLAUGHTER - Clare O’Connor

Jeff Bezos’ stealthy foray into the unsexy world of B2B distribution has an $8 trillion swath of the economy running scared.

 

MICROSOFT MAKES NICE - George Anders

Satya Nadella inherits big profits and big problems as Microsoft’s growth is slowing. The new CEO’s secret weapon? Yell less.

 

FEATURES

WILD RIDE - Abram Brown

The Herschend brothers have built the largest amusement park company you’ve never heard of. But the real story is how they’ve sustained a family-owned business.

 

LIFE

THE $99,000 ASTON MARTIN - Hannah Elliott

The luxury British automaker made a sharp turn this year by offering a lower-priced model of its popular Vantage.

 

THOUGHTS

On TV.