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For the new president, some advice on what to do with Amtrak, American Airlines, airport security, the Transportation Department, airline subsidies, and Air Force One.
The nation knows how Barack Obama campaigned for the White House. As he assumes the office of president, how will this historic leader actually, well, lead?
The founder of Twitter is all about minimalism-whether it comes to communicating or packing.
We wouldn't waste your time with anything but the must-reads.
A back-of-the-spreadsheet estimate of just how much the rush to sell-and buy-all things Obama may be injecting into the troubled economy.
"Darwinian winnowing" has become a brutal reality at J.P. Morgan's annual biotech conference, long considered the bellwether for the industry.
Though an economic crisis might seem like an odd time to get aggressive about global expansion, men's designer John Varvatos says business has been outstanding.
Katie Couric talks about the future of the network newscast. (Hint: It's not on TV.)
Never mind falling oil prices. Bill Gates and the Rockefellers think they know a better way to fill up your gas tank: algae (Yes, we mean pond scum).
One of the first big battles of the Obama era won't be over Iraq or the economy but rather an obscure measure that helps unions organize. It couldn't come at a worse time.
The Obama administration needs to blow up the regulatory system and start from scratch. For the first time in decades, this may actually happen.
It's possible that this downturn could end quicker than anyone thinks.
Not all victims of Bernard Madoff's fraud were Hollywood stars or Palm Beach swells. Regular guys got swept up, too. Here is one man's story.
Technology, science, medicine, and business are converging to deliver more information than ever about you and your body. Individually tailored medical care is coming.
Business travel has proved good fodder for Hollywood filmmakers. Here, a rundown of movies that glamorize the experience.
The C.E.O. of the philanthropic organization AmeriCares talks about the financial crisis, the incoming Obama administration, and the Bernie Madoff he knew.
Despite calls for C.E.O. perp walks, building a criminal case will be very difficult.
Financial institutions have faltered and collapsed, but for their upbeat ad campaigns, irony springs eternal.
Three major business-travel topics you may have missed in a big year.
Complete Genomics says it can sequence a human genome for a fraction of the current cost; a savings that could make DNA scanning affordable to millions.
Unheeded lessons from the nation's most spectacular bankruptcy have left the U.S. with another crisis.
The manager of Barack Obama's historic presidential campaign gives a rare behind-the-scenes look back at the election.
Business traveler Craig Newmark started one of the Web's most powerful sites--but uses a travel agent to book his trips.
In the spring of 2001, a Barron's reporter was among the first to publicly question Bernie Madoff's record. She tells Portfolio.com how she did it.
Celebrities! Tax shelters! Bart Simpson! A glimpse into the finances of the secretive church.
In the shadow of his famous father, Donald Trump Jr. talks about the global meltdown, why some rich people can't get mortgages, Kazakhstan, and his dad's '80s office.