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John Paulson Defends His Toxic CDOs by Insulting Everyone's Intelligence

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Fiderer

There are countless ways to discredit Paulson's recent statements, just as there are countless ways to discredit his claim that he operated in "good faith."

The Shrimp Has Hit the Fan

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas Forbes

Lots of folks are dissecting Obama's Oval Office speech and delivering diatribes on what's right and wrong with him and the oil world. So I figured I might as well join the fracas since it's the thing to do.

Americans On The MOVE

forbes.com | Jon Bruner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

More than 10 million Americans moved from one county to another during 2008. The map below visualizes those moves. Click on any county to see coming...

Happy Tax Day: Are Americans Getting Their Money's Worth?

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Hill

When you sum up the total balance sheet, it turns out that Americans pay out just as much as Europeans -- but we receive a lot less for our money.

Colorado Cities Dominate Forbes's 'Best For Business' List: Find Out Who Made The Cut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

This week Forbes released its list of the best cities in America for business. The list, which was calculated based on factors like business costs, l...

Denver Housing Market: Forbes Changes It's Mind On Health Of City's

Denver Business Journal | Mark Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Forbes.com -- which only 10 months ago dubbed Denver as America's best city to buy a home -- now declares the Mile High City the second-worst housing ...

Wrongful Fatalities, Failed Worker Protections

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

When an explosion occurs at a refinery or mine that has been repeatedly fined for heath and safety violations, one question that ought to be asked is just how unexpected was the event.

Are You Letting A Lizard Ruin Your Relationships?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Do you ever wonder why some people do the things they do? We all have our own unique perspectives and experiences. Our unique point of view is the le...

Carlos Slim 'World's Richest' Person: Forbes Says Mexican Billionaire Is Richer Than Bill Gates

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MEXICO CITY — Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim is the world's richest person, jumping past Americans Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to become t...

Chicago Moves From 3rd To 10th On Forbes's 'Most Miserable Cities' List

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

According to Forbes, things are better. Its new list ranks Chicago as only the 10th most miserable city in the United States. "The Windy City flamed ...

Why Don't Women Create More Wealth?

Marianna Olszewski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianna Olszewski

There are dozens of theories about why women don't create more wealth themselves. Well, here's my theory: it's because we are risk averse, don't plan well, and have a messed up relationship with money.

Best Books For Getting Rich

Forbes | Stephanie Dahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The holidays are here, our economy is in a recession and your Christmas shopping needs a bailout. While we can't dole out federal money to rescue you...

Forbes Magazine Plans More Layoffs

New York Times | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Forbes magazine said on Monday that it planned to lay off several staff members from the editorial and business sides, a cost-cutting move in response...

NYU Buys Forbes Building

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Thursday, Forbes announced that it had sold the 122,500-square-foot, eight-story building at 60 Fifth Avenue to NYU, the school that has itself bee...

Howard Stern: Diamond in a Rough Patch

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mario Almonte

For a man who almost single-handedly revolutionized the broadcasting industry, Stern continues to be spectacularly disrespected by the media that he so radically transformed.

The Best States For Business

ABC News | Kurt Badenhausen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The recession has shaken up our fourth-annual ranking of the Best States for Business with some big movers up (North Dakota, Oregon and Iowa) and some...

Forbes: Lakers Most Valuable NBA Franchise

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(Text from AP) NEW YORK — The Los Angeles Lakers are the NBA's most valuable team, and 12 franchises lost money in the 2008-09 season, according...

No Women Featured in NY Comedy Festival! No Joke!

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Beverly Wettenstein

The Primetime Emmy Awards showed that women writers on a comedy or variety series are a rare and endangered species. Only seven of the 81 writers were women.

The Year of Wanting What We Have

Chip Conley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chip Conley

Three different polls revealed in December say that Americans have made great strides in their happiness. Are we lying to the researchers or are we just high on life?

San Luis Valley Solar Project Pits New Energy Economy Against Entrenched Land Interests

Denver Business Journal | Cathy Proctor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A big fight is brewing over a proposal to run a new, $180 million power line through Colorado's San Luis Valley -- and many see it as a referendum on ...

Forbes Power List: The World's Most Powerful Leaders

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Forbes has announced its list of the most powerful people in the world. Click here to see. How exactly do you measure power? While wealth does...

Something to Sleep On

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Russ Baker

It's worthwhile to have a further look at some of the players cited briefly in the Times article about the Simmons mattress company, so here is a bit more on the private equity kingpin Thomas H. Lee.

The Forbes 400 Shows Why Our Nation Is Falling Apart

Les Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Les Leopold

Collectively, the Forbes 400 have $1.57 trillion in wealth. It's hard to get your mind around a number like that. So let's imagine that it was available for the public good. What does $1.57 trillion buy?

Forbes' Annual Richest People List Includes 6 Coloradans

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Forbes released its annual list of the country's wealthiest people on Thursday. There were 6 Coloradans on the list, headed for the first time by inv...

Arianna Interviewed By Moira Forbes On Achieving Success (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna was interviewed by Moira Forbes, publisher of Forbes magazine, about how to balance one's work with a life outside of work, and the importance...