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Who's The Fairest Of Them All?

Posted 11.27.2012 | Miami

According to the daily deal web site LivingSocial, Miami is the vainest city in America. And they did more than hang out on Washington Avenue and Fift...

Who Is Africa's Richest Man?

Posted 11.19.2011 | World

Who is the richest person in Africa? As of this week, Forbes can tell you exactly. The magazine compiled a list of the 40 richest people on the co...

Saudi Arabia's Consequential King

Rob Sobhani | Posted 11.15.2011 | World
Rob Sobhani

In the current combustible dynamic of a fragile Middle East, Washington and its European allies are fortunate to have King Abdullah as their partner.

Forbes Travel Guide Announces 54th Annual Five- and Four-Star Awards

Melanie Nayer | Posted 01.15.2012 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Known for its excellence in defining the extraordinary, Forbes Travel Guide (formerly Mobil Travel Guide), unveiled its 54th annual listing of Five-Star and Four-Star hotels, restaurants and spas worldwide - and the list is nothing short of spectacular.

Nearly Quarter Of Global Workforce Is Depressed, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

It's tough to find a job these days. And even getting one far from ensures happiness. Almost a quarter of the global workforce is depressed, accord...

3 Things To Know Before You Start Your Own Business

ForbesWoman | Posted 01.08.2012 | Women

I often get asked what the hardest part of being an entrepreneur is. While there are many challenges that come along with being an entrepreneur, from ...

Women Own 1% of the World's Property -- Occupy That

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

How much poorer do we want women to get in the world? It's really hard to imagine. Despite the successes of feminists during the past century, even in the U.S. we have a persistent and growing feminization of poverty.

Forbes Includes Just 6 Women In List Of Top 70 'Most Powerful People'

Posted 01.03.2012 | World

Yesterday, Forbes released its list of the world's 70 Most Powerful People. You would think that such a list would be filled with fascinating people o...

Starbucks' Secret Weapon

ForbesWoman | Posted 01.03.2012 | Women

Starbucks' Seattle headquarters is a temple to coffee, with walls of muted espresso-colored woods enclosing trees ripe with coffee cherries and barrel...

Obama Tops Forbes List Of The World's Most Powerful People

Forbes | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

The 70 who matter include heads of state, business and religious leaders, opinion makers and criminals. ...

Vast Majority Of Shareholders OK With CEO Pay Rates

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

Despite growing income inequality, and global protests criticizing the wealth gap, CEO compensation now exceeds pre-recession levels, totaling billion...

The Demographic Tidal Wave Is Coming

Forbes | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

For three decades Ken Dychtwald has been proclaiming that a demographic tidal wave is approaching America. He calls it the Age Wave, which is also the...

Forbes Ranks The Highest Paid TV Actresses

Posted 11.28.2011 | Celebrity

Forbes released its latest list of the highest paid TV actresses, and Tina Fey and Eva Longoria both take the cake this year. The "30 Rock" star an...

The New Age Of Inherited Wealth

WSJ | Robert Frank | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

By Robert Frank of the Wall Street Journal The release of the latest Forbes 400 List of Americans is, once again, being billed as a triumph of self...

Bloomberg Is Only The Second Richest In New York?

Posted 11.21.2011 | New York

Forbes released their annual list of America's richest people on Wednesday and it looks like Mayor Michael Bloomberg has fallen two spots to number ...

Hillary Clinton: World's Second Most Powerful Woman?

Ken Blackwell | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

It's a bitter irony that Mrs. Clinton left a safe U.S. Senate seat in New York to become Mr. Obama's compliant assistant at the State Department. Can she really approve of this administration's anti-Israel policies?

Anna Wintour: Power Is Getting Good Seats At Restaurants

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.24.2011 | Style

Anna Wintour likes to pretend she's not that powerful. She demures, she uses the phrase "keep my head down" a lot, she speaks in measured tones. B...

Forbes Announces World's Most Powerful Woman (And It's Not Michelle)

Forbes | Caroline Howard | Posted 08.24.2011 | Women

By Caroline Howard | Forbes This year it’s all about reach. Europe is in debt crisis, the Middle East is shaking and there’s market panic at...

Why Women Make Better Negotiators

ForbesWoman | Posted 10.08.2011 | Women

My caller ID shows it’s the 59th call from the same online university telemarketer. I politely requested they remove me from their call list the thi...

America's Top Colleges

Huffington Post/Forbes | Michael Noer | Posted 10.03.2011 | College

The best years of life are also among the most expensive. Choose with care. Forbes' annual ranking of the 650 best undergraduate institutions focus...

Forbes In Trouble

The Term Sheet: Fortune's deals blog Term Sheet | Katie Benner | Posted 09.27.2011 | Media

FORTUNE -- The Forbes family has poked itself in the eye with its "capitalist tool." Like many publishers, Forbes Media has struggled during the fi...

Buffett Donates $1.78 Billion To Gates Foundation, Other Charities

Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Investor Warren Buffett has donated another $1.78 billion to several charities, with the bulk going to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundat...

U.S. Tech Company Cash, Parked Overseas, Is Unlikely To Come Back

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

At a time when the United States is marred in debate over deficits and debt ceilings, American tech companies are keeping about 70 percent of their ca...

Are You Draining Your Nest Egg to Stay Afloat on an Underwater Mortgage?

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business
Natalie Pace

If you are one of those seriously delinquent homeowners, or one who is draining your nest egg or tapping home equity to make the mortgage payments, is there a way to hang on long enough?

Three Out Of Four Women Would Not Marry An Unemployed Man: Report

Posted 08.21.2011 | Women

NEW YORK (Richard Chang) - Most women would marry for love over money -- unless the man is unemployed, according to a new survey. Three out of ...