New York magazine, 10/29/10

November 1, 2010

Elizabethan Era.
Elizabeth Warren could be Obama’s best hope to get the masses back on his side.


New York magazine, 5/31/10

May 24, 2010

Unwarrented.

Does Buffett deserve his outsider rep?


New York magazine, 9/21/09

September 14, 2009

Will Rule For Food.

Two recruiters agreed to give opinions on job prospects for unemployed Masters of the Universe.


New York magazine, 7/26/09

August 4, 2009

The Answer Men

McKinsey & Co. are supposed to know it all. They’re business consultants who travel the world and charge corporations top dollar to help them run with state-of-the-art efficiency. McKinsey gets called in when things are good (time to expand!) or, like now, bad (to give bosses cover to make bloody-minded decisions). Known as “the Firm,” McKinsey has consultants in 90 offices in 50 countries. They hire the best-credentialed people, and they pay them well. By their own count, they serve 80 of the Fortune 100, though who, precisely, retains them, they try to keep confidential. Last week, they were hired to try to fix the fabulously free-spending Condé Nast.


New York magazine, 7/28/08

July 27, 2008

Money Troubles

It was a good week for bad economic news. But which measures matter most to New Yorkers?


New York magazine, 3/31/08

March 24, 2008

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The Bank Job

How Jamie Dimon resisted the quick and dirty temptations of Wall Street and put himself in perfect position for the deal, or maybe steal, of the century.


New York magazine, 1/27/08

January 28, 2008

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Cash of the Titans
You can’t lose a fortune unless you have it in the first place.