Forbes, February 14, 2011

  • by Forbes
  • Narrated by Ken Borgers
  • 1 hrs and 8 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Forbes for February 14th, 2011 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
In the cover story, we'll tell you about "Wall Street's Honest Man": With straight talk and conservative investments, Travelers' Jay Fishman sailed through the WORST. Now a muni-bond upheaval threatens his success.
Then, "Novo Nordisk's Medical Miracle": Lars Sorensen is turning a sleepy Danish drug company into a global biotechnology superstar.
Next, "Can Fiat's First Lady Make It In America?" If the iconic Italian brand is going to make it in America, Laura Soave needs to sell you a really small car.
And then, "Taming the Spread": Gift cards work for retailers, not consumers. David Leeds has a solution.
We'll also tell you about "Monopoly Money in Silicon Valley": On the web it's winner-take-all.
That's followed by "Sales Are Good - Strategic Customers Are Better": Tyson Toussant and Tim Coombs invented a clothing fabric made from recycled plastic. Now to brand it….
And our final story is "A Dying Wish": A targeted cancer drug kept her alive for nine years. Congress must ensure that future patients get the same chance to live. A compelling first-person story from Adriana Jenkins.

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  • Release Date: 02-14-2011
  • Publisher: Forbes