Forbes, May 9, 2011

  • by Forbes
  • Narrated by Ken Borgers
  • 1 hrs and 43 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

Welcome to Forbes for May 9th, 2011, from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
In the cover story, we'll tell you about... "Entrepreneurs: The 'Business' Gene" - is success passed along from one generation to the next?
Then, "Me and My Robot" - after decades of false starts, personal robots are finally going mainstream in the U.S.
We'll also tell you about: "Pfizer's Radical Surgery" - will new CEO Ian Read break up the world's largest drug company? Wall Street sure hopes so.
Next, "Fade to Black" - Peabody Energy is betting the whole show on coal - and on China, too.
Then, "Secret Agent" - public pensions are $660 billion in the hole. Investment middleman Glen Sergeon illustrates how millions more are being lost to dubious dealings.
That's followed by "The Best Schools for Your Real Estate Buck" - our second annual look at America's top districts again demolishes the idea that more money equals a better education.
And our final story: "The Retirement Spending Solution" - financial planner Bill Bengen defends his conclusion that retirees can spend 4.5% of their savings a year and not outlive their money.

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  • Release Date: 05-09-2011
  • Publisher: Forbes