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1 Tricia Griffith
POLICY SHIFT SHE HAS RISEN FROM THE CLAIMS DEPARTMENT TO THE CORNER OFFICE, WHILE TURNING THIS 81-YEAR-OLD INSURER INTO A MODEL WORKPLACE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY—AND A GROWTH POWERHOUSE. HOW PROGRESSIVE’S LEADER IS REWRITING THE RULES OF UNDERWRITING.
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Get Ready for Reentry
The long U.S. bull market may not be over yet, but you can no longer count on the stratospheric returns of years past. Here’s how to set up your portfolio for continued growth—and a soft landing.
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Where Smart Money Goes When the Going Gets Tough
Our panel of investing experts hasn’t been fazed by the market’s recent bumpy ride. Here’s where they’re spotting profitable opportunities.
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Facebook Faces Existential Threats
Despite two record-setting quarters for revenue, Mark Zuckerberg’s social media behemoth had a very bad 2018 from a PR perspective. If Facebook doesn’t address these challenges quickly, 2019 could be even worse.
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Punches, Delivered
In the crowded field of food delivery, startups DoorDash and Postmates have built a potent rivalry.
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The Art of the (Reluctant) Deal
Many of the global crises that emerged in the past two years will be partially solved by pragmatism, as the real risk of economic catastrophe serves as a wake-up call.
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Netflix’s Oscar Factory
The Silicon Valley video giant has invested billions in original content. In Roma, it finally has a Best Picture contender.
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Michelle Gass Is Cracking The Code At Kohl’s
BIG-BOX RETAILERS HAVE TRIED FOR A DECADE TO PROTECT THEIR REVENUES FROM THE ONSLAUGHT OF E-COMMERCE—AND HAVE MOSTLY FAILED. BUT MICHELLE GASS MAY HAVE FOUND A WINNING FORMULA. (SPOILER: IT INVOLVES MAKING NICE WITH AMAZON.)
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In Privacy We Trust
American lawmakers and techies alike have called for a federal data privacy law like Europe’s GDPR. An impossible dream? Astonishingly, not anymore.
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The Year Ahead in Tech
Amazon succeeds in yet another industry, Elon Musk delivers on a promise, while the first wave of 5G phones disappoint.
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Decision Time
IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2007, at the summit of the last bull market, U.S. companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 purchased a staggering $172 billion worth of their own stock. Some two years later, when those same shares were priced like week-old bisc
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Why They’re Worth the Rocky Ride
Shaky currencies, scary economies, and global trade tensions shouldn’t deter investors from buying into these inexpensive, rapidly growing markets.
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Soar While You’re Ahead
Delta bounced back from bankruptcy to become the most reliable and profitable of the Big Three U.S. airlines. The challenge for CEO Ed Bastian: widening Delta’s lead before an economic slowdown drags it back down to earth.
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Clicks And Mortar
Once-storeless startups are linking with old-line retailers to reach new customers. Will it work?
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Who’s Going to Have a Great and Not-So-Great Year
TRENDING UP TIKTOK “The adults” start using the addictive video-sharing app, a phenomenon among teens for its viral lip-synching videos. So expect it to trend down in 2020. CBD This chemical component of marijuana doesn’t provide a high but may del
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Beantown Booms, and Apple Wins an Emmy
BOSTON IN THE FINALS • The stars will align for Boston as its NFL, NBA, and MLB teams each make their respective finals. The New England Patriots will meet the Vikings in Super Bowl LIII. (We made the same prediction last year, but we’re sure of it
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The Death and Life of Value Investing
The growing dominance of technology companies has forced some of the world’s most successful investors—including Warren Buffett himself—to reexamine their assumptions. Here’s how they’re handling this adapt-or-die moment.
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Nelson Peltz’s Twin Challenges
The famed activist investor thought his Trian hedge fund could work its magic on a pair of troubled stalwarts, General Electric and Procter & Gamble. They proved to be two bridges too far.
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Space Mining Comes Down To Earth
MINING ASTEROIDS for either the minerals they contain or the water they hold isn’t some outlandish fantasy. In an interview three years ago, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson said that Earth’s first trillionaire would be “the person who exploits the
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Safety Meets Strength
Rising interest rates and geopolitical tensions are creating new threats to global growth. The best move for investors? Buying companies that are strong enough to control their own destiny, no matter what the economy does.
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Black And Blue All Over
Behind the inky picture of OLED display technology is a bruising brawl among some of the world’s wealthiest electronics companies.
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Meet Tech’s New Bounty Hunters
Some are called “Bird Chargers.” Others, “Lime Juicers.” Together they are the human engine powering the booming, multibillion-dollar electric scooter business.
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A.i. Songwriting Has Arrived. Don’t Panic
“IT’S CHEATING.” That’s the response you’ll hear from self-proclaimed music purists talking about technological innovation in song creation. Sampling, synthesizers, drum machines, Auto-Tune—all have been derided as lazy ways to make chart-topping hit
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The Four Waves Of A.i.
THE TERM “ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE” was coined in 1956, at a historic conference at Dartmouth, but it has been only in the past 10 years, for the most part, that we’ve seen the first truly substantive glimpses of its power and application. A.I., as it
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Full Employment? The Economy Isn’t Acting Like It
WHEN UNEMPLOYMENT fell to 3.7% in September, the lowest in almost 50 years, it was hard to know whether to cheer or tremble. A white-hot labor market means it’s easy to get a healthy raise, which many workers could certainly use. Booyah! Except that
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It Might Get Loud
AMAZON, APPLE, and GOOGLE are investing billions to make VOICE RECOGNITION the main way we communicate with the Internet. It will be the biggest technology shift since Steve Jobs launched the iPhone.
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The Future 50 Methodology
To identify the Future 50, BCG examined 1,100 publicly traded companies with at least $20 billion in market value or $10 billion in revenue in the 12 months through the end of 2017. A company’s final score represents its outperformance across the fol
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A Fork In The Road For Avis
Self-driving cars and ride-hailing services could make the car-rental industry obsolete—or create a once-in-a-generation opportunity. Here’s what Avis Budget is doing to avoid a wrong turn.
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Napa Done Right
AUTUMN USHERS NAPA VALLEY into harvest season, one of the best times to visit the nation’s premier wine region. Though last year’s wildfires ravaged parts of the California valley, rebuilding has been quick, and there have been a spate of new opening
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This Vaccine CEO Doesn’t Get a Flu Shot. Should You?
AT FORTUNE’S recent Most Powerful Women Summit, the CEO of an Alzheimer’s vaccine company made a striking statement about flu shots: She doesn’t always get one. Asked whether she’s optimistic that a successful Alzheimer’s vaccine would gain widesprea
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