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A Hard Landing
JetBlue proved that profits and good service were not impossible in the airline business. But it sure wasn’t counting on jet-fuel prices soaring this high — or a recent mechanical scare that raised questions about its entire fleet.
Please, Sir, I Want Some More.
How Goldman Sachs is carving up its $11 billion money pie.
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The Celebrity Trust Index
Sophisticated celebrity-ranking survey shows which famous people Americans feel most influenced by as brand-shills, and why. (New York celebs are usually less well-liked.)
The Running of the Hedgehogs
Maybe you were hoping that hedge funds were another passing fad that you could safely ignore. Well, they are a fad, but they show no evidence of passing, and we are now living in the wildest, most unrestrained financial moment in recent history. So it’s time to stop faking it and figure out what it’s all about.
The Dog That Roared
Why the guy who bought Chrysler is the ultimate New Yorker.
Is it now acceptable to say “fuck” in the office?
Even as the Wall Street mob calls for his head, Citigroup CEO Chuck Prince still has his job. How does he do it?
The Catastrophist View
What would it take to send the U.S. economy—and New York’s—into free fall? A doomsday primer.
Big Swinging Ax
Merrill Lynch’s Stan O’Neal became the first Wall Street CEO to lose his job over the credit crisis. Which megabanker might end up on the chopping block next? A scorecard.
21. Because We’re Finding Out Who’s Really Worth Their Paycheck on Wall Street
Cash of the Titans
You can’t lose a fortune unless you have it in the first place.
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.
It was a good week for bad economic news. But which measures matter most to New Yorkers?
Will Rule for Food
Does Buffett deserve his outsider rep?
Elizabeth Warren could be Obama’s best hope to get the masses back on his side.
62 Minutes With Pat Kiernan
Battling ennui with the beloved NY1 anchor, who not-so-secretly has his eye on Regis’s job.
On Hollywood Stock Exchange, How Long Until Bettors Start Shorting Movies?
Some news from La La Land has us worried — for them.