Sandy Weill is best known for building Citigroup into the "too big to fail" banking institution it was when the financial crisis began in 2007. In the late 1990s, he pushed to overturn the Glass-Steagall Act, which made it impossible for investment banking, commercial banking, and insurance services to be combined under one company. Weill has been mostly quiet since he left the bank in 2006, but last week he MOREJul 29, 2012 8:00 AM ET
Producers at NBC have been waiting for this day for years. No matter how much they prepared for it, only their adrenaline can help them react to the inevitable, unexpected events.
By Douglas Alden Warshaw
FORTUNE -- As the Olympic flame is carried closer and closer to its 17-day perch inside the cauldron at London's Olympic Stadium -- "cauldron," what a great word, with its echo of medieval castles, kings, magic and MOREJul 27, 2012 11:05 AM ET
Fiction is sometimes better than fact. A review of A Fatal Debt, John Gapper's novelization of the fall of Wall Street.
By Katie Benner, writer
FORTUNE -- Few real-life events have produced as many villains, intriguing plot twists, and surprise endings as the recent financial crisis. But most of the non-fiction books on the topic have been dry, jargon-y tomes that read like McKinsey case studies and only hint at the MOREJul 27, 2012 7:34 AM ET
No automaker wants to repeat Toyota's disastrous mistakes. With its most important launch in years coming up, Ford certainly can't afford to.
By Doron Levin, contributor
FORTUNE -- The 2013 Escape sport-utility vehicle, a rookie in Ford Motor Co.'s product lineup, stumbled in the starting blocks last week as the automaker ordered owners of the model to park their new cars immediately to avert the danger of a fire.
The design flaw leading MOREJul 24, 2012 10:33 AM ET
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