Editor's note: Every week, Fortune publishes a story from our magazine archives. On Tuesday, December 4, the fifth season finale of the FX drama Sons of Anarchy airs. The show follows a biker gang in Northern California. Back in 1992, Fortune's Andy Serwer looked at the business dealings of the Hells Angels, and the descriptions below read as if they're ripped from a Sons of Anarchy script.While many Angels and other outlaw MORE Dec 2, 2012 9:00 AM ET
Editors note: Every week, Fortune publishes a story from our magazine archives. On Friday, November 9, former CIA director David Petraeus resigned from his post after admitting to an extramarital affair with his biographer, fellow West Point graduate Paula Broadwell. The complexities of Petraeus' career will unfold over time, but as the term of one CIA director ends, Fortune turns to the career of another: George Tenet. Tenet served under President Clinton MORENov 18, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Editors note: Every week, Fortune publishes a story from our magazine archives. Last week we saw the launch of two new tablets -- Microsoft's Surface and Apple's iPad mini -- so it seemed fitting to go back in time to the birth of the handheld tablet. In this February 11, 1991 article, techies marveled at the pricey new notepads that could decipher handwriting. The stylus eventually faded into obscurity (thankfully), but more MOREOct 28, 2012 9:00 AM ET
Editor's note: Every week, Fortune publishes a story from our magazine archives. This week we head back 25 years to the feature in the November 23, 1987 issue -- right after the October stock crash.
Wall Street faces tougher times making money and doing deals. And it also has to worry about regulators who may want to fix too much.
By Alex Taylor III
FINANCIAL PANIC. Just weeks ago the phrase was a history book MOREOct 21, 2012 8:51 AM ET
Working on a book about his 40 years in management put Jack Welch in a reflective mood--an uncharacteristic state for this tough-minded CEO.
Editor's note: Every week, Fortune.com publishes a story from our magazine archives. Earlier this week, former GE CEO Jack Welch resigned as a Fortune columnist. The magazine didn't get an exit interview, but back in 2001, it did when Welch left GE.
By Rik Kirkland and Geoffrey Colvin
FORTUNE -- Working MOREOct 14, 2012 8:00 AM ET
The inside story of Johnson & Johnson's struggle to revive its most important product.
Editor's note: Every week, Fortune.com publishes a story from our magazine archives. On September 28, former Johnson & Johnson CEO James E. Burke died at the age of 87. Burke led J&J through one of its biggest crises, the 1982 Tylenol poisonings, which occurred 30 years ago this month and killed seven people in the Chicago area.
In 1990, MOREOct 7, 2012 9:00 AM ET
Diller, like his company IAC, is difficult to characterize. One-on-one he appears anything but arrogant and slick. In fact, for a chief executive, he seems unusually willing to question himself.
Editor's note: Every week, Fortune.com publishes a story from our magazine archives. This week, The New York Times company closed its' $300 million dollar sale of About.com, a network of topic articles, to Ask.com. Much was written about how much the Times MORESep 30, 2012 8:05 AM ET
Editor's note: Every week, Fortune.com publishes a favorite story from our magazine archives. This week, Fortune launched the 2012 edition of its annual Most Powerful Women list, a ranking of the women who are shaping the future of technology, defense, and media. This piece from 1956 looks at the progress women were making in the workplace -- as well as major obstacles.
By Katharine Hamill
FORTUNE -- There are MORESep 23, 2012 11:03 AM ET
A new life pattern is emerging for the American woman: she works when young, married or not, and returns to a job in prodigious numbers in middle age. It adds up to a revolution in the character of the U.S. labor force. By Daniel BellSep 16, 2012 9:30 AM ET
Editor's note: Every Sunday, Fortune publishes a favorite story from our magazine archives. This week, we turn to a feature from April 1935 that examines the ins and outs of America's early-20th century fishing trade, which was ripe for a major recovery in the wake of a 1934 drought that devastated meat production.As meats become scarce and their prices become higher, more and more fish will be eaten by the U.S. populace. MORE Sep 9, 2012 9:30 AM ET
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