Welcome to Forbes for February 27th, 2012 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story: ´´Comeback Billionaire: How Adelson Dominates Chinese Gambling and U.S. Politics” - Near default three years ago, Sheldon Adelson has made more money than anyone in America since, dominating Chinese gambling—and U.S. politics. A full-access tour of his $25 billion comeback. Also, ´´China´s Other Big Gambler” - Steve Wynn is trying to bring his Vegas high-roller magic to Macao. But Adelson, for now, is playing the hot hand. Next, ´´The Teen, The Billionaire and the Revolutionary Search Tool” - Li Ka-shing is betting 16-year-old Nick D´Aloisio can build a better Google. We´ll also tell you about, ´´Facebook´s Top Cop: Joe Sullivan” - Sullivan hunts down the bad guys drawn to the world´s largest social network. How far will be go to keep the site safe--and still protect your privacy? Then, ´´Knewton is Building the World´s Smartest Tutor - Students learn differently, yet they´re taught the same way. Knewton has technology to adapt courses to kids. Followed by, ´´With Facebook IPO, Know What You´re Buying” - There are far cheaper ways to bet on the future of the digital economy. And in our final story, ´´Nascar Gets Back on Track” - There is optimism in Nascar´s garages after a multiyear slide that saw fans and sponsors abandon the sport. TV ratings for the season increased 10%, attendance at the tracks stabilized and 18 different drivers found the winner´s circle in 2011. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/120227/pe_forb_120227_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Welcome to Forbes for August 27th, 2012 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story, we´ll tell you about ´´The World´s 100 Most Powerful Women” - from CEOs and heads of state to early adopter entrepreneurs, celebrity role models, billionaire activists and philanthropists who are healing the world, Forbes ranks the women who matter most. Also, ´´Power Woman Dilma Rousseff: Brazil´s Entrepreneur-In-Chief” - Brazil´s president, Dilma Rousseff, a former Marxist revolutionary, sits atop the globe´s sixth largest economy – which she stokes with a singular focus on entrepreneurship. Next, ´´Will Paul Ryan Save Civilization?” Ryan´s ideas, added to those of his future boss, will revive the U.S. economy. Then, ´´Jennifer Lopez tops Celebrity 100 List” - With 52 million dollars in earnings and tons of fame, she´s a state-of-the-art success story. We´ll also tell you about, ´´The App I Wrote at Summer Camp” - Two 13-year-olds are teaching their peers programming - for $350 a pop. Followed by, ´´Federer Tops List of the World´s Highest-Paid Tennis Players” - The sports sponsorship market has been dinged in recent years along with the rest of the economy, but the ten top-earning tennis players raked in $212 million over the past 12 months. And in our final story, ´´Put Uncle Sam on WeightWatchers and the Economy Will Expand” - Would a big cut in government spending send our already fragile economy into a tailspin? Nonsense. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/120827/pe_forb_120827_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Welcome to Forbes for April 25th, 2011 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.In the cover story, we´ll tell you about ´´The World´s Biggest Public Companies” - JPMorgan Chase is the world´s largest public company for the second consecutive year. Here are the 25 biggest companies in the world. Also, ´´Femme Fatale” - The very unconventional story of Lynn Tilton.Next, ´´Silent Stan” - You won´t hear Stan Kroenke say it, but the billionaire real estate developer may be the world´s biggest sports mogul.We´ll also tell you about ´´Selling Bespoke Suits for Less” – Expanding David Schottenstein´s door-to-door haberdashery called for a special breed of salesperson. Then, ´´How Much Energy Can Your Roof Generate?” David Levine thinks there´s gold in mapping the solar potential of every home--one rooftop at a time. Followed by, ´´Investing Insomniacs” - Forget day trading. The latest action is happening at night. And in our final story, ´´Crypto Currency” - Want to buy socks or psilocybin without being traced? Bitcoins are for you. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/110425/pe_forb_110425_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Welcome to Forbes for February 13th, 2012 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story, we´ll tell you ´´How Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Kathy Ireland Became a $350 Million Mogul” - The strange but true story of how swimsuit icon Kathy Ireland turned America´s most mundane products into a licensing empire – and became the first lady of flyover country. Also, ´´The Mystery Monk Making Billions With 5-Hour Energy” - Ever heard of Manoj Bhargava? Probably not. He´s a former monk who struck it rich with that ubiquitous red bottle: 5-Hour Energy. Hear his improbable story. Next, ´´Nice Guy, Finishing Last: How Don Graham Fumbled the Washington Post Company” - The Washington Post´s Don Graham is a confidant of Warren Buffett, a mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and the most beloved publisher in American journalism. Too bad his company is so troubled. We´ll also tell you about ´´The Next Wave in Renewable Energy from the Ocean” - Ocean power almost wiped out. Now it´s making a comeback. Then, ´´Can the Man from Heinz Keep Novartis on Top?” What´s a guy who spent eight years selling food for Heinz doing at the top of the world´s best research-based drug company? Preparing for a tough year. Followed by, ´´How a High-Earning Couple got Roth IRAs and You Can Too” - Congress doesn´t want high earners to fund Roth IRAs. But it has opened a back door allowing them to do just that. And in our final story ´´The Forever Portfolio” - If you want your stash to last a long, long time, learn some lessons from Stockholm. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/120213/pe_forb_120213_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Welcome to Forbes for December 10th, 2012 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles. In the cover story, ´´Inside the Koch Empire: How the Brothers Plan to Reshape America” – They control one of the world´s great companies, which they´re using to reshape capitalism, and politics, in their image. Liberals (and competitors) may hope they go away, but Charles Koch and his brother David are just getting started. Also, ´´Biotech´s Comeback Kid” – In his two years at Biogen, George Scangos has cut costs, and redirected money into smarter marketing and leaner research and development. Result: trailing 12-month sales are up 19% to $5.4 billion, and the share price has increased 212%. We´ll also tell you about, ´´Bad News Bear Grantham the Grim” – Investors hire Jeremy Grantham to spot irrational exuberance and bet against it. His firm, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo, is entrusted to manage $100 billion. Now let’s pray Grantham is wrong—very, very wrong. Next, ´´From Pop Star to Startup Boss: The Story of Stageit´s Evan Lowenstein” – Former pop star Evan Lowenstein aims to build the YouTube of live music. First, he´ll have to break into the black. Then, ´´Kicking the Can: Campbell´s CEO Bets on Soup-in-a-Bag for 20-Somethings” – Will pouches of soup save 143-year-old Campbell´s? New CEO Denise Morrison certainly hopes so. She´s betting the company on it. Followed by, ´´Meet the Digital Upstart that Thinks Millions of Rowdy Fans Are the Future of the Web” – What do you get when you mix a firebrand political blogger, an Internet innovator and a few million rabid sports fans? A valuable startup. And in our final story . . . ´´Click Here for a Better Christmas” – ´Tis the season for giving the wrong thing in the wrong size to the wrong person. Facebook and a handful of startups aim to solve the gift problem. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Borgers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/forb/121210/pe_forb_121210_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hounds, Gentlemen Please!: W. B. Forbes
Rook´s Glimpse of Baseball: Dave Forbes
Golf on the Chemical Edge 1:The 7 Big Mental Mistakes That Most Golfers Make. . . Keith S. Forbes
The Utility of Boredom:Baseball Essays Andrew Forbes