October 15, 2015

Unequal Gender Ratios at Colleges Are Driving Hookup Culture

It tends to have a dramatic impact on campus culture.

August 26, 2015

Hookup culture isn’t the real problem facing singles today. It’s math.

Apps like Tinder are a symptom of gender imbalance in the dating market.

August 24, 2015

What Two Religions Tell Us About the Modern Dating Crisis

Believe it or not, the rise in Mormon breast implants and $100,000 Jewish dowries can explain why you’re alone on Friday night

​​​​​​​​​​​​​July 30, 2015

Why Getting Into Elite Colleges Is Harder for Women

One of academia’s little-known secrets is that private college admissions are exempt from Title IX’s ban on sex discrimination.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​July 6, 2015

​​​​​​​​​​​​​For the College-Educated, There Is a Man Deficit in the U.S.

If you spend some time, as I have, interviewing professional matchmakers, you’ll learn there is no shortage of college-educated women seeking to get married…

September 18, 2014

Queen of The Vine

Barbara Banke took over at Jackson Family Wines in 2011. Now she’s preparing for a global wine shortage.

December 6, 2012

Why You’re Right to be Obsessed with Apple Stock

Loading up on the tech giant’s shares has been a winning strategy.

September 11, 2012

How Jeffery Boyd Took Priceline from Dot-bomb to Highflier

Since becoming CEO in 2002, Boyd has turned this former poster child of the dotcom bust into one of the great e-commerce success stories.

May 24, 2012

Why Shell is Betting Billions to Drill for Oil in Alaska

This summer, the energy giant will begin exploring off the icy coast of Alaska — after years of resistance by environmentalists. The payoff could be the largest U.S. offshore oil discovery in a generation.

July 29, 2011

EOG’s Big gamble on Shale Oil

The Houston company made a bold move away from natural gas. Will its good fortune lead to more riches?

February 19, 2009

Baseball Battles the Slump

In one of the hardest-hit parts of the country, the Arizona Diamondbacks are emerging as a case study of how to keep sports fans loyal during the recession

August 6, 2008

The Woman Who Called Wall Street’s Meltdown

Star bank analyst Meredith Whitney says the economy is about to sink into a deep recession.

May 27, 2008

America’s Hottest Investor

Never mind the rocky market. After a string of super-smart calls, mutual fund manager Ken Heebner is putting up the best numbers of his sterling career.

March 30, 2007

The Great Corn Gold Rush

The price of America’s most important crop has just doubled, and farmers have ethanol to thank for the jackpot, reports Fortune’s Jon Birger.

October 31, 2006

McCain’s Farm Flip

The senator has been a critic of ethanol. That doesn’t play in Iowa. So the Straight Talk Express has taken a detour.

November 28, 2005

Letting a Star Slip Away

Red Sox owner and hedge fund guru John Henry blamed himself when hotshot GM Theo Epstein quit. But letting Theo come back could be an even bigger blunder.