James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki writes the financial column at The New Yorker.

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Nov. 7 1997 3:30 AMThe Downside of DownsizingYou can't pay the bills or track the trains if your workers are exhausted.
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Oct. 24 1997 3:30 AMFalling ArchesDid somebody say McDonald's was having a midlife crisis?
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Oct. 10 1997 3:30 AMMoney MeltdownCould hackers or hurricanes destroy Wall Street? Not if we all believe they can't.
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Sept. 27 1997 3:30 AMCulture WarsBehind the Java hype is a struggle for computer-world hegemony.
Sept. 17 1997 3:30 AMConsulting the StarsIs management consulting just a lot of hocus-pocus?
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Aug. 29 1997 3:30 AMStrikes, Lies, and VideotapeIn fighting unions, Fieldcrest draws on an old Southern tradition.
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Aug. 15 1997 3:30 AMSteven Jobs' Totalitarian VisionHow Apple marched in mindless lockstep to self-destruction.
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Aug. 1 1997 3:30 AMThe Lockheed RedemptionIn the defense industry, failure pays off big.
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Oct. 31 1997 3:30 AMMonday the Market Went MadHerds, Hong Kong hyperventilating--and a brief moment of clarity.
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Oct. 17 1997 3:30 AMThe Market MoversAnalysts like Tom Kurlak can make stock prices--and CEOs--jump. Are they too powerful?
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Oct. 3 1997 3:30 AMSomething Not to Like About Sara Lee?Forget the cupcakes. Now all it wants to make are profits.
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Sept. 19 1997 3:30 AMThe Book on CookThe best-selling guru of get-rich-quick peddles risk--and irresponsibility.
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Sept. 12 1997 3:30 AMCasino HollywoodWhy movie studios are a lousy investment.
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Aug. 22 1997 3:30 AMNo. 13 for No. 2Will this be Avis' last ownership shift? Fad chance.
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Aug. 8 1997 3:30 AMWhen 1 + 1 < 2Today's "consolidation" mergers make no better economic sense than yesterday's conglomerations.
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July 13 1997 3:30 AMYou Name ItWhen corporate big shots should leave well enough alone.



The Irritating Confidante

John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.

My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee

Medical Examiner

Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?

Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?


Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

The World’s Human Rights Violators Are Signatories on the World’s Human Rights Treaties

How Punctual Are Germans?

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 12:44 AM We Need More Ben Bradlees His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PM The All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
Oct. 21 2014 11:44 PM Driving in Circles The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.