Welcome to Forbes for November 22nd, 2010 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.
The cover story this month is Forbes' 2011 Investment Guide - Americans are in charge of their own financial futures as never before. To make sure yours is a prosperous one, Forbes offers time-tested guidance for the year ahead.
Also, "Peter Nygard Answers to No One" - He runs Canada's largest women's clothing firm. Charges of sexual harassment and labor violations have hounded him for years. Critics pay dearly.
Next, "XXI Energy Goes Deep Into the Gulf" - BP be damned—John Schiller's pip-squeak Energy XXI is drilling some of the most ambitious wells the Gulf of Mexico has ever seen.
We'll also tell you about, "Mark Bear's Fight to Decode Autism" - MIT researcher Mark Bear thinks that some forms of autism and mental retardation may be treatable with drugs already on laboratory shelves.
Then, "Salesforce.com: The Web's Big Upstart" - Salesforce.com's Marc Benioff is shooting to become the biggest player in tech. He's kidding, right?
Followed by, "Going Toe To Toe With Medical Device Giants" - Frank Manganaro stood tough when rivals tried to sue his firm into oblivion.
And in our final story, "One Investor's Global Hunt For Worthy Startups" - David McClure's venture capital strategy: place small bets on lots of companies.