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Encyclopedia > Forbes Magazine
Alternate meaning: For the Boston Brahmin family associated with John Forbes Kerry, see Forbes family.

Forbes magazine is an American business and financial magazine founded in 1917 by B.C. Forbes. After his death in 1954 and his son Bruce's death in 1964, it was long synonymous with flamboyant second son Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, better known as Malcolm Forbes (19171990). Today, the company and magazine are headed by Malcolm Stevenson Forbes Jr., better known as Steve Forbes (1948–), and his brothers.


The magazine is headquartered on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The current editor is William Baldwin; the current managing editor is Dennis Kneale; the publisher is Richard Karlgaard.


Forbes has generated at least two spinoff magazines: Forbes ASAP and Forbes FYI.

Contents

Lists

Companies

  • 200 Best Small Companies
  • 400 Best Big Companies
  • Forbes 2000
  • Forbes International 500
  • Largest Private Companies
  • Forbes 500, a list of largest companies taking into account market capitalization, revenue, income, and assets (this is differs from the Fortune 500 which is based only on revenues).
  • The Best Business Schools

People

In popular culture Forbes is perhaps best-known for its many periodic lists of (net worth) wealth. As it often takes considerable detective work to determine the actual wealth of an individual, Forbes' figures are widely cited as nearly-definitive.

  • 100 Top Celebrities
  • Executive Pay
  • Forbes 400, a list of the richest people in the United States.
  • Forbes Midas (venture capital)
  • World's Richest People, a list of the richest people in the world.
  • China's 100 Richest
  • Wall Street's Top Analysts

Places

  • Best Cities For Singles
  • Best Places

See also

External link

  • Official Forbes Magazine Website (http://www.forbes.com)

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Forbes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (246 words)
Forbes magazine is an American business and financial magazine founded in 1917 by B.C. Forbes.
The magazine is headquartered on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
Forbes 500, a list of largest companies taking into account market capitalization, revenue, income and assets (this is differs from the Fortune 500 which is based only on revenues).
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Forbes is among the elite business magazines in the world and proves it with each new issue, providing subscribers with the most in-depth coverage of trends in the world of business and technology.
Not only does Forbes magazine keep you in the loop about day-to-day trends in technology, finance, health care, and careers, but Forbes is famous for annual lists detailing the richest people in the world and the largest companies across the globe.
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