Activists took Fortune on a tour of ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's secret private quarters, which include solid-gold bathroom fittings, a carved elephant tusk, and an Alice in Wonderland DVD.
By Vivienne Walt in Novi Petrivci, Ukraine
FORTUNE -- On the first warm Spring day in Ukraine on Friday, hundreds of Kiev residents headed to the capital's loveliest spot to soak up the sun: A sprawling park-like estate, with manicured gardens, and a tennis MOREMar 7, 2014 4:47 PM ET
The Fiscal 2015 defense budget commits to a smaller human footprint and a whole lot of new equipment.
By Clay Dillow
FORTUNE -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel went before Congress this week to explain to legislators exactly how the Pentagon plans to cut personnel, update equipment to reduce long-term costs, and create a leaner, more streamlined operating structure that will function even with fewer dollars coming in the door. If that sounds MOREMar 7, 2014 3:11 PM ET
Why are we so fascinated by the man missing from the center of bitcoin? Our need to know reveals a desire for geniuses, leaders -- and authority.
By David Z. Morris
FORTUNE -- "I am not Dorian S. Nakamoto."
That was the simple message posted from an account on the website of the Peer to Peer Foundation at 10 p.m. ET Thursday. The message was posted from an account under MOREMar 7, 2014 10:51 AM ET
Fewer Americans are working because of flawed government policies, rather than residual effects of the Great Recession.
By Brett House and Pierre Yared
FORTUNE -- Many Americans still aren't working. Friday's monthly jobs report for February is better than most expected. On a deeper level, however, it underscores a lot of what we've seen in previous months: An ever-smaller share of able-bodied, working-age Americans have jobs. The 2008 financial crisis dented demand MOREMar 7, 2014 8:45 AM ET
The New York District Attorney drops the hammer on the team who led Dewey & LeBoeuf into the largest law firm bankruptcy ever.
By Allan Dodds Frank
FORTUNE -- The New York District Attorney Thursday charged that the top three former leaders of the now defunct international law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf engaged in a massive criminal conspiracy for nearly four years to cover up the firm's financial condition before it MOREMar 6, 2014 3:54 PM ET
In a year in which oil approached historic highs, Exxon failed to deliver as expected. And its recent decision to cut spending has sent shivers down investors' spines.
By Cyrus Sanati
FORTUNE -- If it wasn't clear before, it certainly is now: Big Oil has got some big problems.
In a year in which oil remained near historic highs at around $100 a barrel, ExxonMobil (XOM), the all-around best-in-class energy company, said MOREMar 6, 2014 3:48 PM ET
Those who have lost bitcoins or cash with Mt. Gox have a long wait and a lot of hurdles between them and restitution. Here's what you need to know if Mark Karpeles smashed your piggybank.
By David Z. Morris
FORTUNE -- On Friday, Feb. 28, the bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy under Japan's Civil Rehabilitation (Minji Saisei) code, revealing that it was insolvent and seeking protection from creditors. On MOREMar 6, 2014 12:09 PM ET
On the ground in Kiev, Ukrainians wait in uneasy limbo as European leaders discuss rescue packages.
By Vivienne Walt
FORTUNE -- As Western officials try to salvage Ukraine's near-bankrupt economy they might want to visit the country's Ministry of Agrarian and Food Policy to take stock of how difficult their task might be.
Inside the Soviet-era building off Kiev's Independence Square on Wednesday night, the lobby was piled high with grimy mattresses, MOREMar 6, 2014 9:38 AM ET
The discount retailer is forgetting the basic principle of business that those who earn more also spend more.
By Sanjay Sanghoee
FORTUNE -- As the debate over raising the federal minimum wage goes on, Wal-Mart (WMT), the nation's largest employer, has backed away from news reports that it would support higher pay. The discount retailer recently said it's staying "neutral," which is really just a veiled way of opposing any increase. It would be easy to dismiss this MOREMar 6, 2014 5:00 AM ET
U.S. Congressman Dave Camp's tax reform plan could tighten a 1993 law that opened the floodgates.
By Steven Clifford
FORTUNE – As part of an effort to revamp America's complex tax code, U.S. Congressman Dave Camp last week proposed to curb CEO pay by tightening a tax giveaway created in the 1990s. Perhaps unexpected for a Republican, Camp's plan would raise $12.1 billion in taxes over 10 years by prohibiting U.S. companies MOREMar 5, 2014 10:43 AM ET
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