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Western Europe: New Elan in an Old Clan

(See Cover ) For seven generations, one European family has dominated an incredible part of all that money can buy. Its escutcheon—a profusion of noble...

Corporate Finance: Tapping the Rivulets

More money than ever is needed to finance Europe's broadening technology — and more people than ever seem to have it. For those reasons, two venerable...

Family Affair

The Rothschilds are roving It's a little bare now," apologizes Baron Guy de Rothschild, 72, waving his hand at the empty black lacquered walls of his office on...

Modern Living: Garage Sale

It was the garage sale to end all garage sales. Since the total take amounted to $4,307,650, the garage had, of course, to be something rather special. And it...

Mutual Funds: Those I.O.S. Loans

The long-delayed annual report of Bernard Cornfeld's Investors Overseas Services, Ltd., was finally made public last week. As expected, it was an explosive...

World: POMPIDOU & CIRCUMSTANCE

MY fate," French Premier Georges Pompidou once said, "is to be President of the Republic —or leader of the opposition." If last week's election results could...

A Letter From The Publisher: Dec. 20, 1963

THE leading story in this week's issue talks of death and renewal —of a death that cannot be forgotten, and of a life that must go on. Short weeks ago, one event...

France: Behind the Nickel Curtain

Quietly but firmly, the U.S. has taken the unusual step of declaring economic warfare against a company that is supported by a friendly government. The company...

Milestones Jul. 2, 2007

DIED HE DID HOLD A DEGREE in architecture, but Gianfranco Ferré's nickname, "the Architect of Fashion," was more a comment on his bold lines and structured,...

Big Scam on Campus

But for the fact that he was only a part-time student at Duke University, he might have been rated a Big Man on Campus. Enrolled in 1987 in the continuing-...

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