Duff McDonald is a contributing editor at Fortune magazine and a former contributing editor at Condé Nast Portfolio. His book, Last Man Standing, about Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, was published by Simon & Schuster in October 2009.

How much does abstinence promotion, a Dancing With the Stars stint, and a forthcoming autobiography really add up to? In this week's Newsweek, Duff McDonald pieces together the Palin scion's earnings.

As the mistress scandal deepens, retailers are slashing their prices on Tiger Woods merchandise—and disillusioned collectors are dumping their memorabilia.

Sarah Palin sold 300,000 copies of Going Rogue on its first day of sale, Duff McDonald has learned. More details on the media rollout that's doubled as a $25.6 million economic stimulus package.

With the Twilight juggernaut returning to theaters this week, Duff McDonald crunches the numbers for movies, book and television to determine the size of America’s vampire economy.

From Duff McDonald’s new book, Last Man Standing, the story of how JPMorgan’s takeover of Washington Mutual made CEO Jamie Dimon a Wall Street survivor.

As a chastened House drops plans to order $550 million worth of private jets, Duff McDonald argues that shiny new planes are the only way America should be ferrying its leaders.

Bank of America and Citi results look strong but are the boffo profits a head fake or a sign bargain hunters should be paying more attention? Duff McDonald reports.

Why did Alaska’s ambitious governor ditch a lame-duck $125,000 job? Between a $4 million book deal, speeches, and a possible TV gig, The Daily Beast’s Duff McDonald calculates up to 20 million reasons a year.

The Treasury has invested billions in troubled companies—but how's our money actually doing? Duff McDonald compared our taxpayer portfolio with the S&P 500—and discovered just how bad an investment junk companies can be.