Welcome to BJT's third annual Book of Lists, where you'll discover great parades and festivals, unusual bowling alleys, cooking classes for travelers, hotels that double as art galleries and much, much more.

 
Contributors
In addition to the celebrities named on the preceding pages, contributors to this feature include Chris Allsop, Jeff Burger, Kimberly Button, Margie Goldsmith, Debi Lander, Gemma Price, Kim Rosenlof, Chad Slattery, Eileen Spear and James Wynbrandt.
 

Quote/Unquote

““CEOs go to their vacation homes just after companies report favorable news, and CEOs return to headquarters right before subsequent news is released. More good news is released when CEOs are back at work, and CEOs appear not to leave headquarters at all if a firm has adverse news to disclose. When CEOs are away from the office, stock prices behave quietly with sharply lower volatility. Volatility increases immediately when CEOs return to work.” —David Yermack, a New York University finance professor, whose recently released study shows a correlation between when CEOs take their private jets on vacation and movements in their companies’ stock price ”

-David Yermack