Features by Alisa Roth

In prison and getting an education

The Bard Prison Initiative offers higher education to inmates.
Posted In: prison

Oman: 15 percent unemployment, but jobs are open

The minimum wage isn't high enough to attract unemployed locals.
Posted In: oman, Oil

My time in 'Little Aleppo'

In "Little Aleppo" there is a spirit of neighborliness between Turks and Syrians.
Posted In: turkey, syria

Turkey's Syrian refugees try to adapt to their new home

About half a million Syrians have fled their country's violent conflict and settled in Turkey. Many are grateful to be taken in but also fearful about being kicked out.
Posted In: syria, turkey, refugee, refugees

Turkey tries to accommodate its new Syrian residents

Turkey has welcomed half a million Syrian refugees, but some Turks fear the newcomers may be putting a strain on Turkey's infrastructure and economy.
Posted In: turkey, syria

Occupy Wall Street protesters react

Marketplace's Alisa Roth has reactions from the protesters in New York's Zuccotti Park after a potential crisis for Occupy Wall Street was averted.
Posted In: Wall Street

JP Morgan Chase reports quarterly earnings

Earnings from Wall Street banks are beginning to trickle in, with JP Morgan the first to report. But are all banks created equal?
Posted In: Banks

Secretary Geithner to meet with G20 leaders

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is heading to Paris with a message to European leaders about how to solve the economic crisis.

Wall Street could lose 10,000 jobs in the coming year

The New York state comptroller is predicting that the financial world of New York could lose as many as 10,000 securities industry jobs by the end of 2012.
Posted In: Wall Street

Obama administration hopes to spur foreign investment

The Obama administration is hoping to get at least a trillion dollars worth of foreign investment in the next five years, but it might prove hard to lure overseas investors.
Posted In: Investing


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