Features by Alisa Roth

Ruling party optimistic in Turkey's election

Voters in Turkey go to the polls on Sunday and the ruling party, the AKP, is in a confident mood because of the strong economy.

The economy is crucial in Turkey's elections

Turkey holds national elections Sunday and the ruling party, the AKP, is hoping its handling of the economy will win it another term.

High diesel costs spur electric trucks

Soaring diesel prices have spurred interest in electric trucks, particularly for companies that have urban delivery routes.

Music sales rise after years in the doldrums

Recent figures show album sales rose for the first time in six years. Part of the reason is the popularity of music from British artist, Adele.
Posted In: Entertainment

Emirates growth strains global pilot market

Emirates Airlines is profitable and growing. With $67 billion worth of planes on order, the Dubai carrier is shopping for lots of pilots.
Posted In: Airlines

Signs of U.S. economic weakness mount

A slowdown in the U.S. service sector and less hiring by private companies in April fuel concern that the economic recovery is sputtering.
Posted In: Economy

U.S. examines aid to Palestinian Authority

The U.S. is looking at its aid to the Palestinian Authority, whose ruling party made peace with Hamas, considered a terrorist organization by the U.S.

Ford's profit spotlights fuel-saving cars

Ford owes its best first quarter in 13 years to gas-sipping cars. Demand is strong for all hybrids -- especially used models of the Toyota Prius.
Posted In: Auto

Automakers rethink supply strategy after quake

Toyota says full production won't resume until year's end. VW, Hyundai are spared disruptions but look for new ways to manage supply chain risk.
Posted In: Auto

With high-profile case, SEC hopes to deter insider trading

The trial of Raj Rajaratnam could discourage future insider trading, but some say the effects would be short-lived.
Posted In: Wall Street


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