Features by Rachel Dornhelm

Air travel is up

Planes are fuller this year than last, the government reports. Is the commercial aviation industry heading back to the black? Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Loan defaults on rise

Foreclosures are up over a year ago according to figures released yesterday. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Economy

Time is shrinking

Time Inc. plans to sell 18 of its smaller, but still profitable magazine titles in an effort to refocus its publishing strategy. Rachel Dornhelm looks at what's behind the sale.

Investors shrug off HP turmoil

The price for Hewlett Packard stock has rebounded amid an on-going scandal involving the company's chairwoman. Investors see it as inconsequential to the company's financial outlook, Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Oil price is dropping. But why?

Oil prices dropped below $67 a barrel today, a long way from the recent high prices that approached $80. But despite falling prices, stock markets have barely reacted. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Federated grows Macy's brand

The department store chain is converting venerated brands like Marshall Field's and Filene's to the Macy's nameplate on Saturday. And some customers are protesting. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

GM stretches to 100,000-mile warranty

General Motors has increased the warranty on all of its 2007 passenger vehicles to five years and 100,000 miles in a move the automaker hopes will boost sales. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Macau gets a little Sin City

Steve Wynn opens a new resort casino in Macau today. Will it siphon high-rolling Asian gamblers away from Las Vegas? Rachel Dornhelm takes a look.
Posted In: Canada

Summer travel roundup

The summer vacation season is over, so Rachel Dornhelm looks at how things shaped up for the hospitality industry.

Union tries to get organized with day laborers

Many rank-and-file members of the AFL-CIO question why their union is pushing for legalization for undocumented day laborers. But proponents say the move is a sign of things to come. Rachel Dornhelm reports.


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