How Samsung Became An Industry Giant
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Home Depot is hiring 80,000 employees for its spring season. As the housing market picks up, other industry sectors — like gardening, construction and furniture — move upward, too. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Housing Industry Builds Up, Other Sectors Follow
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Amazon Could Expand Recommendation Services With Goodreads Purchase
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NPR To Drop Call-In Show 'Talk Of The Nation'
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Banks in Cyprus reopened to customers for the first time in nearly two weeks Thursday, albeit with strict restrictions. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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Cyprus' Crisis Frames Eurozone As 'Work In Progress'
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A sign outside Lou Caracciolo's winery, Amalthea Cellars Courtesy Amalthea Cellars hide caption

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The Trick To Selling Fancy Wine From New Jersey: Don't Say It's From New Jersey
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Taxes this year will be as much of a drag as ever. But not because of the Affordable Care Act. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Obamacare Won't Affect Most 2012 Taxes, Despite Firm's Claim
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Syrian refugees are pictured at Kilis refugee camp in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Nov. 1. An estimated 150,000 Syrians are reported to be living in the Turkish border town. Maurizio Gambarini/DPA/Landov hide caption

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Syrian Financial Capital's Loss Is Turkey's Gain
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BRICS Nations Reveal World Bank Alternative
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The Amazon Kindle e-reader could see greater integration with Goodreads, following Thursday's announcement that the online retail giant was buying the the social book-recommendation site. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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