Complications and comedy arise when an American social entrepreneur launches a battery business in rural Ghana. A review of Bright Lights, No City: An African Adventure on Bad Roads with a Brother and a Very Weird Business Plan, by Max Alexander
By John Capouya, contributor
A long time ago, a more experienced magazine editor showed me a trick. "When you get an article in,'' he declared, waving a fistful of white MOREJul 6, 2012 7:26 AM ET
Stronger than expected results buoyed an industry badly in need of some victories.
By Doron Levin, contributor
FORTUNE -- U.S. auto sales, a fundamental measure of consumer confidence, rose 22% in June -- led by a rebounding Toyota Motor Corp. Toyota posted a 60% gain over last June when it was beset with post-earthquake and tsunami dislocation.
June results came in stronger than expected by analysts, who just two weeks ago were predicting MOREJul 3, 2012 5:21 PM ET
The vision of the Commerce Clause outlined in the Supreme Court's healthcare decision has long term consequences.
By Roger Parloff, senior editor
FORTUNE -- One way to summarize the new vision of the Commerce Clause outlined in Thursday's landmark healthcare ruling, National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, might be this: We now all enjoy a constitutional right to a free lunch.
This may sound like a caustic and uncharitable way to describe a MOREJul 3, 2012 7:46 AM ET
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