US Food And Drink Industry Is Drowning In Plastic
January 29 2015 3:16 PM
A new environmental report found that U.S. fast-food, beverage and grocery companies are doing little to deal with the mountain of packaged material waste.
Ruble Falls As Russia Downgraded To Junk By S&P
January 26 2015 9:50 PM
Many bond funds will have to sell Russia’s sovereign debt as it falls below investment grade.
Immigrants 'Trapped' In US, Mexican Ex-President Says
January 25 2015 9:05 AM
Felipe Calderon tells IBTimes most undocumented immigrants don't want to become American citizens: They merely want to work in the U.S.
Maduro's Popularity Shrinks Along With Oil Prices
January 22 2015 11:16 AM
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro used his annual address to reassure the country about falling oil prices. He did not succeed.
Who Owns The Arctic? Russia, China and Others Debate
January 21 2015 2:04 PM
At this week's Arctic Frontiers gathering, debate turns to shipping and oil extraction as China and Russia express growing interest in Arctic affairs.
China's New Global Groove
January 21 2015 12:27 PM
China's shifting of production abroad could be a profound driver of employment through much of the developing world.
Few CEOs Say Government Should Make Climate Change A Priority
January 20 2015 2:15 PM
Despite the threat of big climate-related costs to business, CEOs want government to focus more on cutting taxes than on carbon emissions.
Venezuela, Russia Hold Oil Talks
January 15 2015 8:52 AM
For Russia, oil revenue pays for half of its budget; for Venezuela, it's 96 percent.
Why Oil, Iron Ore, Copper Prices Are Important To Watch Right Now
January 14 2015 3:12 PM
The price of the basic ingredients of economic growth are falling, but few are ringing alarm bells -- so far.
Brazil's President Cancels World Economic Forum Trip
January 14 2015 12:42 PM
Dilma Rousseff has focused on restoring investor confidence in Brazil, but raised eyebrows when she scrapped plans to attend the World Economic Forum next week.
Venezuela Seeks Financial Lifeline From Qatar
January 13 2015 12:54 PM
President Nicolás Maduro announced "several billion dollars" of financing from Qatari banks, but opposition members aren't believing the hype.
Venezuelan Shortages, Long Lines Spark Violence, Arrests
January 12 2015 6:04 PM
President Nicolas Maduro says right-wing agitators and Venezuela's elite are trying to topple him.
Economic Sanctions Just Don't Work
January 11 2015 1:00 PM
Economists and foreign-policy experts say sanctions "make us feel good without altering behavior."
Is China Really Planning To Invest $20B In Venezuela?
January 09 2015 8:44 AM
Some analysts say this is less of an authentic investment and more of an "extend-and-pretend" debt restructuring.
Maduro Heads To China, OPEC Nations To Seek Economic Aid
January 05 2015 12:24 PM
Cash-strapped Venezuela is looking to Beijing, its top financier, for assistance amid falling oil prices and mounting fears of default.
Port Authority Of New York And New Jersey Improvement Bill Vetoed
December 27 2014 9:33 PM
Looks like riders will be waiting a little longer for the PATH train.
Venezuela Currency Controls Make Scotch Cheap As Milk, Syringes Go Short
December 23 2014 3:13 PM
The currency controls have become a primary concern of foreign investors who believe they are draining international reserves.
How The Magnitude Of Oil’s Decline Will Rock Emerging Markets
December 22 2014 11:57 AM
The global decline in crude oil prices is beginning to reveal consequences around the globe — far beyond the Russian ruble crisis.
Will Marijuana Black Markets Still Thrive?
December 18 2014 3:42 PM
Supporters insist that government-regulated pot will drive customers to legal retailers and away from the black markets.
Russian Ruble Crisis Spreads To US
December 17 2014 4:48 PM
Even as the Russian ruble appeared to rebound after a sharp decline, the ripple effects of the crisis will be widespread.