Few CEOs Say Government Should Make Climate Change A Priority
January 20 2015 2:15 PM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
Even as the Russian ruble appeared to rebound after a sharp decline, the ripple effects of the crisis will be widespread.
US-Cuba Deal A Mixed Bag For Island's Economy
December 17 2014 4:41 PM EST
The lifting of U.S. restrictions on Cuba Wednesday will help tourism but won't unleash a surge of imports and exports between the nations.
Cheap Crude Oil Slams Currencies, Stocks
December 16 2014 2:23 PM EST
The most dramatic example is the Russian ruble, which hit a record low Tuesday, in part because of rising pressure on the oil-dependent economy.
For Mexicans, Obama's Immigration Overhaul Is A Godsend
December 16 2014 8:14 AM EST
Mexican immigrants and their families say the president's executive order will increase money flows between the U.S. and Mexico.
Marriage, Children, Pope Francis And The Global Economy
December 14 2014 10:14 AM EST
Could what Pope Francis calls the "culture of temporary" be driving a restructuring of the family unit and the economy?
Climate Finance Study Highlights Lopsided Distribution Of Funds
December 08 2014 7:26 AM EST
The study, conducted by a London-based think tank, found that poorer nations had not benefited from contributions to existing climate funds.
The Good And The Bad Of Plunging Oil Prices
December 02 2014 9:17 AM EST
Lower crude oil prices are good for U.S. consumers and bad for oil services firms as well as some oil-producing nations.