US-Cuba Deal A Mixed Bag For Island's Economy
December 17 2014 4:41 PM
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
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
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
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
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
Lower crude oil prices are good for U.S. consumers and bad for oil services firms as well as some oil-producing nations.
Beyond The Mexican Cartels
December 01 2014 8:35 AM
Two years into Peña Nieto's term, the president's reform drive has morphed into disillusionment and protests. Investors are watching warily.
Nicaragua Canal Now Has A Start Date, But Nothing Else
November 26 2014 12:27 PM
The public is still in the dark about who's funding the project rivaling Panama, and what its environmental impact may be.
24 Dead After Coal Mine Fire In China
November 25 2014 9:16 PM
Twenty-four workers are dead and 52 are injured after a fire raged through a coal mine in China.
G-20 Aims To Boost Its GDP 2% By 2018
November 16 2014 10:27 AM
A European Union-U.S. free-trade agreement could be one factor in G-20 growth between now and then.
5 Things To Know About Keystone XL
November 13 2014 11:16 AM
A measure backing Keystone XL may pass Congress, but Obama is likely to veto any challenge to his authority over it.
Argentina Seeks Domestic Lenders In $1 Billion Bond Sale
October 17 2014 10:16 PM
After years of economic woe, Argentina has announced another domestic bond sale this year that it hopes will raise $1 billion.
Baja Braces For Second Hurricane In Three Weeks
October 04 2014 4:32 PM
Major Hurricane Simon looms as Mexico's Baja California is still cleaning up from Hurricane Odile.
US, Brazil To Resolve Trade Dispute Over Cotton Subsidies
October 01 2014 2:10 AM
In 2002, Brazil filed a complaint in the World Trade Organization against U.S. trade subsidies, stating they were against global trade rules.
Why The US Is Telling Argentina How To Pay Off Its Debt
September 30 2014 1:56 PM
South America's second-largest economy is battling American creditors in New York courts -- here's an explainer on the whole imbroglio.
Obama Says Islamic State Was Underestimated
September 28 2014 5:29 PM
President Obama told "60 Minutes" he put too much trust into the Iraqi army.
Banks Warned: Guard Against 'Shellshock' Or Risk Huge Losses
September 27 2014 12:08 AM
Banks need to update their software immediately to protect against Shellshock, experts say.
Argentinian Peso Fall May Have Silver Lining
September 26 2014 6:09 AM
The decline of the Argentinian peso versus the dollar could have a silver lining for Argentinian farmers and exporters.
Argentina Facing Grim Economic Outlook
September 26 2014 5:45 AM
Economists say the official data on the Argentinian economy is once again looking untrustworthy.
Are Mexican Drug Gangs Looking To Grow Their Own?
September 13 2014 10:30 AM
The discovery of coca plants in Mexico hints at a big shift in Mexican cocaine operations, but don’t count on major changes soon.