Brazil's Economy In Recession For First Time In 5 Years
August 29 2014 1:08 PM
Investment and government spending are falling as consumer spending remains weak in Latin America's largest economy.
Burger King Poll: Will You Boycott If Company Moves To Canada?
August 26 2014 11:41 AM
Weigh in here with your opinion on Burger King's planned move to Canada.
Five Of The Biggest Tax Inversion Deals
August 25 2014 12:16 PM
Legal changes caused a slowdown in the number of inversions after the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, but they have since rebounded.
Fed Interest Rate Policy Making Economists Nervous
August 17 2014 4:56 PM
Economists hope the Federal Reserve doesn't wait too long before it starts raising interest rates.
Brazil’s World Cup Hangover: A Shrinking Economy
August 15 2014 2:53 PM
June numbers from the central bank are the latest sign that Latin America's largest economy is slipping into recession.
Can Chinese Backer Of Nicaragua's Canal Get It Done?
August 15 2014 2:52 PM
The man behind the $50 billion project designed to revitalize Nicaragua's economy remains a mystery.
Will Nicaragua's Canal Sink Or Swim?
August 15 2014 2:47 PM
A century after the Panama Canal opened, a potential rival emerges. But it's far from certain the Nicaragua Canal will work, or even exist.
A Man, A Plan And A World Transformed
August 15 2014 9:15 AM
The Panama Canal, which opened 100 years ago, shortened shipping times dramatically and transformed global trade routes forever.
Cheapest Gas In The World, But Not For Long
August 13 2014 9:03 AM
Venezuela's dirt-cheap gas is economically unsustainable, but many Venezuelans consider it a birthright.
WTO Warns Failure Of Global Customs Deal Could Affect Other Talks
August 12 2014 12:29 AM
Late last month, India torpedoed a deal to simplify, standardize and streamline the rules for shipping goods across borders.
Amid Territorial Claims, Canada Launches Mission To North Pole
August 09 2014 8:59 AM
The region is believed to hold nearly 13 percent of the world’s undiscovered oil deposits and 30 percent of its hidden natural gas reserves.
Russia's Food Import Ban Will Lead To Winners And Losers
August 08 2014 7:19 PM
As the ban rolls out, nations not affected by the prohibition have an opportunity to step in and fill the gap left behind by economic giants.
Argentina Launches Investigation Into Holdouts' Investments
August 04 2014 11:50 PM
U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa said last week Argentina must continue negotiations with mediator Daniel Pollack to reach a deal with holdouts.
Brazil Exports First Tactical Drone
August 04 2014 9:28 AM
FT Sistemas S.A. says it’s sending the Horus FT-100 Mini-UAV to an unnamed buyer across the Atlantic.
Failed WTO Deal Will Have 'Significant Consequences:'
August 01 2014 2:03 AM
The WTO's landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement fell through as India demanded a parallel pact for subsidies and stockpiling food.
Argentina Defaults, But Investors See Eventual Deal Possible
July 31 2014 7:56 AM
Even a short default will raise local companies' borrowing costs.
Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040 Unless There Are Changes To The Way Power Is Produced
July 30 2014 9:13 AM
In most countries, the creation of electricity leads to the biggest source of water consumption
Argentine Debt Talks Go Down To The Wire To Avert Default
July 30 2014 8:31 AM
Argentina faces its second default in 12 years if it can't reach agreement with holdout creditors.
São Paulo Has Just 100 Days Of Water
July 29 2014 1:59 PM
Brazil has been suffering its worst drought in 40 years recently and it's affecting the nation's economy in several ways.
Tyson Foods To Shut 3 Factories, Cut 950 Jobs
July 26 2014 1:33 PM
The largest meat processor in the U.S. denies that the move is related to its recent acquisition of Hillshire Brands.