Uruguay Releases Details Of Legal Marijuana Market
May 03 2014 11:34 AM EDT
Uruguay will sell legal marijuana dirt cheap, but with limits on quantity and a tracking system.
China And Cuba: Skip the Ideology, Let's Talk About Money
April 24 2014 3:28 PM EDT
As China's foreign minister lands in Cuba, the focus is on oil and trade, not Communist ideology.
Argentina's Got A Huge Trade Surplus, Unless it Doesn't
April 18 2014 11:05 AM EDT
Argentina's official 2013 trade surplus figures don't match customs, central bank data.
Slowdown In Global Shipping -- Sign Of Deflation?
April 17 2014 6:43 PM EDT
While the Baltic Dry Shipping Index has long been considered a predictor of the global economy, the drop isn't as foreboding as it seems.
As China Keeps Venezuela Afloat, Maduro Wants To Be Friends
April 15 2014 4:44 PM EDT
Venezuela and China have quietly built a strong economic relationship, but President Nicolás Maduro wants more: a political alliance.
Lafarge, Holcim Say 'Yes We Can' Pass Regulatory Muster To Merge
April 11 2014 12:01 PM EDT
Officials of the proposed French-Swiss company plan to unload billions in assets to get the regulatory blessing they need to merge.
Brazil Risks World Cup Disaster
April 10 2014 2:21 PM EDT
Like other World Cup hosts before it, the country will not gain its investment back anytime soon, and it may not be ready in time.
Murdered Labor Activists In Colombia Undermine Free Trade Promises
April 10 2014 12:36 PM EDT
Colombia continues to be one of the most dangerous countries for union activism despite years of free trade.
A Stable Quebec Is Good For Investors, Analysts Say
April 09 2014 6:31 PM EDT
The Canadian province of Quebec now has majority Liberal leadership, and the business community is relieved.
Emerging Markets Still Growing Despite This Country's Slowdown
April 04 2014 7:12 AM EDT
The IMF's World Economic Outlook for 2014 warns that emerging market growth will be slow in the future.
Is Nicolás Maduro Finally Bowing To International Pressure?
April 01 2014 5:33 AM EDT
After Venezuela denied it for three years, the president has agreed to pay back a $3.8 billion debt with international airlines.
Why World Cup Won’t Be A Game Changer For Brazil
April 01 2014 5:20 AM EDT
The Brazilian government has promised big economic benefits from hosting the World Cup, but will they pan out?
Why Telecom Reform Is A Likely Win For Mexico's Consumers, Loss For Slim
March 31 2014 1:32 PM EDT
The world's second-richest man is about to suffer a defeat, as President Peña Nieto reforms the sector that's been his longtime cash cow.
Cuba Finally Opens Door To Foreign Investment (Sort Of)
March 28 2014 9:45 AM EDT
President Raúl Castro's plan for a more accessible Cuba has a few strings attached.
Gold’s Safe Haven Allure Returns, For Now
March 27 2014 1:12 PM EDT
Gold prices have risen over tensions in Ukraine. Are the recent gains sustainable? Or Pyrrhic?
Venezuela’s Latest Economic Woes
March 27 2014 6:28 AM EDT
With a country in flames, currency troubles and a plummeting credit rating, President Maduro cannot catch a break.
Why Did S&P Downgrade Brazil’s Credit Rating?
March 25 2014 4:49 PM EDT
Standard & Poor's claims slower growth and debilitating government entities as reasons behind the lower grade.
Here's How The Coffee Market Can Determine What Kind You Drink
March 25 2014 11:53 AM EDT
Robusta coffee has won over consumers more quickly than its established rival Arabica coffee.
Emerging Market Stocks - Next Asset Class For The Hot Money?
March 25 2014 9:43 AM EDT
Emerging market stocks represent startling good value for those willing to brave geopolitical risk, according to a New York investment bank.
And The New Third-Largest Economy In Latin America Is …
March 25 2014 6:03 AM EDT
Here's another change in the ranking of Latin American economies: highly privatized Chile has topped highly socialized Venezuela.