Pakistan's Sharif Wants End To US Drone Strikes, But Real Problem Is Crippling Power Cuts
June 05 2013 10:18 AM
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is providing few specifics on how we will solve the country's many woes.
How Much Do Americans Spend Compared To Others?
June 04 2013 4:41 PM
Private consumption in the U.S. accounts for more than 70 percent of GDP.
Summer Of Protests In Turkey Would Sink Its Economy
June 03 2013 2:45 PM
Tourism and foreign investment could take hits if the protests continue through the summer.
In Developed World, How Many Will Be Unemployed In 2014?
May 30 2013 11:47 AM
In 2014, Greece's unemployment will likely hit another record-high of 28.4 percent.
How Much Will These World Economies Grow In 2014?
May 29 2013 3:36 PM
Chile's economy is expected to grow by 5.3 percent in 2014.
Bank Of Israel Slashes Lending Rates
May 28 2013 4:10 PM
The Bank of Israel is taking a pointer from Abenomics in another harbinger of what could be a spreading global currency war.
Two Years After Revolution, Whatever Happened To Libyan Oil?
May 24 2013 10:20 PM
In post-Gadhafi Libya, energy companies are struggling to gain a new foothold.
Young Africans Flocking To Dubai As Guest Workers
May 21 2013 9:55 AM
About 40,000 Kenyan guest workers currently live in the UAE, primarily in the construction, hotel and travel industries.
Yemeni Workers Take Hit As Saudi Arabia Cracks Down
May 17 2013 12:50 PM
Yemen, where unemployment is high, is seeing its remittances from rich Saudi Arabia dry up as the latter gets tough on illegal workers.
North American Fracking, Tar Sands Reshaping Global Oil Scene: IEA
May 14 2013 9:13 AM
The new ways to extract light crude and Canada's tar sands are radically changing the oil playing field.
The Takeover: China Goes To Middle East, Bringing Lots Of Cash
May 11 2013 11:03 AM
In search of resources and trade options, China has turned to the Middle East, including volatile areas where the West fears to do business.
Cyprus: On The Precipice Of Economic Disaster?
April 05 2013 5:14 AM
This small island of 1 million people, hopelessly divided between a Greek south and Turkish north, faces an unknown, perhaps dark future.
Rich Nations Got Poorer Last Quarter: OECD
April 04 2013 7:29 AM
Shrinking inventories in rich countries caused their economies to contract in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Egypt Says $4.8 Billion IMF Loan Agreement Likely In Two Weeks
April 04 2013 6:49 AM
Egypt's planning minister said Thursday the government may reach a final agreement over a $4.8 billion loan in two weeks.
Poorest Of The Poor: UN Releases Report On World’s 'Least Developed Countries'
March 19 2013 7:34 PM
From Afghanistan to Zambia, here are the world's countries that are struggling the most.
An Unemployed World, A ‘Lost Generation’
January 22 2013 1:02 PM
Rising youth jobless rates have spurred concern over a “lost generation.” Global joblessness hit 197 million, up 4 million in 2012.
Economic Events For The Coming Week, Jan 7-11
January 04 2013 3:01 PM
The U.S. trade deficit likely narrowed in November, and the euro-zone recession probably worsened at the end of last year.
Manufacturing Up? In US And Asia, But Not In Euro Zone
January 02 2013 12:26 PM
An improvement in global sentiment should boost factory sectors in most countries in the coming months, but a strong rebound is unlikely.
Egypt: Besides Counter-Revolution It Now Has Economic Turmoil
December 14 2012 7:30 AM
Egypt is at risk of descending into a cycle of economic crisis feeding into political crisis, as it had to delay asking for an IMF loan.
This Week’s Economic Events: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
December 04 2012 1:27 PM
Superstorm Sandy will likely put dent in the November jobs report.