Articles by Kathleen Caulderwood
- Shipping Price Drop Is Only Temporary, Analysts Say
April 17 2014 6:43 PM
While the Baltic Dry Shipping Index has long been thought of as a predictor of the global economy, the current drop isn't as foreboding as it seems.
- Angola Strikes Oil
April 16 2014 5:37 PM
After decades of turmoil, Angola is on the verge of catapulting to the top ranks of the world’s energy economy.
- Why Diagnosing Malaria Could Be A Billion-Dollar Business
April 16 2014 5:41 AM
A startup has attracted attention from multinationals and the U.S. Navy for a malaria-diagnosing device that costs pennies per person.
- Nasdaq Drop Doesn't Presage Weak Earnings From Established Tech Companies
April 15 2014 2:54 PM
Despite the Nasdaq's tumble last week, the tech stock situation isn't nearly as bad as people think.
- 'Dubailand': Middle East Developers Welcome Six Flags Theme Park Project
April 12 2014 11:33 AM
Youthful demographics are fueling growth in the region's leisure and entertainment sector.
- How To Tell If Your Cell Phone Is Made With Conflict Minerals
April 11 2014 5:45 AM
The U.S. SEC now requires registered companies to report the presence of conflict metals in their supply chains.
- A Stable Quebec Is Good For Investors, Analysts Say
April 09 2014 6:31 PM
The Canadian province of Quebec now has majority Liberal leadership, and the business community is relieved.
- Nigeria Energy Company Seplat's IPO Is One For The Record Books
April 09 2014 1:53 PM
The IPO - dually listed on London and Lagos exchanges - raised 300.9 million pounds, or roughly $500 million.
- Amid Rhino Poaching Epidemic, Officials Weigh Best Policies To End It
April 09 2014 9:08 AM
Rhinoceros poaching in Africa is on the rise, and experts debate whether legalizing trade in their horns could help save the animals.
- Ethiopia And Egypt Clash Over Massive Dam
April 08 2014 11:26 AM
International groups have asked Ethiopian officials to examine the plant's environmental impact, but to-date a report has not been produced.
- 'Help Wanted' Sign Posted For Booming Nigerian Economy
April 07 2014 5:04 PM
Nigeria is officially the largest economy in Africa, and multinationals are investing in talent from the diaspora to keep things moving.
- 'Inequality Has Been Rising' In Africa's New Top Economy
April 07 2014 10:42 AM
Nigeria has just displaced South Africa as the world's most robust economy, but problems persist.
- How To Reach Out To Africa's Booming Middle Class - Via Text
April 04 2014 8:09 PM
One enterprising computer scientist is using mobile phones for communication and compensation.
- Emerging Markets Still Growing Despite This Country's Slowdown
April 04 2014 7:12 AM
The IMF's World Economic Outlook for 2014 warns that emerging market growth will be slow in the future.
- Will Doctors Start Using An Experimental Ebola Drug In Guinea?
April 03 2014 6:45 AM
Canadian scientists appear close to finding an Ebola treatment thanks to U.S. funding, and some are speculating that it could be used in the current outbreak.
- Italy Goes Halal
April 02 2014 11:34 AM
A global halal food organization met in Rome last week to discuss the promotion of Italian halal products in a growing market worldwide.
- Here's How Cell Phones Could Help Fight Malaria
April 02 2014 6:05 AM
Doctors in Africa are using text messages to help fight malaria.
- Bakken Crude By Rail May Be Unsafe At Any Speed
April 01 2014 9:59 AM
Federal regulators are pressuring the oil-shipping industry to investigate Bakken crude, which could be more volatile than ordinary crude.
- Senate Panel To Grill Caterpillar Over Tax Practices
March 31 2014 5:30 PM
The Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations will hear testimony from Caterpillar representatives Tuesday after a lengthy investigation of their foreign tax practices.
- These Satellites Are Certain To Assist Africa's Development
March 31 2014 4:02 PM
At the U.N. Africa Forum in Brussels this week, officials will discuss plans to use data from satellites to help deal with climate change and promote development.