- Smugglers Thrive Between Socialist Venezuela And Capitalist Colombia
June 09 2014 5:12 PM
Harsh economic controls have sparked massive product shortages in Venezuela, while boosting cross-border smuggling.
- Banks Sending Americans’ Info To CIA, NSA, With Some Limits
June 09 2014 11:54 AM
The U.S. government continues to walk the fine line between security and privacy when it comes to Americans' banking information.
- Despite Optimism, South Africa Mining Strike Will Have Long-Term Effects
June 04 2014 2:57 PM
Though rumors of a resolution have been flying, it could take months to recover from a five-month mining strike in South Africa.
- Brazilian Drought Means Fewer Beans For Global Coffee Producers
June 04 2014 12:29 PM
And if the law of supply and demand holds then retail coffee prices may be headed north, right?
- E-Commerce Comes To Africa, Thanks To Big Retailers
June 04 2014 10:57 AM
Global retail chains are making moves on in some of the world's fastest-growing markets.
- Virgin Mobile Expands Into Middle East Via Islamic Banking
June 03 2014 3:34 PM
Shariah-compliant banking is becoming a necessity for many companies that hope to operate in the Middle East.
- US Business Leaders Check Out Opportunities In Cuba
May 29 2014 8:50 PM
Raul Castro is trying to make investment in Cuba more attractive, and American business leaders may push to lessen trade restrictions.
- Why Is This CEO Smiling?
May 29 2014 10:30 AM
Because new reports show compensation for American executives is actually growing but it doesn't always come in the form of a salary.
- For Wall Street, The World Cup Is A High-Stakes Investment Game
May 28 2014 9:14 PM
Goldman Sachs analysts have predicted which team will win the World Cup -- and the effect on the economy. Their tip: Buy Brazil.
- How A Few Ugly Oranges Could Derail South Africa’s Economy
May 28 2014 12:46 PM
Amid fears of "black spot" fruit disease, the EU has restricted imports of citrus fruit from South Africa, the world's largest exporter.
- SpaceX Set To Unveil New 'Space Taxi' Amid Growing Tension With Russia
May 28 2014 10:45 AM
In the latest from a partnership with NASA, SpaceX will unveil its latest ship model, meant to shuttle astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
- Lattes, Burritos and Handguns: Which One Doesn't Belong?
May 27 2014 6:19 PM
Consumer brands like Starbucks and Chipotle address guns in their stores, in a trend toward social action that may be the new normal.
- Why Canada's GDP Is Outpacing The United States, For Now
May 27 2014 11:32 AM
Economists expect Canada to outpace the U.S. in GDP growth this quarter. Here's why.
- South Africa's Mining Production Is At Its Lowest Since 1967
May 27 2014 10:42 AM
The South African economy had its biggest slump since 2009 this quarter after weeks of mining strikes paralyze production.
- The Internet, The Parents And The School: Reactions To The Isla Vista Shooting
May 26 2014 6:47 PM
Within days of the shooting, social media became the platform for a massive global discussion about violence against women.
- Rap Genius Co-Founder Out After Comments On Rampage
May 26 2014 4:18 PM
After posting tasteless commentary on Elliot Rodger's "manifesto," Mahbod Moghadam has been ousted.
- Nigerian Officials Veto Exchange Deal For Girls With Boko Haram
May 26 2014 2:27 PM
After months of searching for the kidnapped girls, Nigerian officials withdrew from negotiations with Boko Haram at the last minute.
- Investors Say Uber Could Be Worth $17 Billion
May 26 2014 12:18 PM
Experts say the on-demand car service could be valued at much more than previously expected.
- Sex, Drugs, Smuggling And Italy's GDP
May 23 2014 1:19 PM
Italy announced that it will include drugs, prostitution and smuggling as it recalculates its 2014 GDP.
- These Five Vietnamese Companies Are Set For Global Growth
May 23 2014 11:11 AM
A quarter of the World Economic Forum's list of global growth companies from East Asia are based in Vietnam.