- 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.
- This Coup Just Might Stick To Teflon Thailand
May 22 2014 4:47 PM
Thailand's economy has a reputation for surviving political tensions, but maybe not this time.
- What Will The Thai Coup Mean For Markets?
May 22 2014 10:43 AM
After the Thai military took over on Thursday, economists say it could help stabilize markets, but only for now.
- Amid Violence, Nigeria Still Very Much Open For Business
May 21 2014 3:30 PM
Despite Boko Haram, foreign direct investment is still driving economic growth in Nigeria -- now the continent’s biggest economy.
- How To Successfully Hedge The Online Gambling Debate
May 21 2014 1:17 PM
Policymakers and casino magnates have made heavy bets on both sides of the online gaming issue, but doesn't someone have to win?
- Bank Admits Fraud, Stock Rises; Is This The New Normal?
May 20 2014 3:57 PM
Credit Suisse investors are confident despite a $2.5 billion fine and guilty plea, and analysts say this is the new normal for big banks.
- Republicans For Economy, Democrats For Health Care, Say US Voters
May 20 2014 1:29 PM
New data from Gallup shows that American voters are most concerned about the economy, and think Republicans can handle it better.
- Boko Haram's Global Funding Network Spans Drug-Running To Kidnapping
May 16 2014 5:13 PM
The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram uses ransoms, fake charities and foreign support to fund terrorism.
- African Farm Workers Take Dim View Of Future Prospects
May 16 2014 3:23 PM
A recent Gallup poll shows that agricultural workers in sub-Saharan Africa don't share the optimism of their non-farm or unemployed counterparts.
- In Africa, China Expands Beyond Oil
May 15 2014 10:33 AM
Often ahead of its Western counterparts in investment, China is moving from natural resources into manufacturing and services.
- It Takes More Than A Kick In An Elevator To Hurt Jay Z Inc
May 14 2014 4:00 PM
Because he’s not a businessman, he’s a business, man.
- Hard Cash For 'Hard Knocks'
May 13 2014 6:23 PM
The economics of Jay Z's elevator fiasco and how the media pays big bucks for citizen-produced photos and video.
- No, Red Wine Won't Make You Live Longer
May 13 2014 10:51 AM
A new study shows that drinking red wine and eating chocolate may not have the health benefits people once thought.
- What A Chinese Railway System Means For Africa
May 12 2014 6:42 PM
Past attempts have failed, but China's new plan to fund a railway network in Africa could significantly boost the continent's economies.
- The Rise Of Nigeria: Six Companies To Watch
May 09 2014 2:15 PM
As the country attracts attention from investors around the world, some firms have "clear potential to become global economic leaders."
- China Vows Continental African Railway No Longer A Pipe Dream
May 08 2014 4:36 PM
China steps in to fill infrastructure needs in Africa, with "no political strings attached."
- Nigeria's Economic Forum Overshadowed By Kidnapping
May 08 2014 8:51 AM
Nigeria's kidnapping crisis casts a pall over an economic forum being hosted by the violence-plagued nation.
- On Africa Tour, Chinese Premier Promises Huge Boost In Investment
May 07 2014 1:16 PM
As China-Africa trade continues to grow, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang pledged economic support while on a four-country Africa tour.