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El Niño Won’t Be Business as Usual

by Oana Aristide

October 6, 2015

Storm clouds over field of wheat crops

Water temperatures in the Pacific Ocean suggest the current El Niño phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record, ...

How the Refugee Crisis Is Impacting Europe

by Markus Kuger

October 2, 2015

Syrian refugees standing behind fence in Europe

Not a single day passes without headlines in European newspapers describing the mass influx of refugees into the ...

Six Reasons to Lift the Ban on US Crude Oil Exports

by Michelle Campbell

October 1, 2015

Oil tanker ship with refinery

With the US awash in energy due to the rewards of fracking, oil company lobbyists have renewed their efforts to lift ...

Social Media and Mobile Technology Transform Travel Industry

by Michael McLellan

September 30, 2015

Mobile Devices

It’s hard to remember what it was like to book a flight or find an appropriate hotel before the Internet made it so ...

Syriza Regains Power and Another Chance to Turn Greece Around

by Daniele Fraietta

September 28, 2015

Alexis Tsipras, prime minister of Greece

Alexis Tsipras and his leftist Syriza party have another chance to steer Greece out of a five-year-long economic ...

Shell Exits the Arctic

by Stuart Hampton

September 28, 2015

Shell arctic oil rig in Alaska

Royal Dutch Shell has just announced that it will halt exploration in the Arctic after spending several years of legal ...

Executives on the Move: The Week of September 21st – 25th

by Linet Krouse

September 28, 2015


Here are just a few of the interesting executive changes making headlines over this past week: Peake Climbs to CFO Spot ...

China’s “Hidden” Bad Loans Signal Trouble Ahead

by Christian Hudspeth

September 22, 2015


Citigroup analyst and former UK policy maker Willem Buiter set off alarm bells when he recently predicted that there ...

Europe and South America on the Brink of Historic Trade Deal

by Michelle Campbell

September 17, 2015

Globe showing South America, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia

Mercosur, the #1 trading bloc in South America and the fourth-largest trading bloc in the world overall, is expected to ...

The Impending Interest-Rate Liftoff: Does the Date Matter?

by Bodhi Ganguli

September 9, 2015

calendar with pushpin thumbtacks on different dates

The timing of the Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike in nearly a decade continues to drive vigorous discussion ...

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