Oct 1- The U.S. Supreme Court, back in session today after its summer recess, is expected to take up a closely watched case that could help it decide whether American judges are empowered to hear lawsuits over human rights atrocities abroad.
Argentina is making few friends in the fossil fuels industry these days. Sam Logan, owner of Southern Pulse, speaks to Oilprice.com about the politics of populism behind Argentina’s energy aggression.
The Supreme Court has reaffirmed its 2-year-old decision allowing corporations to spend freely to influence elections and has backed Arizona police checks of immigration status.
Investors cover short positions in riskier currencies and the Swiss vow to keep the franc's peg — it's time for your FX Fix.
Concerns about the soundness of the E.U. and its single currency have been roiling financial markets of all kinds on and off for more than a year.
United Airlines is auctioning off a VIP package for two that includes roundtrip business class tickets to Buenos Aires, Argentina, tango lessons and a private helicopter tour of the city.
The European Union on Friday launched a challenge against Argentina's import restrictions at the World Trade Organization, calling the Latin American country's trading and investment system "protectionist and nationalistic."
Getting away from it all gets harder and harder, as cell phones and 4G devices keep us tapped into our lives. These 10 getaways take up that challenge, spiriting you away from worldly cares.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Brazil's richest man, Eike Batista, regarding his plans to invest $50 billion in Brazil over the next 10 years. He is one of Time's "Most Influential People in 2012." Tim Seymour, EmergingMoney.com founder, also weighs in on the Brazil trade.
Discussing the IMF pledge, how the French elections could impact the U.S. economy and whether China will have a soft landing, with William Rhodes, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors CEO & president.
Argentina’s move to seize the local energy assets from Spanish oil and gas giant Repsol has spurred condemnation from the European Union's parliament and has led to worries about more anti-free market policies in Latin America.
As the dust settles on the announcement that Argentina would seize control of assets owned by Repsol-backed energy company YPF, many are worried that other companies will shy away from investment in the South American country.
Bill Gross, Pimco co-CIO & founder, discusses a "tweet" he sent out earlier this week in which he expressed, in rather graphic terms, his view on the debt crisis in Spain.
Smaller G20 currencies have outperformed the big four all year, and this strategist sees the trend continuing.
Argentina holds no lessons for Greece in how to manage a sovereign default, Robert Shapiro, Co-chair of the American Taskforce on Argentina and Co-founder and Chairman of Sonecon, an economic advisory firm told CNBC.com.
The pain of a euro zone breakup would be too great, this strategist says, and Europeans know it.
China Construction Bank is in talks to buy a bank in Brazil amid plans to open a subsidiary in Latin America’s biggest economy, according to officials and people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
Japan intervenes, the dollar jumps, and Argentines are on a tighter leash - time for your Monday FX Fix.
Emerging market investors looking to reduce volatility on their returns should combine stocks, bonds and currencies, according to a report by asset management firm Alliance Bernstein, called "An all-encompassing approach to emerging markets".
There are all kinds of debt—as small as personal debt or as large as national debt. There's another type of debt as important as the rest—called Sovereign Debt. CNBC Explains.