As investors scramble for bitcoin, they're finding that when it comes to virtual currencies, the rules of economics are less predominant than those of hackers.
Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains what China's currency situation means for U.S. consumption and how it affects the entire U.S. and global economies.
Countries around the world keep their currencies pegged to the U.S. dollar, but how is this balance maintained? We saw in a previous video how a floating exchange rate can significantly affect international trade, but how is this achieved?
You've probably heard about the global controversy surrounding the Chinese currency: international leaders have criticized the Chinese government for keeping the value of the Yuan artificially low, because an artificially undervalued Yuan has serious implications for international trade.
When there is a disparity in interest rates between countries, investors have an opportunity to employ a currency trading strategy called the carry trade.
If you understand inflation, deflation is simply the flip side of the coin. In fact, sometimes it referred to as “negative inflation.”
Although inflation is not necessarily a bad thing for a growing economy, there have been numerous historical examples when inflation runs wild, a situation called hyperinflation. CNBC explains
In a good economy, gradual inflation is considered a good thing, but in tougher economic times, too much inflation is a serious problem. CNBC Explains.
While moderate inflation is actually a good thing for a healthy economy, inflation can also occur when the economy is stagnant.
Star mutual fund managers reveal secrets behind the stock-picking strategies buried in corporate filings.
The rift between the local and national offices of the IAM has become bigger in wake of the new Boeing labor contract.
When it comes to pensions, a guess about a fraction of a percentage point can be worth billions of dollars to big corporations.
Paul Volcker was Chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Reagan and Carter. But his name is becoming more well-known for a part of the Dodd–Frank reform bill. It's called the Volcker rule, and CNBC explains.
Exchange-Traded Funds, also known as ETFs, are a new breed of investments. In a nutshell, they are managed funds that can be traded on the open market. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy illustrates the flexibility of ETFs in an example.
How financial advisors help clients worried about the impact of a rise in interest rates on fixed-income portfolios.
To kick off our year-long anniversary, we created a list of top leaders, icons and rebels.
Go inside the new technologies, evolving markets and tricky geopolitics influencing the world's growing energy needs.