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  • Investing Abroad? Experts Offer Their Advice Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 5:51 PM ET
    Brazil has a statutory minimum of 30 days for vacation and 11 days for public holidays. Pictured: Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro

    Investing abroad always poses risk but if you’re careful, though, you can profit nicely in overseas markets, some with double-digit year-over-year growth.

  • Russia: Risk & Reward     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 1:19 PM ET

    Eurasia analyst Carroll Colley, offers insight on Russia's entrance into the World Trade Organization today, and whether this could help lure business and investments to Moscow in spite of recent government crackdowns.

  • Russia - the Best Pick Among Emerging Market Stocks? Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 4:31 AM ET
    Moscow Russia

    Sound corporate earnings, cheap valuations and Russia’s entry into the World Trade Organization make the country's equity market stand out among its emerging-market peers, fund mangers say. Russian stocks, for example, are the cheapest among the equity markets of the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China.

  • Russian Stocks Are Cheap     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 6:30 PM ET

    Russ Koesterich, Global Chief Investment Strategist, BlackRock's iShares Group says that Russian stocks are cheap and that risks are already priced into markets.

  • Free Speech Fight in Russia     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 4:59 PM ET

    Russian chess champion Gary Kasparov reacts to the arrests of the Russian punk band, and discusses the legal action he planning against the Russian police who he claims attacked him.

  • Putin Jails 'Pussy Riot' Band     Friday, 17 Aug 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Riots are heating up in Russia as a 2-year prison sentence was given to a popular Russian punk band that spoke out against the government, with Nationally Syndicated Radio Talk Show Host John Batchelor.

  • A Decade-Long Ascent to Economic Power Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 9:58 AM ET

    The U.S. may have committed a strategic error in not recognizing Turkey as a geographic bridge and trade center earlier.

  • Investing in Europe's Fastest-Growing Economy Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 9:58 AM ET
    Hagia Sofia and Blue Mosque seen from Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey.

    Turkey’s roaring economy has earned it the nickname “New Tiger” among foreign investors -— who are pouring money into the country.

  • Nuclear-Plant May Test Turkey’s Trade-Diplomacy Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 9:57 AM ET
    The coal fueled Fiddlers Ferry power station emits vapour into the night sky in Warrington, United Kingdom.

    Ankara’s effort at energy self-sufficiency will mean dishing out big contracts without offending any of its major trade partners.

  • How to Invest in a Powerhouse Emerging Market Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 9:57 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the Istanbul Stock Exchange in Istanbul, Turkey.

    Dominated by a highly-regarded banking sector and flourishing consumer goods industry, Turkey’s stock market is easy for foreign investors to access.

  • When Will Turkey Join the European Union? Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 12:55 AM ET
    Maslak is a neighborhood and one of the main business districts of Istanbul, Turkey.

    For years, the prospect of Turkey joining the EU wasn't taken seriously. But Turkey has embarked on a series of economic and political reforms, making it more palatable to EU members.

  • Russian businessman and billionaire Andrey Melnichenko.

    Russian Billionaire Andrew Melnichenko is building what is likely to become the largest sailing yacht in the world.

  • London Olympics 'Exceptional': Sochi 2014 CEO     Thursday, 9 Aug 2012 | 4:20 AM ET

    Dmitry Chernyshenko, CEO of Sochi 2014 says the organizers of London 2012 should be extremely proud as it has been exceptional.

  • Russia's Botched Satellite Launch     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 7:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Joe Kernen reports Russia's space agency took a hit this morning after its Proton rocket failed soon after launch.

  • Russia has yielded many leading industrial companies that rank among global leaders in mining, metallurgy, petrochemicals and telecommunications. Despite the rapid development of the regional economy and the strides made over the past 20 years, WTO membership promises to be an important catalyst for growth in the Russian market.

  • Euro’s Medicine May Be Making Greece’s Symptoms Worse Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | 12:30 PM ET
    Greek Parliament

    Greece's official lenders are signaling a growing reluctance to keep paying the bills of the nearly bankrupt nation, even as the government seeks leniency on its bailout terms.

  • In Euro Zone, Debt Pressure Tightens Grip Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 4:03 AM ET
    European Union Flag

    Signs that cracks in the euro zone are widening sent markets on the Continent down sharply on Monday, as doubts grew about Greece’s ability to make good on its debt payments and Spain’s economy — the region’s fourth largest — was straining under the pressure of the government’s austerity measures, the NYT reports.

  • Bulls Lock on to Emerging Market Promise Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 2:19 AM ET
    Beijing, China

    There are plenty of investors and analysts who are optimistic. After three straight months of outflows, emerging market equity funds tracked by EPFR Global attracted more than $700m of investments in the first two weeks of July, reports the Financail Times.

  • Europe’s Downturn Creates Unlikely Smugglers Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:20 AM ET
    Cigarettes

    For years, law enforcement officers and smugglers have played cat and mouse in Europe, where contraband cigarettes are stashed in everything from furniture shipments to loads of Christmas trees, the New York Times reports.

  • BRIC Countries Need a New Recipe for Growth     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 8:40 PM ET

    Adolfo Laurenti, Deputy Chief Economist & MD, Mesirow Financial, says BRIC economies face structural changes and that they need a new recipe for growth.

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