Tom Rogers, senior economic advisor at EY, outlines his expectations for the U.K.'s revised gross domestic product (GDP) for the first quarter.» Read More
U.S. Olympic fans looking to fly to Beijing for the summer games will find a limited choice of options originating from the US, but they'll find a spanking new airport terminal and light rail line.
More than a quarter of US employers expect more of their high-skill positions to be shipped overseas.
Curbing greenhouse gases has become an emergency, as global warming advances faster than previously thought, Lord Nicholas Stern, the author of the 'Stern Review' on climate change and the economy, tells CNBC.com.
Investors need to decide whether or not we are experiencing a full-blown recession or another mid-cycle slowdown to decide on the best strategies to make money in these turbulent markets, Peter Toogood, CIO of Forsyth Partners told CNBC Europe.
Man Group, the world's biggest listed hedge fund firm, said on Thursday it would beat analysts' average profit forecast for the year ended March 31, despite turmoil in financial markets.
British mortgage approvals picked up from near record lows in January, the British Bankers' Association said on Monday, indicating an expected slowdown in the housing market may be less severe than some fear.
Serb rioters broke into the U.S. Embassy and set fire to an office after a massive protest against Kosovo's independence that drew an estimated 150,000 people.
This was a big day. The Dow rallied more than 300 points off its initial lows; we essentially moved sideways since one hour after the open. What does it mean? The most important development is we have broken the "sell on the rally" mentality;
So for bulls and bears it's a tough call either way: 1) How much do you believe the U.S. consumer is slowing down, and 2) How much ancillary slowdown will the global economy see. Bears say consumer slowdown has just begun, and global slowdown is just starting, with the U.K. already slowing.
The furniture rental subsidiary of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is expanding into the United Kingdom. Cort, "the leading furniture provider in the 'rent-to-rent' industry in the United States," says it is buying England's Roomservice Group, which describes itself as "the UK's leading furnishing solutions provider." The price is not included in the release.
Britain's biggest brewer Scottish and Newcastle (S&N) bolstered its defense against a Carlsberg and Heineken bid by moving to slash costs, but weak third-quarter trading sent its shares well below the bid price.
Major companies such as Chicago-based Marriott International, the Intercontinental Group of Britain, Accor of France and Shangri-La of Hong Kong, have built networks and are expanding aggressively through the country.
The Olympic games in Beijing are a prime opportunity for US carriers to prove their worth and thus gain greater access to a key growth market.
The United Kingdom is one of five trillion-dollar economies in western Europe. Its economic strength has allowed it to remain independent of the European Union, and public opinion polls have shown steady, substantial opposition to abandoning the pound for the euro.