This week there's sure to be plenty of talk about the environmental impact of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. But the real debate begins hundreds of miles north where the oil comes from, in Fort McMurray, Alberta—the unofficial capitol of oil sands country.
After Hugo Chavez's anointed heir secured a razor-thin victory in Venezuela's presidential election on Sunday, one analyst questioned how much longer Chavez's socialist policies will survive.
CNBC's Robert Frank provides a look at which parts of the country house the most tax cheats.
German opposition leader Peer Steinbrueck has warned Europe could see a repeat of the Cyprus crisis even as the bailout costs for the island nation have ballooned, adding that Cyprus must foot the added costs.
Many gold producers will struggle to stay afloat if the gold price slumps below $1,200 analysts have told CNBC.
China's disappointing first quarter economic growth is leading to a loss of confidence in the outlook for the world's second largest economy.
Gold prices continued to plummet Monday on Cyprus selling concerns, Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC.
Britain's biggest retail bank Lloyds received more complaints than any of its rivals in the second half of 2012, data published by the U.K.'s financial regulator showed.
The robots are coming and their presence will eventually bridge the digital-physical divide, dramatically impacting human life, experts say.
Cyprus will relax requirements for citizenship, including for bank depositors who lost large amounts of money in the deal with the EU and IMF, the president said on Sunday.
The new finance minister of Cyprus has told CNBC his country is in for a "rough ride" following the bailout agreement for his country.
Nearly one-fifth of British businesses favor complete withdrawal from the European Union, a new survey has found.
Easing growth in China and pessimism about the U.S. recovery after a surprise 0.4 percent contraction in retail sales last month are likely to push oil prices lower, according to CNBC's latest survey.
The political establishment has dismissed Germany's new anti-euro party as a fear-mongering populist aberration that could implode even before a looming federal election.
As recently as the early 1990s, the idea that Sweden could be a model of anything except socialism gone awry would have been laughable. But economic reforms and market liberalization have lit a fire under the economy.
Creditors of the European arm of Lehman Brothers, which collapsed in September 2008, may be repaid in full, administrators said.
After several mishaps with its cruise ships, Carnival hopes Kate Middleton will give its new Princess Cruise division the royal touch.
Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian says we are now watching the second botching of a Cyprus rescue and the implications cannot be good for Cyprus, or for Europe as a whole.
One of France's most notorious criminals escaped from prison using explosives to blast his way through five security doors.
When financial leaders of the G20 get together this week, they'll mull a plan to slash debt to well below 90 percent of GDP.
China and Brazil face opposite problems and should take tips from each other, according to Capital Economics.
News that the Swedish capital of Stockholm has been hit by three nights of rioting has come as a surprise.
Even as Apple faced a grilling from lawmakers over its tax avoidance schemes, two more companies revealed they would move to lighten their tax burden.
Cherie Blair describes her battles with the British press over publishing details about her children's private lives.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair says press regulation in the aftermath of the Leveson Inquiry is a "straightforward" matter.
Cherie Blair says the electoral success of Margaret Thatcher made her husband aware of the importance of claiming the center ground.