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LONDON, Oct 1- Brent crude fell below $112 per barrel on Monday, reflecting investor concerns that a shaky global economy may hurt oil demand following fresh signs of weakness in China and Japan and evidence of a new recession in the debt-saddled euro zone.
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.
*India, Middle East, Africa to lead high-tech product demand. have more disposable income and a heavy appetite for technology products like cell phones, tablets and laptops, " Ken Rankin, high-tech marketing director at UPS in Atlanta, said in a Friday interview with Reuters.
More monetary stimulus programs from the Federal Reserve or the European Central Bank will force Latin American currencies to over-appreciate, Chile Finance Minster Felipe Larrain told CNBC on Thursday.
For a variety of reasons there still exist many untapped oil fields in the world. Those reasons may be political, technological, geological, or economical; but as time goes on they are being resolved to the extent that some huge fields are now becoming available for exploration and production.
Luis Miguel Castilla, Finance Minister of Peru says that investors in Asia are still interested in the country despite the uncertain global environment.
Argentina's government is slapping restrictions on imports of Spanish hams, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
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.
Jennifer Stevens, International Living, explains what's driving retirees south of the border.
Instead of just shipping products for companies, UPS and FedEx are also storing, maintaining and even customizing products — all with their own employees. CNBC's Brian Shactman explains.
CNBC's Brian Shactman goes inside the mad dash to move more than 25-million packages a day. It’s a revealing look at a complex system of jaw dropping automation at industry giants UPS and Fed Ex.
International Living just released its Retirement Index for 2012, which determines foreign destinations offering retirees a high standard of living at a low price. CNBC.com highlights 10 of them.
It pays to be young. but if you want to convey reliability, wisdom or gravitas, people over age 50 have the edge. See the new careers for workers over 50.
If you're dreaming of a caffeinated Christmas, you're not alone. It's reported that 80% of Americans drink coffee, with Thomas Perez, president of Bodum USA.
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.
Emerging market debt could be safer than US Treasurys, according to a new study by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the Eurasia Group.
CNBC Producer Steve Schnee shares the behind-the-scenes stories of a journey into Peru's coffee country where some of the world's best coffee is grown.
Despite the laundry list of troubles—and constant predications of an American decline— many analysts say the U.S. is far from losing its ranking as the number one economy on the globe.
Market turmoil in Europe and the U.S. may have made financial institutions in Asia—particularly China—even more attractive sources of credit for Latin American banks.