Ukraine's opposition accused President Viktor Yanukovich of betraying national interests after talks with Russia, though both countries said nothing had been agreed.» Read More
Georgia and Russia agreed in principle to an EU-brokered peace plan over South Ossetia on Wednesday as the U.S. showed disapproval of Moscow's attacks on its neighbor.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ordered a halt to military operations in Georgia on Tuesday, after five days of fighting and just before French President Nicolas Sarkozy was to hold peace talks in Moscow.
Will the Olympic games in Beijing (starting tonight on NBC) provide a boost to apparel companies Nike and Polo Ralph Lauren, which are both official sponsors?
In the spirit of the Beijing Olympics set to begin on Friday, we thought it would be fun to apply a CNBC twist to the summer games. Which World Market Index is poised to win the gold?
The developed markets are likely to continue to underperform, while the commodity and emerging market indices will generate better returns.
Taking a look at emerging markets such as Brazil and developing economies in Asia, but also at stocks that have not yet roused investors' interest such as Japanese companies could offer fresh buying opportunities, as there still are plenty of good shares around, Charlie Morris, manager of global trend fund at HSBC, told "Worldwide Exchange" on Wednesday.
Falling stocks and markets are the favorite hunting ground for long-term investors and they seem to be circling around Vietnam -- its market suffered a spectacular fall in 2008 -- and many investors are beginning to think it's time to get back in.
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Investors who spent the past nine months avoiding the US stock market and economy by snapping up multinational companies are now coming back home.
Even as the newspaper business is under threat in the U.S. and Europe, it's thriving in the developing world.
The currency trade has become increasingly popular as stock markets continue to move sideways and safe-haven government-backed bonds offer low yields.
Don't be fooled by the Chinese government's attempt to stabilize the market. There are still a lot of pitfalls - but also some bright spots - in this volatile economy.
I got so excited this morning! I discovered that Richard Branson and Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page are planning to establish the first human colony on Mars by 2014. This would be only two years after the expiration of the Google Lunar Xprize, awarding $30 million to get working rovers on the Moon.
It's the new hot spot for credit-strong financials, Cramer says. Here's the country's best-of-breed bank.
When's the right time to sell the Emerging Markets ETF? Why did Flowserve soar on no news? Find out in this exclusive CNBC.com feature.
I am at the biggest trade show in Vegas, at least by square footage (2.3 million) and weight (17 billion pounds of equipment). It's ConExpo, for the construction industry, which meets once every three years. What's changed since they last met in 2005? Residential construction has imploded, hurting many of the firms here. But the world's their oyster...
Aspen, Colorado is a special place. And you need a lot of money to live here. There are 88 homes listed on the market for $20 million or more. Those are just the ones officially listed. But even here, the economic slowdown is starting to affect prices.
"When the economy gets tough, the mood changes for the wealthy first." So said Maryam Saghatelian, assistant VP for Cartier’s west coast operations.
Here's one big difference between Boeing and Northrop Grumman: PR. Going into the long-anticipated tanker decision Friday, the Boeing team was in hourly contact with us, preparing for post-decision interviews. They've been in regular contact with me since last summer. Heck, they even sent me KC-767 playing cards!
Friday night Countrywide informed me that an employee sales event planned in April at an expensive Florida resort has been cancelled.