Tehran officials are in Beijing this week to seek more oil sales, in a move that could pressure the U.S. to sign off on a sanction-lifting deal.» Read More
Indonesia's president is gaining a reputation as executioner-in-chief, possibly to counter perceptions he's politically weak. The Financial Times reports.
Jim Cramer has had enough crying about the economy. This group just bottomed, and is ripe for buying.
Lowe's is halting sales of some of its Chinese-made laminate flooring "out of an abundance of caution" as it may have issues with formaldehyde.
With the diplomatic thaw between Cuba and the US, a more open Cuba could create a stock market that rewards investors.
China's dysfunctional property market has spurred its citizens to buy properties in global cities promising better air, education and rule of law.
China's official PMI came in at 50.1 for April, a tad above expectations, but still indicating the world's second-largest economy is cooling down.
Emerging markets are back on investors' buy lists, with expectations any U.S. rate hike will be delayed set to spur on the rally, experts say.
The New York metropolitan area gobbles up more energy than any other major city in the world, according to new research.
Don't forget to look beyond China and India for investing in Asian growth, according to pros at the Milken Institute Global Conference.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has an army of robotic soldiers in the works. The Fiscal Times reports.
Flakka, an increasingly popular synthetic designer drug, is a growing problem for police after bursting on the scene in 2013.
Owners of Apple Watch have found that their inked skin confuses the sensors on the underside of the device.
Foreign supermarket and hypermarket chains are struggling to compete in China, moving to revamp store formats and sell online. The Financial Times reports.
Brazil again steeply raised interest rates to show it's serious about reining in runaway prices, despite fears the step may worsen an expected recession.
Embattled Lumber Liquidators says the Justice Department has informed the company it is seeking criminal charges over its foreign sourcing.
Stacey Gilbert, head of derivative strategy at Susquehanna, says Chinese stocks could soon run into trouble soon.
McDonald's frozen fries supplier, Simplot, was fined $632,370 by the government of Beijing for water pollution.
Shares of the company fell 15.5 percent to $28.25 in premarket trading.
Sainsbury's CEO Mike Coupe has been handed a two-year jail sentence in Egypt, over claims that he tried to seize cheques from an Egyptian businessman.
An Indonesian firing squad executed eight drug convicts, prompting Australia to recall its envoy and drawing an angry reaction from Brazil.