World Economy


  • Slim expects growth for Mexican economy in 2015 Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 3:08 PM ET
    Billionaire Carlos Slim speaks during an event announcing an alliance between his philanthropic foundation and the World Wildlife Fund in Mexico City, Mexico.

    Carlos Slim said he thinks Mexico's economy will start to grow at a faster pace next year after overcoming a sluggish couple of years.

  • Larry Kudlow sounds off on Ex-Im Bank     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, says the Export-Import Bank should go away, and digs into just where the money is going.

  • S&P ups Ukraine outlook to stable from negative Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:26 PM ET
    A Ukrainian serviceman sits atop an armored personnel carrier near the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk.

    S&P revised its outlook on Ukraine to stable from negative, saying the IMF program from April has helped improve the nation's economic situation.

  • Cashin says keep an eye on profit margins     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Art Cashin, of UBS, says investors are beginning to take a defensive stance as they quietly tiptoe into the weekend. And Cashin reveals what he'll be watching as earning come rolling in next week.

  • 'Be a long-term optimist': Brian Rogers     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    Legendary investor Brian Rogers of T. Rowe Price Group, discusses his market focus, and whether he's worried about bank fines, while talking with CNBC's Kayla Tausche at the Allen & Company media and technology conference.

  • End of QE positive: Brian Rogers     Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche speaks to legendary investor Brian Rogers of T. Rowe Price Group at the Allen & Company media and technology conference, about the global economy, and the Fed.

  • Serbia comes in from the cold with EU ambitions Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 5:01 AM ET
    Belgrade, Serbia

    An international pariah at the end of the 20th century, Serbia has undergone a long rehabilitation so it can approach the EU for membership.

  • Does Asia face Portugal-style debt risks? Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 1:21 AM ET

    Rising Asia corporate debt levels may make investors nervous after missed debt payments by a Portugal conglomerate spurred renewed default fears.

  • Are investors losing patience with the BOJ? Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    Investors poured funds into Japan stocks last year on hopes of more Bank of Japan easing, but it looks like next week's meeting will disappoint again.

  • Fast Money Final Trade: CVX, EWZ, INTC     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.

  • Stock Pops & Drops: COH, SRPT, CRAY, LB     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.

  • Portuguese issues impacting hedge funds?     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:34 PM ET

    Portugal's second largest bank is reportedly at risk of missing a debt payment. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the safety of hedge funds in Europe.

  • Global issues: Buy or sell?     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    How concerned should traders be about Portugal's second largest bank reportedly at risk of missing a debt payment, with Michael Farr of Farr, Miller & Washington, and Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • Bad data to watch     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Global fears are weighing on stocks. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to just one piece of bad news after another.

  • Cashin says contagion fears remain     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss Thursday's trading action in Europe, as markets closed lower amid growing concerns around Portuguese banks and EU sovereign debt.

  • Liesman's world of worry     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    With U.S. stocks getting hit by global fears, CNBC's Steve Liesman looks at the contrast between global weakness and pretty good economic data in the United States.

  • Saudi America? Close...but no cigar: Analysts Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:53 AM ET
    Construction of the Keystone Pipeline in Prague, Okla., (L) and an oil pipeline in northeastern Saudi Arabia.

    The U.S. is producing vast amounts of oil—but isn't quite in Saudi Arabia's league just yet, according to experts.

  • World leaders need to worry about water: Gorbachev Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Former leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev.

    By 2025, 1.8 billion people will live in regions with water scarcity. The international community needs to act now, says Mikhail Gorbachev.

  • El Nino likely striking in summer: US forecaster Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    The U.S. weather forecaster put the chances of the El Nino weather phenomenon striking during the Northern Hemisphere summer at 70 percent.

  • Take shelter! Housing remodeling boom may be done Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:18 AM ET
    In Summerville, S.C., 84 Lumber workers load a container of US-manufactured building materials bound for Mongolia.

    Is the housing remodeling boom over? A status update from Lumber Liquidator is acting as a possible canary in the coal mine.

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