After a ho-hum performance for most of 2014, analysts believe that Japan's Nikkei 225 will see better days in the year ahead.» Read More
In Fitch's ratings sytem, a "CCC" rating implies "default is a real possibility."
If Russia doesn't do this one thing (and soon), it will be like 1998 — but worse, says Wolfgang Koester.
The U.S. is re-establishing diplomatic ties with Cuba, but Armando Codina said he isn't ready to invest in the communist country.
Some observers say a less acrimonious future between the United States and Iran makes economic sense.
A Japanese lingerie maker recalled more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out, sometimes while being worn.
Leon Cooperman offered insight into the market effects of the changes in U.S. economic policy with Cuba in an interview with CNBC.
Few U.S. companies have a big exposure to the Russian ruble's ongoing collapse.
Obama's move to normalize relations with Havana is raising the promise in South Florida that it will finally open up Cuba's economy.
The Russian currency crisis could turn into a broader economic crisis that could spill over to key emerging markets, Charles Dallara said.
Much worse things than will actually happen have been priced into Russian equities, says ETF specialist Tom Lydon. Ripe for the picking?
A federal watchdog wonders if the $700 million the United States has given to Afghanistan is actually helping the region. The Fiscal Times reports.
The ruble extended gains in the minutes following the Russian central bank's announcement that it is preparing to pump money into banks in 2015.
The global economy is in a fragile state with low factory activity in China, weak euro zone business growth, and Russian currency crisis.
With disappointing economic data chasing China into the new year, HSBC is cutting its growth forecasts, citing five key themes for the economy.
Apple stopped product sales in the troubled country Tuesday "due to extreme fluctuations in the value of the ruble."
It's clear the US is not prepared for the extent of damage that Vladimir Putin can unleash, says Jake Novak.
The overnight decision by the Russian central bank to raise rates came too late, RIA Novosti cited Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as saying.
The Russian central bank raised the rate by 100 basis points to 10 percent last week in an effort to stem a run on its currency.
Growth in China's factories held at an 18-month high in November as the official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) hovered at 51.4, data showed.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's re-election Sunday will have little impact on Japan's stalled economic reforms.
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