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Germany should offer financial incentives to encourage people to have more children, according to one of the country's most influential economists.
Country's largest state exporters told to sell part of their foreign currency revenues to help stabilize the ruble, according to local media.
A Russian politician is advising women to use beetroot instead of expensive imported lipstick.
The Cuba rapprochement is a reminder that a Ukraine resolution is needed and that it's time to end the Cold War once and for all, says Jeffrey Sachs.
With the Christmas holiday approaching, the economic data calendar has started to lighten, but investors still have plenty to mull over as oil prices continue to fluctuate.
The U.S. dollar's increased buying power has presented opportunities for Americans to jet off to more exotic places.
Will Americans be rushing back to Cuba in the wake of the most significant thaw in 50 years? Not so fast, says one expert.
U.S. smokers and cigar companies are welcoming the prospect of being able to get their hands on "Cubans" openly.
Some say the crisis in Russia won't ripple into Europe and the U.S. — we're not buying it, says portfolio manager Hugh Johnson.
China has revised the 2013 GDP figures by 3.4% to 58.8 trillion yuan, but said the revision will not affect economic growth this year.
Despite a slowing economy, Europe still presents opportunities for robust growth, the chief of America's biggest jeweler, Tiffany & Co., told CNBC.
After a ho-hum performance for most of 2014, analysts believe that Japan's Nikkei 225 will see better days in the year ahead.
Putin may still be popular in Russia but his miscalculation could change that, said well-known economist Jim O'Neill.
Resolving the Russia-Ukraine dispute is critical. Here's the one person who can do that, says Jason Bordoff and Carlos Pascual.
Thanks to cheaper oil prices, Pacific Investment Management anticipates global growth to gain momentum in 2015.
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.
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