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  • How to profit from America's crumbling roads Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 3:04 PM ET
    Sidney Oats of Denver Public Works patches a pothole at 2nd Avenue and Knox Court in Denver on March 3, 2015. The combination of unseasonably warm temperatures followed by freezing cold is responsible for the onslaught of potholes in the Denver area.

    "There's a complete disrepair of our roads in the United States," says fund manager Josh Duitz. Here's how he'd play it.

  • Profiting from decaying roads & tunnels   Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    Profiting from decaying roads & tunnels

    How to invest in the repairing of America's infrastructure, with Josh Duitz, Alpine Funds.

  • The American Civil Liberties Union filed the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in Manhattan federal court, asking a judge to force the Transportation Security Administration to divulge how it runs the programs and the results they have achieved since they began in 2003.. "What we know about SPOT suggests it's a waste of taxpayer money, leads to racial...

  • WASHINGTON, March 17- The Obama administration has asked U.S. airlines for more information on their claims that Gulf carriers have received market-distorting subsidies, marking its first written response to U.S. airlines' lobbying effort, Reuters has learned. Leaders in the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure have recently called on...

  • The notes issued by Puerto Rico's Infrastructure Financing Authority were bought by Canadian RBC Capital Markets as part of a deal aimed at rescuing the island's Highways and Transportation Authority, one of several heavily indebted public corporations in the U.S. territory. "We are pleased that the legislature, after robust public debate and deliberation,...

  • Egypt open for business   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Egypt open for business

    Mustafa Abdel-Wadood, board member & chairman of the management executive committee at The Abraaj Group, talks about the opportunities going forward in Egypt, however, there's a huge shortfall in energy in the country

  • Why Indonesia struggles to attract investors Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 1:24 AM ET
    Construction site of Indonesia's mass rapid transit in Jakart

    Indonesia’s economic positives should have made it an investment magnet, but a slew of obstacles make the country a tough sell for foreigners.

  • This firm paid $5.7B for US toll road operator ITR   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 7:48 PM ET
    This firm paid $5.7B for US toll road operator ITR

    Brett Himbury, CEO of IFM Investors, discusses the Australian infrastructure investment firm's decision to acquire the Indiana Toll Road Concession for $5.73 billion.

  • Jakarta’s property boom is just getting started Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 9:30 PM ET

    Jakarta property prices have more than doubled since 2009, but with a new infrastructure push, the boom might only be getting started, analysts said.

  • The last hot 'BRIC' has a big weekend coming up Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:24 PM ET
    U.S. President Barack Obama laughs as he talks with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Rashtrapati Bhavan presidential palace in New Delhi, Jan. 26, 2015.

    This Saturday, investors will tune in to see if India's Narendra Modi delivers on the reforms he's promised as he unveils the country's annual budget.

  • India to roll out a 'disciplined budget'?   Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 12:17 AM ET
    India to roll out a 'disciplined budget'?

    Jahangir Aziz, head of EM Asia Economic Research at JP Morgan, says the economic realities of India may prompt the government to refrain from big ticket spending.

  • Is Singapore getting airport crazy? Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:32 PM ET
    Singapore's Changi Airport

    Singapore is budgeting $3 billion for a fifth airport terminal before the fourth is even completed, but it isn't clear the travelers will come.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 21- A group of shipping companies and a powerful dockworkers union reached a tentative labor deal late on Friday after nine months of negotiations, settling a dispute that disrupted the flow of cargo through 29 U.S. West Coast ports and snarled trans-Pacific maritime trade with Asia. The White House called the deal "a huge relief" for the economy,...

  • Sydney Airport? ETF finds unusual income plays Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 10:56 AM ET
    The Qantas Airways logo is displayed at the company's domestic terminal at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia.

    Guggenheim recently launched an exchange-traded fund concentrating on infrastructure that goes to unusual places.

  • Here's what US port dispute could cost the economy Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 9:32 AM ET
    A container ship is docked at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., in this aerial photo taken Feb. 6, 2015.

    A total shutdown of West Coast ports could cost the U.S. economy about $2 billion a day, Jay Timmons tells CNBC.

  • CANADA LABOUR MINISTER SAYS CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY STRIKE IS OVER, NO NEED FOR LEGISLATION.

  • NEW DELHI, Feb 16- India sealed a nuclear energy agreement with Sri Lanka on Monday, its first breakthrough with the new government of the tiny Indian Ocean island where China has been building ports and highways in a diplomatic push in recent years. Under the deal, India will help Sri Lanka build its nuclear energy infrastructure, including training of personnel,...

  • Representative Dave Reichert said he planned to introduce a resolution in Congress on Thursday to urge a swift end to the labor dispute that has throttled port activity on the West Coast. Eighty-four members of Congress signed a Jan. 30 letter urging the parties in a labor dispute between dockworkers and shipping lines and terminal operators to resolve...

  • Santelli Exchange: Low rates forever?   Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 11:42 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Low rates forever?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli examines the direction of global rates.

  • Santelli Exchange: Roads, power & funding   Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 10:45 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: Roads, power & funding

    CNBC's Rick Santelli asks WSJ columnist Holman Jenkins, Jr., about the progress of infrastructure funding.