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  • The Middle East's Most Competitive Countries Wednesday, 31 Mar 2010 | 8:09 AM ET
    As one of the the most difficult economic climates in generations continues, Western countries still dominate the top 10 slots in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report, led by Switzerland and the United States. But in the Middle East, 13 countries continue their upward trend of recent years, with a number of countries measurably improving their competitiveness. In this respect, significant differences between countries persist. In many energy exporting countries, abundant oil

    While America took a big hit during the financial crisis, many Middle Eastern economies grew. Click to see where these countries rank globally and regionally.

  • Faulty Elevator Blamed for Dubai Tower Shutdown Tuesday, 9 Feb 2010 | 10:16 AM ET
    The Burj Dubai towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    A faulty elevator was behind the shutdown of the observation deck on the world's tallest tower that effectively closed the half-mile-high Burj Khalifa to the public, witnesses and a Dubai rescue official said Tuesday.

  • Mad Mail: Take Profits on Starbucks? Monday, 11 Jan 2010 | 10:15 PM ET

    Plus, get Cramer’s calls on utilities, infrastructure and more.

  • Mad Mail: What’s Wrong With Fluor? Friday, 11 Dec 2009 | 9:11 PM ET

    Plus, Cramer makes the call on jobs and another Brazilian stock.

  • Dubai's Debt Woes Signal New Era for Creditors Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | 9:19 AM ET

    The fact that Dubai has been struggling under huge debts is not a surprise to anyone who has followed the Emirate’s economy over the last 10 years.

  • Cramer: This Stock Offers ‘Plenty of Upside’ Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 7:30 PM ET

    When oil and gas companies are looking to expand – such as now – this firm makes it happen.

  • Build Your Portfolio by Investing in Infrastructure Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 5:44 AM ET
    Construction Highway

    As the economic slowdown peters out and recovery shoots arise, governments are still making good on their promises of infrastructure spending in their massive stimulus packages. And it may be just the time for investors to make money off these government-initiated projects.

  • Cramer: 5 Stocks to Play the Next Bull Run Monday, 9 Nov 2009 | 7:56 PM ET

    Don’t get left behind.

  • GAO Tries Accounting for Stimulus—but It Isn't Easy Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 3:39 PM ET
    Stimulus Package

    A new Government Accountability Office report shows how and where stimulus funds have been spent so far, including $11 billion for highway projects across the country.

  • Whitman Formally Begins Bid for California Governor Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 9:33 AM ET
    Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO

    Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman officially launched her bid for governor of California on Tuesday, sketching out her ideas to return the state to a time when "California had its act together."

  • China's Down Periods May Be Buying Opportunities Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 12:09 PM ET

    Chinese stocks have unusually determined global market direction lately, bringing equities crashing down earlier this week, and talk about an end of the rally has intensified.

  • Emerging Markets Help Pull Africa Up Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 12:06 PM ET

    Africa's investment fortunes are shifting, as the 'Dark Continent' becomes gradually less depended of its main trading partner, Europe, and attracts investor from fast-growing emerging countries.

  • Is It Time To Invest in Emerging Markets? Friday, 21 Aug 2009 | 11:36 AM ET

    Emerging markets were the shining light when the world entered recession last year, but even these developing economies have been struck by the global slowdown. But as China and India continue to grow and Japan exits out of a contraction, are emerging markets becoming the world's saving grace, and if so, how should investors be taking advantage of the opportunities there?

  • India Needs 'Infrastructure Binge' to Get More Cash Thursday, 20 Aug 2009 | 10:09 AM ET
    Taj Mahal, Agra, India

    India could become an investment magnet among emerging markets if economic reforms are put into effect and if the new coalition government finds way to fix the country's crumbling infrastructure, experts interviewed by CNBC said.

  • Stimulus Spending Fails to Follow Unemployment, Poverty Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | 4:27 PM ET
    Stimulus Package

    An analysis of the most comprehensive list of stimulus spending to date found no relationship between where the money is going and unemployment and poverty.

  • Pros Say: Forecasts Show Risk is Lower Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | 6:45 PM ET

    Stocks ended flat Tuesday as investors took a breather after Monday's blockbuster rally. Bank and airline stocks were bright spots, while investors sold tech, materials and energy. Pending-home sales jumped 3.6 percent in June, beating expectations. It was the fifth straight monthly gain and the longest such streak in six years. Read and listen to what the pros had to say...

  • Cramer’s 8-Point Plan for Rebuilding America Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | 7:44 PM ET

    It’s not so much a social contract as an economic strategy. Here’s how we put people back to work.

  • Cities Lose Out on Road Funds From Federal Stimulus Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | 10:39 AM ET
    South California highway

    Two-thirds of the country lives in large metropolitan areas, home to the nation’s worst traffic jams and some of its oldest roads and bridges. But cities and their surrounding regions are getting far less than two-thirds of federal transportation stimulus money.

  • France, Unlike US, Is Deep into Stimulus Projects Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | 4:11 AM ET

    French workers normally take off much of the summer, but this month, there is something of a revolution going on here at this former royal chateau roughly 30 miles southeast of Paris. The throngs of tourists will be jostling alongside stonemasons, restoration experts and other artisans paid by the French government’s $37 billion economic stimulus program, the New York Times reported.

  • Market Tips: Why to Avoid Citi — and Euro Banks Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 5:11 AM ET

    Global stocks began second half of 2009 in positive territory on Wednesday after a successful previous quarter. Wall Street logged its best quarter in a decade in the second quarter. Experts tell CNBC how to invest in the new quarter.