Smart chip cards are becoming the standard worldwide, so when you travel expect your 'old' American credit card to be rejected.
A deluge of data that could give a clearer indication on how Japan is coping with a tax hike will top traders' watch list this week.
German car parts suppliers have been told they can no longer manage their Chinese units independently but need to form partnerships with local peers.
With general election just a month away, there are fears that Swedes could be the Achilles heel of a country that boasts a coveted AAA score from credit rating agencies.
China could have a new homegrown operating system by October to take on imported rivals such as Microsoft, Google and Apple.
As negotiations to resolve a bitter dispute teetered on the brink of collapse, Freeport-McMoRan chairman James "Jim Bob" Moffett flew to Jakarta for last-ditch talks.
China has executed eight people for "terrorist" attacks in its restive far western region of Xinjiang, including three who "masterminded" a dramatic car crash in the capital's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media said.
The quake damaged historic buildings, set some homes on fire and caused power outages around the picturesque town of Napa.
'There must be two sides to be successful. You cannot achieve peace on your own. I hope the talks with Russia will lead to success,' Merkel said.
Israel launched more airstrikes on Gaza on Sunday after taking its military campaign to a new level by flattening a 13-story apartment tower following a warning to residents to evacuate.
The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone.
The Bank of Japan may have to pursue its aggressive monetary policy easing for "some time" to fully vanquish deflation, BoJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Saturday.
Two popular cars were once again on the top of the National Insurance Crime Bureau's list of most stolen vehicles.
If start-up Shift Payments has its way, you'll soon be able to switch from real money to digital currency when paying with a single card.
From pollution and congestion to crime and bad attitudes, a list of the world's worst cities for travel and why they might stay that way.
Geopolitical headlines could rattle markets in the week ahead as focus shifts away from the Fed.
The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a Navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards (meters) from the U.S. jet and performing acrobatic maneuvers around it.
Even before you say "I do," hotels want a piece of your wedding spending, with new packages that help you shop for a ring.
Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concern about food safety in China.
Draghi, in remarks for the Jackson Hole economic policy conference, also said recent data confirmed the euro area was still uniformly weak.
London's housing market is changing, with new developments now offering condominium-style living typical in other parts of the world.
This Christmas, London's well-off parents will be fretting over whether their children get into the most prestigious schools in the new year.
Audiences seem to be falling out of love with traditional fairy tales and their happy endings.
The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, niece of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, and founder of social business FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren.
In part two, Bush Lauren talks about some of the early FEED products first released and the challenges she faced launching the group back in 2007.
As gold finishes out a rocky year, its chart is heading toward critical development point, and gold may fall below $1,000.
The Hindenburg Omen, which proponents claim foretells a major market collapse, is back.
As the Aussie dollar hovers near four-year lows against the U.S. dollar, charts suggest further downside.