Germans have welcomed renewable energy, even as electric bills doubled. But enthusiasm appears to be waning with a plan for high-voltage transmission lines. The New York Times reports.» Read More
While Venezuela subsidizes Scotch and Barbie dolls with currency controls, medical supplies and consumer staples are in short supply.
After a strong third quarter, economists are ratcheting up their fourth-quarter growth forecasts but to a somewhat slower pace.
Global investors shouldn't be looking at Russia as the tip of a systemic Russia-leads-to-contagion crisis, Douglas Rediker said.
The Dow Jones industrial average hit 18,000 for the first time Tuesday after revised figures showed the strongest economic growth in 11 years.
Two years on, the 75% French "super-tax" tax is due to expire at the end of this month.
Shale oil firms in the U.S. will suffer in the next two years due to the dramatic fall in the price of the commodity, according to Dennis Gartman.
Moody's Investors Service could cut the ratings on up to 16 Russian banks, the credit ratings agency warned on Tuesday.
Italy's antitrust authority has fined TripAdvisor 500,000 euros ($600,000) following complaints of improper business practices.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba took 90 million counterfeit items offline and spent over 1 billion yuan ($160.7 million) fighting fake goods.
Not sure what to do with your old iPhone? Well, here's one option.
North Korea continued suffering periodic Internet blackouts since restoring service late Monday night.
There's something to be said for a big, black headline that indicates the market has crossed another bridge.
Less global demand for oil is more to blame for the price drop than oversupply, Boone Pickens tells CNBC.
Greece's lawmakers failed again to approve the prime minister's choice of president — a result that could send the country back to the polls.
Ukraine's parliament votes for the country to renounce its "nonaligned" status and work towards membership of the NATO alliance.
Jake Novak calls BS on a recent study that cited availability of porn for low marriage rates.
The U.S. economy grew at its quickest pace in 11 years in the third quarter, but a separate reading on U.S. factory orders slumped in November.
Will you be dining out this Christmas day? Over 1 million Britons are planning on ditching their cookers and heading for the restaurants.
Scarcely have the Christmas presents been unwrapped than tens of thousands of people across the U.K. go online to find their dream home.
Russia's government could still be pushed into using its gold reserves to bolster the falling ruble, currency experts have forecast.
In the panicky run-up to the big day, would you be happy to hand over nearly $10,000 for a Christmas tree?
Tim Connaghan, author of "Behind the Red Suit," says fund managers need to work harder in 2015 in order to deliver alpha.
CNBC looks at which countries have seen the biggest gain in house prices over the last 12 months — and which have suffered the biggest losses.
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.