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Erin Burnett has been travelling the globe in search of the market movers of tomorrow. So far she has been to Dubai, will be in Mumbai, India tomorrow and goes to London next week. Here are some stats on the economies she has visited.
U.S. light, sweet crude for June delivery fell $1.58 to settle at $124.22 a barrel Wednesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Oil prices didn't set a Nymex closing record Tuesday, but they came very close.
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Brazil's strong growth-- fueled by red-hot commodities exports and a strong domestic demand-- offers investors a growing range of options.
Private equity firms are hiring more staff in emerging markets to keep up with faster growth opportunities in Asia and Eastern Europe.
Debt collection is a growing business for outsourcing companies, especially as the American economy slows and its consumers struggle to pay for their purchases.
More than a quarter of US employers expect more of their high-skill positions to be shipped overseas.
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United Parcel Service saw its shares fall sharply after the world's largest shipping carrier cut profit guidance, indicating more troubles for the US economy.
United Parcel Service, the world's largest shipping carrier, cut its first-quarter profit guidance Tuesday, and its shares fell in late trading.
Oil majors can't get ahead of production declines despite spending on unconventional sources, an energy sector investment banker says.
Arcelor Mittal's profit came in at the top of analysts’ expectations Wednesday but its shares fell on profit taking, despite bullish comments from Aditya Mittal, president and CFO of the world’s largest steel maker.
India's lucrative outsourcing industry struggled Thursday to overcome Internet slowdowns and outages after cuts in two undersea cables sliced the country's bandwidth in half.
Over 30 years this Indian software engineer has helped pioneer outsourcing from the West. The company he co-founded now receives one and a half million job applications each year. By building Infosys he has contributed to a transformation of India's reputation, stoked controversy and built a personal fortune worth in excess of one billion US dollars.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown travels to China and India in the next few days, knowing that boosting trade with the fast-growing countries could be vital at a time when the credit crunch hits growth elsewhere.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets his Chinese counterpart on Monday on a trip in which the world's two fastest-growing major economies will seek to put aside a lingering border dispute to build trade and investment.
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ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, plans to pay at least $1.7 billion for all of China Oriental Group's shares it does not own, boosting its footprint in the world's top consumer and producer of steel.