Puerto Rico, already hobbled by debt, is weighed down by outdated infrastructure that has increased the cost of doing business on the island.» Read More
Prashant Sawant, convertible bond specialist at KNG Securities, tells CNBC infrastructure is a key challenge for India, and an opportunity for the U.K.
James P Walsh, senior economist Asia Pacific department at the IMF, emphasizes the importance of infrastructure investments to stimulate growth.
Authorities in Indonesia are reevaluating the use of speed bumps after local clerics demanded the traffic measure be considered 'haram,' i.e. forbidden. The Global Post reports.
Ahead of Prologis' REIT listing in Tokyo, CEO Hamid Moghadam tells CNBC how Japan's long-term fundamentals & the 'Abenomics' impact helped lift growth.
Infrastructure expert Barry Lepatner, founder of Lepatner & Associates, offers insight on the costs of America's bridges and roads.
Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, weighs in on where investors should be looking to place their money after the President's State of the Union address.
As Leighton Holdings returns to profit in 2012, CEO Hamish Tyrwhitt tells CNBC why Australia's mining slowdown doesn't bother the firm thanks to rising commodity and infrastructure demand in Asia.
The shipping industry continues to linger in the doldrums four years after the global financial crisis, even as other major asset markets have bounced back.
Jeffrey Schwartz, Deputy Chairman at Global Logistic Properties reports a 30.7% rise in Q3 net profits and is optimistic about the company's outlook. He speaks about the company's J-Reit listing in Tokyo.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the American Society of Civil Engineers says the nation would lose 3.5 million jobs if it fails to fix its aging infrastructure. Donna Cooper, Center for American Progress, weighs in.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest data from the American Society of Civil Engineers show the nation could lose 3.5 million jobs due to the shortfall in infrastructure funding.
Andrew Goodwin, senior economic advisor at Ernst and Young, tells CNBC that the UK government should step in to fund infrastructure projects as the private sector has not invested so far.
"If you build it they will come," said Stephen Roach, Yale University senior fellow, commenting on China's infrastructure boom and its outlook on growth.
Assessing the damage left in the wake of nor'easter, Athena, with Chuck Watson, Kinetic Analysis Corp.
Christine Tezak, ClearView Energy Partners, talks about how to make money on rebuilding the nation's utility infrastructure.
Political inertia, red tape and a dearth of foreign investment are impeding a much needed overhaul.
The owner of a private bridge in Michigan is spending millions to block a new government-funded bridge nearby. When do the wealthy have too much political influence?
Julian Robertson, Tiger Management founder, and Emil Henry, Romney campaign economic adviser, discuss Mitt Romney's fiscal policies on China and the Federal Reserve.
Julian Robertson, Tiger Management founder, and Emil Henry, Romney campaign economic adviser, explain why Wall Street should switch allegiance from Obama to Romney
Cherian George, Fitch Ratings, offers an update on the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast.