Sharply lower oil prices are widely hailed as a positive for most Asian markets, but that hasn't slowed fund outflows or raised growth forecasts much.
A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline clears a key Senate committee, setting up a fight pitting newly empowered Republicans against President Obama.
Damage from hackers at a German steel mill is only the second known instance of physical harm from a cyberattack. Wired reports.
Ebola is wrecking years of health and education work in Sierra Leone and Liberia, forcing many charity groups to suspend operations or re-direct them.
The Russian railway's death toll is part of life under Putin, as the country sometimes fails to provide basic infrastructure despite prospering over the past 14 years.
Skepticism is growing over a $50 billion project to build a canal across Nicaragua, a project spearheaded by a little-known Chinese businessman.
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.
Former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-Pa.), and Sara Fagan, former White House political director, debate whether the Republicans can break the gridlock in Congress next year, as President Obama comes into the final stretch of his presidency.
Unless there are further delays to the government's infrastructure projects, a rate cut by the Bank of Thailand on Wednesday will surprise markets, says Paul Gambles, Co-Founder of MBMG Group.
With disappointing economic data chasing China into the new year, HSBC is cutting its growth forecasts, citing five key themes for the economy.
Some of Wall Street's biggest players are ready to write billion-dollar checks to finance a nearly $16 billion Gulf Coast natural-gas project.
Debating whether the gas tax should be raised, with CNBC contributor James Pethokoukis and Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania.
Steven Rattner, Willett Advisors chairman, shares his thoughts on President Obama's remarks on Wednesday to top executives about tax reform, infrastructure investing, oil's slide and the fallout of gridlock.
President Obama responds to wide concern over deteriorating US infrastructure of highways and bridges, and whether there's an opportunity for bipartisan success.
Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman & CEO, explains how infrastructure and education can drive growth and create jobs.
Michael Berkowitz, President at 100 Resilient Cities, a $100 million project, describes challenges faced by Asian heavyweights India and China in managing infrastructure.
Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, and former Gov. Ed Rendell, (D-Pa.), debate whether now is the right time to raise the Federal gas tax in order to finance the rebuilding of the nation's crumbling infrastructure.
Topping the benchmark, Josh Duitz, Alpine Funds, explains why investors should own infrastructure plays around the world via AIFRX.
Sarina Lesmina, Head of Research for Indonesia at CLSA, says the cut in fuel subsidies will likely boost infrastructure, which will benefit cement producers and the construction sector.
Michel Sapin, Finance Minister of France, says investments in infrastructure will enable the country to stimulate and "deeply modernize" its economy.