The Mexican government said Wednesday it has allowed U.S. drones to fly over its territory to gather intelligence on drug traffickers.
With data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a division of the Department of Energy, CNBC.com took a look at the countries that produce the most crude oil on a daily basis.
Oil could hit $220 a barrel if "Libya and Algeria were to halt oil production together," analysts at Nomura investment bank predicted.
Retiring in another country used to be a foreign concept to most Americans but it’s becoming more common thanks to two main factors: the Internet and the economy. "All you have to do is think outside the border," one expat said.
After decades of boom to bust behavior, economies from Mexico to Brazil are looking dynamic, diverse and durable, helped by a wealth of natural resources and a good measure of fiscal discipline.
To deal with that dangerous climate in Mexico, the demand for bullet-proof clothing has risen. And well-off Mexicans, including many corporate executives, are shelling out cash to have brand-new vehicles retrofitted with bullet-proof materials that can ward off the spray from assault rifles.
Jose Suarez Coppel, head of Mexico's state-owned oil monopoly, says new changes will allow production to not only stablize, but actually increase in 2011.
Carlos Slim, the world's richest man by the latest Forbes ranking, tells CNBC he won't be signing onto the Giving Pledge, the invitation to philanthropy created by Warren Buffett (#3 on the Forbes list) and Bill Gates (#2). He tells CNBC that business people should help to fight poverty, but he doesn't think giving to charity is the best way to do so.
The strategist known for coining 'BRICs' shares his insight for the next batch of "growing economies" in 2011.
Like the hopeful delegates in Cancun, officials in Kristianstad pledged a decade ago to power the city entirely from renewable resources by 2010 — without really knowing if it was possible or affordable.
A Mexican supreme court decision Tuesday is paving the way for dramatic changes in the country's oil industry—allowing for private investment for the first time in more than 70 years.
The US economy will improve, the gold bubble will pop and the US bond market will decline.
Some of the loudest advocates for immediate action to end our fossil fuel addiction are also those pushing the most offensive carbon drug of all — coal.
All too often the American debate about immigration seems to be about a fantasy world in which the value and economic needs of the United States will decide our immigration future.
The "Fast Money" traders offer their best plays for trading Thursday.
Isn’t that a contradiction in terms? Maybe not with this stock, Cramer said.
Commodities investor Dennis Gartman explains why he thinks the precious metal is bound to push higher.
Russia announced a 12-month extension of its grain export ban on Thursday, raising fears about a return to the food shortages and riots of 2007-08, the FT reports.
Even if you’re on the "staycation" plan this year, your investments can land in exotic places—like Brazil, Indonesia and Mexico—and yield attractive returns in their emerging market bonds.
Some real estate investments in certain areas of the country could work right now.