The steady advance of technology is making ownership of assets less attractive and economic growth ever harder to measure.
Investors in euro-denominated assets can get insights from important points that European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi made.
Janet Yellen says "secular stagnation" is a potential concern for the Fed. Here's what that means, and why it matters to policy.
Disappointing economic data from some of Asia-Pacific's largest economies this week could intensify calls for more monetary easing, economists warn.
Japanese factory output declined more than expected in February as companies curbed output due to the Lunar New Year holiday.
A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.
Analyst Hunter Keay expects an uptick in airline buybacks this year, funded by an inflow of money from cheaper oil.
Suicides and discontentment against government policies in rural India is turning into anger against Modi less than a year since he came into office.
Plunging oil has been a windfall for U.S. consumers, but energy-reliant countries like Angola, however, the effect has been far less beneficial.
A truckload of data will hit markets in the coming week, but it's the jobs report Friday when Wall Street is closed that will be the most important.
Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries tells CNBC that home ownership is a good bet when "buying is more advantageous than renting."
Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country's first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that he sought no rift with Europe after his cash-strapped country submitted a list of reforms to its lenders in a bid to secure much-needed funds.
Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the United Nations pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes.
China's central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned on Sunday that the country needs to be vigilant for signs of deflation.
CNBC Pro highlights the worst-performing stocks this week and analyzes whether the negative momentum will continue.
Men are growing beards to assert dominance over other men and appeal to women, a report in The Telegraph suggests.
Islamist groups including al Qaeda's Nusra Front have seized the city of Idlib for the first time in Syria's civil war, fighters and a monitoring group said on Saturday.
Russia, Australia and the Netherlands became the latest three countries to say they plan to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Online grievance campaigns have become increasingly frequent, with big companies now tasting the wrath of angry swarms of web activists.
CNBC takes a look at the factors that could have prompted Turkey to join the fight against the jihadists.
After rap artist 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy protection, CNBC takes a look at which other celebs have faced cash flow problems.
A popular UK attractions operator has issued a profit warning ahead of its interim results, after a rollercoaster incident at one of its theme parks.
Dolly Parton has formally opened the doors of the latest addition to her growing Dollywood theme park empire, the "DreamMore" resort.
CNBC Meets speaks to legendary country musician Dolly Parton on her life, career and future business plans.
Tania Bryer speaks to fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg about her extraordinary life.
Despite doomsayers' predictions that the S&P 500 index will collapse, the charts still don't support those warnings.
The euro zone is under pressure, the Shanghai Index is falling and US rates will rise. But despite these factors, gold continues to move sideways.
Four key features of the Shanghai Composite have exacerbated its plunge, pushing it toward the consolidation area between 3000 and 3400.