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China has powerful non-tariff measures it can use to crush America from cashing out its $1 trillion hoard of U.S. Treasury bonds to devaluing the yuan. These are measures that could destabilize the U.S. economy. » Read More
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By: Li Yuan
After years of easy credit and go-go growth powered by China's technology gold rush, the country is now struggling with weakened investment and increasing corporate and local government defaults. This may be a symptom of a widening malaise. » Read More
Kuwait has been one of the least attractive Middle East markets for investors, but plans from index providers to upgrade Kuwait to emerging markets status is boosting stocks.
Foreign direct investment is on the decline as trade war fears escalate and nations impose protectionist policies and reduce the flow of immigration. Economists worry that the pullback will hurt global growth.
Egypt is making progress with economic reforms and is “open for business,” the country’s minister of investment and international cooperation told CNBC Thursday.
Europe's IPO market is heating up as tech unicorns reach maturity and look to go public on European exchanges.
Elon Musk has a history of discussing strategic plans on Twitter and, in a recent comment, seemed to hand control of the electric-car company's India strategy to CFO Deepak Ahuja.
U.S. tariffs on $50 billion of China goods were imposed Friday to protect U.S. intellectual property and technology. It prompted China to retaliate.
Banks in major European economies could be severely hurt by political developments in Italy given their exposure to Italian debt, with France’s lenders leading the potential losses.
Investors have noted North Korea's large, disciplined, and cheap workforce, though many question the ability of the population to catch up with a modern economy.
Kim Jong Un meets President Trump at the historic Singapore Summit on Tuesday, and talk may go beyond denuclearization toward helping North Korea's struggling economy.
The outcome of Trump-Kim talks could either help Chinese stocks or hurt European equities, CNBC finds using analytics tool Kensho.
Canada's purchase of a long-running controversial pipeline that could help it send oil to Asia comes, coincidentally, as it battles over trade with the U.S., the only buyer of its oil.
Chinese provocations in the South China Sea raise the prospect of a confrontation with the US over this key global trade route.
Italy's political woes could send shock waves through the EU if a new prime minister opts out. Already, fears are roiling global markets.
Jean Case is leading an investment revolution calling for Wall Street to embrace impact investing and pour cash into ideas that could help solve the world's most intractable problems.
Iran's fragile economy may go into a death spiral as renewed economic sanctions imposed by President Trump cut much needed oil revenue and foreign investment.
China's ambitious 2030 plan envisions a $1 trillion artificial intelligence industry. But the trade war with the US is tilting more toward a fight over technology supremacy, including A.I.