The world's biggest risks

  • The recent data breach at U.S. retailer Target is an all-too harsh warning of the global threat of cybercrime.

  • Hack attacks spur cybersecurity growth

    With the rise in cybercrime many companies will be working to improve their security. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on which cyber security stocks are set to benefit.

  • Iranian oil won't reach market in 2014: Pro

    Richard Mallison, geopolitical analyst at Energy Aspects, explains that Iranian oil exports may not increase in 2014 while talks for a deal with Western countries continue.

  • Progress in solving this problem could send oil prices sharply lower, according to the Eurasia Group risk assessment consultancy.

  • US top global risk is America's foreign policy

    Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, shares his firm's annual list of top global risks for the nation, including America's troubled alliances, diverging markets and the new China. This is a do or die year for Iran, says Bremmer.

  • Case-Shiller October home prices up 13.6%

    Robert Shiller, Yale University professor, shares his outlook on the housing recovery as home prices post the highest annual gains in eight years. I think these markets have a lot of momentum, says Shiller.

  • How China-Japan tensions are different under Abe

    Tobias Harris, Analyst at Teneo Intelligence, says Japanese policymakers are moving away from hedging against China's rise to seeking to counter it.

  • Changing expectations for today's youth

    As China becomes more economically stable, more younger people are accessing information beyond the country's borders. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.

  • Euro Crisis: Greek Austerity

    Will Greeks will better accept austerity if the banks take some pain? Insight with Antonio Garcia Pascual, Barclays Capital and Jim Rickards, Omnis,Tangent Capital.

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  • With the world becoming more interconnected, it’s getting harder to anticipate and manage global risks. We take a look at some of the biggest risks and ways to mitigate them.

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