| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:41 PM
China says its prized rare earths, minerals needed to make smartphones, televisions and hybrid cars, are dwindling after decades of excessive mining. In a new government report that argues for continued controls, China argues the industry has been...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:38 PM
"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" director Timur Bekmambetov, CinemaCon's International Filmmaker of the Year, talks about his new film and the globalization of Hollywood....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Cross-border trading will slow down this year as global economies deal with a rash of aftershocks from the European debt crisis, natural disasters in Japan and Thailand, fluctuating exchange rates, the Arab Spring protests and more, the WTO said Thursday....
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Fervent fans of the McDonald’s McRib will have to wait past October and November, when the cult favorite usually emerges, until late December, according to a leaked memo.
The sauce-slathered pork sandwich was originally set to be launched from Oct....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:20 AM
The international economy will grow even more slowly than previously expected as flagging momentum in the U.S., a fiscal crisis in Europe and tumbling demand in China and India keep the recovery lethargic, according to the International Monetary Fund....
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:15 AM
McDonald’s investors aren’t used to being disappointed. The powerhouse fast-food chain regularly turns in strong earnings, successful expansion efforts and new innovations that keep customers – even the cash-strapped ones – coming....
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:14 AM
Global economies — advanced and otherwise — are looking up, according to the International Monetary Fund. But the incoming growth that the organization foresees will happen on perilous ground.
Economic output worldwide will increase 3.5% in...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Gold still glitters, but a bit less brightly as it fell below $1,600 on Friday for the first time in six months.
In one of the contrarian ways of the financial markets, gold has weakened as evidence has mounted that the global economy is recovering....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
The United States can kiss its position as the world’s largest economy goodbye in a few years, as China and India outrun it, according to new projections by OECD.
Over the next five decades, the global balance of economic power will “shift...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Goldman Sachs saw nearly all of its revenue streams hit by the volatile markets and slowing economy. Revenue in the third quarter fell 25% from the same quarter last year, leading to net losses of $393 million, or 84 cents a share. During the same quarter...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 4:37 PM
The Group of 20 leaders of the world’s major economies converged here Wednesday amid economic and political chaos over Greece’s debt crisis, forcing a typically choreographed gathering to proceed without a script as European leaders...