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Emerging Economies Summit Could Shuffle Global Power

AP | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

BEIJING -- The leaders of the world's largest emerging economies gather this week in southern China for what could be a watershed moment in their ques...

IMF Official: China, Brazil Growing Too Fast

Reuters | Lesley Wroughton and Chrystia Freeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Emerging market economies that powered the global recovery may be growing too fast for their own good as inflation pressure...

WATCH: Buffett Wants To Add American Companies To His 'Zoo'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the weekend, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett wrote to shareholders saying he had reloaded his "elephant gun" and that his "trigger finger" ...

Healthy Eating: Good For You, Bad For The Economy?

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — Eating a healthy diet may be good for you, but it may be unintentionally slimming for the economies of some developing countries, a new...

Aspen Dispatch: Measuring for Success

Steve Rohleder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Rohleder

I recently did a session at the Aspen Institute's Business and Society forum in NYC, with David Walker, former head of the GAO who is now leading a ne...

Nouriel Roubini Sees Growing Risk of Double Dip Recession in the U.S.

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Even if a double dip is technically avoided in the last quarter of 2010, Nouriel Roubini's forecast for 2011 is dire.

The Best the World Has to Offer: Getting the Most From Established and Emerging Countries

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

Smart companies not only develop products in the established world and transport that knowledge to emerging world, but they increasingly do the reverse as well. They prevail by doing both.

UN Vows to Make Voices of Poorest Heard at G20 Summit

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

Amid news reports headlining the summit of a group of 20 of "the world's most powerful economies" in Toronto, Canada, some are wondering: What about the weaker ones?

Queens County Economic Forecast

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

Queens County Economic Forecast Speech to the Long Island City Business Development Corporation March 18, 2010 While the focus of the Queens Econom...

Fareed Zakaria: China Is The Recession's "Winner"

newsweek.com | Fareed Zakaria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The great surprise of 2009 has been the resilience of the big emerging markets -- India, China, Indonesia -- whose economies have stayed vibrant. But ...

Inconvenient Truth: Too many people

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Francis

The "inconvenient truth" overhanging the UN's Copenhagen conference is not that the climate is warming or cooling, but that humans are overpopulating the world.

Women at Work: Insights From Women on the Front Lines of Polish Design

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chauncey Zalkin

Design is about people -- the handiwork of the creator, human ingenuity, and the social ramifications of design in use.