iOS app Android app

Global Growth

Why 2015 Is a Make-or-Break Year for the Global Economy

Christine Lagarde | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Christine Lagarde

The adoption of the IMF reforms by the United States Congress would send a long overdue signal to rapidly growing emerging economies that the world counts on their voices, and their resources, to find global solutions to global problems.

Bonnie Kavoussi

THE LONG PLATEAU: Economists Say U.S. Growth Unlikely To Return To Pre-Recession Levels | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- High unemployment and slow growth may be the new normal for the U.S. economy, according to leading experts at the Conference Board, a glob...

Food Prices Could Be More Of A Concern Than Oil Spikes

Reuters | Emily Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Food, not oil, may prove to be the bigger threat to global growth, with the pain falling disproportionately upon the develo...

Nouriel Roubini, Ian Bremer: Obama Must Ask For More Stimulus To Protect 'Fragile Recovery' | Nouriel Roubini and Ian Bremer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Politically, this second global slowdown could not have come at a more difficult time. In the US, Democrats and Republicans will soon retreat to their...

World Population Projected To Reach 7 Billion In 2011

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The world's population is forecast to hit 7 billion in 2011, the vast majority of its growth coming in developing and, in many cases, the poorest nati...

China January Trade Surplus Up 22.7 Pct

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — China's trade surplus grew by 22.7 percent in January over the same month last year as foreign demand for exports stayed strong despit...

Growth Abroad Offsets Sluggish U.S. Sales

New York Times | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the fortunes of the Power Curbers company were tied solely to business in the United States, these would be grim days at its factory on the fringes...