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America's Missed Opportunities in Latin America

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 06.16.2012 | World
Hoyt Hilsman

Latin America presents enormous opportunities for the U.S. in terms of economic and political cooperation, but we continue to squander these opportunities as we squabble among ourselves over issues like immigration and drug policies.

Getting To Know India's New Collectors

Posted 02.22.2012 | Arts

Newly keen on art as investment, Indian collectors are coming out of the woodwork to invigorate the country's previously dormant contemporary art scen...

How to Exit the Danger Zone: IMF Update on Global Financial Stability

José Viñals | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
José Viñals

The global financial system remains fragile. It is urgent to restore confidence in the euro area and beyond. Otherwise we run the risk of a deepening of the crisis, with far-reaching global economic and social consequences.

In 2012, Global Economy 'A Tale Of Two Worlds'

Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

LONDON (Reuters) - Europe faces another year of dismal economic performance in 2012 that will weigh on global growth, but emerging markets and the...

Emerging Economies Are Prospering as the West Muddles Through

Richard Attias | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Richard Attias

The takeaway: keep things in perspective, and don't become overly preoccupied with Europe's problems.

A New Role for China?

Richard Attias | Posted 01.21.2012 | Business
Richard Attias

In a wide-ranging speech President Hu Jintao surveyed the global landscape, touching on the environment, the world's economy, and the internal problems that China faces.

APEC's Economic Game-Changers

Richard Attias | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business
Richard Attias

As the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation gets ready for its CEO summit this weekend, all eyes will be on the leaders of those countries that are not just weathering the global downturn but booming.

Ben Bernanke: U.S. Should Learn From Emerging Economies

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that long-term unemployment is a "national crisis" and suggested that Congress...

G20 'Committed To Strong And Coordinated' Effort To Fix Economy

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Business

SEOUL, South Korea -- The Group of 20 leading advanced and emerging economies are vowing to work together to boost the struggling global economy and f...

World Bank President To Major Economies: 'Time For Muddling Through Is Over'

Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

(Lesley Wroughton) - The head of the World Bank said Wednesday the world had entered a new economic danger zone and that Europe, Japan and the Uni...

Interest Rates and Investor Decisions: The Long and Short of It

Erik Oppers | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Erik Oppers

What drives the investment decisions of investors with a longer time horizon? Our research found these investors generally do not look at differences in interest rates among countries when deciding where to invest.

Five U.S. Companies Creating Thousands Of Jobs In China

CNN Money | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business

These U.S. companies are creating thousands of new jobs in China, as they spread their products to the country's growing middle class....

Simon Johnson: Christine Lagarde and the Demand for Dollars

The New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

After receiving support from the United States at the critical moment, Christine Lagarde was named Tuesday as the next managing director of the Intern...

Asia Has More MIllionaires Than Europe For First Time

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 08.23.2011 | Business

HONG KONG — Booming Asia had more millionaires than Europe for the first time last year and is fast closing in on North America for the top spot...

Tough Political Decisions Needed to Fix the Financial System

José Viñals | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business
José Viñals

We are now in a new phase of the crisis -- the political phase -- and tough political decisions need to be made. Time is of the essence.

More Diversity Will Help the IMF at Work

iMFdirect | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

Nemat Shafik, who took over as IMF Deputy Managing Director in April, says she has been surprised by the vigor of internal policy debate at the IMF. "...

Israeli Central Bank Chief Considers IMF Bid

Wall Street Journal | BOB DAVIS | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business

Israeli central banker Stanley Fischer is examining a formal bid to head the International Monetary Fund, said an official familiar with his thinking,...

Europe Demands Next IMF Chief Be European, Too

AP | DON MELVIN and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — European officials closed ranks Thursday to demand that the IMF's next leader be one of their own, someone with the political savvy t...

World Bank Predicts An End To The Dollar's Dominance

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The world economy, so long defined by the dominance of a few advanced countries, has entered a period of "transformative change," according to a new r...

The Surprise New Consumers: Corporate Social Responsibility in a Changing World

David Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Weiss

When it comes to the developing world specifically, there is a very pressing reason for corporations to invest in corporate social responsibility: they simply have to.

Turning Climate Tech Transfer on Its Head

Lewis Milford | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Lewis Milford

Contrary to conventional wisdom, breakthroughs in climate technology are likely to come from developing countries.

Debt Crisis Could Still Spread Across Europe, IMF Says

Posted 07.12.2011 | Business

FRANKFURT (Christiaan Hetzner) - Despite bailouts for Greece, Ireland and Portugal, Europe's debt crisis could still spread to core euro zone coun...

WATCH: 'Did You Hear About The Inflation'?

Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

From the maker of Bank Bailouts Explained and Quantitative Easing Explained comes Inflation Explained, an animated video discussing why economists con...

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...