By Ana Swanson Ana Swanson Reporter Bio Follow We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms — a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world into
The supposedly ancient Sunni-Shia divide is in fact very modern — and it's not really about religion. Only a few days into the new year, the Middle East has already taken a significant turn for the worse.
The complexity and scale of the Paris attacks immediately raised concerns that the terrorists had been trained in a military theatre. Investigations since have revealed extensive links between those terrorists
“A de-peg of the Saudi riyal is our number one ‘black-swan’ event for oil in 2016,” said Bank of America Saudi Arabia’s currency regime is at risk of blowing up if oil prices fall further and the US dollar
Twitter has evolved into a platform for serious finance gurus. Beyond the jabberings of the small-time players, these analysts, hedge funders, and big players have the power to sway markets in 140 characters,
As the old saying goes, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." JP Morgan's review of global markets and economies included a look back at the past ten bear markets in US history,
Brazil faces a 'perfect storm' as the country as the country slides deeper into recession, the politics go haywire and the Fed prepares to raise rates The currencies of Brazil, Mexico, South Africa and
LONDON (Reuters) - The calm on global financial markets masks a growing threat to their smooth functioning should shrinking liquidity morph into an outright crunch in response to a U.S. interest rate or