World - Most Commented


Selling bonds to fund the war and fight inflation

Sep 2, 2015
Ken McGee sold the debt securities for $18.75, going door-to-door in Oklahoma.
Posted In: World War II, war, inflation
Migrants protest outside a train station in Budapest, Hungary after it was closed to migrants on Tuesday.

Migrant crisis challenging EU identity

Sep 1, 2015
The flood of migrants and refugees is forcing Europeans to question their values.
Posted In: hungary, migrants, Europe
Workers on scaffolding at a building construction site in Yangon, Myanmar.

Taking stock of minimum wage around the world

Sep 1, 2015
Amid Myanmar's minimum-wage announcement, a brief look at different countries' minimum wages.
Posted In: minimum wage, salary
 A group of migrants walk to the border with Hungary in the village of Horgos on Monday in Kanjiza, Serbia.

Europe is still reeling from the migrant crisis

Aug 31, 2015
The BBC speaks to refugees about Hungary's razor wire border fence.
Posted In: hungary, Serbia, migrants

Refugee smuggling is a big, bad business

Aug 28, 2015
The networks moving migrants to Europe are highly complex and competitive.
Posted In: Europe, migrants, refugees

China's growing, but not fast enough for some

Aug 28, 2015
Its run as global economic driver is starting to slow.
Posted In: world, China, Investing
Goldman Sachs' Manhattan headquarters. (The real one.)

Haven't read "Harry Potter and Porcelain Doll" yet?

Aug 28, 2015
Neither have we. Add it to a growing list of Chinese counterfeits.
Posted In: China, knockoffs, Goldman Sachs, Oreos, consumer goods
Triathletes took part in the 3800 m swimming leg of the Ironman Copenhagen 2015 in Copenhagen on Monday.

China's Wanda buys Ironman race series

Aug 27, 2015
Conglomerate says it paid $650 million for the company that owns the triathlon.
Posted In: China, Ironman triathlon, consumer
Wang Tao, a fruit vendor in Shanghai.

No worries on China's streets

Aug 26, 2015
The country's economy is one of the fastest-growing in the world.
Posted In: China, stock markets, street vendors
A Tiffany & Co. windows design inspired by "The Great Gatsby" at the company's flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. The battle for Chinese luxury buyers is fought on areas such as Fifth Avenue.

China's luxury buyers are an endangered species

Aug 26, 2015
Market turmoil could hit makers of high-end products particularly hard.
Posted In: China, luxury, financial markets