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Singapore's got some big retirement issues

Jun 3, 2014
Social security fears in one of the world's most rigorously-controlled economies.
Posted In: singapore, Social Security

China's economic boom leaves a trail of ghost cities

Jun 2, 2014
A growth model focused on GDP has left hundreds of Chinese cities nearly empty.
Posted In: China, ghost towns, #numberslie

Brazil's drought creates a surge in global coffee prices

May 30, 2014
The world's biggest coffee producing country has been hit with a major drought. And the effects are trickling around the world.
Posted In: coffee, brazil, farmers, bbc

Hosting the Olympics and coming away with a profit? Imagine that. Three cities that bucked the trend

May 29, 2014
The $51 billion price tag of Sochi is a reminder that the Winter Games can create an avalanche of public debt. But which cities actually managed to come out of their hosting stint on top?
Posted In: Olympcs, Sochi
Cuba

Everybody's talking about Cuba

May 28, 2014
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing relaxed regulations on a trip this week.
Posted In: cuba, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Is China's property market crashing?

May 28, 2014
More signs of a real estate slump in China stoke fears of a crash.
Posted In: China housing, real estate

The next big challenge in Afghanistan is payroll

May 27, 2014
As more U.S. troops withdraw, experts say new challenges will be "mundane".
Posted In: Afghanistan war

Discovering the original Disneyland

May 27, 2014
It wasn't originally going to be for just rides.

Starting the craft beer revolution

May 26, 2014
Author and co-founder of the Brooklyn Brewery talks the start of the craft beer trend.
Construction On New Housing Falls 10 Percent In June

The Weekly Wrap: Still waiting for a housing boost

May 23, 2014
John Carney with the Wall Street Journal and Linette Lopez from the Business Insider join Kai to discuss the week in review.
Posted In: Housing, mergers, Credit Suisse

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