World at a glance

Athens stock exchange reopens

Aug 3, 2015
...and it has promptly plunged by more than 22 percent.
Posted In: greekcrisis, athens, Eurozone, Greece, Greek
The euro was introduced into the Greek economy 15 years ago.

Many Germans and Greeks disillusioned with euro

Jul 31, 2015
Public sentiment towards the euro has changed over the years.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greeks, Greece, euro, Germany
Volunteers parade in front of journalists in Beijing on Friday a few minutes before the announcement that the Chinese capital would host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Beijing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics

Jul 31, 2015
The country's economy is in a different place this time around.
Posted In: Olympics, Winter Olympics, China, Beijing

In debt crisis, Puerto Rico's economy is pressured

Jul 31, 2015
The commonwealth struggles with repayment and lacks industry besides tourism.
Posted In: Puerto Rico, debt, debt repayment
Though the U.S. economy grew in the second quarter, annual growth rates from previous years are down from their initial reported numbers due to seasonality adjustments.

'Tis the season to review winter's GDP

Jul 30, 2015
Turns out the economy grew instead of shrinking.
Posted In: GDP, economic growth, seasonality

Migrants attempt to jump trains from France to Britain

Jul 30, 2015
The crisis in Calais seems to be coming to a head.
Posted In: Immigration, european migration, syria, France

Shake Shack's rise from burger stand to billions

Jul 30, 2015
CEO Randy Garutti talks about how the burger giant started and how it plans to expand.
Posted In: Shake Shack, CEOs, Fast-casual, restaurants
Egyptian craftsmen

Egypt bans some 'Made in China' souvenirs

Jul 30, 2015
The move is aimed at protecting local artisans and their pricier items.
Posted In: Egypt, tourism, China, trade, Arab Spring

Trade negotiations continue in Hawaii

Jul 29, 2015
There's pressure to wrap it up by Friday.
Posted In: Trans-Pacific Partnership, Hawaii, Congress
 Tom Cruise poses with fans as he arrives for the "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" World Press Tour.

Tom Cruise embarks on another "Mission: Impossible"

Jul 29, 2015
Is the actor still bankable in the fifth round of the franchise?
Posted In: celebrity, sequels, film
 
 
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