May 30, 2013 The boom in U.S. oil production has disrupted global oil’s pecking order and caused fractures inside the once all-powerful OPEC.
May 27, 2013 Some companies who sell to the U.S. now prefer Mexico to China as a manufacturing base. Rising Chinese labor costs are part of the reason. Mexico's proximity to the U.S. is another.
May 27, 2013 European -- and some American manufacturers -- believe Chinese solar panels are being sold for less than they cost to build. The European Commission is investigating, but now Germany is distancing itself from the "dumping" allegations.
May 22, 2013 President Obama floated the idea of selling the Tennessee Valley Authority in his budget, released last month. He started receiving pushback almost immediately.
May 20, 2013 Things have been electric on the Japanese stock market recently. But the country is in need of energy and is hunting for it in innovative ways.
May 17, 2013 Finland's only oil refiner has now been ensnared into the investigation.
PODCAST: Weather to blame for low Walmart sales; Angelina Jolie surgery boosts film about breast cancer
May 16, 2013 Walmart sales are down and so are housing starts, but the weather could be to blame. Plus, a small film about breast cancer research gets an unexpected boost from Angelina Jolie's preventive mastectomy.
May 16, 2013 In Mexico, social media outlets such as Twitter have sprung up as tools used by the public to battle public corruption.
May 15, 2013 The European Commission is investigating a potential price manipulation scheme among oil companies.