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Ukrainian economy goes from bad to worse

Jan 23, 2014
BBC's Ukraine correspondent David Stern says the violence in Kiev ebbs and flows, but the economy continues to stagnate
Posted In: ukraine

Arrivederci, Milan! Fiat-Chrysler coming to the NYSE?

Jan 23, 2014
The company could be moving to the New York Stock Exchange.
Posted In: Fiat, new york stock exchange

A bright new day at the World Economic Forum

Jan 22, 2014
The World Economic Forum, the winter gathering of the powerful, kicks off today in the Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland.
Posted In: World Economic Forum, Davos, Shinzo Abe

The elements: Carbon's all around

Jan 21, 2014
Carbon is the ultimate bonder but in some forms, it can be dangerous. Carbon Monoxide can poison you. Carbon Dioxide is blamed by some for global warming.
Posted In: elements, bbc world service, Carbon

Oil giant Shell has a nasty surprise for the markets

Jan 17, 2014
The company is reporting weak profits. Shell says it was hit by higher exploration costs and lower oil and gas volumes.
Posted In: Shell, Oil, gas

How to sharpen a knife: A disappearing job

Jan 15, 2014
Knife sharpeners say they are still on the cutting edge, but their market is nearly obsolete.
Posted In: knives sharpening, spain

The World Bank has a sunny forecast for the year

Jan 15, 2014
As rich economies expand, stronger growth globally is expected.
Posted In: World Bank, global economy, tapering

Disappearing jobs: organ grinders

Jan 13, 2014
In Mexico, sounds of the organ grinder are fading away.
Posted In: disappearing jobs

Volkswagen looks to expand in the North American market

Jan 13, 2014
Volkswagen says it plans to invest billions in North America. The VW brand, which continues to achieve low U.S. quality scores, says the bold move was a sign of a new commitment to the market.
Posted In: Volkswagen, Auto

A Texas safari club's solution to saving the rhinos? Kill one.

Jan 10, 2014
The Safari Club of Dallas, Texas wants to auction off the right to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros... for conservation purposes.
Posted In: endangered species, safari, Africa

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A collection of world economic and business stories in collaboration with the BBC.