Will Inverted Yield Curve Invite Economic Chaos?
Some experts say markets are in for a nightmarish ride; others believe the yield-curve inversion won't trigger an economic crisis, as past inversions have.
Emerging Markets Drive Debt to Record High
Global debt grew to $215 trillion, or 325% of global GDP, in 2016, with EM countries' debt more than tripling to $56 trillion over the past decade.
Kellogg to Buy Brazilian Snack Firm for $429M
The cereal giant says the deal will advance its goals of becoming a global snacking powerhouse and expanding in emerging markets.
A Foreign Government Blocks a Huge Customer Payment. Now What?
If you're doing business overseas, you're subject to political risk. Being prepared is a key to minimizing the fallout.
Global Government Debt to Rise 2% in 2016
S&P says the bulk of the growth in debt will be fueled by the U.S., China, Brazil and India, with emerging market debt increasing by 9.4%.
Airline CFOs Moderate Profit Expectations
A survey finds the outlook remains positive, but weakness in emerging market economies is weighing on airline finance execs.
CEO Confidence Takes Hit From China Slowdown
Only 27% of CEOs polled by PwC expect global economic growth to improve over the next 12 months and two-thirds see more threats to their businesses.
IMF Cuts 2016 Global Growth Forecast to 3.4%
'Unless the key transitions in the world economy are successfully navigated, global growth could be derailed,' said the IMF's chief economist.
World Bank Warns ‘Perfect Storm’ May Be Brewing
The Bank's sobering assessment for 2016 nevertheless calls for only a modest growth slowdown in China.
WTO Slashes 2015 Growth Forecast to 2.8%
The downward revision from April's 3.3% prediction reflects China's economic slowdown, which has crimped Asia's export growth.
IMF Sees Trouble in Emerging Markets’ Debt Load
Emerging economies and bond markets need to prepare for an increase in corporate failures, says the IMF.