Global Economy
  • File photo of Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk standing on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong

    Why China Is a Big Part of Tesla’s Future

    By Evelyn Cheng

    Elon Musk's Tesla is a growing player in China, where the global fight to develop electric, self-driving cars is raging hot. Hong-Kong traded Tencent, a company best known for its WeChat messaging...

  • FILE PHOTO - An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary

    Oil Prices Slide on Growing Worries About OPEC

    By Nick Cunningham,

    Oil prices are heading down again on swelling U.S. crude oil inventories, with Brent dropping below $50 per barrel for the first time this year. The OPEC deal that has taken more than 1 million...

  • A natural gas flare on an oil well pad burns as the sun sets outside Watford City, North Dakota January 21, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

    Why Oil Prices Could Move Sharply Higher by 2020

    By AMANDA COOPER, Reuters

    Global oil supply may struggle to match demand after 2020, when the pinch of a two-year decline in investment in new production could leave spare capacity at a 14-year low and send prices sharply...

  • China Is Ready to Step into America’s Role as World Leader

    At a time when President Donald Trump is considering an American withdrawal from a leadership role in global affairs, the Chinese are increasingly willing to pick up the slack. The Chinese state...

  • The Rare Metal That’s Soaring as Electric Cars Boom

    By Pratima Desai, Reuters

    Investors are buying up physical cobalt anticipating that shortages of the metal, a key component of lithium-ion batteries used in electrical cars, will spur prices to their highest levels since the...

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