International

Volcanic boom: Winning companies
Apr 22 · By Dody Tsiantar
Transportation and teleconferencing, yes. But Facebook and bottled water? More
What China Inc. wants next
Mar 29 · By Bill Powell
Geely's Volvo buy is sending shock waves, but what the country really wants is commodities, not cars. More
Will Greece turn from euros to gyros?
Mar 23 · By Dody Tsiantar
A new internal currency would be messy but could help Greece survive. More
Welcome to the United States of Iceland
Mar 11 · By Paul Smalera
Why a tiny, financially ravaged island nation offers a lesson for the United States. More
Emerging markets at home
Feb 16 · By Scott Cendrowski
Stocks in countries like China have become pricey. But some Western companies offer a cheap way to profit from newer economies. More
Sony: Lost in transformation
Sir Howard Stringer has been pushing for years to revive the Japanese conglomerate. Will a youthful (by Sony standards) new team help him realize his digital dream? More
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    Spas take off in Asia
    Healthy living is back in style in Asia, which means a revival of ancient Asian wellness techniques - and an explosion of spas. More
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    China's amazing new bullet train
    This year Beijing will spend $50 billion on what will soon be the world's biggest high-speed train system. Here's how it works. More
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    McDonald's wins with global palates
    The American institution is doing well in a recession. Its trick: wooing consumers by targeting local tastes and marketing like mad. More
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    How Dr. Z plans to fix Mercedes
    Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche is considering an agreement with BMW, rebranding Mercedes, and gambling on the future of green cars. More
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    China on the march, again
    Now it's the consumers, not the exporters, that are powering the mighty economic engine.  More
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    Biggest money losers
    In a dismal year, these 20 companies saw the biggest losses. Badly timed acquisitions, exposure to subprime mortgages, and rising oil prices are a few of the culprits. More
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    Toyota's new man at the wheel
    New president Akio Toyoda outlines his vision for the company's future in his first interview with an American publication in his new role. More