BRIC countries

Forget the BRICs -- 2011 Could Be 'the Year of the USA'

Goldman's Jim O'Neill shot to fame by predicting the staggering rise of emerging-market economies like the BRIC nations, Brazil, Russia, India and China. But 2011, he says, "will be the beginning of a new phase in which the U.S. has strong GDP growth."

How Best to Ride the Emerging-Market Boom?

The U.S. stock markets had a dismal decade, but many emerging economies delivered blockbuster growth. That's prompting investors in the developed world to grapple with how to take advantage of the explosive growth abroad -- without getting burned.

Traveling abroad for better returns

While there's no place like home, sometimes you have to get out of your own backyard -- and that includes investing. Impressive growth in emerging...

Think tank expects oil demand to crash

There are two schools of thought on oil prices. The first is that the recession will not last long and that exploration by major oil companies has...