It wasn't nationalization or a redistribution of wealth that produced Venezuela's ongoing national nightmare, but poor decision making and egregious financial mismanagement.
The economic and political crisis that has gripped Venezuela has played a big part in the rise of oil prices to recent highs and there's no sign of relief on the way.
Panned as a farce by international critics, Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela is likely to be the beginning of more pain and anguish for the people of Venezuela.
As big names have treaded water, the best performing funds have feasted in market famine thanks to little-known healthcare and technology companies.
The best performing mutual fund so far this year - beating the S&P 500 by more than 20% - is run by a small-town duo of father and son.
Bitcoin's precipitous decline in 2018 may not be the result of waning demand for the crypto currency, but of bearish skeptics betting on it to fall.
Democrats will bring single-payer insurance to the United States if they get back in power, says Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger.
The potentially disruptive healthcare enterprise being developed by Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JPMorgan could have a new CEO very soon.
"I see no reason to think that Wells Fargo going forward, is other than anything other than a large bank that had an episode," Buffett said.
Stock market bears are starting to feel bullish about the chances for a market selloff this year, and they're placing their bets.
Investors worried about the stock market are missing one big catalyst soon to hit the U.S. economy, says a top economist.
The rise of the dollar in recent weeks has analysts scratching their heads. Even those who predicted it would be strong wonder why now.
In the latest sign that investors' risk appetite is slipping, emerging markets stocks and bonds showed net outflows for the first time since U.S. President Donald Trump's election.
Even as President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has been accused of crimes against humanity, investors are buying Egytian assets at an unprecedented rate.
Debt, central bank policy, stagnant wages and a host of other issues will be too much for U.S. long-term interest rates to get much higher, a number of prominent market watchers say.
Saudi Arabia's finance minister says artificial intelligence, data mining and augmented reality is where it's targeting a massive spending push.
Bill Gates' Foundation has its eyes on three keys it believes will get everyone in the world access to financial services.
After a euphoric 2017 that saw expectations for an unprecedented period of synchronized growth around the world, 2018 has brought a "rainy day" at the IMF's spring meetings.
Christine Lagarde said she worried about the impact that big tech companies could have on competition and innovation. However, as times and the global economy have changed, she's not sure that splitting the companies would be beneficial.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Trump's tax cut was largely behind the organization's upgrade of U.S. growth expectations and she is "very, very supportive" of the legislation.