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  • Bargaining Power: Kurds on the Rise in Iraq Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    The Iraqi government and Kurdistan authorities put together a deal that could see the Kurds resume oil exports to Iraq in return for a revision of the Iraqi 2013 budget.

  • US, Russia Teaming vs. Terror? Don't Count On It Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 12:59 PM ET

    U.S. intelligence failures can be attributed to a lack of cooperation among internal U.S. agencies. An increase in cooperation with external agencies simply isn't feasible.

  • Golden Week Loses Its Shine for Hong Kong Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 3:34 AM ET

    Three times a year, during Lunar New Year, this time of year, and the National Day holidays in October, a wide swath of the country essentially shuts down as people venture around the nation and beyond.

  • Marathon Bombings: Russia's 'I told You So' Moment? Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 3:54 PM ET
    Russia's President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama

    The Boston Marathon bombings were a wake-up call to Americans who may have forgotten about spectacular terrorist attacks in a distant part of the world.

  • The 'Chavismo' Hasn't Left Venezuela Just Yet Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Venezuela's newly elected president, Nicolas Maduro.

    Venezuela's new president will govern as he thinks Chavez would have and oil and gas investors can expect a perpetuation of the status quo.

  • Is Carnival's CEO Ready to Face Shareholders? Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:53 PM ET
    Mickey Arison, CEO Carnival Corp.

    It's a big week for Carnival cruise lines and CEO Micky Arison -- they have to face shareholders and Congress is breathing down their neck. Is Arison up to the task?

  • China Makes Energy Push Into Mexico and Canada Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 3:53 PM ET
    Oil storage tanks in Mexico.

    While China's interest in Canadian energy assets has been relatively well documented, at least in the Canadian press, Beijing is also courting Mexico, and receiving a warm welcome.

  • Is the Fed Being Forced to Take More Risks? Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    It's too bad that over two days of congressional testimony this week Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke wasn't asked an important question about Fed policy and deficits.

  • US Trade Gap With Asia to Worsen, Unless... Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 11:42 PM ET

    The symbolism was strong but America's trade results were weak as President Barack Obama visited East Asia right after his reelection last November, a year after his shift to a more comprehensive trans-pacific engagement.

  • Currency Warriors Need a Dose of Tough German Love Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 11:46 PM ET
    European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Does it make sense to accuse the Fed and the ECB of spurring global currency wars when they are stimulating economic growth so that the U.S. and the euro area can lead the world to greater prosperity?

  • Global Economy Living Off Fed's Gravy Train Sunday, 3 Feb 2013 | 9:56 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Building, Washington, D.C.

    The best kept secret is that the Fed does more for the successful operation of the global business cycle than all the "talking shops" (G8, G20, and various U.N. agencies) combined.

  • Unlikely Market Scenarios Could Spring on Us in 2013 Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 9:55 PM ET

    Ruchir Sharma of Morgan Stanley tells us which global stock markets could surprise us this year, and it may not always be a pleasant one.

  • So you want to act like a start-up? Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    A lot of companies SAY they want to act like a start-up with all that creativity and out-of-the-box thinking but guess what? Most are doing it wrong.

  • 10 New Year's resolutions for Wall Street Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Here are 10 resolutions for 2014 to get the financial system back on track as a positive force in society, contributing to economic growth.

  • John McAfee's 2014 resolutions: No bath salts Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    After he fled Belize and Intel dropped his name from its software, what's John McAfee up to now? His latest innovation, a steering wheel breathalyzer.

  • Thank you, President Obama, for health-care reform Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Martin Gewirtz says President Obama is getting a bad rap over the botched health-care reform rollout and that the success stories in signing up, like his own, are growing.

  • Obamacare: Real stories from real people Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    In CNBC.com's first-person series on Obamacare, patients tell their stories, in their own words, about what it was like signing up for a new health-care plan.

  • Robert Gates hits out at Obama foreign policy Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 10:32 PM ET

    Robert Gates, who served both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, delivers an icy assessment of his most recent boss and his foreign policy. The FT reports.

  • Overstock CEO: Why we're accepting bitcoins Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 8:36 AM ET
    Patrick M. Byrne

    Overstock recently announced it would accept bitcoin as payment. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne explains the business — and philosophical — reasons behind the decision.

  • Cramer’s regret: A painful stock mistake Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    More than a year later this blunder still irks Cramer, no end.

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