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  • South Korea: A Buying Opportunity?  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Conrad Saldhana, fund manager at emerging markets equity fund at Neuberger Berman, tells CNBC that historically sabre rattling in North Korea leads to an opportunity to buy the South Korean market.

  • China's Had Tough Talk With North Korea: Pro  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Frank Lavin, Former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore and CEO of Export Now says China has already had some tough communications with North Korea, but is not sure if that is enough to soothe tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

  • Report: N. Korea May Have Nuclear Weapons  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    According to the Defense Intelligence Agency Report, "North Korea currently has nuclear weapons capable of delivery by ballistic missiles, however the reliability will be low." Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO), weighs in.

  • US to Take 'All Necessary Steps' With North Korea Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:51 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The president said Thursday that the U.S. would work to reduce tensions with North Korea, but he warned that Washington would take "all necessary steps" to protect itself and its allies.

  • There could be a "cooling down" of North Korean missile threats, reports CNBC's Chery Kang.

  • North Korea Could Survive Without China: Pro  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    Michal Meidan, senior analyst at Eurasia Group, tells CNBC that while North Korea could fire a ballistic missile the provocation is unlikely to go much further than that.

  • Markets Discounting North Korean Threat  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    James Rooney, Chairman & CEO of Market Force, Seoul says markets are discounting the North Korean threat. He also discusses the Bank of Korea's surprise decision to hold rates at 2.75%.

  • Kim Jong-Un Wants US Attention: Expert  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    John Everard, former U.K. ambassador to North Korea, says Kim Jong-Un wants the U.S. to acknowledge his nuclear power, but adds that China's reaction to the missile launch is the one to watch.

  • North Korea Missile Test Rhetoric Rises  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    U.S. and South Korean officials are warning North Korea could carry out a missile test at any point, reports CNBC's Chery Kang.

  • North Korea Sticking to Usual Pattern: Expert  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 4:38 AM ET

    Jake Stratton, director of Control Risks, discusses the situation on the Korean peninsula and says that North Korea is conforming to its usual pattern of threat but that a war is an "unlikely scenario".

  • Allies Prepare for North Korean Missile Launch  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 4:05 AM ET

    Jim Maceda, NBC's correspondent, discusses the potential North Korean missile launch and the steps neighbouring countries and the U.S. have taken to protect their territories.

  • South Korea Boosts Surveillance as North Moves Missile Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:14 AM ET

    South Korea said there was "very high" probability that North Korea, engaged in weeks of threats of war, would launch a medium-range missile at any time as a show of strength despite diplomatic efforts to soften its position.

  • Expect Some N. Korea Missiles to Fly  Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:35 AM ET

    Andrei Lankov, Associate Professor at Kookmin University, and author of 'The Real North Korea' says he expects some missiles to fly from North Korea and more talks of a nuclear war.

  • Current Korean Tensions Is Like a 'Tantrum'  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Lawrence Freedman, Professor of War Studies and Vice-Principal at King's College London says North Korea's attitude right now is nothing serious, but more like a tantrum.

  • North Korea's Dangerous Show  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    North Korea warned all foreigners to leave South Korea, saying they are at risk in the event of a conflict. Frank Gaffney, Center For Security Policy; Jimmy Williams, Democratic strategist; and Vin Weber, Former Mitt Romney senior advisor, discuss.

  • Don't Fight the Fed or the BOJ: Expert  Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 7:10 PM ET

    Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia at ING Financial Markets says North Asia is facing stiff headwinds. He thinks developed market assets will be the trading theme for 2013 due to aggressive easing by the Fed and the BOJ.

  • Jasper Kim, founder and CEO of Asia-Pacific Global Research Group, discusses the situation in the Korean peninsula and says that a "small miscalculation" could start the conflict.

  • JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson Stepping Down  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    North Korea has taken 51,000 workers out of a factory complex that is jointly run with South Korea, and JC Penney's CEO Ron Johnson is stepping down, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. Discussing gun control, with the "Kudlow Report" crew.

  • North Korea's China Influence  Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:29 PM ET

    Kim Jong-un is bending to no one. John Bussey, WSJ, and Peter Navarro, University of California professor, discuss.

  • Marc Faber, Gloom Boom & Doom Report editor, reveals his bleak outlook on the markets this summer; and explains why events like Cyprus are likely to happen in more countries.