North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.» Read More
Frances Cheung, Fixed Income Strategist,Senior Strategist, Asia at Credit Agricole CIB discusses the risks South Korea faces in the aftermath of Kim Jong Il's passing.
Now that North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Il is dead, will his son, Kim Jong Un succeed him? John Rutledge, Rutledge Capital chairman, weighs in.
Ernst Lee, spokesperson for South Korea Financial Services Commission discusses the decisions made as a result of an emergency meeting held by South Korea's Financial Services Commission, and says the board will continue to monitor markets closely in this period.
Jasper Kim, Professor at the Ewha Womans University believes the bureaucracy which backed the late Kim Jong Il will remain in power despite the leadership transfer.
James Rooney, Chairman & CEO of Market Force talks about why he expects there to be no change at all in North Korea, saying that Kim Jong il was merely a figurehead backed by a much larger political beaurocracy.
Will the death of Kim Jong il cause instability in Asia, especially South Korea? Gina Sanchez, Roubini Global Economics, discusses the possible fallout from the demise of the former North Korean leader and the impact on global markets, with the Fast Money traders.
While the Pentagon is always planning for contingencies, it was particularly prescient in its choice of war games the week before North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il's death, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
A sudden turn of events usually presents opportunities for traders, and on Monday North Korea’s Kim Jong-il died very suddenly.
Sharing perspective on how the death of North Korea's Kim Jong-Il will impact the markets, with Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital co-founder.
North Koreans across the country mourn the death of Kim Jong il, the dictator also known as the "Dear Leader."
Discussing the implications of the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, wiith Evan Ramstad, Wall Street Journal.
The Squawk on the Street news team break down the market moving headlines, including the impact on the markets since the death of North Korea's Kim Jong-Il, the new spanish prime minister announcing aggressive deficit cutting targets, and Kingdom Holding's Saudi Prince Alwaleed's investment of $300M in Twitter.
Kim Jong Il KOs the won, and the euro eases as investors get edgy - it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kiho Kim discusses the impact of Kim Jong Il's death. Will his heir apparent retain power, or will the military usurp and make Kim Jong il's death a "non-event?" Robert Doll, BlackRock, discusses. Doll also discusses the evolution of the European debt crisis.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il died of a heart attack yesterday. CNBC's John Harwood discusses the Obama administration's response, and what could happen next.
Pyongyang’s cash-strapped totalitarian regime has found a novel source of foreign currency revenue — digital weapons and wizardry acquired through illegal computer game scams, the FT reports.
A matchmaking agency in South Korea has promoted itself by finding a suitable marriage partner for the son of North Korea’s leader. The NYT reports.
With oil prices higher and North Korea issuing more threats, the outlook for the South Korean won is less than great, this FX expert says.
Stocks traded mixed ahead in lackluster trading, although the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hit new two-year highs on thin gains amid a lack of economic news. Alcoa and 3M rose, while American Express fell.
Stocks traded narrowly mixed amid thin trading and a lack of economic news as stocks struggled to move beyond recent highs. 3M and Alcoa rose, while AmEx fell.