While China doesn't like North Korea's provocative actions, the mainland is reluctant to fully implement U.N. sanctions on its ally, says Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow at Heritage Foundation.» Read More
Stephan Haggard, Director of the Korea-Pacific Program, University of California, San Diego looks at the implications of a North Korean rocket launch, and weighs in on the issues in South Korea post-elections.
Paul Brannan, Senior Analyst, Institute for Science and International Security, says the real reason behind North Korea's satellite launch is to test its missiles. He adds the hermit country will carry out the launch in the next few days.
Japanese officials talk about curbing the yen's rise, but whether it's just chatter - or whether it will work - is unclear.
Global leaders pledged to do more to secure nuclear material from terrorism at the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.
North Korean plans to launch a long-range rocket remain center-stage at the start of the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit.
North Korea rattles the won and Dublin has a billion-euro house - it's time for your FX Fix.
Colin Chapman, Vice President, Asia Pacific at Stratfor, argues that much of the controversy surrounding North Korea's satellite plans is unwarranted. He joins Michael Langford, Proprietary Trader at StreamTrading.com, to discuss the headline issues at Seoul's Nuclear Security Summit.
Kristen Welker, NBC News, reports North Korea surprised the world by announcing it will halt nuclear activities in exchange for food aid. Should the U.S. trust the moratorium deal? Retired Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army, provides perspective.
North Korea's step towards a nuclear moratorium is a positive sign, but strategists say the market response may be relatively muted until its government follows up its pledge with real action.
Alastair Newton, Senior Political Analyst at Nomura and Marcus Noland, Deputy Director & Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International discuss North Korea's agreement to suspend nuclear plans.
Nicholas Consonery, China Analyst, Eurasia Group explains why he thinks China's influence over North Korea has been weakening in recent years.
Scott Budman, KNTV San Jose reports milk futures have made the most gains in actively traded commodities this year; more bad news for cancer drug, Avastin; and mourners filled North Korean streets for Kim Jong Il's funeral.
Tens of thousands of people are protesting to demand for free elections and to end Putin's 12-year rule in Russia and the state funeral of Dictator Kim Jong-Il takes place today. Tony Cordesman, Center for Strategic and International Studies senior adviser weighs in.
In the political world, Kim Jong il of North Korea was a despot and nuclear antagonist. In the sporting world, he might have been the only guy ever to wear platform shoes, a bouffant hairdo and “Dear Leader” embroidered on his bowling shirt.
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.