North Korea fired five short-range missiles off its eastern coast in a demonstration of its improving missile technology, South Korea said.» Read More
Tensions in North Korea have overtaken Iran as the major geopolitical risk of the year, according to a report from Citi Research, a division of Citigroup Global Markets.
The South Korean won dropped to a fresh 7-month low against the dollar early on Friday as investors remained wary of more bellicose rhetoric from North Korea and with inter-Korean tension escalating.
Sean King, Senior Vice President at Park Strategies says North Korea's need to sustain legitimacy at home is driving it to threaten an attack but neither Obama nor Park Geun-hye are about to bow to the pressure.
North Korea is moving a medium-range missile to a site on its east coast, with Marc Ginsberg, former White House Middle East policy advisor; Ed Rogers, BGR Group chairman; Howard Dean, CNBC contributor.
The war of words is escalating into action since North Korea moved a missile to its east coast. Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army (retired), weighs in.
Shawn Matthews, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, provides his global perspective on the markets, amid geopolitical tensions and ahead of Friday's jobs report.
Byron Wien of Blackstone Advisory and North Korea specialist John Park discuss tensions between that nation and others in and outside of the region.
Daniel Akerson, Chairman & CEO of General Motors, discusses how central banks and Japan's aggressive monetary policy will impact his company, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Daniel Akerson, Chairman & CEO of General Motors, discusses the automaker's plans to grow sales, and how threats in Korea are impacting his company, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets chief market strategist; and Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, discuss Japan's new bond-buying policy and its impact on global currency markets.
There's new evidence North Korea may already be pointing missiles at South Korea. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports the latest details on the growing tensions in the area.
North Korea barred entry to a joint industrial complex it shares with the South for a second day, Seoul's Unification Ministry said, and demanded extended notice of when hundreds of South Korean workers planned to leave.
Despite the sabre-rattling from North Korea, Richard Tanter, Professor at the School of Political and Social Studies at the University of Melbourne, Pyongyang has no capability to attack the US, but cautions about the impact of the tensions on the Korean peninsula.
Discussing what role China plays in the tensions with North Korea, and how worried the U.S. should be about hacking, with Carla Robbins, Council on Foreign Relations.
The U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledged he's concerned the crisis in Korea could escalate, with CNBC's Eamon Javers; and how this news is impacting stocks, with Brian Jacobsen, Wells Fargo Advantage Funds and Tom McClellan, The McClellan Market Report.
David Lutz, Stifel Nicolaus, explains why the stress in gold is not geopolitical.
The U.S. military is sending missile defense technology to Guam, specifically THAAD, or Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Defense Secretary Hagel says North Korea's rhetoric presents a "real and clear" danger from the country. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the U.S. is sending missile defense to Guam. CNBC's Bob Pisani, weighs in.
North Korea vows to fire up previously closed nuclear reactors, reports NBC's Jim Maceda in Seoul, South Korea.