North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea Monday amid ongoing annual military exercises between Seoul and Washington.» Read More
Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow, Northeast Asia, The Heritage Foundation says North Korea will go ahead with a nuclear test, and that the U.S. should press the UN to close existing loopholes and impose additional sanctions on Pyongyang.
North Korea is once again testing relations with the world, as it prepares to test-fire a long-range missile in the face of strong warnings from the United States.
"The economy has got some positives: it's got the market, it's got consumer confidence, and it's got central bankers throwing money around the world," says Jack Welch, former GE chairman & CEO, discussing stocks, the U.S. economy and the upcoming presidential election. Also, Larry Kudlow reports the UN Security Council has called an emergency session over a North Korean rocket launch.
Discussing whether optimistic data on international trade fueled Thursday's rally, with Steve Forbes, Forbes Media chairman; Tom Gardner, Motley Fool CEO; and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services director. Also, Larry Kudlow reports NBC News confirms North Korea has launched a rocket into an unknown destination.
In a move designed to shore up his standing, Kim Jong-un received the title of 'first secretary' ahead of the centennial of his grandfather's birth and an anticipated rocket launch, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Rodger Baker, Director of East Asia Analysis, STRATFOR tells CNBC North Korea will almost certainly go ahead with its planned long-range rocket launch, but also noted that previous attempts to do so were unsuccessful.
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.