Karim Abadir, founding member of the Free Egyptians Party, talks to CNBC about Egypt's failing economy, and the lack of any coherent plan.» Read More
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US strongly condemns violence in Libya.
The mass protests in Bahrain will make the country stronger and not lead to the fall of the ruling royal family, the boss of Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund has told CNBC.
Discussing today's market moving headlines and the events in Libya, with CNBC's Brian Shactman and NBC's Stephanie Gosk.
Discussing the chaos in the Middle East and its impact on the markets, with James Glassman, "Safety Net: The Strategy for De-Risking Your Investments in a Time of Turbulence" author; Keith McCullough, Hedgeye Risk Management and Jack Bouroudjian, IndexFuturesGroup.com.
As the retail sales numbers go tomorrow, so will go the dollar.
Hurting in the Middle Eastern sense means being shot. Watch the armies. If, as in Egypt, they refuse to fire on the people, the leader is toast.
The administration is searching for an acceptable blend of government support and a pro business environment because voters demand better jobs without compromising the nation’s balance sheet. The answer may be in Tripoli.
The global financial markets are beginning to show signs of distress and volatility after an exceptional strong rally in US equities and global risk.
Fears that Libya is heading toward deepening chaos hit stocks Monday and pushed oil prices sharply higher.
Clashes in oil producer Libya sent benchmark Brent crude to 2-1/2-year highs on Monday above $105 a barrel on fears that supplies to Western countries could be disrupted, while U.S. prices rallied by more than $4.
Jittery Chinese authorities wary of any domestic dissent staged a show of force Sunday to squelch a mysterious online call for a "Jasmine Revolution," with only a handful of people joining protests apparently modeled on the pro-democracy demonstrations sweeping the Middle East.
With the recent turmoil across North Africa and the Gulf, investors are now becoming increasingly concerned that the ‘political contagion,’ as the wave of upheaval has come to be known, may flow over into Saudi Arabia as well.
The S&P is now up 6.8 percent for the year, and analysts and traders keep watching for the pullback that just doesn't seem to come. Turmoil in the Middle East, recurring sovereign debt concerns in Europe and now the idea of inflation all hang over markets.
Discussing the unrest in Bahrain and some momentum plays in oil, with John Kilduff, Again Capital; Daniel Dicker, independent oil trader/TheStreet.com and CNBC's Yousef Gamal El Din.
If Saudi Arabia begins to appears vulnerable, in the least, to publicly expressed internal discontent, $100 oil will look cheap in a hurry!
Epitaphs for the Mubarak government all note that the mobilizing power of the Internet was one of the Egyptian opposition’s most potent weapons. But quickly lost in the swirl of revolution was the government’s ferocious counterattack, a dark achievement that many had thought impossible in the age of global connectedness. The New York Times reports.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil, silver, gold and other commodities are likely headed tomorrow.
Wael Ghonim has officially “taken a leave” from his position at Google according to Google spokesperson, Jennifer Bloch.
With the resignation of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, we now enter the dangerous “Thermidor” phase of the historic socio-political revolution begun in North Africa and Egypt, a revolt that is energizing citizens – especially young citizens – in other autocratic nations as well.
Egypt's military rulers called for an end to strikes and protests Monday as thousands of state employees, from ambulance drivers to police and transport workers, demonstrated to demand better pay in a growing wave of labor unrest unleashed by the democracy uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak's regime.