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  • Iraq isn't 'catastrophic' enough to impact oil: Pro

    The crisis in Iraq is not a "catastrophic event' that will severely impact oil supply and lead to a spike in prices, says Michael Langford, CEO of Fractaux.

  • Ex-ambassador: How the US can help Iraq   Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 7:34 PM ET
    Ex-ambassador: How the US can help Iraq

    Adam Ereli, former U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain from 2007 to 2011, says U.S. assistance with military supplies and logistical support could help the Iraqi government.

  • Motley Fool's guide to investing this week   Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 7:06 PM ET
    Motley Fool's guide to investing this week

    While short-term investors keep an eye on interest rates in the U.S. and Europe, long-term investors will need to discern the noise in global markets, says Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst, The Motley Fool.

  • Markets 'on edge' over 'eery calm' in oil prices: Pro

    Christof Ruehl, chief economist at BP, says that we've seen the most stable oil price in a three-year period since the 1970s creating an "eery calm" in the oil market.

  • Is Iraq on the brink of a civil war?   Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 6:34 PM ET
    Is Iraq on the brink of a civil war?

    Kamran Bokhari, Vice President of Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, outlines the best and worst case scenarios that can take place in Iraq at the moment.

  • How will Iraq and the Fed drive currencies?   Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 6:22 PM ET
    How will Iraq and the Fed drive FX markets?

    Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist at National Australia Bank, expects the crisis in Iraq to drive the Swiss franc and yen higher while the greenback is seen mixed.

  • Don't blame me for violence in Iraq: Tony Blair Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 6:41 AM ET
    Tony Blair

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has argued it is "bizarre" to blame the current crisis in Iraq on the war of 2003.

  • David Gregory: Pres. Obama's two-pronged approach

    "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory weighs in on the escalating conflict in Iraq and how the U.S. will respond.

  • Best & worst case scenario for Iraq   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 3:26 PM ET
    Best & worst case scenario for Iraq

    David Gordon, Eurasia Group chairman, weighs in on the crisis in Iraq and where he thinks the conflict is headed. Gordon says there is no good outcome and the best case scenario is that al-Maliki "gets it" and cuts a better deal with the Sunnis.

  • Fears rise in Baghdad   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 3:24 PM ET
    Fears rise in Baghdad

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Iraqi government is recruiting more men to replace those who abandoned their positions earlier in the week.

  • Without Iraq oil, we could see $200 crude: Pickens Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:41 PM ET
    T. Boone Pickens

    Take Iraq's oil out of the marketplace, and crude prices will go way higher than they are now, T. Boone Pickens told CNBC on Friday.

  • White swan in the wings?   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    White swan in the wings?

    Steve Auth, Federated Investors, shares 3 interesting things happening for equities. Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors, provides perspective on the oil market.

  • Boone Pickens: North American energy alliance   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:00 PM ET
    Boone Pickens: North American energy alliance

    With uncertainties in Iraq, T. Boone Pickens, BP Capital Management founder, discusses the impact on the U.S. economy and shares a plan for U.S energy independence.

  • Cashin: Why stocks seem calm despite Iraq jitters Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:21 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    The stock market drifted upward Friday and seemed largely unfazed by the Sunni uprising tearing apart Iraq, veteran trader Art Cashin tells CNBC.

  • Oil demand to jump as Iraq pushes prices higher Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    The International Energy Agency report forecasts a jump in global oil demand, which affects both oil and gasoline prices. USA Today reports.

  • Can Iraq be put together again?   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:13 PM ET
    Can Iraq be put together again?

    Discussing how the U.S. can secure the Iraq region, with former Under Secretary of Defense, Kathleen Hicks.

  • Iraqi citizens flee in fear   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:11 PM ET
    Iraqi citizens flee in fear

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides an update on the crisis in Iraq. Caruso-Cabrera says Iraqi citizens are fleeing for fear of U.S. air strikes.

  • Obama: Any Iraq action will take days to plan Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks to the press on the conflict in Iraq on June 13, 2014.

    President Obama says he would not be putting U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq, and any other action would take days of planning.

  • Time to put sideline cash to work: Pro   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 12:19 PM ET
    Time to put sideline cash to work: Pro

    The FMHR traders, and James Lebenthal, Lebenthal Asset Management president, discuss how investors should play the markets amid unrest in the Middle East. Lebenthal tells where "pockets of values" are.

  • Pres. Obama: Iraq is a long-term problem   Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 12:04 PM ET
    Pres. Obama: Iraq is a long-term problem

    President Obama says the Iraqi government has come around to U.S. aide and discusses how the U.S. will go about going after terrorists.