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  • UPDATE 8-Oil climbs amid escalating conflict in Iraq Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    *IEA plays down risk of sudden Iraq export hit. NEW YORK, June 13- Oil prices rose to new nine-month highs on Friday as concerns persisted that an insurgency in Iraq could disrupt oil exports from the second-largest OPEC producer.

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

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

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- President Barack Obama said on Friday he needs several days to determine how the United States will help Iraq deal with a militant insurgency, but he ruled out sending U.S. troops back into combat and said any intervention would be contingent on Iraqi leaders becoming more involved.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • *Intel up on outlook, OpenTable soars on Priceline deal. *Oil remains in focus as Iraq violence continues.

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

    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

    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.

  • Pres. Obama: Have enormous interest in Iraq     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 12:03 PM ET

    President Obama says the U.S. will closely monitor the situation in Iraq and make sure ISIS does not get a "broader foothold."

  • Will Iraq disintegrate?     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight to the crisis in Iraq. "We are watching the lines of the Middle East be redrawn right now," says Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Pres. Obama: US not sending troops to Iraq     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    President Barack Obama comments on the Iraq situation saying the U.S. will not be sending troops back to Iraq, but will be reviewing other options to help support Iraqi security forces.

  • Obama to update Iraq situation     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    President Barack Obama is set to deliver comments on the "state of play" in Iraq, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Santelli Exchange: Trading geopolitics     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and how geopolitical events affect the markets.

  • BAGHDAD, June 13- Iraq's most senior Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged followers to take up arms against a full-blown Sunni militant insurgency to topple Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, escalating a conflict that threatens civil war and a possible break-up of the country.

  • ISIS a 'terrifying' organisation: Pro     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    John Drake, head of global intake and Iraq specialist at AKE, says ISIS has used intimidation to take over areas of Iraq.

  • *IEA plays down risk of sudden Iraq export hit. LONDON, June 13- Brent crude edged further above $113 a barrel on Friday, up about $4 since the start of the week, on concerns that an insurgency in Iraq could trigger civil war and eventually hit oil exports. "The market in general is trying to assess the risks on Iraq.