John Kilduff, Founding Partner; CNBC Analyst, Again Capital, says rumors of ISIS on the move and a threat to Kirkuk in Iraq pushed oil higher on the day. If the rumors prove to be false, he says, oil will fall back.» Read More
Stephen Davies, CEO of Javelin Wealth Management, says the violence in Iraq is geopolitical in nature and won't pose dire economic repercussions.
While the seizure of Iraqi cities by Islamist militants is concerning, it won't derail global financial markets, says Robert Pavlik, Chief Market Strategist at Banyan Partners.
Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter discusses the impact geopolitical issues will have on oil and gas in the short and long term.
CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports the Republicans' criticism of President Obama's leadership; Art Cashin's comments on Iraq and new safety products for schools are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.
As tensions in Iraq heighten, James Jeffrey, former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, says the Iranians will not be able to take the ISIS on without U.S. air power.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides insight to President Obama's openness to military action in Iraq.
Discussing how the escalating situation in Iraq is causing disruption in the U.S. market, with Keith Bliss, Cuttone & Company senior vice president.
Ayham Kamel, Eurasia Group, and Ilan Berman, American Foreign Policy Council, discuss how the U.S will respond to the tensions in Iraq and if the crisis could lead to a state collapse.
NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports senior military officials say there is no active plan for U.S. air strikes in Iraq due to a lack of "vital" intelligence.
Sectarian violence in Iraq sent oil skyrocketing, propelling Brent and West Texas Intermediate up two percent.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how the situation in Iraq is impacting the U.S. defense sector.
Discussing how the U.S. should respond to the situation in Iraq, with Burdin Hickok, former U.S. diplomat in Kirkuk, and Bobby Ghosh, Time International Editor.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports Brent crude has jumped 2 percent on the geopolitical situation in Iraq.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the ISIS group is on a massive offensive and nearing Baghdad.
Gen. Barry McCaffrey, discusses what options the U.S. military has in assisting the Iraqi government. McCaffrey says this is a mess and we're not likely to influence it with military power.
CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses President Obama's view on the Iraq situation and its effects on the global supply of oil.
President Barack Obama comments on the Iraq situation, saying Iraq is going to need more help from the U.S. and the international community. Obama adds this should be a wakeup call for the Iraqi government.
While seizing key Iraqi cities has catapulted ISIS onto the world’s radar, the Sunni group has been around for years. NBC News reports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports oil prices are escalating on fighting in Iraq.
NBC News' chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel reports the ISIS, an off-shoot al Qaeda, is marching on Baghdad and the Iraqi government is powerless to stop them.