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  • Farrell: I Always Did Like the Italian Lira Friday, 26 Mar 2010 | 9:59 AM ET

    Having had a son live in Italy for four years some time ago I got very comfortable with the lira. I loved spending a million or two for a cup of coffee. It was an out of mind experience to think in lira type numbers. It looks like there might be a chance to go back to the good old days.

  • Farrell: With Allies Like These... Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010 | 10:10 AM ET

    You expect antagonisms to some extent with "non allies" but you would hope the allies wouldn't pile on when the administration is embattled like it is.

  • Head of Israeli-Palestinian Business Group to Leave Role Wednesday, 10 Mar 2010 | 1:34 PM ET

    The founding head of the Israeli-Palestinian Chamber of Commerce, a group credited with helping move Palestinian goods into Israel faster, is leaving his post.

  • Probe Roils Empire of Israel's Richest Woman Thursday, 4 Mar 2010 | 6:54 AM ET

    The business empire of Israel's richest woman has been rattled by a police investigation into her investment group's director

  • Israeli Chefs Take Hummus World Record Friday, 8 Jan 2010 | 9:28 AM ET

    Israel has taken the upper hand in the battle to have the world largest vat of hummus.

  • Jerusalem Mayor Hopes for 5-Fold Tourism Increase Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | 6:04 PM ET

    Jerusalem's new mayor Nir Barkat was in New York today to announce a plan to boost tourism five-fold in the next decade.

  • World Markets Olympic Challenge: Playing South Korea Wednesday, 6 Aug 2008 | 8:41 AM ET

    Qualifying rounds - Day Three: A huge rally in Europe and the US changed the leaderboard picture again.  After two days of polling, many of you still see Korea's Kospi in the medal round.

  • As we enter day two of the qualifying rounds, all major indices were down but Australia's ASX has taken the lead, followed by India's Bombay Sensex.  In our poll's early voting, many of you suggested that Israel's T25 might be in contention for a medal despite a rough couple of days.  Here are some stats and stocks from Israel.

  • Oil Settles Below $129, Now Down 13% From Peak Friday, 18 Jul 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    Oil fell for the fourth consecutive day, pulled lower by growing demand concerns and easing tension between Iran and the West.

  • Iran Tests Missiles, Says Could Reach Israel, US Bases Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | 7:18 AM ET

    Iran test fired nine long- and medium-range missiles on Wednesday, state media said, including one which it has said could reach Israel and U.S. bases in the region.

  • Saudi and China Make Biggest Impact On Oil Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 4:35 PM ET
    Saudi Arabia

    Washington has been talking tough on oil prices on several fronts, calling for new trading regulations on speculators and reopening offshore oil drilling. But it's successful jawboning two of our major allies that seems to have had the biggest impact on prices this week.

  • Understanding “Speculators” Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 11:14 AM ET

    The stock market plunged 170 points this morning and oil jumped over $3, allegedly based on a New York Times story that Israel is carrying out military exercises as a rehearsal to bombing Iran. But actually, the Times story, written by the very able war correspondent Michael R. Gordon, is talking about Israeli training exercises from early June, not now.

  • It's Supply, Not Speculation Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 6:25 PM ET

    Tough talk today between Israel and other nations could be another reason behind oil’s surge. Get the international perspective from Tim Seymour!

  • Oil jumped nearly $11 to a record $138.54 a barrel Friday on the slumping US dollar and rising tensions between Israel and Iran.

  • Little-Known Investing Gems Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 12:28 PM ET

    Haim Israel of Merrill Lynch in Jerusalem has some ideas about smaller Israeli companies that might have escaped the attention of U.S. investors.

  • Leading the World in Water Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 7:18 AM ET

    Israel has become known for it's high-tech economy.  But this small desert nation surrounded by often hostile neighbors is working on what it hopes will be it's next wave of success: water.

  • Sell a Car Like a Cell Phone@f0 Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 7:16 AM ET

    Car companies, oil and gas companies have vowed to clean-up the air.  But an Israeli investor is actually doing something. 

  • Israel at 60: Investing in Israel Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | 6:58 AM ET

    When Apple's Steve Job's picked Israeli Yael Naim's "New Soul" for the Mac Air commercial, it wasn't the first time Silicon Valley connected with Israel.  In fact, Israel has more companies traded on the tech heavy Nasdaq than any other country outside the United States.  As Israel celebrates its 60th anniversary of statehood, here are some more facts and figures on the Israeli economy and markets...

  • Warren Buffett tells CNBC he will tour Europe in the third week of May to "get on the radar screen of large family-owned businesses" that might want to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway.

  • Israel's Nuclear 'No Tell' Policy Criticized Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 2:44 PM ET

    A 144-nation atomic energy conference criticized Israel Thursday for refusing to put its nuclear program under international purview, with the United States alone in supporting the Jewish state.