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  • No real risk from Yemen conflict: Pro   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 10:43 AM ET
    No real risk from Yemen conflict: Pro

    Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses geopolitics, emerging markets, and oil prices in relation to Saudi Arabia going to war in Yemen.

  • *Kuwait, Oman biggest losers after closing at peak of sell-offs. DUBAI, March 26- Most Middle East stock markets fell on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its allies in the region launched air strikes against Yemen's Houthi militia, but they came well off their lows late in the day as the initial panic subsided. Yemen's slide toward civil war has made the country a...

  • Gartman: Crude appears to have bottomed   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:45 AM ET
    Gartman: Crude appears to have bottomed

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, provides his thoughts on oil and the euro.

  • Reading between biotech lines: Pro   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 8:06 AM ET
    Reading between biotech lines: Pro

    Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, provides perspective on the drastic drop in the Dow and whether the Apple trade is crowded

  • DUBAI, March 26- Economies and markets in the wealthy Gulf oil exporters barely blinked when Islamist militants overran parts of neighbouring Iraq last year, and they look likely to ride out escalating conflict in Yemen with similar ease. Air strikes against Houthi forces in Yemen by Saudi Arabia on Thursday raised the prospect of a proxy war, with Shi'ite Iran...

  • Oil surges after Saudi airstrikes in Yemen   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 6:09 AM ET
    Oil surges after Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Brent crude prices rose, after Saudi Arabia began military operations against Yemen. This is a classic proxy war, says Caruso-Cabrera.

  • How markets are impacted by Yemen conflict   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    How markets are impacted by Yemen conflict

    With the conflict between Yemen and Saudi Arabia increasing; CNBC's Hadley Gamble and NBC's Ali Arouzi reports on the effects on the countries involved and the markets.

  • KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, March 26- Saudi Arabia has suspended international and domestic flights at seven airports in its south, aviation authorities said on Thursday after Riyadh and allied Gulf governments launched air strikes against Houthi fighters in Yemen. The airports affected include Jizan, Abha and Wadi al- Dawaser, the General Authority of Civil...

  • March 26- Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday it had launched military operations in Yemen, carrying out air strikes in coordination with a 10- country coalition seeking to beat back Houthi militia forces besieging the southern city of Aden where the country's president had taken refuge. The crisis risks spiraling into a proxy war with Shi'ite Iran backing...

  • March 26- Saudi Arabia announced on Wednesday it had launched military operations in Yemen, carrying out air strikes in coordination with a 10- country coalition seeking to beat back Houthi militia forces besieging the southern city of Aden where the country's president had taken refuge. The crisis risks spiraling into a proxy war with Shi'ite Iran backing...

  • Is this signaling inflation is on the way? Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:03 AM ET

    A sudden turn higher by a diverse group of commodities could be an early warning that inflation is about to re-emerge.

  • ALLAHYAR, Iran— Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer the world a literal glimpse of the Prophet Muhammad despite traditional taboos against it. The movie "Muhammad, Messenger of God" already recalls the grandeur— and expense— of a Cecil B. DeMille film, with the narrow alleyways...

  • Why Gulf should be more worried about Yemen than oil Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 11:02 AM ET
    Houthi rebel fighters patrol a road in Sanaa January 23, 2015.

    Civil strife and terrorism in Yemen could pose a greater threat to the Gulf countries of the Middle East than tumbling oil prices, a major bank said.

  • RIYADH/ DUBAI, March 24- Saudi Arabian real estate shares tumbled on Tuesday after the cabinet approved a proposal to tax undeveloped land in urban areas- a policy that could shake up investment incentives in the kingdom and help to resolve a housing shortage. Some analysts have estimated 40 or even 50 percent of space inside big cities such as Riyadh, Jeddah and...

  • 3M CEO to Cramer: The secret to staying relevant Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 6:51 PM ET

    Jim Cramer spoke with 3M CEO on how the company has managed to maintain a position of innovation all over the globe.

  • US drillers scrambling to thwart OPEC threat Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    Floor hands work on an oil rig in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    Companies are working to keep U.S. oil competitive with much lower-cost oil flowing out of the Middle East, Russia and elsewhere.

  • *Larger volumes flows to U.S., Asia, Europe. Iraq, Venezuela, Russia and Kazakhstan all saw their oil partially replaced by Saudi crude in Asia, the United States and even Europe, with its lackluster demand, as traders said the kingdom offered customers more oil, and more cheaply. Gary Ross, the founder and executive chairman of PIRA, the first consultancy to predict...

  • DUBAI, March 23- Houthi fighters and loyalists of Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi are locked in a power struggle that diplomats say risks drawing in neighbouring Saudi Arabia and its main regional rival Iran. The political crisis threatens to pit Yemen's two main Islamic sects against each other. Unlike in Syria and Iraq, however, followers of the two...

  • RIYADH/ DUBAI, March 23- Yemen's top factions are squaring off for battle after months of skirmishes, turning respectively to neighbouring Saudi Arabia and its regional rival Iran for help in what may become all-out war. With President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi seeking a comeback from the port city of Aden while the Shi'ite Houthi movement controls the capital...

  • OPEC won't bear burden of boosting oil price: Naimi Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 7:07 AM ET
    Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi speaks to journalists ahead of the166th ordinary meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria on November 27, 2014.

    OPEC will not take sole responsibility for propping up the oil price, Saudi Arabia's oil minister said.