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  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. lnventories were down, so prices were up. There was also a surprise draw down in gasoline supplies.

  • RIYADH, Dec 23- Saudi Arabia's 2014 state budget projects spending will rise a modest 4.3 percent from this year's plan, the slowest rate in a decade, suggesting the kingdom is starting to curb expenditure after years of huge increases.

  • RIYADH, Dec 23- Saudi Arabia released a state budget on Monday that projects a modest 4.3 percent rise in spending next year, suggesting the kingdom is starting to slow expenditure growth after three years of huge increases. Saudi Arabia escaped major unrest but boosted welfare spending sharply to buy social peace.

  • Commodities Next Week: Oil up again     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil closed up again today, mostly due to new buyers coming in and the strong GDP number. Gold closed above $1,200 today.

  • Syria is 'keystone' in Middle East: Friedman     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, shares his thought on why Syria "exploded", and why an international peace force has to go in and take over the country, take down the "bad guys", and create a political transition that will allow citizenship to emerge.

  • Congress needs a 'Hail Mary' plan: Friedman     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, weighs in on the strength of the U.S. economy. I believe a huge stimulus would be if both parties got together and did some kind of grand bargain, Friedman says.

  • Are we seeing a 'frightened' China?: Friedman     Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 8:09 AM ET

    Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, takes a look at global risks and weighs in on China. China is always going to be the big enchilada, says Friedman.

  • RIYADH/ DUBAI/ ADDIS ABABA, Dec 18- More than a million people from across the world- managers, maids, accountants and labourers- have left Saudi Arabia since March, after years or even decades working in the Gulf Arab state, which sustains its own citizens with oil revenues.

  • Shale oil: The least of Saudi Arabia’s troubles? Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 7:54 AM ET

    The growth of shale oil production in the United States may not hit Saudi Arabia as quickly as previously thought.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and what to expect next week. A winter storm is headed east. Nat gas was up on the week. And a stronger dollar, along with concerns of a taper, drove oil prices down.

  • DELHI/ MUMBAI, Dec 12- Symbols of India's emergence as an economic powerhouse line the four-lane highway to Jaipur out of New Delhi: a factory owned by the world's biggest motorbike maker, glass towers housing global call centres, shopping malls for India's burgeoning middle class.

  • KUWAIT, Dec 9- Saudi Arabia's dream of binding the Gulf Arab states into a union will get a sceptical hearing at a summit this week, with differences over Iran, Egypt and Syria demonstrating that the Gulf's absolute monarchs do not all speak with one voice.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.

  • OPEC oil ministers are widely expected to hold oil output to nearly 30 million barrels daily after Iran announced it will increase its oil output, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

  • Saudi 'welcomes' shale oil: Oil minister     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 5:08 AM ET

    Ali Al Naimi, Saudi Arabian oil minister, tells CNBC that shale oil is a "welcome addition" to the world's energy reserve.

  • Iran says it wants stronger cooperation with Saudi Arabia. "This is a modest loosening of the sanctions," explains Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D).

  • *Iran wants to resume position above Iraq as OPEC's 2nd producer. VIENNA, Dec 2- Bijan Zanganeh returns this week to the same Vienna hotel suite he last occupied eight years ago as Iranian oil minister, ready to prepare OPEC for what Tehran hopes will mark its return as the cartel's second biggest producer.

  • *Iran wants to resume position above Iraq as OPEC's 2nd producer. VIENNA, Dec 2- Bijan Zanganeh returns this week to the same Vienna hotel suite he last occupied eight years ago as Iranian oil minister, ready to prepare OPEC for what Tehran hopes will mark its return to the rank of the cartel's second biggest producer.

  • KUWAIT, Dec 1- Iran said on Sunday it wanted stronger cooperation with U.S. ally Saudi Arabia, as it seeks to ease concerns among Gulf Arab neighbours about a potential resurgence in its influence following a nuclear deal with world powers.

  • KUWAIT, Dec 1- Iran said on Sunday it wanted stronger cooperation with U.S. ally Saudi Arabia, as it seeks to ease concerns among Gulf Arab neighbours about a potential resurgence in its influence following a nuclear deal with world powers.

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