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  • Chrysler CEO Says New Board Coming With Fiat Deal Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 10:23 AM ET

    Chrysler Chief Executive Robert Nardelli says the U.S. government and Fiat will appoint a new board of directors if Chrysler joins forces with the Italian automaker.

  • Jim Rogers Buys Land, Starts Farming Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 5:35 AM ET

    Commodities are still the best play for the long term, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC, confessing that he has been buying farmland himself.

  • What follows below is the transcript of my interview with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on last night's show. Mr. Harper is a trained economist and quite an impressive statesman. Our northern neighbors are lucky to have him at the helm. We covered a wide range of key topics including the ailing banking system, risks of protectionism, oil sands and autos.

  • Trading Outside Stocks; Pt. 1 Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 6:47 PM ET

    Perhaps it’s time to look at investing from a different angle. Yes, perhaps its time to put diversification into overdrive and start thinking - and trading - outside the stocks.

  • The Costly Compromises of Oil From Sand Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 10:49 AM ET

    The oil that is extracted from Canadian dirt is being portrayed as saving America from energy dependence on the unstable Middle East, or an environmental catastrophe in the making, says the New York Times.

  • NHL Escaping Wrath Of A Bad Economy? Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 11:04 AM ET

    The NBA cut nine percent of its workforce, the NFL announced plans to slash 10 percent of its employees and the majority of Major League Baseball teams have many of their seat prices frozen for next year. The NHL? Apparently booming.

  • Qatar Oil Minister: Oil Price Should Stay Above $70 Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 6:17 AM ET

    Oil should be above $70 a barrel to encourage investment in increased production capacity and avoid creating future supply crises, Qatar's oil minister said on Monday.

  • Top 20 Beer Drinking Countries Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 3:37 PM ET
    Even in times of global financial downturn, you can be sure of one thing people will continue to buy and consume: beer. It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

    It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

  • Former Finance Ministers Speak Their Minds at Summit Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 2:29 PM ET

    Global financial leaders convened at an economic summit held at the University of Virginia to discuss the world's economic concerns. The conference tried to design a blueprint for how to solve some shared economic problems, such as the subprime mortgage crisis and rising fuel and food costs.

  • Airline Removes Life Vests to Save Fuel Friday, 29 Aug 2008 | 1:58 PM ET

    An official with Air Canada’s regional carrier Jazz says the airline is removing life vests from all its planes to save weight and fuel.

  • Long-time Buffett friend and former Kiewit CEO Walter Scott, Jr.

    As oil sand stocks continue to rally in the wake of Monday's visit by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to northeastern Alberta, we may have a "clue" to an Omaha connection for the tour.

  • Warren Buffett and Bill Gates sparked some speculation and discussion with their visit to Canada's oil sands region, but there's no hard evidence that they have actually invested, or will invest, in the energy source that some see as an alternative to U.S. reliance on Middle Eastern oil.  Even so, shares of Canadian Natural rallied today by just over seven percent to close at $82.91 in New York.

  • Warren Buffett and Bill Gates flew into northeastern Alberta, Canada, yesterday (Monday) for a "quiet" visit to a multi-billion dollar project that, in effect, extracts oil from rocks.  The Calgary Herald reports on its website tonight (Tuesday) that Buffett and Gates were impressed by their tour of the Canadian Natural Resources Horizon oil sands development north of the small, but booming, city of Fort McMurray, roughly 1600 miles northwest from Omaha.

  • Following are Thursday's biggest winners and losers. Even with today's rough market, there were a number of pops, such as an internet florist, a Canadian fast food chain and a certain star athlete making the move to the Big Apple.

  • Shell to Buy Canada's Duvernay Oil for $5.9 Billion Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | 10:27 AM ET

    Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy Alberta-based Duvernay Oil for around C$5.9 billion ($5.9 billion), as oil majors' boost investment in tight or hard to extract natural gas.

  • Powering Your Portfolio: Uranium Thursday, 26 Jun 2008 | 9:03 AM ET

    The uranium sector is due for a rebound and investors can profit from this by buying either miners or companies building nuclear power plants, according to Peter Howe, head of trading at Helvetia Wealth.

  • Technology Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 3:54 PM ET

    With growing talk about peak oil — when the globe’s petroleum reserves begin an inexorable decline — exploration companies are increasingly turning high-tech to delay this eventuality.   There's been stunning advances in the industry's ability to visualize what lies deep underground and to extract more of what's down there.

  • Nuclear Friday, 20 Jun 2008 | 3:53 PM ET
    Nuclear Power Plant

    Nuclear power may indeed be poised for a renaissance as many in the industry hope, but there have been false promises in the past.

  • Former Nortel CEO Slapped with Criminal Charges Thursday, 19 Jun 2008 | 12:20 PM ET

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police brought criminal charges against former Nortel Networks Chief Executive Frank Dunn and other onetime executives, accusing the men of fraudulently misstating the telecom equipment maker's results.

  • Russia Safe for Foreign Energy Firms, Gazprom Says Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | 6:37 PM ET

    Russia is a safe country for foreign energy companies to make investments and doesn’t use natural-gas prices for political purposes, the deputy chairman of energy giant Gazprom said in an exclusive interview on CNBC’s "Closing Bell."