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  • Glanbia Sees Results at Upper End of Forecasts Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | 12:19 PM ET

    Irish food group Glanbia said on Tuesday it expected full-year results would be towards the upper end of analysts' expectations following a strong first half.

  • CAMEC to Make 773 Million Pound Bid for Katanga Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | 8:17 AM ET

    Central African Mining & Exploration Company (CAMEC) said on Monday it planned to make an all-share bid for Canada's Katanga Mining, valuing the target at 773.1 million pounds ($1.56 billion).

  • U.S. oil prices touched a nine-month high Friday sparked by worries of low U.S. fuel supplies from creaking refineries and an upsurge of violence in the Middle East.

  • U.S. oil prices soared toward $68 a barrel on concerns over low fuel production from hobbled U.S. oil refineries and a flare up of violence in the Middle East.

  • Oil Moves Above $66 as Gasoline Inventories Fail to Rise Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | 5:34 PM ET

    Oil surged nearly a dollar a barrel Wednesday after a U.S. government report showed gasoline stockpiles remaining well below normal at the start of the summer driving season.

  • Oil Drops Below $69 on Outlook for Gasoline Supplies Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007 | 3:25 PM ET

    Oil prices dropped below $69 a barrel Tuesday amid expectations that U.S. gasoline supplies rose for the sixth straight week, easing worries of a crunch during the summer vacation season.

  • Oil Rebounds to $66 Range; Saudi Supply Curbs Remain Monday, 11 Jun 2007 | 3:08 PM ET

    U.S. oil rose to just shy of $66 on Monday, and London Brent crude recovered above $69, after a sell-off of more than $2 at the end of last week, buoyed by news leading exporter Saudi Arabia would keep OPEC supply curbs in place through July.

  • Oil dropped more than two dollars on Friday, weakened by selling in equity markets that raised doubts over energy demand and after a storm that halted exports from Oman lost power.

  • G8 Summit Effectiveness Divides Experts Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 1:21 PM ET

    The Group of Eight wealthy-nation summit in Germany is ending Friday. Now, the question arises: Is the G8 still able to confront global issues or has it become outdated? Ian Vasquez, director of the CATO Institute’s Center for Global Liberty & Prosperity, and P.J. Crowley, senior fellow and director of homeland security at the Center for American Progress, presented differing views on “Morning Call.”

  • CNBC Exclusive: Kobi Alexander In Namibia Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 11:46 AM ET

    CNBC Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn is on the trail of a controversial former corporate executive who prosecutors say has fled the country.  Cohn and a producer have traveled to the African nation of Namibia, searching for former Comverse CEO Jacob "Kobi" Alexander.  Cohn has filed his first video dispatch from Namibia and you can see it here only on CNBC.com.

  • CNBC Exclusive: The Search for Kobi Alexander Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 9:36 AM ET

    CNBC Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn is on the trail of a controversial former corporate executive who prosecutors say has fled the country.  Cohn and a producer have traveled to the African nation of Namibia, searching for former Comverse CEO Jacob "Kobi" Alexander.  Cohn has filed his first video dispatch from Namibia and you can see it here only on CNBC.com.

  • 'Kobi' Alexander Extradition Case Postponed Friday, 8 Jun 2007 | 8:38 AM ET

    A Namibian court on Friday postponed until June 25 an extradition case involving fugitive U.S. millionaire Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, who is wanted in the United States on charges of manipulating stock options.

  • Reporter's Diary: 'Kobi' Alexander's Namibia Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 5:40 PM ET

    Former Comverse Technology CEO Jacob “Kobi” Alexander has come to start a new life—and maybe avoid prosecution on options fraud charges in New York.

  • G8: New Friends, Old Rivals Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 4:38 PM ET
    Merkel, Putin, Bush

    This meeting of the world's richest nations may be the most challenging one for the U.S. in years, given the growing power of Russia and China.

  • Oil and gasoline futures jumped Thursday on concerns that U.S. refineries aren't making enough gasoline to meet domestic demand.

  • CNBC Exclusive: Kobi Alexander's Lawyer Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | 12:08 PM ET

    CNBC Senior Correspondent Scott Cohn is in Namibia, searching for former Comverse CEO Jacob "Kobi" Alexander, who faces charges in the United States that he orchestrated a massive options backdating scheme.    In an exclusive interview, Cohn spoke with Richard Metcalfe, Alexander's lawyer in Namibia.

  • Oil Rises to $66 Range; U.S. Gasoline Stocks Increase Wednesday, 6 Jun 2007 | 12:51 PM ET

    U.S. oil edged above $66 on Wednesday after U.S. gasoline stocks rose for a fifth straight week and eased concerns of a summer supply crunch in the world's top consumer.

  • Gasoline futures dropped more than 1%, and oil and gas futures also fell as a cyclone approaching the Persian Gulf veered away from major oil facilities.

  • U.S. broke above $66 and London Brent pierced $70 on news a cyclone was headed towards the oil-producing Arabian peninsula with a potential to disrupt shipping and output.

  • Oil rallied above $65 a barrel as fresh refinery and pipeline problems in the U.S. reignited fears over gasoline supplies as the summer peak in gasoline demand in the world's largest consumer approaches.