Middle East


  • Libyan Rebels Regain Key Oil Terminals     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:34 AM ET

    An update on where oil is headed and the impact of the current unrest in Libya, with John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • NYSE Morning Preview     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 9:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.

  • Middle East Unrest & Oil     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 8:42 AM ET

    An outlook on the oil market as the unrest in the Middle East shows no signs of calming down, with John Hofmeister, former Shell Oil president/CEO, U.S. Operations.

  • President Obama Libya Address Preview     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 6:24 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the latest on President Obama's address to the nation tonight.

  • Forget Twin Shocks, Growth Will Rock: Buiter Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 3:28 AM ET

    The twin shocks of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the rise in oil prices will not greatly alter growth prospects for 2011 and 2012, according to Willem Buiter, chief economist at Citigroup.

  • This footage purportedly show protests in the southwestern town of Daraa on 18th March 2011.

    Instability has spread to nations that the United States considers vital to its interests and to chances for peace in the Middle East, the New York Times reports.

  • Maria's Market Message     Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 6:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to Monday's Closing Bell.

  • Commodities Next Week     Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson examines the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil, gold and silver are likely headed next week.

  • Protests Spread Against Assad Rule in Syria Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 11:29 AM ET
    This footage purportedly show protests in the southwestern town of Daraa on 18th March 2011.

    Protests spread across Syria on Friday, challenging the rule of the Assad family after their forces killed dozens of demonstrators in the south.

  • Wave of Revolution     Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 9:09 AM ET

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports from Libya on showdown between coalition war planes and Gaddafi's ground forces.

  • Tyrants Pull Plug on the Internet at Their Peril Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 5:13 AM ET

    The world is currently in the middle of historic change that will have as big an impact as the industrial revolution on feudal society, an author told CNBC.com.

  • Learning to Love the Fear Index Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 3:20 AM ET

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  • Gold, oil and copper prices still have room to increase because of the current turmoil in the Middle East, weak economic data from the United States and strong demand from emerging markets, Michael Widmer, metals strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research told CNBC.

  • Cramer's Best Plays on Higher Oil Prices Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 7:23 PM ET

    These three stocks are in the best position to benefit from increased oil prices, the "Mad Money" host said.

  • Cramer's Take on Why Stocks Closed Higher Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 7:21 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host explains why the markets closed up on Thursday.

  • Executive Decision: Enbridge Energy CEO     Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 6:15 PM ET

    Enbridge Energy CEO Patrick Daniel discusses pipelines and energy infrastructure, as well as the best ways to move oil around the U.S. and Canada, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

  • Gartman: Central Banks Boosting Commodities?     Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 5:16 PM ET

    Reserves injected by the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank are going to gold and equities, rather than being used for timber, steel and copper down the road. Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, explains why it's happening.

  • Gordon: Oil's Strength Could Be Dollar's Achilles Heel Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 3:00 PM ET

    As crude oil prices power higher, they are bringing the Norwegian Krone along with them. The dollar is another story.

  • Global Crises Impact on Shipping Industry     Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    Angeliki Frangou, Navios Maritime Holdings chariman/CEO.

  • Shady Dealings Helped Qaddafi Build Fortune and Regime Thursday, 24 Mar 2011 | 11:42 AM ET
    Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi

    Since the United States reopened trade with Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s government in 2004, businesses have seen a Libyan culture rife with corruption, the New York Times reports.