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Investors may be wary of putting their money in the Middle East and the Arab peninsula given the political turmoil which has shaken the region in recent months, but it offers investment opportunities worth considering, one fund manager told CNBC.
CNBC Senior Energy Correspondent Sharon Epperson shared her notes from the NYMEX Tuesday on an interesting divergence between Brent crude and WTI, ahead of OPEC's Wednesday meeting.
With oil-producing countries in turmoil and crude gushing to triple digits, OPEC finds itself after 50 years at a critical crossroads. The group produces 40% of the world’s oil, but unrest and revolution in member countries has compromised output.
Al-Qaeda's plans to recruit terrorists via a new English-language magazine have been disrupted by the British intelligence agency MI6, which replaced bomb-making instructions on the website with recipes for cupcakes, UK newspaper the Daily Telegraph reported on Friday.
Société Générale structured a $1 billion bet on its own shares for Libya's sovereign wealth fund after the Jérôme Kerviel fraud, the Financial Times reports.
Saudi Arabia needs an oil price that allows it to meet its long-term fiscal targets while not incentivizing investment in new sources of energy, according to HSBC researchers.
The state of emergency in Bahrain, a business hub scrambling to salvage its business-friendly brand, has now been lifted.
Goldman Sachs did not really negotiate with Libya’s sovereign investment fund to sell it an equity stake in the firm, according to a person familiar with the transactions.
Saudi Arabia's labor market is in sharp focus today following a report of a new policy that could serve as an expat time-bar in the kingdom.
The pledge that emerged from the G8 summit in Deauville sees international development banks supplying $20 billion in aid to Tunisia and Egypt for 2011-2013. That is in addition to bilateral support.
Some of football’s biggest sponsors are raising the alarm over infighting at Fifa even as Sepp Blatter, its president, dismissed the bribery storm engulfing the sport’s governing body as a few “difficulties” rather than a crisis, reports the FT.
T. Boone Pickens sees companies exporting natural gas and importing oil from OPEC, saying, "We’re gonna go down as the dumbest crowd in history that’s ever come to town."
It feels strange to be on a flight back to Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, to cover what’s been dubbed Egypt’s Second Revolution. The last one, which brought down the regime of former President Hosni Mubarak, was just over three months ago.
Many analysts in the region are bullish on Saudi Arabia, compared to other markets in the Middle East, and recent data support that view.
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The anti-corruption group Global Witness says it has obtained a document that details for the first time the involvement of Western banks—including some in the U.S.—in financing the regime of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddhafi.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where gold, oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
The lack of world peace affects the economy by trapping productivity and removing vital resources, according to an international research institute which also put the cost of global violence at $8.1 trillion last year.
The most prominent Israeli-American business leader in the United States, Haim Saban, says President Obama needs to do more to show his support of Israel, in light of the President’s comments last week suggesting Israel needs to return to its pre-1967 borders to achieve peace with the Palestinians.
It has almost been two years since US President Barack Obama took the stage at Cairo University, reaching out to a mesmerized audience and seeking "a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world".