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  • US Has 'Lost Its Leverage' in the World: Friedman Friday, 3 Dec 2010 | 8:59 AM ET

    America has "lost its leverage" in the world because of its dependence on the Middle East and China, said Thomas Friedman, foreign affairs columnist at The New York Times.

  • Predictions 2011: John Kilduff On The Markets And Yemen Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:28 PM ET

    Emerging markets will falter, energy prices will fall sharply, the dollar will rally, the Fewd will drop its QE2 and the U.S. will take military action in Yemen.

  • CNBC's Boldest Predictions for 2011 Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | 3:16 PM ET
    There's nothing like a bold, even, outrageous prediction, and in compiling some 150 predictions from three-dozen staffers and contributors this year, we came away with some out-of-the-box answers. Though they may be bold, they are certainly in the realm of possibilities. So, take a look at who at CNBC is saying what, in their own words.

    Though they may be bold, they are certainly in the realm of possibilities. So, take a look at who at CNBC is saying what, in their own words.

  • Saudi Billionaire Buys 1 Percent Stake in GM Tuesday, 23 Nov 2010 | 9:28 AM ET
    GM Headquarters

    Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says he has invested $500 million in General Motors, the U.S. auto giant whose shares returned to trading last week after its bankruptcy and bailout by Washington.

  • We're Importing Oil From the Enemy: Boone Pickens Wednesday, 17 Nov 2010 | 9:52 AM ET

    Touting his energy plan to get America off foreign oil, financier T. Boone Pickens told CNBC Wednesday  that the U.S. is importing oil from its "enemies."

  • Dubai Still Good for Business: UAE Executive Monday, 15 Nov 2010 | 11:25 AM ET

    In spite of Dubai's financial troubles, including the missed payments recently by the financial services company, the Dubai Group, managing director of EFG-Hermes, Matt Wakeman, told CNBC Monday that Dubai is a good place to do business, because of its infrastructure and low taxes.

  • SBA Helps Veteran-Owned Businesses Thursday, 11 Nov 2010 | 12:17 PM ET
    Justin and Gen. Patraeus

    According to the SBA, one in seven veterans are self-employed or small business owners and about one quarter of veterans say they are interested in starting and buying their own businesses. The percentage is even higher among women veterans, noted the SBA.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CNBC Tuesday that his country averted some of the economic problems that Europe is facing now by acting “early on.”

  • Airplane Takeoff

    Several transportation experts say that full screening of all air cargo would cause the system of express air delivery to grind to a halt, reports The New York Times

  • Investing in Yachts Is Not Just for the Very Rich Tuesday, 2 Nov 2010 | 3:57 AM ET

    When buying a boat, there is but one fundamental principle to follow, according to those who already have some cash moored somewhere nice: enjoy it.

  • Tamminen: Energy Lessons From Manhattan Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | 11:12 AM ET
    New York City Skyline

    The World Economic Forum in Marrakech last week included a lesson on energy economics from Manhattan.

  • Air Cargo Bomb Plot Could Raise Costs, but Who Pays? Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | 6:02 PM ET

    Security fears triggered by the air freight bomb plot could increase the costs of global trade and fuel debate over the technology needed to screen packages and who should pay for it, transport officials said on Sunday.

  • Bomb Plot Just Narrowly Averted, Officials Say Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | 5:49 PM ET

    The mail bomb plot stretching from Yemen to Chicago may have been aimed at blowing up planes in flight and was only narrowly averted, officials said Sunday, acknowledging that one device almost slipped through Britain and another seized in Dubai was unwittingly flown on two passenger jets.

  • Mail Bomb Found in Dubai Sent on Passenger Planes Sunday, 31 Oct 2010 | 8:44 AM ET

    A Qatar Airways spokesman says a parcel carrying the mail bomb found in Dubai traveled on two separate passenger planes.

  • ConocoPhillips CEO: Oil Could Climb to $90 Wednesday, 20 Oct 2010 | 5:26 PM ET

    ConocoPhillips CEO Jim Mulva said that oil prices could reach $90 in the next couple of years based on the demand in emerging markets.

  • Water Shortage Means Big Money for Small Alaska Town Thursday, 30 Sep 2010 | 4:59 PM ET

    What if Sitka, Alaska, could sell its water to those people or entites in the arid parts of the world? That would give the town a healthy revenue and put water where it's desperately needed. That’s

  • Bahrain Will Grow Beyond Oil: Crown Prince Wednesday, 22 Sep 2010 | 5:08 PM ET

    To grow, the Middle East island nation of Bahrain needs to be part of a collaborative effort with its much bigger and oil-richer neighbors, Bahrain, His Highness Shaikh Bin Hamad al Khalifa, CEO of the Bahrain Economic Development Board, told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Jobs Concerns Dominate Techonomy Conference Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | 8:49 AM ET

    This is a jobless recovery. That's the consensus among the executives and entrepreneurs here, who say improving employment is their #1 priority.

  • Eric Schmidt

    Schmidt says job creation is the most important thing the economy needs right now, particularly in the manufacturing sector. He's very frustrated at the government's slow pace in boosting employment—effectively saying it's ridculous that so much proposed legislation has to wait until after the November elections.

  • Asia Puts Its Stamp on Aviation Thursday, 22 Jul 2010 | 8:56 AM ET

    The future of the aviation industry has an Asian face, industry watchers say – and it is changing fast thanks to the rapid growth in passengers in the region that is creating strong demand for aircraft.