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  • Japan & Middle-East Won't Hurt These Sectors Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 2:27 AM ET

    With stocks shrugging off the wall of worry in the first quarter, the second quarter could prove to be a less rewarding time for those long equity markets as central banks begin to tighten policy via rate hikes or withdrawing extraordinary measures.

  • Is Gaddafi Envoy Looking For Way Out? Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 1:01 AM ET
    Libyan rebels gather on the frontline as smoke from a burning oil facility darkens the sky in Ras Lanuf, Libya.

    A Libyan government envoy has begun a trip to Europe to discuss an end to fighting, but gave no sign of any major climb down in a war that has ground to a stalemate between rebels and forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.

  • Achilles Heel of Recovery?     Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 7:30 PM ET

    Discussing whether skyrocketing oil and gas prices are slowing down the economic recovery and the Republicans' alternative to President Obama's energy plan, with David Vitter, (R-LA); Joy Reid, The Reid Report; John Hofmeister, former Shell Oil president/CEO Of U.S. operations and John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • Rebels on the Run in Libya     Friday, 1 Apr 2011 | 7:22 PM ET

    NBC's Jim Maceda has the latest on the fast moving developments out of Libya.

  • Libyan Rebels Encouraged by Covert U.S. Support     Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 7:24 PM ET

    NBC's Richard Engel reports on Libyan rebels preparing for a counter-attack against Gaddafi's forces in eastern Libya.

  • Cramer: 6 'Obvious' Trades Working Right Now Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 7:08 PM ET

    These plays might be "glaringly obvious," but Cramer said they're making investors a lot of money.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil, gold and silver are likely headed tomorrow.

  • After Busy First Quarter, What's In Store For Next? Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 11:38 AM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    From Libya to Larry Page, markets have absorbed an above-average amount of headlines so far in 2011. Let's take a quick look at some of the headlines beyond geo-politics and then put on the table what might happen next.

  • Oil's Dramatic Leap Is Good News for NatGas: Sasol CEO Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 11:18 AM ET

    General unrest in the Middle East has had a "dramatic impact on oil prices," the chief executive of a major South African mining and energy company said Thursday—and he makes no secret of the fact that that's good news for his firm.

  • Low Growth, High Inflation: Marriage Made in Hell Thursday, 31 Mar 2011 | 5:07 AM ET
    HSBC

    HSBC is cutting growth targets and raising inflation forecasts following dramatic rises in commodity prices that threaten the global recovery.

  • Cramer: This Market Isn't Complacent Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 6:58 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host said the market likes what it sees.

  • Gadaffi Is Winning in Libya Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:59 PM ET
    A Lybian rebel stands on March 22, 2011 as rebel forces massed for a second day on several kilometres from the key city of Ajdabiya to try to attack government forces that have encircled the town.

    A week or so before Obama launched the attack on Libya, we warned that while an air-campaign could likely ground Gadaffi’s air force—hopes that it would accomplish much more were unfounded.

  • Filthy Rich: Gadaffi's Money Trail     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:52 PM ET

    CNBC'S Scott Cohn tracking down Gadaffi's wealth into some very posh neighborhoods.

  • Commodities Tomorrow     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodity markets, and looks ahead to where oil, gold and silver are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Farrell: Obama, Gadaffi and Merkel's Spanking Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:24 AM ET
    Middle East Turmoil

    The President delivered an excellent speech Monday night on the situation in Libya. He covered the reasons, thoughts, negotiations with allies etc. that explained very well why he took the action he did. You actually didn't need to watch the speech. You don't even have to read the transcript today. All you have to do is look at where the story is positioned in the papers to see how good it was.

  • Appetite for Risk Returns     Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 11:13 AM ET

    The appetite for risk is making a comeback, and geopolitical risks are dominating the direction of commodities in the first quarter, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson; Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy; and Fancisco Blanch, Bank of America Global Commodity Research.

  • Developing Economies Grow Too Fast: Analysis Wednesday, 30 Mar 2011 | 4:20 AM ET
    China

    The world's biggest economies are recovering from the Great Recession at troublesome speeds: too fast or too slow.

  • Here's what you should be watching Thursday, March 30.

  • Taking Action on Libya     Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 4:40 PM ET

    A frank talk on Libya with Giorgio Napolitano, President of Italy.

  • On The Horizon Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 2:01 PM ET

    The list of trip wires for the markets is getting longer. We decided to do a little trouble shooting to see if there are others lurking out there for 2011.