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  • Dennis Gartman: Best Oil Trade on Egypt Unrest Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 1:55 PM ET

    Currency and commodities trader Dennis Gartman addresses how the Egyptian protests may impact oil, and how to trade it.

  • Halftime: Egypt Unrest Catalyst For Traders Friday, 28 Jan 2011 | 1:38 PM ET

    Has the unrest in Egypt triggered trading opportunities in energy and other sectors?

  • Scenes From The Middle East Protests Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 4:15 PM ET
    Beginning with political unrest in Tunisia, riots, protests and uprisings against governments have spread across North Africa and across the Middle East. Unrest in Tunisia was sparked when a young man set himself on fire and the situation quickly got out of control. In the week since, Tunisia's President has fled the country, while similar self-immolation in places like Egypt, Algeria and Mauritania.Egypt is facing unrest on its streets and in its capital, as protests turn  For images from prote

    In the week since, Tunisia's President has fled the country, with similar self-immolation in places like Egypt, Algeria and Mauritania.

  • No Impact From Egypt on Oil Yet, but Traders Wary Thursday, 27 Jan 2011 | 1:32 PM ET
    Egyptian demonstrators protest in central Cairo amidst tear gas fire by Egyptian police to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak and calling for reforms.

    Oil, so far, has not reacted to news of anti-government protests in Egypt, but oil traders are keeping a wary eye on the political situation there and in Yemen for signs it could spill into other parts of the region.

  • Frontier Markets Come Of Age Monday, 24 Jan 2011 | 11:38 AM ET
    Skyline from Dhow Harbour in Qatar.

    Political instability  and business corruption make these markets risky, but they have a place in the portfolios of investors looking for explosive growth.

  • Gold Bars

    The French government suspects that former Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family may have fled the country with 1.5 tons of gold, French daily Le Monde reported Monday.

  • In his new book, "HOW TO RUN THE WORLD Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance," Khanna takes a look at the current global chaos and offers up a road-map out of the "Dark Ages."

  • Sharm el-Sheikh

    Egypt is on track to meet its tourism growth targets despite a scare following a rare series of shark attacks that affected bookings, the country’s Minister of Tourism, Zoheir Garranah, told CNBC.

  • Chemical Giant Ends Iran Deals After CNBC Report Tuesday, 14 Dec 2010 | 8:33 AM ET

    Chemical giant Transammonia is ending all ties with Iran following a CNBC investigation into its business dealings there.

  • Revolutionary Guard Has Tight Grip on Iran's Economy Wednesday, 8 Dec 2010 | 1:34 PM ET
    Member of Iran's Revolutionary Guard

    The Revolutionary Guard  is  a major force when it comes to controlling Iran's economy. Many Iranians in and out of the country have called the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps "Iran's mafia."

  • Americans may be rare in Iran, but American products find their way into the country, despite international sanctions, through a tiny Iranian resort island called Kish.

  • Luxury Goods, Emerging Markets Seen Fueling Recovery Friday, 3 Dec 2010 | 10:18 AM ET

    NYU's Stern School of Business Dean Peter Henry believes the recovery will be slower in the US and other advanced economies, where discretionary spending has cooled, while emerging markets—and their newly discovered taste for fine goods—will bounce back more quickly.

  • 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.”