CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead to where oil and precious metals are likely headed next week.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
A frank talk on Libya with Giorgio Napolitano, President of Italy.
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A look at who's winning and who's losing in the world's largest mobile market, with Tim Seymour, EmergingMoney.com founder.
As unrest ripples through the Middle East and North Africa, companies are working to keep their businesses on track, with Fred Hochberg, Export-Import Bank of the United States chairman/president.
President Barack Obama told Americans on Monday the United States would work with its allies to hasten the day when Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi leaves power, but would not use force to topple him.
Oil pulls back on Libyan rebel successes, while explorers and refineries rise. At the same time, coal stocks slide after Goldman downgrades Peabody. And smaller telecom stocks make a big comeback after the AT&T/T-Mobile marriage, with Will Power, RW Paird analyst, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.
Libyan rebels in Benghazi say they have formed their own central bank.
Fresh reports of violent clashes and midnight raids taking place over the weekend did nothing to stifle a steady stream of traffic through Bahrain's financial district Monday, nor did the continued presence of foreign troops and tanks keep business from re-opening their doors.
An update on where oil is headed and the impact of the current unrest in Libya, with John Kilduff, Again Capital.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the trading day from the NYSE.
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.
CNBC's John Harwood has the latest on President Obama's address to the nation tonight.
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.
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.
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo discusses the day's top business and financial stories, and looks ahead to Monday's Closing Bell.