Vladimir Putin addressed the Russian public, took questions, and had some testy exchanges in his yearly Q&A session.» Read More
David Adesnik, Foreign Policy Initiative, talks about Russian President Putin's ability to capitalize on falling oil prices and whether he will become more conciliatory about Ukraine. Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, weighs in. He uses the nationalistic heart in a very clever way, says Hormats.
Kevin Book, Clearview Energy Partners, shares his outlook on oil next year.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, and James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, discuss the vulnerability of seeking higher returns in emerging markets and how the "one-off" commodity collapse in oil could prompt global growth in 2015.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, and James Paulson, Wells Capital Management, share their thoughts on how falling oil prices and the Russian ruble crisis has adversely impacted global markets.
The one superpower of the world is the global financial markets, says Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman, explaining the impact of the global market's move against Russia.
Putin will maintain a very strict line, no capital controls, predicts Christopher Granville, Trusted Sources, sharing his thoughts on Russian President Putin's annual address and what it may signal about Ukraine.
Christopher Granville, Trusted Sources, shares his thoughts on investing in Russia ahead of President Putin's annual address.
Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman, explains how the ruble's rout and lower oil prices is putting pressure on Russia and Putin's reputation.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports Russians are rushing out to buy imported products because of inflation fears. Also Cutmore provides a preview of President Putin's annual speech on Thursday.
MOSCOW, Dec 17- The dramatic fall in Russia's rouble slowed on Wednesday, with the government selling foreign currency to prop it up after a 50 percent fall against the dollar this year. The situation poses a major challenge for President Vladimir Putin whose popularity, based partly on providing stability and prosperity, is at risk from the rouble's decline,...
Russia's economy collapsing sends a "whiff of panic" throughout its public, with people stocking up on imported goods. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports with a clip of the Russian Economic Development Minister, Alexei Ulyukayev speaking about future intentions.
The sharp decline in the Russian ruble has led to the public's faith in the ruble evaporating, says Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, who thinks the public seem "bearish".
MOSCOW, Dec 17- The Russian rouble strengthened sharply on Wednesday in volatile trade after the Finance Ministry said it had started selling foreign currency from its leftover stock. That poses a major challenge for President Vladimir Putin whose popularity, based partly on providing stability and prosperity, is at risk from the rouble's decline, which is...
One market pro thinks there's a buying opportunity in the ETF that tracks the Russian stock market, but another says it's too risky a bet.
Insight to the pain Russia is feeling from sanctions, with Sarah Mendelson, CSIS senior advisor, and Nina Khrushcheva, The New School. This is a self-inflicted wound for Russian President Putin, says Mendelson.
Insight to the challenges facing Russia's economy, with Don Jensen, Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations.
Has Russian President Vladimir Putin lost control of his country's economy? Ambassador Carlos Pascual, provides perspective into the critical situation facing Russia.
The combination of sanctions, the falling ruble and continuous slide in oil prices is chopping billions from the fortunes of Russia's richest men. Who's taking the biggest hit?
Is Vladimir Putin more dangerous with current Russian economic conditions? Former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul provides perspective.
It's clear the US is not prepared for the extent of damage that Vladimir Putin can unleash, says Jake Novak.