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CNBC's Brian Shactman discusses the week's top business stories, including the massive commodities selloff, retail sales and the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Contrary to popular opinion, the best investment bet that you can make in 2011 is in Africa. You wouldn’t know it if you turn on a TV or read a newspaper, since U.S. and European media focus relentlessly on areas of unrest and instability, but the reports beyond the front page tell a very different story.
Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.
There were 79 people on the assault team that killed Osama bin Laden, but in the end, the success of the mission turned on some two dozen men who landed inside the Qaeda leader’s compound, the New York Times reports.
A brightened outlook for job growth may dim this spring as rising gas prices weigh on companies and prompt some to rethink their hiring plans.
In the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden, I found myself agreeing with Charles Krauthammer that this was a global game-changer for American greatness. It was a gutsy and courageous decision by President Obama, brilliantly executed by the Navy SEALs and all the intelligence and support behind them.
Oil prices are likely to continue rising because the world's oil reserves are dwindling, but silver is likely to come down as it rose too fast, famous investor and commodities bull Jim Rogers told CNBC Thursday.
Weak U.S. data and the promise of higher European interest rates drove the dollar lower against the euro, which edges closer to the psychological 1.50 level.
The problem facing euro zone policy makers as we head into what could be another eventful summer for the global markets is surprisingly simple, yet very unpalatable.
The orders started coming in just minutes after President Obama formally announced the death on Sunday night. People wanted their flags.
Looking at the commodities markets and what's likely to happen with US energy demand, with CNBC's Kate Kelly; Tom Kloza, Oil Price Information Service; and Paco Underhill, Envirosell founder & CEO.
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) discusses his legislative proposal to remake the Federal Reserve. Because setting rates is a public function, Rep. Frank believes regional members should be elected, not hand picked by people in the financial industry.
The euphoric scenes that met the death of Osama Bin Laden will not boost President Barack Obama’s re-election hopes, according to Alastair Newton, a political analyst at Nomura in London.
Most of us listen to the voice or at best do a mumble, but tonight, do yourself a favor and sing the thing. I'm talking about the National Anthem and God Bless America. Thanks to the killing of Osama Bin Laden last night, tonight's renditions before sporting events seem to have a little more meaning. If you're in the stands, sing it. If you're at home, sing it.
Osama bin Laden's death will have little effect on the cost of the war on terror, Todd Harrison, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, told CNBC Monday.
The big news that Osama Bin Laden was finally dead wasn't reported first by a cable or broadcast TV channel, nor by a news wire or newspaper. Twitter broke the news, long before anyone even knew what the news was, when IT consultant who lived in the vicinity of Bin Laden's compound complained about the noise.
The Fast Money traders and Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, weigh in on the market's reaction to Bin Laden's death and how to play it.
Last night, President Obama went on air to announce the killing of the United States enemy number one, Osama Bin Laden. Given this volatile and uncertain world we inhabit, how should we view this event? In the short run when it comes to terrorism, the best news is usually no news meaning no attacks.
Discussing Bin Laden's death, the political landscape, and the US economy , with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and former NYC mayor, Rudolph Giuliani.
Markets went up in reaction to Barack Obama’s announcement Sunday night that the Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had been killed, despite uncertainties as far as what this news will mean geopolitically.