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  • What's Trading Now     Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 12:32 PM ET

    Silver and the gold, and the commodities trade doesn't appear to coming to a close, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Fast Money Halftime Report traders. Also, a look at the microchip trade, and what it will take for stocks to break out now, with Carter Worth, Oppenheimer.

  • In Spain, Stepping Down in Bid to Retain Power Monday, 4 Apr 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
    Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

    With his Socialist Party facing a double-digit deficit in opinion polls, Prime Minister José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero is gambling that his decision not to seek a third term will bolster his party’s chances to retain power. The New York Times reports.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Morici: The Obama Doctrine Is Not Good Foreign Policy Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 9:44 AM ET
    Moammer Gaddafi speaking

    After missteps addressing Congressional concerns, President Obama has articulated clearly the goals, means and duration of the U.S. military action in Libya. Critics may say he did not address those issues, but he did and the answers are not acceptable.

  • Ark Royal Goes Up on MoD Auction Site Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 5:34 AM ET
    David Cameron

    The aircraft carrier H.M.S. Ark Royal, taken out of service this year as part of government budget cuts, is being put up for sale online by the Ministry of Defense.

  • Obama Seeks to Define Libya Goals, Exit Plan Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 8:21 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    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.

  • Obama To Speak on Libya Mission     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 4:42 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood on the latest from Washington, as President Obama gets set to address the nation on the US military mission in Libya.

  • Fresh Protests in Bahrain Strain Businesses, Markets Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 11:55 AM ET
    Young Indian Muslims pose with placards during a protest rally against the ongoing political turmoil in Bahrain, Libya, and Yemen.

    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.

  • President Obama Libya Address Preview     Monday, 28 Mar 2011 | 6:24 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the latest on President Obama's address to the nation tonight.

  • Commodities Next Week     Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson examines the day's activity in the commodities markets, and looks ahead to where oil, gold and silver are likely headed next week.

  • Protests Spread Against Assad Rule in Syria Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 11:29 AM ET
    This footage purportedly show protests in the southwestern town of Daraa on 18th March 2011.

    Protests spread across Syria on Friday, challenging the rule of the Assad family after their forces killed dozens of demonstrators in the south.

  • From Peace Prize to War     Friday, 25 Mar 2011 | 10:19 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the details on whether President Obama will go down in history as a war president.

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