If the Russian Central Bank does cut its key rates, city economists will have "eggs spread liberally all over their faces" says CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who explains more.» Read More
Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Theodore Kattouf weighs in on Secretary of State John Kerry's statements on the crisis in Syria and the potential U.S. military action there. "This has to be done quickly; it has to be effective, but not to the extent it entangles us in the civil war," he says.
CNBC Contributor Addison Armstrong discusses the action in the oil market on Secretary of State John Kerry's comments about U.S. military action in Syria. "I would expect to see the oil markets rally higher into the close and end positive," he says.
CNBC's John Harwood says he would be very surprised if we do not see U.S. military action on Syria by Tuesday just before President Obama goes to Russia for the G-20 Summit.
Sec. of State John Kerry makes the case for U.S. military action in Syria, saying he feels it is important to discuss directly with the American people. "Findings on Syria are as clear as they are compelling--with our own eyes, we've seen victims with symptoms of chemical attack."
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin, reports the latest details on UN inspections in Syria. And Bill Spindle, WSJ Middle Eastern bureau chief, discusses President Obama's quandary in Syria.
Edward Luce, Financial Times Washington columnist, discusses what a missile strike in Syria will mean for President Obama's credibility.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin has the latest details on the unrest in Syria. And Steven Cook, Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the likelihood of a U.S. military strike on Syria now that the United Kingdom has signaled it will not intervene.
As the U.S. debates whether or not to take military action against Syria, questions are rising about Israel's involvement, reports NBC's Atia Abawi with the latest details from Tel Aviv.
NBC's Richard Engel reports how the UK's decision to stay out of military intervention in Syria will likely impact the region. And Reuel Marc Gerecht, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, provides his perspective on what President Obama's next move in the Middle East should include.
Now that the United Kingdom, Germany and Israel have indicated they will not participate in a military strike in Syria, President Obama must carefully weigh his retaliatory options in the Middle East, reports NBC's Richard Engel.
Robert Wexler, S. Daniel Abraham Center for Middle East Peace, discusses several options open to President Obama in response to Syria's Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons. And CNBC's John Harwood reveals the latest results of an NBC/WSJ poll on what Americans think about the crisis in Syria.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest developments in Syria as a growing number of refugees flee to Jordan and Lebanon, and the United Kingdom and Germany signal they will not participate in a military strike.
"[T]he British Parliament, reflecting the views of the British people, does not want to see British military action," UK Prime Minister Cameron said.
UN inspectors continue their chemical investigation in Syria for the 3rd day, reports NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin. And Jon Alterman, Center for Strategic and International Studies; and David Gordon, Eurasia Group, discuss the impact Syria could have on the U.S. economy.
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin provides the latest details from Syria. U.S. officials say a possible strike could be sea-based. And Philip Coyle, Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation; and Gen. Barry McCaffrey, MSNBC Military analyst, discuss what's the next move for America.
Concerns of fighting in Syria could re-spark factional fighting in Iraq potentially putting 3 million barrels of oil a day at risk. Former U.S. State Department senior banking and finance advisor to the government of Iraq Burdin Hickok provides insight into the global oil market.
CNBC's Dominic Chu focuses on defense stocks while tensions in Syria heighten.
NBC's Ayman Moheyldin reports anxiety has gripped the country of Syria in anticipation of a possible U.S. military strike, and there has been a high amount of shortages of food.
$1.6 million per missile. That's the cost of the Tomahawks the U.S. Navy may fire into Syria. But will that be a boon for Raytheon, which makes them?
Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute, and Michele Wucker, World Policy Institute, discuss some of the options available to the U.S. if a decision is made to retaliate against Syria. And NBC's Richard Engel reports on potential repercussions if a military strike occurs.