The oil and ruble meltdowns may be grabbing the headlines, but the real story behind the market swings is the Fed, market watcher James Paulsen tells CNBC.» Read More
Some observers say a less acrimonious future between the United States and Iran makes economic sense.
Investing in Cuba: it's one thing to try to ease travel restrictions and open an embassy, it's another to lift the embargo.
Investors should look for softer rhetoric on Ukraine from Russian President Vladimir Putin and for signs of a bounce, said Christopher Granville.
It's been the busiest year for IPOs since public offerings hit a record in 2000, and market debuts look set for a strong finish to 2014.
According to an Obama official, American Alan Gross has been released after spending five years in a Cuban prison, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on Baidu's entry into the ride-sharing space, and competition with Alibaba.
Mohamed El-Erian, former co-CEO and co-CIO at Pimco, believes the Fed will remove the "considerable period of time" phrase on interest rates.
David Gordon, International Capital Strategies, discusses the increase in violent terrorist acts around the globe.
In the case of Russia this is a classic emerging market crisis, says Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz chief economic adviser, sharing his thoughts on the global economic outlook.
Mohamed El-Erian, Allianz chief economic adviser, shares his thoughts on Fed policy and when to expect an interest rate hike.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on the recent data ahead of the Fed's decision later on Wednesday.
McDonald's is taking measures to limit sales of french fries in Japan because of a potato shortage, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
CNBC's John Harwood shares the results of an NBC/WSJ poll which shows what voters want from the next president.
Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley, and Jurrien Timmer, Fidelity Investments, talk about the likely outcome of the Fed's FOMC meeting on Wednesday and the market's reaction.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on the impact of the falling ruble on the Russian people.
CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at how four companies with Russian exposure are faring right now.
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.
It's really an injection of default risk, says Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock, looking at the currency volatility caused by the collapse of crude oil.
Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock, provides his thoughts on challenges in the fixed income space.
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