• US getting tough on Egypt's army? Don't bet on it Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    Egyptian army soldiers block Salah Salem highway to prevent supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi from crossing during their demonstration in Cairo.

    The United States is unlikely to make significant cuts in assistance to Egypt, despite calls from Congress to do so and a Cabinet-level meeting this week.

  • Asia's solar demand: who will benefit?     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Timothy Lam, vice president for utilities and alternative energy at Citi, says the very strong solar panel demand coming from Asia should continue in the second half and selects his top picks.

  • Dog of the Dow: Exxon becomes a blue-chip drag Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 11:54 AM ET

    ExxonMobil is now the worst-performing of the 30 blue-chip stocks that comprise the Dow Jones industrial average.

  • Woodside CEO: Capital costs the biggest drag     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Peter Coleman, CEO of Woodside Petroleum, explains how it plans to manage the company's growing capital costs by moving its technology base.

  • Fast Money, August 21, 2013     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Amanda Drury and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • Commodities Tomorrow: Manufacturing data ahead     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • What sector will soar in 15 years?     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 2:35 PM ET

    Mike Vogelzang, Boston Advisors; and Mark Martiak, Premier Financial Advisors, take a look at sectors that have been the best performers over the years including energy. They also pick sectors that will shine years from now.

  • US oil ends under $104 even as Fed stays dovish Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 3:03 PM ET

    Global oil prices slipped on Wednesday, with losses in U.S. crude widening the trans-Atlantic spread for a second day, amid signs that Libyan exports might resume and indications that oil was flowing into the depleted Cushing storage hub.

  • Nations risk 'catastrophic' carbon levels: Pro     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Nick Robins, head of climate change at HSBC, estimates that big economies need to double their rate of decarbonization by 2020 to stay below "catastrophic" levels of carbon emissions.

  • Fast Money, August 20, 2013     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.

  • Japan to issue gravest Fukushima nuclear warning Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:21 AM ET

    Japan will dramatically raise its warning about the severity of a toxic water leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant, its most serious action since the plant was destroyed in 2011.

  • Egypt on the edge as violence escalates Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 2:10 AM ET

    As tensions in Egypt continue to rise NBC's chief foreign correspondent, Richard Engel, looks at the events of the past 24 hours and speaks to people on the ground.

  • Egypt to use Gulf billions to spur economy Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 1:25 AM ET
    Plumes of smoke rise from a damaged petrol station during a violent crackdown by Egyptian security forces on a pro-Morsi sit-in demonstration at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on Aug. 14, 2013, in Cairo.

    Egypt plans to use billions of dollars in aid pledged by Gulf Arab states to spur the economy through new investments, Finance Minister Ahmed Galal said on Tuesday.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.

  • Wait! Is there a fracking bubble?     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Robert Ayres, emeritus professor of economics, political science and technology management at INSEAD, says that there is a small bubble forming in the shale gas industry.

  • Fracking for shale gas hits a raw nerve in Europe Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 6:03 AM ET

    The huge success of drilling for shale gas via "fracking" in the U.S. has led to claims that a new industrial era is dawning. But in Europe, with different planning laws, population density and limited infrastructure, the technology is causing growing controversy.

  • Japan nuclear plant leaks tons of radioactive water Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 3:29 AM ET
    A satellite image of the Fukushima Nuclear Reactor following concerns over a build-up of radioactive ground water.

    The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant said it believes about 300 tons of highly contaminated water has leaked from a storage tank designed to hold overflows.

  • Fracking: good or bad for the environment?     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Steve Everley, team lead at Energy in Depth and Emily Wurth, water program director at Food & Water Watch, debates the benefits and risks of fracking in the U.S.

  • US oil loses ground to settle near $105 Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 3:41 PM ET
    A gas flare is seen at an oil well site outside Williston, North Dakota.

    U.S. crude oil futures fell sharply on Tuesday as traders sold to close out positions ahead of the front-month contract's expiration and in reaction to news the Seaway pipeline had shut down halting shipments from Oklahoma to the Gulf Coast.

  • Why German brewers oppose fracking draft     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Marc-Oliver Huhnholz, press officer at the German Brewers' Association, explains that brewers in Germany wish to amend the law on fracking to protect more water sources than currently included.

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