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Today's Top Videos: Citigroup, Somali Pirates & More...

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Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | 6:12 PM ET

Citirgoup announces it will significantly cut its workforce, while pirates who hijacked a crude oil tanker off the coast of Kenya approach a Somali port. Following are today's top videos:

Citi of the Future
Assessing whether Citi layoffs will be enough, with CNBC's Charlie Gasparino.

Citi of the Future

“[Citigroup’s ] stock is marginally higher—and that’s the big question today. Why despite the fact that they’re cutting 50,000 jobs in the next few months, their stock has been rising further and higher. There are two theories…”

—Charlie Gasparino, CNBC Business News

No to Golden Parachute
Discussing his choice of shareholders vote on his salary, with Daniel Amos, Aflac Inc. chairman/CEO

No to Golden Parachute

“I’m not going anywhere but when I leave, I plan on leaving under good terms and retiring and I don’t plan on doing that any time soon. But when I talk about pay-per-performance, I just didn’t feel like that a golden parachute was proper in my particular environment after 19 years, because I plan on continuing to perform well and I wouldn’t leave under those circumstances…”

—Daniel Amos, Chairman & CEO, Aflac

Sirius Star Oil Tanker
Pirates who hijacked a crude oil tanker off the coast of Kenya are approaching a Somali port, with Nathan Christiansen, U.S. Navy.

Sirius Star Oil Tanker

“The ship right now currently nearing an anchorage off the coast of Somalia. It is currently under the pirates’ control. We don’t have specifics as to what they’re looking for right now, but typically, what we see is that the pirates are after ransom…”

—Nathan Christiansen, Deputy Commander, U.S. Navy

Look for Commodities' Super Cycle in 2010
Commodity prices will turn around when the global economy bounces back in late 2009, according to Robert Parker, vice chairman at Credit Suisse Asset Management. He shares his outlook for the commodity space as well as his investment strategy with CNBC's Martin Soong and Sri Jegarajah.

Look for Commodities Super Cycle In 2010

“First of all, if one looks at the foreign exchange markets, I think one has to stay long on the dollar against the euro and the pound and assume that any turn around in the dollar is going to be delayed until the second quarter of next year. Secondly, on commodities, we’d be negative on commodities since May of this year…”

—Parker, Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse Asset Management

Stop Trading, Listen to Cramer!
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his stock picks with CNBC's Erin Burnett.

Stop Trading, Listen to Cramer!

“[Russia] is not an easy market to invest in…Normally, I would say: why don’t you go buy Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods ? Because I think a recession in Russia is taking hold and this is one of these companies that doesn’t have a lot of economic exposure. But they have a lot of debt. So I’m going to throw that away.”

—Jim Cramer, CNBC’s Mad Money

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