The move to normalize relations with Cuba will strengthen the Castro "dictatorship," a former U.S. diplomat says.
The Russian currency crisis could turn into a broader economic crisis, Charles Dallara said.
General Electric would like Russia to be in better shape now but also likes it for the long term, Chief Executive Jeff Immelt said on Wednesday.
U.S. economic strength should outweigh weakness abroad as the Fed considers rates, Deutsche Bank's Joseph LaVorgna said.
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