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  • Commodities tomorrow: What will OPEC do?     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil finished strong today, as stocks were up, as well. Meanwhile, gold got whacked today.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A big oil build was far more than traders expected. After the headlines in Ottawa, the markets fell and crude dropped, as well.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Gold over $1,250     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Commodities rallied today. Oil was up on the day and nat gas rebounded after hitting an 11-month low.

  • CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Stocks and commodities both stabilized today. WTI was down slightly, nat gas took a big hit, and gold was up a bit on the day.

  • Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, says diplomacy and military action is needed to take the fight to ISIS.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Volatility is back     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was under $80 before the EIA report, but rallied afterward.

  • Gerald Lawless, President & Group CEO at Jumeirah Group, says falling oil prices and geopolitical unrest will not affect peace and security in the Middle East.

  • Cramer: Long-term perks outweigh short-term loss Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    Jim Cramer weighs the benefits of taking a long-term perspective on the market, versus the gains lost in the current market environment

  • Commodities tomorrow: Ebola-crude connection     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A volatile day with energy futures. WTI was down slightly on the day, after falling below 80 for the first time since June 2012. Gold was up about $10 on the day.

  • NBC/WSJ poll: Close race for control of Congress     Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the highlights from a new national NBC/Wall Street Journal poll which shows how Americans feel about the midterm elections and Obamacare.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil plunge continues     Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 3:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks ahead onto where oil prices are likely headed. Oil continued its downward dive, hovering around $83. A severe decrease in demand is one of the reasons why oil is dropping so much.

  • Oil should stay cheap for at least a few months Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    Oil prices should stay at their currently low levels, or drop further, due to a "perfect storm" of risk factors.

  • Why Turkey refuses to intervene in Kobani     Sunday, 12 Oct 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    Kamran Bokhari, Advisor, Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, discusses the heavy fighting in Kobani over the weekend and Turkey's refusal to join coalition-led strikes.

  • Here's the new US price tag for the war against ISIS Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 7:26 AM ET
    Militant Islamist fighters on a tank take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014.

    There are signs that the Obama administration is getting ready to up the ante against ISIS - at a cost of up to an additional $40 billion a year.

  • Cramer arms portfolios with a key cyber play Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    With the importance of cybersecurity growing on a daily basis, Cramer discusses Cyberark Software and the possibility of it being a long-term play

  • Commodities tomorrow: WTI under $86     Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. More downward pressure on oil today, as WTI fell under $86/barrel.

  • Why the US should take PKK off the terror list Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 3:44 PM ET
    A picture taken on August 21, 2014 shows women Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) patrolling on the front line in the Makhmur area, near Mosul, during the ongoing conflict against Islamic State (IS) jihadists.

    Turkey is on the verge of a civil war. The US can help by taking the PKK off the terror list, says former State Dept. adviser David Phillips.

  • South China Sea: Lots of oil, lots of uncertainty Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:56 PM ET
    Coast guard vessels from China (rear) and Vietnam in a disputed part of the South China Sea near China's oil drilling rig, May 14, 2014.

    The area is expected to hold billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, but energy firms are tentative about the region.

  • ISIS imitators talked of attacks in Canada Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 10:26 PM ET

    Officials tell NBC News that Canadian authorities have heard would-be terrorists discussing potential attacks against targets inside Canada.

  • Commodities tomorrow: Oil hit again     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was down again today. The DOE report showed higher-than-expected build in supplies.