CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on two separate U.S. missions in Iraq - one humanitarian and the other against terrorists.
I can't help but think we are creating the new "one-percent," says Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discussing how geopolitical instability is impacting the global bond markets.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, provides perspective on the administration's efforts to protect the city of Erbil and its impact on global markets.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the latest developments surrounding the crisis in Iraq. The U.S. is to provide emergency assistance to Iraqi civilians, reports Javers.
Paul Brinkley, co-founder and CEO of North America Western Asia Holdings, says the U.S.' decision to approve airstrikes in Iraq is a "positive needed step" to stabilize the country and region.
Vasu Menon, Vice President for Wealth Management Singapore at OCBC Bank, says Friday's selloff will be short-lived and insists that markets are poised for a rally in the long run.
For global markets, the threat of escalated conflict in Ukraine poses greater risks than U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, says David Riedel, President & Founder at Riedel Research Group.
President Obama explains U.S. humanitarian efforts to save Iraqi civilians trapped on a mountaintop and why he ordered targeted air strikes against terrorist targets.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on Barack Obama's decision to authorize the military to make targeted airstrikes in Iraq to prevent "a potential act of genocide".
The Pentagon and military officials are denying reports by The New York Times that airstrikes are taking place in Iraq. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
Administration officials had said earlier that the president was considering both airstrikes against militants and airdrops of humanitarian aid.
Major oil producers are pulling staff from Iraq's Kurdistan region as the radical militants of the Islamic State advance towards its capital.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest briefed reporters Thursday in regards to the humanitarian situation in Iraq, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. He didn't rule in or out any military response by the U.S.
President Obama is considering airstrikes or airdrops to address a humanitarian crisis among religious minorities in Iraq.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, reports President Obama is considering possible airstrikes in northern Iraq as well as airdrops of food and medicine.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, details possible action in Iraq. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
The Kurdish government is not backing down in regards to getting its oil into the United States, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
The US should help the Iraqi Kurds oppose the Islamic State, which is overrunning Iraq, says former WH adviser David L. Phillips.
Islamic State fighters seized control of Iraq's biggest dam, an oilfield and three more towns on Sunday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports oil prices are losing ground and gasoline futures are down about 8 percent in the last month, the biggest drop this year.