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Business Iraq

  • ISIS includes ex-Hussein militants

    Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Iraqi officials to try and get them to form a new government as ISIS captures more towns. NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports the latest from the besieged country.

  • Power Rundown: Wealth problems

    CNBC's Sue Herera, Simon Hobbs and Julia Boorstin, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including a study on "rich people problems."

  • Does oil go higher?

    Discussing oil's next move amid crisis in Iraq, with Peter Amandio, Chicago Energies President.

  • Sunni rebels threatened to invade Jordan

    More Iraqi cities have fallen to the heavily armed al-Qaida linked Sunni group. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.

  • Sec. Kerry meets with al-Maliki

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Iraq and has met with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Mohyeldin says ISIS fighters have taken control of the border between Syria and Iraq.

  • ISIS seizes more territory

    Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Baghdad to meet with top Iraqi officials, reports NBC News' Ayman Mohyeldin. ISIS fighters continued to take territory along the Jordanian, Syrian and Iraqi borders, over the weekend.

  • Traders see profit taking in crude

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis provides insight to oil and gas prices, and the status of the Iraqi oil supply.

  • How to gain stability in Iraq: Sen. Johnson

    We need to do whatever we can for the Kurds up in the north, says Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), sharing his thoughts on the political turmoil sweeping Iraq and what the U.S. should do to help.

  • Iraq insurgency fueling oil prices

    John Kingston, Platts Global director of news, provides insight on oil production in Iraq as the ongoing crisis prompts some cutbacks in northern production.

  • Iraq is a failed state: Author

    David Phillips, "The Kurdish Spring" author, explains why the U.S. needs a plan on the Iraq crisis and should foster a relationship with Turkey.

  • Kerry meets with Maliki

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Secretary John Kerry is urging Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki to form an inclusive government.

  • How to invest in Iraq and Russia

    Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses the opportunities to be found in Iraq and Russia.

  • Dissecting the complexities of Iraq crisis

    Jonathan Pain, Director at JP Consulting, says the crisis in Iraq is a "culmination of hundred of years of religious division and the meddling of foreign powers."

  • Why Iraq, Ukraine won't rattle markets

    Vasu Menon, Vice President of OCBC, explains why he doesn't consider geopolitical tensions in Iraq and Ukraine "systemic risk factors" that could affect global markets.

  •  Who is playing up sectarian politics in Iraq?

    Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow at Cato Institute, discusses claims from Iran's supreme leader that the U.S. is trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries.

  • EMs may see more profit-taking ahead: SocGen

    Investors may continue booking profits on emerging markets amid tensions in Iraq and fears of a potential hike in U.S. rates, says Patrick Legland, Global Research & Strategy, Societe Generale.

  • Forces driving gas to $4

    Dr. Kent Moors, Money Map Press global energy strategist, says the situation in Iraq will cause oil prices to spike and gas prices could hit $4 a gallon in some U.S. cities next week. This is no longer a supply issue, it's an uncertainty perception issue as Baghdad weakens, says Moors.

  • Kurdistan delivers first oil tanker: Reuters

    Top Shiite cleric Ali al-Sistani has called for a "new more effective government" in Iraq, and Kurdistan has unloaded its first tanker of oil, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Closing Bell Exchange: Market threats

    Discussing what could derail the bull rally and forces affecting bonds, with Steve East, Height Analytics; Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ; Greg Sarian, Hightower; Sharon Stark D.A. Davidson; and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners.

  • 'Salvage operation' for Iraq: Pro

    David Phillips, Columbia University, says "Iraq has been over for a long time," and shares his opinions on what the role of the U.S. should be in the crisis there.