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Now that the much-anticipated pullback has arrived, traders are debating how low the skittish stock market can go. But one thing's for sure: It'll have a lot to do with oil.
President Obama is condemning the violence in Libya and dispatching Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Geneva for international talks aimed at stopping the bloodshed. He says he's directed his administration to prepare a full range of options to respond.
President Barack Obama says the U.S. is doing everything possible to protect Americans in Libya.
Fear of the unknown amid Mideast unrest and violence is driving down markets, Goldman Sachs strategist Abby Joseph Cohen told CNBC Tuesday, but good investment opportunities exist for nimble investors able to pick through selloffs.
Russia, Canada and Indonesia are primary places investors should look to get protection from the various problems posed by uprisings in Libya and elsewhere, the co-CEO of the global bonds leader said.
Italy—and the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi—have more exposure to the crisis in Libya than most.
The mass protests in Bahrain will make the country stronger and not lead to the fall of the ruling royal family, the boss of Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund has told CNBC.
An unfortunate turn in Swiss-Libyan diplomatic relations in 2008 may now have a silver lining for the Alpine economy.
Muammer Gaddafi’s family has built up vast business interests in sectors ranging from oil to hotels during his 41-year rule, giving it a hold over large swathes of Libya’s economy, according to US diplomatic cables and governance groups, reports the Financial Times.
With Muammar Gaddafi vowing to die a martyr or crush a growing revolt in Libya, one academic has warned that the North African state risks becoming a failed state with huge consequences for Europe and the world.
What do the words on the memorial at Dachau—NEVER AGAIN—mean if they don't apply to Libya?
Hurting in the Middle Eastern sense means being shot. Watch the armies. If, as in Egypt, they refuse to fire on the people, the leader is toast.
Pricing in Libya supply disruptions is one thing, but what if this social unrest spreads to Saudi Arabia, which holds 20 percent of the world’s oil?
As oil prices race toward $100 a barrel, the expectations that gasoline prices will catch fire are running high.
The unrest in Libya sparked the 9 percent spike in black gold today and the unrest is spreading. $100 oil is nothing new to the energy markets but the fact that the turmoil contaigon has picked up steam, just how high can oil go? I decided to speak with David Wyss, Chief Economist at Standard & Poor's.
With oil prices rising sharply on the back of the crisis in Libya, the head of the International Energy Agency has warned crude prices hitting $100 a barrel could be bad news for economic growth.
Italian stocks faced continued volatility Tuesday amid escalating violence against Libyan protesters who want veteran ruler Muammar Gaddafi to step down.
Aecom, a Los Angeles-based company with employees around the world, is pulling all of its American workers out of Libya, as turmoil in the nation intensifies.
The administration is searching for an acceptable blend of government support and a pro business environment because voters demand better jobs without compromising the nation’s balance sheet. The answer may be in Tripoli.