Syria will resist any incursion and send the aggressors home "in coffins," its foreign minister said, in comments aimed at Sunni Arab countries.» Read More
Libya produces less than 2 percent of the world’s oil, and exports little to the United States. But the high quality of its reserves magnifies its importance in world markets. The NYT reports.
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.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets, including where oil, gold and silver are likely headed in light of events in Libya, Yemen and the rest of the Middle East.
Discussing the rising price of oil and its impact on the markets with David Lutz of Stifel Nicolaus, Mohamed El-Erian of PIMCO and Saud Masud of the SM Advisory Group.
Stocks are under pressure as unrest continues in the Middle East and it’s had an even bigger impact on oil prices.
When Bette Davis said, "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night," she wasn't talking about the Japanese yen. But if the experts are right, you currency investors out there could do worse than to remember that warning.
Canada has been a popular place for investors to safely invest, but the "Fast Money" traders suggest that may be changing.
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.
Switzerland spells safety - for now - and the European Central Bank is scolding political leaders. Here's your daily FX Fix.
Simon Derrick from Bank of New York Mellon has back through the history books to see how the dollar reacts to political tensions with Iran. He found that as long as American troops were not involved in any of the problems, the dollar did very well when Tehran has been in the headlines back through the history books to see how the dollar reacts to political tensions with Iran and found that if American troops are not involved in any problems, the dollar has in the past done very well when Tehran was in the headlines.
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.
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What do the words on the memorial at Dachau—NEVER AGAIN—mean if they don't apply to Libya?