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  • US dollar will 'reassert strength' soon: Pro

    Jeffrey Halley, Senior Manager of FX Trading at Saxo Capital Markets, says the greenback is a safe trade amid geopolitical risks and the outlook for global monetary policy.

  • Why the rebels are behind the MH17 jet crash

    Hans Weber, President at Tecop International, says Ukrainian forces are located too far away to shoot down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

  • Why nothing can spook global markets now

    Tim Condon, Head of Research for Asia at ING Financial Markets, says accommodative policies by central banks make it difficult for any event "to be big enough to increase volatility."

  • Consequences of MH17 plane tragedy

    George Hamlin, President, Hamlin Transportation Consulting, expects airlines to take on longer flight routes which will lead to higher travel costs as a result of the Malaysian jet crash.

  • MH17 tragedy won't hurt Asian markets: Pro

    Gillem Tulloch, Founder of GMT Research, explains why the Malaysian jet crash will likely be irrelevant in Asia trade. He also discusses the outlook for the region.

  • Ex-ambassador: What Putin is planning

    Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, says Russian President Vladimir Putin may be planning to use the MH17 jet crash as a justification for Russia to move into eastern Ukraine.

  • Can world leaders change Russia?

    Angela Stent, Director of Centre for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies at Georgetown University, says global powers have limited options to change Russia's behavior.

  • Markets 'reek of complacency': NAB

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at National Australian Bank, explains why he thinks markets are being complacent towards geopolitical risks. He also highlights risk events for the week ahead.

  • What's next for MH17 investigation?

    Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Teal Group, discusses the possibility of a credible examination after investigators were unable to access the crash site over the weekend.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama, right, listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin after their bilateral meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico.

    The US won the Cold War largely because Reagan had a strong economy to back him up. Obama has broken that link—and Putin knows it, says Larry Kudlow.

  • Merkel: Russia responsible for Ukraine events

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports German Chancellor Angela Merkel is placing the blame for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane on Russia.

  • Trader long Schlumberger

    The "Fast Money" traders debate a potential oil supply disruption, and which oil stocks are attractive.

  • Airlines take airspace precautions

    Discussing warnings for flying over the Eastern Ukraine area, and whether airlines will have to be more cautious going forward about their flight paths, with David Fuscus, Xenophon Strategies, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Airlines routinely fly over hot spots: LeBeau

    The European Aviation Safety Agency has warned all airlines to avoid the Eastern Ukraine airspace, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Logistics of Malaysia crash recovery

    National Safety Council CEO and former NTSB chair Deborah Hersman, discusses how investigators will find evidence and piece together who orchestrated the MH17 tragedy in an international setting.

  • Russia: Next step for White House

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama was given an opportunity to assign blame directly to Vladimir Putin but opted to wait for more facts.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference in Berlin, July 18, 2014.

    It's not clear that the German Chancellor is in a position to actually hit Russia where it would hurt: Its pocketbook.

  • Cracks in bull market foundation: Strategist

    Discussing the biggest worries of the U.S. stock market amid geopolitical turmoil, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist, and Matt Maley, Miller Tabak equity strategist.

  • US officials: Putin, Russia culpable

    NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports U.S. officials still don't know who launched the missile, pro-Russian rebels or Russian forces.

  • Palestine President must break pact with Hamas: Aharoni

    Ambassador Ido Aharoni of Israel Consul General, says the new phase of Operation Protective Edge, which is the ground invasion in Gaza, is perhaps the most transparent military operation of late. He says Mahmoud Abbas, State of Palestine President, has to break the pact he formed with Hamas.