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American oil companies are telling our U.S. state department they don't want a full-scale financial sanctions war, explains CNBC's Larry Kudlow. He makes the case for raising the value of the U.S. Dollar by 15 percent which he says will kill the price of oil.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick provides an update from Geneva, where Ukraine talks are taking place.
Russia has dug itself a deep economic hole in exchange for its geopolitical ambitions, and the problem's getting worse.
Secretary of State John Kerry comments after a meeting in Geneva with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and representatives of the EU and Ukraine.
The head of a leading Russian hypermarket chain has shrugged off the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, and signaled willingness to open a store in Crimea.
Jan Dunning, CEO of St Petersburg-headquartered hypermarket chain Lenta, says the situation in Ukraine has had no impact on the group, as consumer confidence remains unaffected in Russia.
Alan Mendoza, executive director at the Henry Jackson Society, and Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, discuss the crisis in Ukraine and the impact on markets.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden asks a question during Russian President Putin's annual Q&E session, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports some of the highlights from Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual talk.
The United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine are holding talks in Geneva to try and negotiate an end to the Ukraine crisis, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.
Geoffrey Munn, managing director at Wartski, discusses the history behind the Fabergé egg after a third Imperial egg was found by a scrap-metal dealer in the U.S.
Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research, says "volatility" trades are attractive and suggests shorting euro/dollar.
Ukrainian foreign minister Andrii Deshchytsia, says a breakthrough in the situation in the country is possible if there is a "will".
Discussing lessons from past sanction cases, and the risks with U.S. sanctions on Russia, with Robert Kahn, Council on Foreign Relations. He thinks this could be "Putin's Lehman moment."
Longtime trader Art Cashin believes Wednesday's across-the-board rally could be the one to end the selloff in momentum stocks.
Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro Advisory Partners, says investors should not be worried about harsher economic sanctions on Russia, despite continuing tensions with Ukraine.
First quarter economic growth in Russia slowed and Moscow's economy minister is attributing it to uncertainty over the Ukraine crisis.
Philippe Legrain, author of the European Spring, says the European Union needs to realize that "we don't live in a postmodern la-la land".
Sergiy Kruglyk, director of international affairs at the National Bank of Ukraine, says that the country is using monetary policy tools to try and stabilize the Ukrainian economy.
Thomas Grove, correspondent at Reuters, says the Ukrainians in the east of the country feel "marginalized" and want their voices to be heard.