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  • Syria: punitive strike to be launched soon?

    The U.S. has revealed that only a few hours would be needed after Obama's decision for a punitive strike to be launched, even if taken outside UN framework, reports NBC's Richard Engel.

  • Impact of possible strike in Syria

    NBC's Richard Engel reports White House military action against Syria could come as early as Thursday. And Richard Murphy, former U.S. ambassador to Syria, provides perspective on the unrest in the Middle East.

  • Is the market overdoing it on Syria?

    Joel Stainton, senior strategist at SEB Futures, says that a major reaction to Syrian news would be overdoing it, as the country is not linked to any commodity or resource.

  • Art Cashin: Watch both gold and oil

    Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, discusses concerns for the markets amid imminent U.S military action in Syria. He explains why viewers have to be concerned; "playing a game of headline roulette."

  • Military action in Syria?

    The U.S. military is preparing possible airstrikes as soon as President Obama give the green light. NBC's Richard Engel reports the latest details on Syria as Union Nation official make their way to tour the site of the alleged chemical weapon's attack.

  • Markets try to bounce back

    Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial, and Mark Luschini, Janney chief investment strategist, discuss where investors should put their money amid volatility and Syria worries.

  • Oil fears spill over into Iraq: Expert

    John Kingston, Platts global director of news, discusses how unrest in the Middle East is driving crude prices to their highest level in more than two years.

  • Will Fed taper amid Middle East turmoil?

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman discuss whether the Fed is likely to begin tapering next month as unrest in Syria takes center stage.

  • Sen. McCain: It would be easy to establish a safe zone in Syria

    Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), explains why any military strike against Syria must take out Syrian President Bashar Assad's command and control capability, and "get the right weapons to the right people" and "turn this situation around."

  • Is US naive about peace in the Middle East

    NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports United Nation's inspectors are headed to Damacus to tour areas affected by last week's chemical attack. And Ed Husain, Council on Foreign Relations, discusses Russia's role in negotiating with Syria's Bashar Assad.

  • Strike on Syria likely limited: Report

    The U.S. is trying to limit the impact if a strike is taken against Syria's regime, reports NBC's Richard Engel, as U.S. officials and other countries discuss a possible response to alleged chemical attacks against civilians.

  • Gartman: Buy gold, sell euros

    Gold is the bullish play to make, says Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, explaining why investors should keep exposure to equities lows and consider selling bonds, as turmoil in the Syria continues.

  • What's been dogging the Dow?

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance, and Maury Harris, UBS Investment Research, discuss how Syrian concerns have hit stocks, pushed oil prices higher, and sent gold to a three-month high. Also a look at what's prompting the recovery in housing.

  • DNS hack attack takes down New York Times website

    NBC's Roger Cressey, terrorism analyst, discusses cyberterrorism and links to a group known as the Syrian Electronic Army.

  • Syria conflict pushes oil higher

    Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, explains how tension over Syria is sending crude oil prices to its highest level in two years, while emerging market volatility is putting the U.S. dollar in a rut.

  • How will US handle Syria?

    The White House is not trying to make regime change in Syria, reports CNBC's John Harwood. A military response is intended to be a punitive strike against the Assad regime and show there is a price to pay for using weapons of mass destruction.

  • Ongoing turmoil in Syria sparks geopolitical risk

    If the U.S. is going to intervene "it's important we get something out of it," says Michael Singh, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discussing possible options for the U.S. in response to alleged chemical attacks on Syrian civilians.

  • US missile strikes could begin as early as tomorrow

    NBC's Richard Engel reports the latest detail on possible U.S. retaliation for the alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians by the Syrian regime.

  • Bond yields will be 'pretty contained': economist

    Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, expects the bond market to be "fairly calm" for the next few days to weeks unless something "dramatic" happens.

  • Can the UK and US act swiftly in Syria?

    Lord Malloch Brown, former UN deputy secretary general and former foreign office minister, praises the U.K. and U.S. for their reaction to the situation in Syria and talks about how an action could be made.