The U.S. is on the brink of taking action against Syria for its alleged chemical attack against its own people last month. President Barack Obama is pushing Congress and our allies to support a limited strike, while Russian President Vladimir Putin is promising to assist Syria if it suffers an outside attack. Is the U.S. ready to engage in potentially another war? Former U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen puts into perspective the costs and benefits of reprimanding Syria.
What can investors expect from the markets days before a military attack? Jeffrey Kleintop, LPL Financial, and Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter, look at patterns that go back to World War II.
If 10-year Treasurys reach a certain yield, it could be a "trip wire" for markets with the potential to blunt buying in equities, said Art Cashin.
President Obama is meeting world leaders in Russia at the G-20 Summit today to hopefully gain support for military action in Syria. NBC's Chick Todd is in St. Petersburg, Russia with the latest.
President Obama came face to face with Russia's Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.
Abhishek Deshpande, oil markets analyst at Natixis, discusses the political premium attached to oil prices and says they will only spike to $150 if the situation in Syria spreads to other countries.
President Obama has arrived at St. Petersburg in Russia to attend the G-20 event, NBC's Steve Sedgwick reports.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports energy and metals are have rebounded after a rough open yesterday.
Art Cashin, UBS, shares what to watch for ahead of the market's open including oil and gas as military action in Syria remains imminent.
Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, says the central bank is ready to act if Syria or emerging markets weaken euro zone growth but there has been no discussion of co-ordinated action.
President Obama is greeted in Russia by President Vladimir Putin.
Christopher Dickey, MidEast editor, Newsweek and the Daily Beast, says an all-out air war could bring Syria's Assad to the negotiating table, but could also cost a lot of Syrian lives.
China warned military action in Syria would hurt the world economy and push up oil prices, reinforcing Vladimir Putin's attempts to talk President Barack Obama out of air strikes.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides an update on Congressional debate over the situation in Syria, and Bill Burton, co-founder, Priorities USA Action, expresses his support for U.S. action in that country.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest news from the Congressional debate over U.S. involvement in Syria.
A U.S. military strike in Syria would aim to only weaken President Assad and not topple him reports NBC's Jim Maceda from Turkey.
President Obama said "I didn't set a red line, the world set a red line." Carrie Wofford, Wofford Strategies; Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review; and Peter Costa, National Review, provide perspective.
Rep. Buck McKeon (R-CA), offers insight on Obama's plan for Syria and discusses costs in Washington. NBC's Steve Handelsman reports.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved a resolution on Syria. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY), provides reaction as the vote now moves to the Senate floor.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest from the congressional hearings on Capitol Hill deciding military action in Syria.