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  • Why wheat price will continue to rise

    Carsten Fritsch, commodity analyst at Commerzbank, says the price for wheat is likely to continue to rise on concerns about U.S. crops and the continued conflict in Ukraine.

  • Communist party members and supporters hold their red flags near a monument to the Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin in the Crimean capital Simferopol, on May 6, 2014.

    Since the start of the Ukrainian conflict, Russia has increased its air activity over the Pacific Ocean, near California and the island of Guam.

  • This could create a 'Lehman moment' in Russia: Expert

    Robert Kahn, Council on Foreign Relations, explains why financial sanctions will have a powerful impact on Russia.

  • Ukraine: Tense weekend ahead

    Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory, says Ukraine is heading for a tense weekend as Russia celebrates its Victory Day, Putin's first official visit to Crimea and the separatists' planned referendum.

  • Ukraine is the risk for markets now: JPMorgan

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP, Futures & Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, says bubbling tensions in Ukraine will likely hurt global risk appetite going forward.

  • Gas prices peaked?

    Discussing the risks and events associated with the higher price of gas at the pump, with Patrick Dehaan, senior analyst.

  • Gas prices rising

    Refineries are switching from the heavier winter blend of gasoline, to the lighter summer blend, which is more expensive. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on other factors sending the price of gas higher.

  • Treasury Cohen's trip overseas

    Senior U.S. Treasury official David S. Cohen is leaving Tuesday in an effort to increase coordination with European allies against the Russians, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The volume is turned way up on "sell in May" this year, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari. So, is it on?

  • Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With news dominated by violence in Ukraine and weak data out of China, buying the dips has become an easy way to get burned, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • Cramer: Putin flexing muscles

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss how weak China data and Ukraine is weighing on the U.S. stock market.

  • Russian sanctions could cause 'credit crisis': Pro

    Ken Courtis, chairman of Starfort Holdings, says sanctions on Russia could cause a "credit crisis" in the global economy.

  • Ukraine crisis affecting confidence: OECD Chief

    OECD Secretary General, Angel Gurria, says the situation in Ukraine is hitting global economic and political confidence.

  • Employees at Pfizer Inc's U.S. research centers may want to dust off their resumes if the company's proposed acquisition of Britain's AstraZeneca comes to fruition.

  • Putin never backs down: Pro

    Bill Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO, discusses implications tensions in Ukraine and Russia have on the market and economy. Browder sees gas supplies to Europe a major concern.

  • Russia, Ukraine tensions continue to escalate

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel's plan for a diplomatic solution in Ukraine.

  • Dream market for investors: Pro

    Discussing how a strong jobs report and geopolitical concerns have impacted today's market activity, with Michael Farr, Farr, Miller and Washington; "Fast Money" trader Tim Seymour; CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan and Dominic Chu.

  • Ukraine 'really moving markets': Pisani

    A look at the rise in gold stocks, and the action in the market after President Obama called for a UN Security Council meeting, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • CEOs back out of Russia

    Some American CEOs are now bailing out of attending Russian President Putin's economic forum in Saint Petersburg. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports which are still attending.

  • Art Cashin

    Traders worry that Russia could use an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting as cover for an invasion into Eastern Ukraine, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC.