Both the West and Moscow are unwilling to stand down over Russia's annexation of Crimea, raising concerns that sanctions are here for the long-run and may even be increased.
Oil industry leaders have dismissed talk of the price of crude hitting the $20 lows predicted by analysts.
When planning a longer-term outlook for stocks as earnings season gets underway, investors are still fixed on the strength of the dollar.
Dolly Parton has formally opened the doors of the latest addition to her growing Dollywood theme park empire, the "DreamMore" resort.
Tania Bryer speaks to fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg about her extraordinary life.
In part two, designer Diane von Furstenberg talks to Tania Bryer about starting again in the fashion business.
Oil's rebound from near-$38 was fast and strong, which suggests the downward pressure on the commodity is weakening.
Caterpillar is the perfect proxy for the infrastructure build required to sustain the world economy.
The VIX is often called the fear index, and it's an apt description but often for all the wrong reasons.