Jonathan Pain, Director at JP Consulting, says the crisis in Iraq is a "culmination of hundred of years of religious division and the meddling of foreign powers."
Vasu Menon, Vice President of OCBC, explains why he doesn't consider geopolitical tensions in Iraq and Ukraine "systemic risk factors" that could affect global markets.
Benjamin Friedman, Research Fellow at Cato Institute, discusses claims from Iran's supreme leader that the U.S. is trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries.
Investors may continue booking profits on emerging markets amid tensions in Iraq and fears of a potential hike in U.S. rates, says Patrick Legland, Global Research & Strategy, Societe Generale.
Dr. Kent Moors, Money Map Press global energy strategist, says the situation in Iraq will cause oil prices to spike and gas prices could hit $4 a gallon in some U.S. cities next week. This is no longer a supply issue, it's an uncertainty perception issue as Baghdad weakens, says Moors.
Top Shiite cleric Ali al-Sistani has called for a "new more effective government" in Iraq, and Kurdistan has unloaded its first tanker of oil, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Discussing what could derail the bull rally and forces affecting bonds, with Steve East, Height Analytics; Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ; Greg Sarian, Hightower; Sharon Stark D.A. Davidson; and Jack Bouroudjian, Index Financial Partners.
David Phillips, Columbia University, says "Iraq has been over for a long time," and shares his opinions on what the role of the U.S. should be in the crisis there.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides insight to reports saying ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi told soldiers he'd "see them in New York."
Discussing the three-state possibility in Iraq, and whether President Obama is providing the appropriate assistance, with retired CIA senior intelligence officer Luis Rueda.
Kurdistan is a semi-autonomous region of Iraq. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the refinery there is capable of processing 100,000 barrels of crude per day, but Baghdad says it would be unconstitutional to drill and export oil from there.
The House is gearing up for some key energy votes, says Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Fred Upton.
Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is being pressured to step down, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera with the latest details from Iraq.
As al-Qaeda gains ground in Iraq, Rep. Mike Coffman, (R-Colo.), discusses the growing terror threat for the U.S. and what John Kerry should do when he meets with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
The U.S. has dispatched similar teams around the world and they have been unable to affect outcomes. The Fiscal Times reports.
The Federal Reserve's apparent dismissal of rising inflation worries some on Wall Street, especially after gold's rally, veteran trader Art Cashin tells CNBC.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called for effective government.
Joe Petrowski, Mercantor Partners, explains how the crisis in Iraq will likely impact gasoline prices as the ongoing crisis continues in Iraq. The good news is oil demand is falling in the U.S. due to demographics and innovation, says Petrowski.
According to Iraqi state media, President Obama has asked Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera with the latest details from Iraq.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports U.S. Secretary Kerry is headed to Iraq after President Obama announced he is sending support to help battle Sunni insurgency.