As crude oil prices power higher, they are bringing the Norwegian Krone along with them. The dollar is another story.
Since the United States reopened trade with Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi’s government in 2004, businesses have seen a Libyan culture rife with corruption, the New York Times reports.
Libyan rebels plan to set up a national oil company and central bank based in Benghazi as an alternative to the institutions of President Muammar Gaddafi, the Gulf newspaper The Nation reported Thursday.
Satyajit Das, the author of "Traders, Guns & Money: Knowns and Unknowns in the Dazzling World of Derivatives," is not one of the world’s great optimists. But what is clear from his work is that he understands risk.
Here's what you should be watching Thursday, March 24.
There's a lot of negative news out there. Thankfully, Cramer is here to add a little context.
The level of bullish commentary seemed to rise with the stock market Wednesday, though trader focus remains centered on global events.
Doug Kass, Sebreeze Partners Management, discusses the tipping point for oil and whether $105/barrel oil could damage the recovery. Those high prices hurt consumer confidence and, in turn, the economy.
The bulls are set to stampede down Wall Street, according to Bill Miller, chairman, chief investment officer & portfolio manager, Legg Mason Capital Management.
A check on the Egyptian market, with John Gabriel, Morningstar EFT strategist.
There is no shortage of challenges facing the world today and many investors are frozen waiting for clarity in these times of uncertainty. The problem is, in all likelihood, the world will not settle down any time soon and we will surely continue to see geopolitical shifts and unrest plaguing the investment world. So what are investors to do?
The Egyptian stock exchange's broad index closed 8.95 percent lower on Wednesday in the first trading session since January.
There could be less than 49 years of oil supplies left, even if demand were to remain flat according to HSBC’s senior global economist Karen Ward.
Here's what you should be watching Wednesday, March 23.
Fire swept the upper floors of Egypt's Interior Ministry building on Tuesday as policemen protested outside to demand higher pay. A security official accused demonstrators of starting the blaze in downtown Cairo.
Armed security forces and light tanks were visible Tuesday in Bahrain's financial harbor as the local press ran headlines heralding the resumption of "business as usual" and displaced expats began to slowly trickle back to the island kingdom.
Thoughts on the conflicts in the Middle East, with Steve Cook, Council On Foreign Relations senior fellow.
The Egyptian stock exchange is prepared for big intraday moves with circuit breakers, but a period of sustained losses is anticipated, according to the market's new chairman, Mohamed Abdelsalam.
As anti-aircraft fire rang out across Tripoli for the third night in a row and US airstrikes yet to slow, one analyst told CNBC that there is a very real chance of Libya being divided between the Gaddafi-controlled West and rebel-controlled East.
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