President Vladimir Putin said that Russia would not hand whistle-blower Edward Snowden over to the United States but that if he wants to stay in Russia he "must stop his work aimed at harming our American partners".
Hundreds of thousands of protestors are in the streets of Cairo demanding the resignation of Egyptian President Morsi, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din.
Erskine Bowles, deficit commission co-chairman, praised a tax-reform plan that would start over with a "blank slate."
European leaders warned on Monday that claims the NSA bugged EU offices and hacked into its computer network could derail major trade talks.
P.J. Crowley, Washington University professor, provides his take on the developments in Egypt and the likely future of President Morsi.
In a second day of massive rallies, protesters ransacked the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters, recounts CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din, reporting the latest details on the unrest in the Middle East.
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, discusses what's prompting mass rallies in Egypt calling for the resignation of the country's president, a year after he took office.
Mac McCelland, Center House Limited CEO, provides perspective on the growing unrest in Egypt, as hundreds of thousands of protestors take to the street demanding the resignation of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
In a second day of protesting, perhaps as many as a million people took to the streets calling for Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to step down, reports CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din.
CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S.
Alex Kobler, MD & APAC Head of Investment Products & Services at UBS Wealth Management discusses portfolio positioning in a rising rates environment and weighs in on China's credit woes.
As the Senate voted on an immigration bill that would let Silicon Valley companies import engineers, the labor lobby said eligible U.S. workers were being passed over.
CNBC's Ross Westgate tells you what the markets will be watching as we approach the start of trading in the U.S., and the White House begins searching for a likely replacement for Ben Bernanke.
Mehmet Simsek, Turkey's finance minister tells CNBC that now that political unrest has come to an end, chances of permanent damage to Turkey's economy are very low.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold started higher, but it wasn't long before it dropped to its lowest level since August 2010. It's likely to continue to fall. Nat gas inventories were way above the normal average for this time of year.
David Burchell, senior lecturer, School of Humanities and Languages at the University of Western Sydney, says the Australian Labor Party elected Kevin Rudd in order to "minimize the scale of the loss" at the next elections.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Energy was a bit better, in spite of a fairly bearish inventory report and a large build in gasoline.
Italy's treasury denied on Wednesday its use of derivatives as a hedge on its huge debt pile posed any risk to public finances.
Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard has called a leadership ballot for 11.00 CET this morning. Matthew Taylor has more.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. A lackluster session in the oil markets today, as oil came down a bit. If the oil supply is up again this week, it will put even more downward pressure on prices.