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Stories Tagged "Middle East"

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Market to Market (October 19, 2012)

posted on October 19, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Market to Market (October 19, 2012)
Full Program: The battle over a controversial oil pipeline heats up, even where crude is king. Water from a smaller conduit transcends barriers in the Middle East, earning its developer the World Food Prize. Market analysis with Jamey Kohake. Full Story

Oil Drilling Takes Hold in Great Plains

posted on March 25, 2011 at 11:03 AM

Oil Drilling Takes Hold in Great Plains
Crude Oil prices exceeded $105 per barrel this week, fueled by strong global demand, military intervention in Libya and political upheaval in parts of the Middle East. Full Story

Market to Market (March 4, 2011)

posted on March 4, 2011 at 7:03 PM

Market to Market (March 4, 2011)
Full Program: Producers of "the other white meat" unveil their "other new slogan..." Global food prices are on the rise, but rather than blame farmers, the U.N. says it's all about the oil. A new study reveals farmers are receiving more for their goods, but... Full Story

Market to Market (February 25, 2011)

posted on February 25, 2011 at 3:02 PM

Market to Market (February 25, 2011)
Full Program: Lawmakers from Washington to Wisconsin beat the budget drums for spending cuts. Strong agricultural trade figures boost exports. And political unrest in the Middle East creates a roller-coaster week for global energy markets. Market analysis... Full Story

Middle East Upheaval Affecting Oil Prices

posted on February 25, 2011 at 7:02 AM

Middle East Upheaval Affecting Oil Prices
With global food prices on the rise and an increasing portion of American corn destined for ethanol production, former President Bill Clinton this week called for the agricultural community to consider the impact on poorer countries. Full Story

Egyptian Protests Ripple Through Oil and Ethanol

posted on February 3, 2011 at 6:02 PM

Egyptian Protests Ripple Through Oil and Ethanol
Despite a tepid pace of job creation last month, the U.S unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly two years. Full Story

Agreement Reached for U.S. Ownership of Ports

posted on February 16, 2007 at 8:02 PM

Six major U.S port operations will come under U.S ownership following a yearlong political conflict over the ports being operated by Dubai Ports World based in the United Arab Emirates. Full Story

Trade Talks Delayed Between U.S. and UAE

posted on March 10, 2006 at 8:03 PM

The day after a Dubai company backed out of its deal to take over six major American ports, the U.S Trade Representative's office announced a postponement of free trade talks between the U.S and the United Arab Emirates. Full Story

Sale Of Port Operations To United Arab Emirates

posted on February 24, 2006 at 8:02 PM

Sale Of Port Operations To United Arab Emirates
The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, which operates ports-of-call in the East and South, sold its operating interests to Dubai Ports World, a state-owned company in the United Arab Emirates. Full Story

Meeting In Qatar Yields New Round of Negotiations

posted on November 16, 2001 at 8:11 PM

Perhaps the most noteworthy concession of the deal struck in Qatar (KAH-tar) is the willingness of European Union countries to at least reduce their farm subsidies. Full Story

Osama's Honey

posted on October 12, 2001 at 8:10 PM

American officials say they have evidence that Osama bin Laden is using shops that sell honey in the Middle East and Pakistan to generate income and secretly move weapons and drugs throughout his terrorist network. Full Story

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