Gunmen patrol in Fallujah Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
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Business Latest: Al Qaeda and the energy markets

 

IRAQ: WORST- AND BEST-CASE SCENARIOS:  Fallujah, in Iraq, has fallen to militants linked to al-Qaeda who are also battling Iraqi government forces for control of Ramadi. What could this mean for energy markets?  Read more

FED’S ‘DREAM TEAM’: If Obama’s three nominees to the Fed are approved, the country would have a dream team at the head of the central bank, says Pimco’s Mohamed El-Erian. Read more

OIL PRICE, IRAN FALLOUT: The price of oil will come under “serious downward pressure” as the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers kicks in next week, a leading analyst told CNBC. Read more

S&P 500 TAKES HARDEST HIT IN TWO MONTHS; INVESTORS BRACE FOR EARNINGS: Read more

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Business Latest: Al Qaeda and the energy markets