Chris Comerford

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The Rise Of ISIS Creates A Trap For Obama In Syria

Top American officials now acknowledge that the U.S. must confront ISIS in both Iraq and Syria, but there is a lack of policy as to how that can be accomplished.<p>The administration reportedly favors bolstering moderate rebels of the Free Syrian Army, which Obama has neglected for years, and there …

Middle East

Hillary Clinton Ignores Questions On Ferguson

The former secretary of state has not commented on the shooting of Michael Brown or the subsequent protests.<p>WESTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Surrounded by a retinue of aides and members of her security detail, Hillary Clinton left a book signing on Sunday afternoon as two reporters asked questions about the …

Republicans urge airstrikes in Syria to defeat ISIS

Republicans in Congress have begun their most forceful push yet in urging President Barack Obama to begin a military campaign into Syria to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.<p>"One of the key decisions the President is going to have to make is air power in Syria. We cannot give (ISIS) a base …

The Weekend Is Over And Markets Are Going Nowhere

Japan's Nikkei was up 0.3%.<p>Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was flat.<p>Korea's Kospi was down 0.1%.<p>Chicago's CME/Globex suspended futures trading until 10 p.m. Eastern due to a technical glitch on its exchange.<p>We are going to get deluged with economic data this week. Click here for the preview from BI's Sam …

Sri Lanka

10 Western companies getting slammed in Russia

Name brand American and European conglomerates are feeling the impact from the turmoil in Russia.<p>Many are reporting slower Russian sales and, in some cases, store closures as the Ukraine-Russia conflict drags on. Some have seen their share price get pummeled since the start of the year.<p>Cold …