Observations of Kim Jong-Il's funeral

Dec 28, 2011
The body of North Korea's Dear Leader Kim Jong-Il was driven through Pyongyang today -- in none other than a U.S.-made Lincoln Continental?

After Kim Jong-Il, uncertainty for future of North Korea

Dec 19, 2011
Kim Jong-Il, the leader of North Korea, has passed away, leaving room for much uncertainty in his country.

Where North Korea's economy stands today

Dec 19, 2011
Under Kim Jong-Il, North Korean society was sharply divided between rich and poor, and great emphasis was put on building up the military.

North Korea will go about 'business as usual'

Dec 19, 2011
With inflation soaring, the last few years have been particularly difficult for the North Korean people, and that isn't likely to change right away

The online future of North Korea

Dec 19, 2011
Will Kim Jong-Il's death mean North Koreans can get connected?

The state of North Korea's economy

Dec 19, 2011
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il left the economy of his country in shambles, with a sharp divide between the rich and poor.

What Kim Jong-Il's successor could do for North Korea

Dec 19, 2011
Now that Kim Jong-Il is no longer the leader, questions remain as to what direction his son Kim Jong-Un will to to help, or hurt, his country.

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U.S. economic relationship with North Korea unlikely to change

Dec 19, 2011
The death of Kim Jong-Il still leaves much to be determined before the U.S. will ever remove sanctions against North Korea and engage in an economic relationship with the country

PODCAST: The latest Saab story, what's next for North Korea

Dec 19, 2011
Markets around the world are reacting to the death of Kim Jong-Il, and where North Korea will go from here. Foreclosures in the U.S. will be put on hold for two weeks. In Las Vegas, more focus is being put on the non-gambling experience. Allan Sloan offers his thoughts on the business story of the year, and what we'll be talking about 2012.
South Koreans watch a television broadcast following the announcement of the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il on December 19, 2011 in Seoul, South Korea.
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North Korea: A fragile economy after Kim Jong-Il

Dec 19, 2011
Death of dictator creates a new region of uncertainty. What it means for North Korea's economy, the U.S. and neighboring countries as the nation's military decides whether to accept Kim Jong-Il's son as leader.