Kim Jong-Il

2 Stock Plays to Take Advantage of Korean Upheaval

Two weeks ago, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il died and his son, Kim Jong-Un, took power. South Korea's stocks and currency fell sharply on the news -- which creates opportunities for long-term investors.

Has North Korea Finally Overplayed Its Hand?

There's no obvious end in sight to the tension between North and South Korea that recently rattled world markets. But Kim Jong-il may have embarrassed his patrons in Beijing too much this time, and pushed his neighbors to the south too far. Could real change be coming to the Korean Peninsula?