Happy Hour: Hawks, Doves and Birdies

Marvin Zonis joins us today to discuss the Middle East. We'll also preview The Masters.
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With tensions boiling in the Middle East, this week's Happy Hour takes a close look at the impact of Israeli-Palestinian tensions on your investments. Don't miss it at 5 p.m. EST.

Co-hosts Eric Gillin and Chris Edmonds consult frequent Happy Hour guest Marvin Zonis, professor of international business at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. In addition to his prominent role in academia, Zonis has advised numerous heads of state and has written extensively on Middle Eastern affairs and the energy markets. Catch Dr. Zonis' insight on the flashpoints and possible resolution to the current conflict.

Plus, on a lighter note, with the quest for the green jacket less than a week away, Happy Hour takes an inside look at Augusta National and The Masters, the first major golf tournament of the season. John Steinbreder, senior writer at

Golfweek

, takes Eric and Chris on a tour of the changes at Augusta, the tradition of the tourney as golf celebrates Bobby Jones' 100th birthday, and his view of the favorites to win this year's Masters.

And, in the weekly markets roundtable, Ted Bridges, Chief Market Strategist at Bridges Investment Counsel, and

TheStreet.com's

own Aaron Task join Eric and Chris as they discuss war, energy, technology, gold and inflation.

To join, simply click on the Happy Hour tile at the top of

TheStreet.com

about 5 p.m. today.

David Morrow is editor-in-chief of TheStreet.com. In keeping with TSC's editorial policy, he doesn't own or short individual stocks, though he owns stock in TheStreet.com. He also doesn't invest in hedge funds or other private investment partnerships. He welcomes your feedback and invites you to send it to

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