GO
Loading...

Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

Iran

More

  • CNBC.com Market Outlook Friday, 30 Dec 2011 | 5:00 PM ET
    CNBC.com Market Outlook

    The week's top business news and investing advice, including gold stocks and bank bets, with CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • uss george washington

    If Iran shuts the Strait of Hormuz "that would be cataclysmic for the oil price and the economy, particularly if they figure out a way to shut it down for an extended period," says former Shell executive John Hofmeister.

  • Former Shell Oil CEO: Iran Threats Could Be Valid Thursday, 29 Dec 2011 | 6:23 AM ET
    Former Shell Oil CEO: Iran Threats Could Be Valid

    For the Iranians to pull off shutting down the Strait of Hormuz would be armageddon-like, says John Hofmeister, former president/CEO Of U.S. Operations, Shell Oil Co. Who adds, the U.S. should be working harder to preserve its own energy.

  • Standoff in the Strait: Iran's Oil Threat    Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 7:18 PM ET

    Is there another Middle East powder keg ready to blow? Gen. Barry McCaffrey, U.S. Army, (Ret.) discusses Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz in retaliation for U.S. and European sanctions.

  • Scaramucci’s Top 5 Surprise Predictions for 2012 Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 6:08 PM ET

    With two trading days left in the year, “Fast Money” pro Anthony Scaramucci shared his 2012 predictions on Europe, gold, the U.S. dollar, Iran and Occupy Wall Street.

  • Why Sanctions Against Iran Might Sting More This Time Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 2:33 PM ET
    Straight of Hormuz map

    Pending sanctions against Iran are designed to cause swifter economic pain than past penalties, and Iran is ramping up rhetoric in response.

  • Iran Won’t Risk Petrodollars In Gulf, Analyst Says Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 1:23 PM ET

    Tough talk from Tehran this week sent crude oil prices higher, but what does a cost-benefit perspective suggest?

  • Iran & the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 12:21 PM ET
    Iran & the Strait of Hormuz

    Sharing perspective on trading tensions around Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz and cut oil supply, with Stephen Schork, Schork Report.

  • 2011's Winning Stocks Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 12:00 PM ET
    2011's Winning Stocks

    The Fast Money Halftime Report traders break down today's market moving headlines, including the S&P sitting on a 200-day moving average and the stocks that are poised for a breakout.

  • Iran's Threat to Close Straits of Hormuz Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | 11:04 AM ET
    Iran's Threat to Close Straits of Hormuz

    Sharing insight into Iran's threats to close down the Strait of Hormuz, with Alireza Nader, Rand Corp. Iran analyst saying, "what Iran is counting on is to use this as a threat to prevent an oil embargo on Iran and if there is a conflict to impede the flow of oil to a certain extent that oil prices go up and this puts pressure on the United States and other governments."

  • Persian Gulf map

    A senior Iranian official on Tuesday delivered a sharp threat in response to economic sanctions being readied by the United States, saying his country would retaliate against any crackdown by blocking all oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for transporting about one-fifth of the world’s oil supply.

  • Euro Bobs and Weaves, Sanctions Hit Iran's Rial Thursday, 22 Dec 2011 | 8:14 AM ET
    fx_fix_1_200.jpg

    Euro zone fights continue, Iranian rial dives - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Five Things Investors Have to Worry About in 2012 Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 12:36 PM ET
    Globe wrapped in barbed wire

    Investors can blame Europe for choking off stock market gains in 2011. But there’s a growing list of geopolitical flashpoints lurking in 2012—and any one of them could pose a risk to stocks.

  • Flag of the People's Republic of China

    In a move that could change the entire dynamic on the drive to economically isolate Iran’s regime, one Chinese company has done the unthinkable, and chosen to voluntarily stop pursuing new business activities in Iran.

  • Use Oil Rally On Iran Fears to Sell, Say Pros Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    A couple of “Fast Money” pros largely brushed aside concerns about Iran’s effect on crude oil prices Tuesday, focusing instead on decreasing demand as the stronger factor in the commodities market.

  • Oil Pops Above $100 Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 12:15 PM ET
    Oil Pops Above $100

    Crude futures are back near $100 a barrel on supply concerns and reports that Iran is conducting military exercises. The trade on oil, with Daniel Dicker, TheStreet.com senior contributor.

  • Oil Jumps on Iranian Military Exercises Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 10:15 AM ET
    Oil Jumps on Iranian Military Exercises

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the rise of oil prices as Iran's military exercises take place in the Strait of Hormuz.

  • A woman shouts as she blocks the entry of army tanks to Tahrir Square on January 30, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Cairo remained in a state of flux and marchers continued to protest in the streets and defy curfew, demanding the resignation of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarek. As President Mubarak struggles to regain control after five days of protests he has appointed Omar Suleiman as vice-president. The present death toll stands at 100 and up to 2,000 people are thought to have been injured during the

    Now that the "Arab Spring" is turning into the "Arab Winter" the former prime minister writes, "the challenge emerging from the changes taking place is so big that we had better put in place a common Western strategy or we'll find that national approaches are totally irrelevant to shape events there."

  • Tehran, Iran

    As tensions are escalating between Iran and the West, one thing is for sure: If there is anything worse than the global crisis, it may be the eventual recovery.

  • Oil Flirts with $100 as Iran Tensions Rise Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | 2:34 PM ET
    Protesters carry the royal coat of arms after breaking in to the British Embassy during an anti-British demonstration in the Iranian capital on November 29, 2011 in Tehran, Iran.

    US oil prices are flirting with $100 a barrel but don't fully reflect the potential for escalating tensions between the West and Iran, oil experts say.