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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.
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.
John Kilduff, Founding Partner of Again Capital, discusses why oil prices will perform better in 2012 despite the potential Iranian supply disruption issue.
Since Iran's threat to close the Strait of Hormuz, investors are watching oil stocks. Discussing how the charts can guide investments and where oil prices could be headed, with Greg Troccoli, The Chart Lab founder and John Kilduff, Again Capital.
Pending sanctions against Iran are designed to cause swifter economic pain than past penalties, and Iran is ramping up rhetoric in response.
Tension overseas is making headlines regarding oil supply. Weighing in on how oil prices could be impacted, with Nigel Gault IHS Global Insight, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
Tough talk from Tehran this week sent crude oil prices higher, but what does a cost-benefit perspective suggest?
Tens of thousands of people are protesting to demand for free elections and to end Putin's 12-year rule in Russia and the state funeral of Dictator Kim Jong-Il takes place today. Tony Cordesman, Center for Strategic and International Studies senior adviser weighs in.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the Iowa caucuses, and controversy surrounding Ron Paul's statements on Iran.
CNBC's Jackie Deangelis reports on Iran's threat to close 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.
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.
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."
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the story on U.S. fleets responding to threats that Iran will close off the Gulf to oil tankers.
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.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports if Iran's threat to stop oil from being shipped through the Strait of Hormuz becames a reality, it would impact roughly 18% of the world's supply.
Discussing rising oil prices today as Iran threatens to cut off the key oil shipping route through the Strait of Hormuz, with Dan Dicker, Merc Bloc.
Euro zone fights continue, Iranian rial dives - it's time for your FX Fix.
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.
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.