Jason Gewirtz is an Executive Producer at CNBC. He currently produces "Power Lunch" and contributes to CNBC's long-form programming. He was the Senior Producer and developer of the documentary "Beyond the Barrel: The Race to Fuel the Future." Gewirtz is an experienced field producer and has covered business news in the Middle East and Israel extensively for the network.
The main New Jersey utility in suburban New York is shooting down a wave of rumors that union crews working for PSE&G are refusing to work with non-union contractors and workers from other states.
The dispute between Israel and the U.S. over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program picked up new momentum Monday, with Israel's Finance Minister weighing in on the push to draw "red lines" that Iran's nuclear program would not be able to cross.
The White House has confirmed the Obama administration is considering tapping oil from the 727 million barrel Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Traders at the NYMEX were quick to accuse the administration of playing politics.