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.
In ten days on July 1st a sweeping European Union ban on Iranian imports will go into effect in response to the Islamic Republic’s burgeoning nuclear program. In addition, and just as importantly, EU based insurance firms will no longer be able to insure any ship carrying Iranian oil.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Sunday embarked on its first full-scale mission to Israel, with the focus on the nation’s burgeoning life-sciences sector.
By and large Israel’s business and finance movers and shakers are confident Israel will weather whatever storm comes at them and persevere on the business front.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Thursday's Squawk on the Street.