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    Oil prices are poised to gain for the third straight week, undermining global equity market sentiment and threatening the fragile economic recovery, CNBC's weekly survey of market sentiment showed.

  • We count down our five most popular videos from the past week, February 17 to February 24, 2012. 

  • Dan Dicker: Iran Could Lead to $7-Per-Gallon Gas Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 1:22 PM ET

    Gas prices are virtually guaranteed to soar — maybe even to $7 per gallon — as concerns over Iran push crude oil higher, Mercbloc President Dan Dicker said Friday.

  • Iran Poses Biggest Economic Threat? Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 11:00 AM ET
    Iran Poses Biggest Economic Threat?

    Timothy Geithner suggests Iran and oil are bigger threats to the U.S. recovery than Europe, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Iran Can Damage World Economy: Geithner Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 9:38 AM ET
    Iran Can Damage World Economy: Geithner

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on his interview with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, who said Europe is much less likely to derail the U.S. economy. As for oil prices, he said it's a result of higher growth and Iran can "do a lot of damage to the global economy."

  • Iran's Oil Threat and Crude Prices Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 6:03 AM ET
    Iran's Oil Threat and Crude Prices

    Oil prices are on the rise, boosted by Iran supply concerns. Insight on whether the threat is valid, with John Kilduff, Again Capital.

  • Tim Seymour: Don’t Panic As Oil Hits New Highs Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 7:16 PM ET

    As oil hit nine-month highs Thursday, “Fast Money” pro Tim Seymour took a longer view on the effects that would have in the consumer space.

  • Oil Risk Premium Rising on Iran Concerns Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 10:04 AM ET

    The risk premium due to Iran could be contributing as much as $15 to $20 a barrel to global oil prices, according to some experts. But traders warn of more upside risk.

  • Israel's Business Elite Weigh Iran's Nuclear Threat Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 4:37 PM ET
    Yuval Steinitz, Israeli Finance Minister

    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.

  • Iran Tensions Spike After Nuke Talks Fail Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 4:33 PM ET
    Iran Tensions Spike After Nuke Talks Fail

    Inspectors from the global nuclear watchdog agency left Iran with no satisfaction. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, Jane Wells & Sharon Epperson discuss the impact on geopolitics, Israeli defense and oil markets.

  • Iran Solution: Sanctions or Bombs? Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 1:44 PM ET
    Iran Solution: Sanctions or Bombs?

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera addressing the best approach to solve rising tensions between the West and Iran, with Helima Croft, Barclays Capital sr. geopolitical strategist.

  • Taking Aim At Iran's Nuclear Ambitions Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 10:30 AM ET
    Taking Aim At Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

    Israel is under pressure to avoid an attack on Iran over its nuclear plans. Insight, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and the details on whether Tehran's nuclear course will change despite new sanctions, with NBC's Ali Arouzi.

  • Iran's Nuclear Threat Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012 | 7:42 AM ET
    Iran's Nuclear Threat

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on why Israel's finance minister thinks Iran could strike the U.S. east coast within the next three years.

  • Oil May Extend Gains as Supply Threats Build: Survey Sunday, 19 Feb 2012 | 10:00 PM ET
    Oil Rig

    Benchmark crude oil prices will likely rise this week as global supply threats build and markets price in a positive outcome to Greek debt talks, CNBC's weekly survey showed.

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    The world’s top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, appears to have cut both its oil production and export in December, according to the latest update by the Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI), an official source of oil production, consumption and export data.

  • Nuclear Inspectors to Return to Iran for More Checks Sunday, 19 Feb 2012 | 5:04 AM ET
    Iran Nuclear site

    In a renewed effort to secure answers about the scope of Iran's nuclear program, inspectors from International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are expected to return to Tehran this week.

  • Iranian Warships Enter the Mediterranean Sea: Reports Saturday, 18 Feb 2012 | 6:18 AM ET
    An international oil tanker passes through the Suez canal in Ismailia, Egypt.

    Iranian warships entered the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal on Saturday, according to various press reports.

  • Oil Price Spike Likely 'Within Months': Charts Pro Thursday, 16 Feb 2012 | 2:45 AM ET

    An oil price spike is likely this year as 10-year volatility is below average and geopolitical risks are not properly priced in, Ron William, a technical strategist at Mig Bank, told CNBC.com.

  • Should Investors Worry Over Iran? Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 1:41 PM ET
    Should Investors Worry Over Iran?

    Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Global Access Portfolios, explains whether investors should be concerned about growing tensions in the Middle East, particularly Iran.

  • Gas Approaching $4 a Gallon This Summer: Gulf CEO Monday, 13 Feb 2012 | 12:29 PM ET

    The chief executive of Gulf Oil sees gasoline approaching $4 a gallon this summer despite declining demand as more refineries close and tensions heat up in the Middle East.