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  • Israeli Officials to Visit US; Iran Optimistic on Talks Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 6:15 AM ET
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    US-Israeli relations are expected to come under further pressure during a Washington visit by a high-level delegation from the Israeli government, to include Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak next Monday. 

  • US Crude to Fall Below $100 in a Month: Expert Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 1:30 AM ET
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    Oil prices will fall to below $100 a barrel within the next month because markets are over estimating the potential of Western military action against Iran, said Andrew Su, CEO of commodity and currency broker, Compass Global Markets.

  • The HSBC logo is displayed on the exterior of an HSBC bank branch March 2, 2009 in San Francisco, California. After taking a financial hit with sub-prime mortgage-backed securities, HSBC Holdings PLC reported that due to a 70 percent drop in 2008 net profits it plans to slash 6,100 jobs and close its consumer loan business in the U.S.

    HSBC Holdings said on Monday it will likely face criminal or civil charges from an expanding investigation into its ties to allegedly illegal money transactions, including some tied to Iran.

  • What Rising Oil Prices Could Do to the Dollar Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:14 PM ET
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    Oil prices are on a roll, and this strategist thinks its bad news for the buck.

  • How Long Will the Iranian Standoff Last? Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 7:22 AM ET
    This satellite image shows the Strait of Hormuz, between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The Strait of Hormuz runs between Iran and United Arab Emirates.

    The standoff - an escalating tit-for-tat combination of sanctions and counter-threats - is unlikely to be resolved in the coming weeks.

  • Rising Oil Is Biggest Risk to Asian Markets: Pro Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 12:34 AM ET
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    The steep rise in oil prices due to concern over cuts in supply from OPEC member Iran is the single-biggest risk to the performance of Asian markets, Kelvin Tay, Chief Investment Strategist, Singapore UBS Wealth Management told CNBC on Friday.

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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
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    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
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    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.