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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."
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.
Federal prosecutors say a bid by accused Ponzi mastermind Allen Stanford to delay his criminal trial until late April ignores the interests of thousands of investors in the alleged $7 billion scam.
Now that a judge has ruled accused Ponzi mastermind R. Allen Stanford competent to stand trial, his defense team has moved on to plan "B": a bid to delay the trial by three months.
Pharmaceutical giants’ profits could take a "double-dip" hit next year from patent expirations on blockbuster drugs and President Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms, according to a report from CreditSights, a credit market research firm.
Since returning a day ago from a trip to Prague and Krakow, I have been pondering the stark contrasts between our country and the countries in Europe.
The Fast Money traders take a look at today's biggest market movers.
Sharing perspective on whether investors should bet on the United States market for the new year, with Uri Landesman, Platinum Partners president and Hugh Johnson, Hugh Johnson Advisors chairman/CIO.
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.
Some companies are starting to do virtual office holiday parties. That sounds like either the coolest — or uncoolest — party ever. So, how does that work, exactly?
Without treatment to replace his failing kidneys, doctors knew, the man in Bellevue hospital would die. He was a waiter in his early 30s, a husband and father of two, so well liked at the Manhattan restaurant where he had worked for a decade that everyone from the customers to the dishwasher was donating money to help his family.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on Tuesday's rally, as the Dow heads over 12,000, fueled by promising housing numbers.
Are there really jobs with flexible hours, fantastic locations and copious vacation time that also net a decent paycheck? What follows is a list of jobs with the potential for high pay and low stress.
Accused of running a $7B ponzi scheme, Allen Stanford was in court today and CNBC's Scott Cohn has the story.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the Federal Reserve's new capital and liquidity rules for the nation's largest banks.
CNBC's Sue Herera reports a small plane crashed on Route 287 in New Jersey, killing five people, including two investment bankers from New York City.
While the Pentagon is always planning for contingencies, it was particularly prescient in its choice of war games the week before North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il's death, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Depending on Goldman Sachs' economic forecast for 2012, the eurozone may see gradual stabilization in late 2012. CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Jan Hatzius, Behind the Report chief economist regarding 2012 predictions.
Some economists are estimating that extending the payroll-tax cut could add as much as a full percentage point of growth to the US economy next year.