Jan 10, 2012 The U.S. treasury secretary wants China to impose sanctions, but may find the Chinese -- big buyers of Iranian oil -- in no hurry to make up their minds.
Jan 9, 2012 Key on the agenda: Getting Japan and China to support Iran oil sanctions.
Jan 9, 2012 Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is on his way to Asia today with a goal of getting Japan and China on board with new economic sanctions against Iran, as tensions between that country and the U.S. continue to grow. The Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas and there will be plenty of hype and hooey regarding a zillion new tech products being displayed.
Jan 9, 2012 While Iran faces off against the international community, it faces a crisis of economic confidence at home.
Jan 5, 2012 European officials are meeting in Brussels today to discuss an oil embargo against Iran in reaction to the country's nuclear program.
Jan 5, 2012 European officials meeting in Brussels today have reportedly agreed to an Iranian oil embargo. It's the latest move by the west to punish Iran for its nuclear ambitions.
Jan 5, 2012 The European Union has threatened to embargo oil from Iran. Iran snapped back, saying if that happens, it won't let any oil ships pass through the Strait of Hormuz. How might this affect Europe and the U.S.?
Jan 11, 2012 Today's Iowa caucuses mark the start of the 2012 election season. While the car brand Cadillac is expecting a strong year ahead, with a focus on becoming a global brand -- but Ford's Lincoln isn't going to be quite so lucky. Manufacturing hiring is finally picking up, but this time around companies are looking for more skilled workers. And Steve Chiotakis heads to the junk yard with Paddy Hirsch to understand junk bonds.
Dec 28, 2011 Iran has threatened to send military ships to block the Strait of Hormuz if President Obama signs a bill to impose sanctions to keep Iran from making nuclear weapons.
Dec 28, 2011 Iran has repeated its threat to block the Straight of Hormuz where about a-fifth of the world's oil passes through. In Italy today, investors seemed happy to buy up the country's debt.