Dec 28, 2011 Iran's navy chief said today his country could very easily close the world's most important oil transit channel. The threat to close it comes after the West imposed more sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program.
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.
Dec 28, 2011 Iran has threatened to block the strait if President Obama signs a bill to impose sanctions to keep it from making nuclear weapons. The impact on oil prices worldwide would be major and immediate.
Dec 14, 2011 The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed on an output limit, and it looks like gas prices will remain high for the time being.
Dec 14, 2011 The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed this morning to maintain global production at about 30 million barrels of oil per day.
Dec 14, 2011 Conflict in Washington continues over the possible extension of the payroll tax cuts, as experts disagree whether the measures help or hurt the broader economy. The SEC is pushing for a rule that would disclose the income gap between the average American worker and CEOs. It is about to get a bit more difficult to be a cab driver in Chicago. And what kind of football team will make its home in Los Angeles?