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Standard Chartered bank struggles against scandal

Aug 7, 2012
Shares of the British bank Standard Chartered are tanking in London this morning -- down some 25 percent. New York financial regulators say the bank concealed billions of dollars of illegal transactions for Iranian customers.
Posted In: Banks, Standard Chartered, Iran

Standard Chartered shares down following Iran allegations

Aug 7, 2012
Standard Chartered could soon have its banking license revoked in the nation's financial center, because of allegations that the bank has been hiding tens of thousands of secret transactions with Iran.
Posted In: Banks, Standard Chartered, Iran

EU sanctions Iran by refusing to insure oil tankers

Jul 12, 2012
Iranian oil producers may find other ways to sell their product, but with few options to insure their ships, a lot of oil will be sitting in the harbor.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, European Union, sanctions

Gas, oil prices dropping in June

Jun 21, 2012
If you've been to a gas station recently, you know that prices are down -- on average, about 20 cents lower per gallon than a month ago. That's in part because the price of oil is at an eight-month low.
Posted In: gas, Oil, Iran

'Flame' malware is a glimpse of cyber wars to come

May 30, 2012
The newly identified spy software is sophisticated and travels light.
Posted In: malware, Iran, Robot Roundup

Iran accepts U.N. investigation of nuclear program

May 22, 2012
The top nuclear official at the United Nations said today that a deal has been reached with Iran to allow the U.N.’s investigation into Iran’s nuclear program to continue. So what does this mean for the price of oil, which spiked earlier this year because of tensions with Iran?
Posted In: Iran, Oil, United Nations, gas prices

White House targets nations that oppress using tech

Apr 24, 2012
President Obama has announced a new policy aimed at punishing countries like Syria and Iran that practice violence after gathering information about citizens online.
Posted In: syria, Iran, Obama, geek chow, Tech Vegetables, Intel

India's oil purchases from Iran irk U.S.

Apr 4, 2012
India is a U.S. ally but also one of the top importers of Iranian oil. It could face U.S. sanctions unless it curbs these oil purchases.
Posted In: Oil, India, Iran

The scarce ways that crude oil costs could drop

Mar 21, 2012
The president might be able to do little to really bring down short term gas prices. But reporter Scott Tong outlines some things that actually would affect the price.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, oil prices

Sanctions hitting Iranian oil production hard

Mar 15, 2012
Iran is feeling the effects of U.S. sanctions over its nuclear program. The International Energy Agency says Iranian oil exports have fallen to a ten-year low.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, sanctions

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