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The 'what ifs' in oil prices

Mar 6, 2012
Oil prices fell today on the possible resumption of nuclear talks between Iran, the U.S. and its allies. But would prices stay down for long?
Posted In: Oil, Iran

Iran sanctions could lead to higher gas costs in U.S.

Feb 20, 2012
Oil prices have jumped to a near nine month high this morning. That's after Iran cut exports to Britain and France over sanctions related to Iran's nuclear program.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, sanctions, gas prices

Is Iran's nuclear program aimed at making weapons?

Feb 16, 2012
Not everyone is so sure that the answer is yes.
Posted In: Oil, Iran

Iran bans 'Simpsons' dolls

Feb 6, 2012
Barbie isn't allowed either.
Posted In: The Simpsons, Iran

EU, U.S. announce tougher sanctions on Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The hope is further isolation by freezing assets and penalizing the banks that do business with Iran.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, sanctions

European Union agrees on sanctions against Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The EU has agreed on a plan to phase out Iranian oil deals, as part of the broader sanctions against the country and its nuclear program.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, sanctions

Europe's oil standoff

Jan 23, 2012
As part of the effort to prevent Tehran from developing its nuclear weapons program, the EU unites on imposing sanctions against Iran.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, European Union, military, Strait of Hormuz

Geithner asks China for help with sanctions on Iran

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.
Posted In: Iran, China, Oil

Mr. Geithner goes to Asia as tension with Iran grows

Jan 9, 2012
Key on the agenda: Getting Japan and China to support Iran oil sanctions.
Posted In: China, Japan, Iran, sanctions, Oil

PODCAST: Geithner heads to China, techies head to Vegas

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.
Posted In: Iran, shopping mall, Consumer Electronics Show

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