Oil prices up, but Iran is in way of going much higher

Oct 8, 2015
If U.S. production falls, Iran is ready to export more.
Posted In: Iran, oil production, crude oil

Veterans, abortion and DC’s broken business model

Sep 24, 2015
To keep the government running, a bill becomes a legislative vehicle.
Posted In: Congress, government shutdown, veterans, Iran, Planned Parenthood

Would dumping the Iran deal hurt the dollar?

Sep 2, 2015
The Obama administration says the US currency's dominance could be undermined.
Posted In: Iran, nuclear, dollar
A look inside the business Damoka, which is filled to the brim with Persian rugs.

Will Iran nuclear deal affect Persian businesses in L.A.?

Aug 19, 2015
Los Angeles has the largest Iranian community outside Iran. Persian businesses have had to work around the sanctions.
Posted In: Iran, nuclear power, nuclear energy, Persian community

Iran: Franchise frontier?

Jul 20, 2015
The queue is forming on McDonald's website for Tehran restaurants.
Posted In: Iran, Iran sanctions, nuclear weapons

Iran wants new U.S. planes

Jul 17, 2015
Do American companies want to enter the Iranian airplane market?
Posted In: General Electric, U.S., Iran
Pedestrians walk past a board listing foreign currency rates against the Russian ruble outside an exchange office in Moscow on December 3, 2014. The ruble has been hit by Western sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.

Economic sanctions in Russia: Have they worked?

Jul 16, 2015
Molly Wood talks to Olga Smirnova of the BBC.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, Iran, ruble

Iranian oil gush could push prices down

Jul 15, 2015
Once sanctions are lifted, Tehran will rush to exploit its oil and gas reserves.
Posted In: Iran, Iran sanctions, crude oil
Iranian women wave the national flag during celebration in northern Tehran on Tuesday after Iran's nuclear negotiating team struck a deal with world powers in Vienna.

Promise, risk await post-sanction Iran

Jul 14, 2015
Sanctions relief comes at an important moment for the Iranian population
Posted In: Iran sanctions, Iran, nuclear

Agreement struck between Iran and major world powers

Jul 14, 2015
And what the lifting of sanctions could mean for the global oil market.
Posted In: Iran sanctions, Iran, barrel of oil