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Short Sellers Move Back Into Oil Stocks as Crude Prices Slip

Short interest in oil and gas stocks rose in the final two weeks of December. Since then, crude prices have been volatile due to the confrontation between the United States and Iran, reaching a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 13th, 2020

Iran"s UK Ambassador: "Unfortunately We Are Heading Towards A Confrontation" With The US

The Iranian Ambassador to the UK Hamid Baeidinejad warned that the United States and Ir.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 17th, 2019

Goldman Sachs not expecting oil to rally despite tighter sanctions on Iran

Goldman Sachs expects the United States' decision to end exemptions from sanctions for countries still buying oil from Iran to have a limited impact on crude prices......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 23rd, 2019

White House Threatens Military Response Against Iran-Backed Militias in Iraq

Iraq may once again, for the first time in nearly a decade, become a theater of US-Iran confrontation according to a White House statement published Tuesday evening. “The United States will hold the regime in Tehran accountable for any attack that res.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 13th, 2018

The F-14 Tomcat first flew 50 years ago. Here"s why the US destroyed them rather than let anyone else buy them

Like most of the United States' foreign-policy decisions over the past 20 years, this one was about Iran. A specially painted F-14D Tomcat, assigned to the "Blacklions" of Fighter Squadron 213 (VF-213),.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 21st, 2020

U.S. six-month deficit rises to $744 billion ahead of virus budget storm in April

The United States racked up a $744 billion budget deficit in the first half of fiscal 2020, up 8% from a year earlier, the Treasury said on Friday, ahead of an expected April spending explosion and withering of revenues amid the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2020

Trump tried to flex by asking a reporter about the population of Seoul. Then he got it wrong by 28 million.

Ahn Young-joon/AP To evade a reporter's question on the United States' coronavirus testing capabilities, President Donald Trump tried to flex with a fun fact. "I know South Korea better than anybody," Trump sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 30th, 2020

US Launches Airstrikes Against Five Iran-Backed Militia Facilities In Iraq

The United States military on Thursday conducted five airstrikes targeting Kata'ib Hezbollah facilities in Iraq. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 13th, 2020

The United States" main allies are abandoning Trump after his "dangerous escalation" with Iran

Getty President Donald Trump'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2020

Boris Johnson mocked Trump"s boastfulness as he told him to "dial down" his conflict with Iran

Getty Boris Johnson tells Donald Trump to step back from outright war with Iran. "Let's dial this down," the UK prime minister said, adding that 'I don't want a military conflict between us, the United States and Iran,' in an interview with the BBC. John.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

Oil steady as fears over U.S.-Iran conflict ease, focus turns to trade deal

Oil prices held steady on Monday as fears of conflict between the United States and Iran eased, with investors shifting their focus to this week's scheduled signing of an initial U.S.-China trade deal, which could boost economic growth and demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 13th, 2020

Oil steady on easing U.S.-Iran tensions, eyes on China trade deal

Oil prices held steady on Monday as fears of conflict between the United States and Iran eased, with investors shifting their focus to this week's scheduled signing of an initial U.S.-China trade deal, which could boost economic growth and demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 13th, 2020

Oil dips on easing U.S.-Iran tensions, eyes on China trade deal

Oil prices edged down on Monday as fears of conflict between the United States and Iran eased, although the decline was checked by the planned signing of an initial U.S.-China trade deal this week, which could boost demand......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2020

The UK is abandoning its alliance with Trump as the United States "withdraws from its leadership around the world"

Getty The UK threatens to tear up its defence alliance with the US after Trump's Iran crisis triggers a rupture between the two countries. UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2020

The US reportedly sent secret messages to Iran via Swiss intermediaries, urging not to retaliate too strongly and further provoke Trump

Associated Press/Evan Vucci The United States used Swiss intermediaries to urge Iran not to retaliate so strongly that it would provoke President Donald Trum.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2020

Oil pares losses on fresh Mideast tensions

Brent crude prices steadied on Friday, paring earlier losses as Middle East tensions erupted again after the United States added new sanctions on Iran in retaliation for its missile attack on U.S. forces in Iraq this week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 10th, 2020

Asia Markets: Asian markets inch higher as Wall Street hits new records

Asian shares rose Friday as worries receded the United States and Iran might be stepping closer to the edge of war, and U.S. indexes hit records......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 9th, 2020

Global stocks scale records, oil dips as investors hail easing of Mideast tensions

Crude oil prices slid and equity markets around the world set new highs on Thursday as investors took on greater risk in a relief rally after the United States and Iran moved to defuse escalating tensions in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020

Oil eases as focus shifts from Iran tensions to U.S. crude build

Oil prices retreated further on Thursday, adding to sharp losses in the previous session as the market shifted focus toward rising U.S. crude stocks and away from worries about the conflict between the United States and Iran......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020

Stocks scale records, oil dips, as investors hail easing of Mideast tensions

Crude prices slid and equity markets around the world set new highs on Thursday as investors took on greater risk in a relief rally after the United States and Iran moved to defuse escalating tensions in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 9th, 2020