Oil hit a 9-month high yesterday thanks to Iran halting exports to Europe in advance of a ban on Persian oil. Pundits have in recent days been crowing that the resulting higher gas prices, which could go above $4 a gallon within the next few weeks if tensions in Iran continue, could hurt the presidents’ election prospects. Republicans like John Boehner are urging conservative politicians to embrace “pump anger.
Iran has cut oil exports to Spain and may halt sales to Germany and Italy. ||| Iran has cut oil exports to Spain and may halt sales to Germany and Italy, Iran's English-language state television reported on Tuesday, days before Tehr... Read Post
Brent crude rose, briefly hitting an eight-month high above $121 a barrel, as Iran halted exports to British and French companies ahead of a European Union embargo. ||| Brent crude rose on Monday, briefly hitting an eight-month high... Read Post