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US stocks are set to rally after historic Treasuries meltdown that sent equities plunging

The Down plunged 800 points on Wednesday after investor fears of recession grew amid continued trade war uncertainty.
Map showing the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf where 21 million barrels of oil pass through every day.

How the Strait of Hormuz, a narrow stretch of water where ships transport $1.2 billion worth of oil every day, is at the heart of spiraling tensions w...

The US blames Iran for two tanker explosions and a drone shooting near the Strait of Hormuz. Some 21 million barrels of oil pass through it every day.

Oil tumbles into a bear market as recession fears rage

Gasoline stockpiles also grew by 4.4 million barrels, which shocked the industry as it is currently peak demand season.

‘Trump kicks markets in the gut’ — US stocks are set for more pain as trade-war fears grip investors again

Asian and European stocks plunged on Friday, following a US rout on Thursday, after Trump's threat of more tariffs. US stocks are set to fall again.

The 3 major US stock indexes are fresh off record highs. Here’s how other popular investments have fared in 2019.

Though most investment tools haven't met the stock market's strong year-to-date performance, bitcoin and oil leapt upward in recent months.

US Secretary of State Pompeo said he’d go to Iran if needed as Iran tensions continue to rise

"Every country that has an interest in ensuring that those waterways are open and crude oil and other products can flow through the Strait of Hormuz needs to participate."
The BW Elm in Likoni, eastern Kenya, in February 2019.

A bold British tanker ignored the government’s warnings and traveled through the Strait of Hormuz, just days after another UK ship was captured ...

The BW Elm traversed the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday and Wednesday, even though the UK warned ships to avoid the waterway amid tensions with Iran.

Iran’s best weapon in the new tanker wars against the US and UK is looking more and more like a dud

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Iran couldn't raise oil prices that much, even if it was able to shut down a key passage for oil tankers.
Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Pompeo says UK must protect its own ships in the Strait of Hormuz as British politicians raise questions about the strength of the Royal Navy

Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized two British oil tankers on Friday to retaliate for the Royal Navy's seizure of an Iranian tanker earlier this month.

Iran is squirrelling millions of barrels of crude oil in Chinese ports to avoid breaching US sanctions

Iran is safely storing its crude and freeing up its tankers, while China can tap the stockpile if supply is disrupted or sanctions end.