Iran Closed The Strait Of Hormuz Have Oil Prices Going Nuts

Iran Closed The Strait Of Hormuz Have Oil Prices Going NutsAfter threatening to practice drills to possibly close the crucial Strait of Hormuz, Iran has possibly shut the strait down (via ZeroHedge).

ZeroHedge reports real-time analyst Ransquawk has confirmed the straight is closed and sent traders scrambling.

A third of all sea-borne oil in the world passed through the Strait of Hormuz in 2009, and if Iran wants to get the world’s attention, even more than it already has, shutting down the Straight would certainly do it.

Exclusive: York Capital to wind down European funds, spin out Asian funds

Jeffrey Aronson Crossroads CapitalYork Capital Management has decided to focus on longer-duration assets like private equity, private debt and collateralized loan obligations. The firm also plans to wind down its European hedge funds and spin out its Asian fund. Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and more York announces structural and operational changes York Chairman and CEO Jamie Read More

The U.S. Navy actively patrols the area with warships to prevent just such a situation from arising.

This story is developing.

Read more: