Oil trade experts after a fatal air strike against the Iranian general

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A different oil market than 5 years ago

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Given the surge in US oil production in recent years, the impact on the oil market attack is minimal.

Iran has made a name for itself in recent months that shows signs of aggression and has made it clear that it can be disruptive, she said.

Nothing is off the table as to how Iran could react, and the conflict could potentially spread to U.S. forces attacking targets in Iran, Croft said.

"I think Soleimani was too important for the Iranian leadership to let it happen."

Cramer calls for caution with oil

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First, oil futures are largely unchanged between 2023 and 2025, which "is important to me," said the CNBC host.

Even after a terrorist attack on an oil factory in Saudi Arabia halved capacity, the oil was only "two days ahead and that was it," he said.

Investors buying oil today might be forced to "sell it tomorrow," said Cramer.

The impact on stocks is also minimal since the markets have returned gains in just a few days, he said.

Bremmer says Iran has crossed the red line

President Donald Trump has shown willingness to avoid escalating tensions with Iran in the past few months, but he has been unable to stand idly by after Iran has crossed the "red line", said Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer in "Squawk Box". "

In particular, Soleimani staged attacks on US assets, including the Iraqi embassy, ​​directly, Bremmer said.

Iran also received the message that any response from the United States would be "significant," he said.

Nevertheless, the world is "better off" today without Soleimani, said Bremmer.

The Iranian general has been tasked with building a network of representatives and terrorists in the Middle East, the president of the Eurasian Group said, adding that his actions, which over the years have resulted in the deaths of hundreds of American soldiers in Iraq, " have been comprehensively documented ".

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