Has Iran discovered a Simple Profitable Method(SPM) for generating more cash? Is CL going to trade "well" the next couple of months due to Iranian moves? What about Oil company stocks. Will you be playing? The Iranians need cash, a fact. The Russians are not happy with not being paid by Iran for work on projects including nuclear related work.Client hizbollah always needs a cash flow to buy supporter and fund social and military projects. The Iranians need to fund their own military research and manufacturing and acquire new military technology from others. News reports and analysts say the Iranian economy is not in very good shape with resultant political dissatisfaction with the government. More cash is needed here. By grabbing the British servicemembers the Iranians may see a fairly low risk opportunity to increase their oil revenue. By orchestrating the current situation "properly" they could easily effect more volatility in oil markets with attendant price increases. Will you be looking to trade CL? Will you play the oil/service stocks??