You know, I don’t do much with the economic news on this blog. Oh, I realize a lot of it is tied to politics, and that’s what this is all about, it’s just that I think a lot of the economic doom and gloom that you hear over the years is bunk and isn’t worth anything. 559 more words
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Tensions in the Middle East are on the rise again this week after Iran’s condemnation of the execution of a prominent and outspoken Shiite cleric by the Royal House of Saud in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia along with the executions of some 50 others condemned by the State led to attacks on the Saudi embassy and consulate in Iran which prompted the reduction – or altogether dissolution – of diplomatic ties of many Gulf states with Iran. 231 more words
Chevron CEO John Watson talks oil prices, Middle East tensions, debt and dividends with, CNBC’s Kelly Evans.
The Rosneft takeover is ominous in almost every sense
Allegedly, everyone’s a winner in BP’s Russian deal. But thousands of investors in Rosneft, BP and Russia have their doubts. 582 more words