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The US government clearly wants to invade Venezuela. But oil is likely not a significant reason, in part because Venezuela's oil is hardly the gold mine some think it is.
Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentGlobal Economy
The Eurozone's massive "green" policy plan has the EU facing high unemployment, stagnating growth, and energy bills of twice as much as seen in the US.
Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyMoney and Banks
It is easy to blame weakening global markets on Trump, but it would be dangerous to believe that's the real cause of the slowdown.
Argentina has all the ingredients to be a global leading economy, but current policy makes the country a promise that always disappoints.
The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Eurozone banks are better off than they were three years ago. But they are nowhere close to having solved their challenges.
Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy
This trade deal is not only vague, conditional and temporary — it will fail to stop the global economic slowdown.
Money and Banks
Claims that private-money production is too expensive usually ignore the many costs of a government-controlled money system.