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.
The government pays for it, but then a German publisher or a university likely owns it.
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.
Bureaucracy and RegulationMoney and Banks
The FedFinancial Markets
The biggest “success” of the ECB has been the massive bailout of governments at the expense of savers.