Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 3, 2013 As Egypt grapples with political unrest, many economic analysts are worried about the price of oil. But Egypt's Suez Canal isn't as important as you'd think.
Jun 25, 2013 The president spent much of his speech on climate change focused on the economy.
Jun 17, 2013 A year of unrest and civil war has created a new opportunity for private citizens in Syria to earn money with makeshift oil refineries.
Jun 17, 2013 A giant grocery wholesaler is accusing a giant potato growers association of fixing prices.
Jun 12, 2013 First there was the rigging of the interest rate known as LIBOR. Now there may be collusion on currency exchange rates.
Jun 4, 2013 Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
May 30, 2013 The boom in U.S. oil production has disrupted global oil’s pecking order and caused fractures inside the once all-powerful OPEC.
May 15, 2013 The European Commission is investigating a potential price manipulation scheme among oil companies.
May 14, 2013 America's closer to energy independence, but the days of $2 gas are history.
May 14, 2013 When fossil fuel gets cheap.