Egypt's deposed President, Mohamed Morsi, inherited a country in economic shambles. His largely ineffectual response only exacerbated the problem.
How the Egyptian military’s takeover is viewed could have financial consequences. A federal law calls for cutting aid to a country where the military deposes a democratically elected government.
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.