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Saudi Arabia offers $17.5 billion in bonds

Oct 19, 2016
The sale comes as the kingdom faces huge budget deficits.
Vehicles drive past a construction site of a section of the Saudi capital Riyadh's $22.5 billion metro system. Many of Saudi Arabia's investment in public infrastructure projects, such as the metro, occurred just before a sharp decline in oil prices.
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Alaska's annual dividend adds up for residents

Mar 16, 2016
Alaskan lawmakers struggling to close the gap are considering cuts to the dividend
Alaskans wait to file their Permanent Fund dividend applications in downtown Anchorage on March 
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When oil prices fall, Big Oil has an advantage

Jan 28, 2015
Oil-refining businesses and decades-long outlooks cushion price swings.

When the economy gets a 20 percent discount

Oct 20, 2014
The dip in oil prices is looking like a sustained drop. What are the consequences?