Global Economy

US tries to persuade shippers to sail Red Sea despite Houthi attacks

So far, that’s not proving enough for most shipping lines.

Global Economy

What Houthi Red Sea attacks mean for global trade

Why is the Red Sea so important to trade? These questions and more answered.

Crude Oil

Attack on Saudi oil plant is what everyone feared

(Sept 15): Middle East geopolitics have come back with a vengeance to hit the oil market. What everybody feared has happened. An attack has penetrated the defenses of Saudi Arabia’s massive Abqaiq oil processing facility, the heart of the kingdom’s oi