Syria Strike by U.S. Likely to Push Oil Prices Higher
Disruptions in oil supply network could also affect U.S. inflation. Kerry speech slams Assad regime for chemical attacks; markets respond as military action appears to still be an option.
7 Key Tax Protests That Shook America
Resisters have tried violence and politics, but the taxes keep rolling on.
BoE Governor Pushed for Barclays Chief’s Ouster
The British Parliament got an earful over the last couple of days as testimony continued in the LIBOR-fixing scandal.
Probe of Libor Scandal Set by British Parliament
An investigation into the rigging of Libor has been set by the British Parliament as the City of London worries that its reputation as the world’s top financial center has been damaged beyond repair.
News Analysis: Has the Crisis Doomed the U.S. to Decline?
Kwasi Kwarteng, a member of the British Parliament, makes the case that the financial crisis and America’s debt problem signal the end of American empire.