FROM Gurpal Dosanjh
Oil at Lowest Price since 2003, Markets React The Dow Jones Industrial Average took another hit today… down as much as 500 points in early trading. Other investment indexes plunged, too. Now that Iran is back in the oil business, the price of crude has dropped to the point where the market may be drowning in "oversupply." Gurpal Dosanjh is an energy analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence .
After Syria strike a new Trump doctrine emerges The President who promised an end to entanglements in the Middle East and snuggled up to Vladimir Putin has now outraged Russia with surprise missile attacks on Syria. That's raised questions about who's running the White House? We hear a variety of answers.
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.