For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice the government forbids.
Speaking of bumpy air, trespassing, and the forgiveness of debt, the Greek/German tragedy of midsummer seems to have landed on terra firma for at least a few months—although inevitably the weakness of the Eurozone with its common currency, but disparate fiscal philosophies, spells renewed turbulence in financial asset markets.
At the end of the day explosions like these end up having geopolitical implications. While it may not be tomorrow or next month, I believe that if Greece leaves the EU they will be tempted by Putin who must be standing by and laughing at all this.
U.S. crude production is at the highest level since 1986 and is on target to exceed 9 million barrels per day. Average price for Brent crude oil is expected to be about $18 a barrel lower next year than previously forecast."