WTF is going on in Saudi Arabia?
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince this weekend ordered the detention of dozens of princes, ministers and high-ranking officials in a “corruption” crackdown widely seen as a ploy to consolidate his grip on power.
We Asked an Expert What the Hell Is Going On with the Price of Oil
Potential price wars between energy supplying nations, an Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) not keen on cutting production that could stabilize the market, and conspiracy theories about market manipulation by key players abound.
Low Oil Prices and the War in Yemen Have Left a Huge Hole in Saudi Arabia's Budget
Facing a record budget shortfall of $87 billion in 2016, Saudi Arabia announced plans on Monday to cut fuel subsidies for its citizens.
Russia's Economy Is a Mess — and Its Problems Aren't Going Away
As the value of Russia's currency declines and its citizens endure a deepening recession, it's unclear how the country will manage what could be its longest slump in decades.