It will give Janet Yellen's Federal Reserve room to keep interest rates lower longer, thus boosting consumer spending as well as the housing market, which is beginning to show more robust growth with builder confidence at its strongest level since 2005.
What are the options for dealing with Iran's nuclear program? We can do nothing; but doing nothing isn't a real option. We can use our military to target Iran's nuclear sites, but this is bound to have unforeseen consequences. Or we can sanction Iran.
When Bernie Sanders leaked confidential data last month that dramatically illustrated how speculators were dominating the oil futures market during the 2008 spike in oil prices, many news outlets jumped on the story in the worst possible way.