Commodities and Resource

Nuclear Arms Race Threatens the World

We are now closer to global catastrophe than we have been for nearly seventy years. While nuclear weapons have been thought of as the technology that could one day wipe out humanity, they are now making a comeback with the world in a renewed nuclear arms race.

The Cash Crop: Canadian Cannabis

In the latest episode of our Canadian Cannabis series, we take a look at how Canada is missing out on an economic windfall by continuing down a path of restrictive marijuana policies.

Oil Industry’s ‘Man Camps’ Are Dying

On “Before the Bell,” Bloomberg’s Betty Liu and David Wethe report on the repercussions of lower oil prices on industry perks. They speak on “In The Loop.”

California in Worst Drought in at Least 1,200 Years

Bloomberg Intelligence’s Kit Konolige and Yale University Senior Fellow Stephen Roach discuss California’s historic drought. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

How Big Oil Leaned on Scientists Over Fracking Quakes

Bloomberg’s Matt Philips reports on big oil pressuring scientists over fracking wastewater’s link to earthquakes.

Why Does Yemen Have Such a Big Affect on Oil Market

Why Yemen Is Roiling the Oil Markets Yemen is the 39th biggest oil producer in the world, contributing only 0.2% to global output. So why does Yemen have such a big affect on the oil market? Watch as Yvonne Man…

Is the U.S. Becoming the World’s ‘Oil Sponge’?

PK Verleger founder and president Phil Verleger discusses oil storage and how the US stores oil, with Alix Steel on “Street Smart.”

The Truth About the Ukraine Bailout

The IMF finally approved a $17.5 billion loan for Ukraine. But why? Here’s a look at the truth about the Ukraine bailout and what it means for the world. The answer is not pretty.

How India May Rattle the Global Gold Market

India may soon announce a lowering of the import tax on gold that may boost demand in the nation. Bloomberg’s Alix Steel examines what the move could mean to global gold markets. She speaks on “In the Loop.”

Can Saudi Arabia Survive Oil Plunging to $20?

John Sfakianakis, director at Ashmore Group GCC, discusses how cheaper oil prices are impacting Saudi Arabia, OPEC’s refusal to cut production and the nation’s global standing as an oil producer. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

World’s Cheapest Gasoline?

Think gasoline is cheap? In today’s “Bart Chart,” Bloomberg’s Mark Barton takes a look at Venezuela’s Gasoline prices on “Countdown.”

A Technological Revolution: Microsoft HoloLens and Switzerland Exposes China’s Secret

Here’s a look at an amazing new technology by Microsoft dubbed the HoloLens, as well insight on how the Swiss made their decision to leave the euro-peg, and how they have given us clues revealing China’s secret gold holdings.