By Vin Narayanan on July 5, 2022
With gas prices averaging around $4.88 per gallon, people are clamoring for a solution that both drives costs down now and keeps costs down in the future. The problem is that a fuel crisis is the worst time to search for a quick fix. There are few — if any — levers the private sector or the government can pull to immediately solve a fuel crisis. The current crisis…
By Adam Sharp on March 4, 2022
What a week it’s been. My God. The good news is that I don’t think we’re going to see a direct military conflict between the U.S. and the EU against Russia. And the same for a no-fly zone. It’s too risky. Putin has made…
By Adam Sharp on July 20, 2021
Last week in Early Investing, I wrote a piece about how startup valuations are getting a little crazy. As I’ve discussed here recently, these rising prices have caused me to cut back…
By Andy Gordon on April 15, 2020
The world’s oil-producing countries reached an agreement to cut production earlier this year. But the deal is too little, too late. And it’s just the beginning of the problems facing the oil industry.
By Allison Brickell on October 14, 2019
The dollar’s status as the world’s top reserve currency is still intact. But that could change.
By Vin Narayanan on September 14, 2019
This week, the News Fix is dedicated to legendary disruptor T. Boone Pickens. His true legacy went far beyond oil.
By Adam Sharp on February 23, 2018
Venezuela has begun issuing its new petro cryptocurrency. The experiment may fail, but it hints at the full potential of blockchain tech.