I think the Saudi's are playing russian roulette. If some of their wells start to run dry they will be forced to come up with a new way to maintain their high standard of living which wont be possible because they have no experience with industry.
I think some people take freedom of speech a little too far. It's like yelling FIRE in a movie theater.
The EPS (Earnings Per Share) of NCV went up from last week .0122 from .0569 to .0691
That represents an increase in EPS of 21.44%
You're right. Most Corps are down and Muni's are doing even worse.