"American bloodlust," but the case against the banks, and their enablers, is far less clear than the one against BP. And history shows that, in the case of economic collapse, justice may lie more in the collapse than in the search for culpability.
President Trump's executive order to expand offshore drilling may be a long-term positive for a beaten down industry, but it's not a near-term solution.
Better-than-expected earnings from PayPal drove the Nasdaq to new records, while a slump in crude oil kneecaps any big gains for the rest of the market.
BP's newly found oil reserve is about 150 miles from New Orleans and potentially worth $2 billion in recoverable oil.