Petrodollar 101

When oil is traded in US cash, the currency is called a petrodollar. It's a fundamental part of international trade -- but it's also a continual source of conspiratorial allegations. Join Matt and Ben as they explore the fact and fiction surrounding the petrodollar.

Topics in this Podcast: oil, Federal reserve, Libya, exchange, United States, Fed, national security, government, war, terrorism, Iran, security, economy, Iraq