In Congress' undying effort to look like they are doing something while actually do nothing, the Senate has once again voted down the Keystone XL pipeline. In reality, though, nothing has changed except for one thing. All of those handy talking points they've been using to sway voters one way or another about economic benefits, jobs, or the environmental impact are probably wrong.
In this week's episode of Where the Money Is, Motley Fool Analysts Tyler Crowe and Taylor Muckerman explain why the economics of the Keystone XL are not what they used to be. Also, they look into the dirty dealings by banks in the commodities market as well as why the airline industry is somehow becoming less fuel efficient by the day.
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