Guess The One Country That's LOVING The Crisis In The Middle East

Russian Worker

Photo: misha maslennikov via flickr

The big losers from the Mideast crisis are obvious: Anyone who relies on cheap oil.As for the winners?

Well, typically the big winners in an oil spike are the Mideast dictatorships. Obviously that doesn’t apply today.

So who’s left?

Hint: It’s the #1 oil-producing economy in the world.

Surprise! Russia is the #1 oil producing country in the world.

No wonder its stock market remains near its highs

As you can see, an increase in oil prices is a HUGE net positive for its GDP

And Russia is the biggest weight in the MSCI

Now who will collapse next?

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