Saudi-Russian Axis Rules Oil Markets As Trump Fights Iran. U.S. oil exports reached a record 3 million barrels a day last week — a greater amount than is pumped each day by all but three OPEC countries. Trump adviser sees having Putin summit as ‘a deliverable.’ Market rate rise may thwart Fed’s balance sheet plan. Fed’s Rosengren calls for more tools to lessen severity of next economic downturn. Merkel says migration could make or break the E.U.