Dollar-GreenMost Americans could never find the tiny former Soviet Republic of Turkmenistan on a map, but the energy-rich nation recently something that could certainly have global implications. As reported by Agence France-Presse (AFP) and financial analysis website Zero Hedge, Turkmenistan just devalued its currency against the U.S. dollar — for now, still the world’s reserve currency — by 18 percent. It was a move described by financial experts as “contagion” tied to the recent devaluation of Russia’s currency, the ruble, which is plunging due to falling oil prices and Western economic sanctions over Moscow’s annexation of Crimea. More