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The Recession is Over

Apr 30, 2010 at 13:08

That's the big take-away from today's report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis that the seasonally adjusted real value of the nation's production of goods and services grew at…

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Japanese commercial banks are hurting. Will the government step in with more bailouts?

Apr 30, 2010 at 11:27

Sometimes the briefest bits of information are the most critical. The Bank of Japan today put out its usual one-page summary for the April meeting of its Policy Board. The…

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U.S. Approval of Cape Cod Offshore Wind Project Will Not End Controversy

Apr 30, 2010 at 09:38

The Obama administration approved the controversial Cape Wind project, which calls for a wind farm of 130 turbines in Nantucket Sound and will be the first offshore wind project in…

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The Gravitational Pull of Financial Disaster

Apr 29, 2010 at 11:38

There are two views on the economy and stock markets. The first (and most widely-held) is that these are "responsive systems". Prices for homes, stocks and labour react to events…

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Syria Appeals For More Foreign Oil Money Yet Bureaucracy Remains A Questionable Obstacle

Apr 29, 2010 at 11:23

As Syria aggressively courts foreign investors to rescue its dwindling oil and gas sector, government corruption and problems settling disputes remain sticking points for some interested international players. But experts…

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Signpost Event Signals the Geothermal Business is Ready for Prime Time

Apr 28, 2010 at 15:03

Scenario planners like Peter Schwartz often talk about "signpost" events. These are happenings, often small in and of themselves, which suggest a larger change rippling through the ether of a…

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Speculation Affects Oil Prices but New CFTC Limits May Not Stop It, Survey Finds

Apr 28, 2010 at 08:43

Almost three-quarters of top oil industry participants surveyed by Reuters feel that financial speculation contributes to oil price volatility, but many of them think new regulations to curb speculation may…

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What to Look For When Investing in an Exploration Company

Apr 27, 2010 at 13:31

Calling all mineral explorers. Australia needs your help. The Australian Institute of Geosciences (AIG) this week released a report noting that the Aussie exploration sector is suffering. AIG blames the…

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Flaw in CCS Theory May Puncture Clean Coal Dream, Study Says

Apr 27, 2010 at 11:32

Clean coal is likely to remain a chimera rather than a real solution to carbon emissions, a new study suggests, because the much-touted process of carbon capture and sequestration simply…

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Is Gasoline Set to Double in Price? Why do So Few People Seem to Care

Apr 25, 2010 at 19:00

Human beings resist change until there is no other choice, and then they adapt and habituate rather quickly. Human beings are remarkably adept at short-sightedness and denial. 100,000 years of…

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