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Lending Takes Another Teeth-Kick

Jan 15, 2010 at 16:14

The "Financial Crisis Responsibility Fee" dropped today on Capitol Hill. The odd-sounding measure ("You've caused a financial catastrophe. That'll be $8.50 please.") is the Obama government's latest plan to recoup…

Thoughts from Asia's Gold Exchange

Jan 13, 2010 at 18:28

The Tokyo Commodities Exchange is a pretty unassuming place. The Exchange is housed in a non-descript eight-story office building. In the relatively non-descript Tokyo borough of Kodenmacho, far from the…

Nigeria's Constitutional Dilemma Coming to an Unpredictable Head

Jan 12, 2010 at 22:39

Nigerian Pres. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, 59, through failing health, is clearly no longer in control of the Government. Some are proclaiming that the "post-Yar'Adua era" has begun in Nigerian politics,…

The US Finds its Superpower Structure and Capital are Insufficient to Cope with a Transformed World

Jan 11, 2010 at 20:56

The United States of America, in global strategic terms, is tumbling down a series of misadventures, declining in a “step of sighs” through frustrating economic and military endeavours as it…

A Limp Oil World

Jan 11, 2010 at 14:42

China was the savior of commodities the past year. And a particularly hot spot today. China's customs agency released some impressive trade numbers. December exports were up 17.7% year-on-year. Imports…

A Disobliging Update on the Price of Oil

Jan 09, 2010 at 16:21

There still seems to be a deplorable uncertainty about the future price of the most important commodity in the world. A few months ago Philip Verleger – now apparently guest…

What Happens When the Wells Run Dry?

Jan 08, 2010 at 16:55

One nagging question that the industrial world has been asking itself since the discovery of the first oil well is what happens when the wells begin to run dry. The…

Land-locked Central Asian Oil Country Plays Important Role from Vancouver to Vladivostok

Jan 07, 2010 at 16:48

2010 is starting with a decision that faced heated debates: Kazakhstan will hold the chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for one year, despite what…

So You Think You Can Debase a Currency

Jan 07, 2010 at 16:44

Yesterday I visited the nicest public pool I've ever set trunks in. The place was airplane hangar-sized. Giant hot tub. Towering waterslides. A float-along river for the kids. All this…

A Gas Company Revolutionizes Canadian Oil

Jan 06, 2010 at 17:07

The next big thing is here in the Canadian oil patch. I wrote a few weeks ago that a number of new Alberta and Saskatchewan petroleum plays are being poked…

Sharoudi Emerging as Candidate to Replace Khamene'i as Iranian "Supreme Leader"

Jan 05, 2010 at 17:53

Very senior officials in several Persian Gulf states have confirmed to GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs a growing volume of whispers coming from Tehran since mid-December 2009 which identify Iranian Ayatollah…

Carbon Sequestration - Is burying Carbon Dioxide underground a realistic option?

Jan 04, 2010 at 18:06

Climate Change is having a great impact on global perspectives, which is leading Governments and Businesses to take a serious look at Carbon Sequestration (CCS.) This means that instead of…

Liquidity Problems - Two Major Miners Run out of Cash

Jan 04, 2010 at 18:02

It's been awhile since we heard the phrase "liquidity problems". In October 2008, you couldn't set browser on internet without hearing about liquidity problems somewhere. During the financial crisis, cash…

Iran to Surge to a Hegemonic Position in the Middle East Without a Major War

Jan 01, 2010 at 23:56

Despite the lingering demonstrations and disorder in Tehran, Iran’s ruling mullahs are confident anew in their country’s ability to surge to a hegemonic position in the Middle East without a…

Clean Coal - Not as Clean as We Thought

Dec 30, 2009 at 14:42

Is the term “clean coal” an oxymoron?  That’s a hot question for politicians, the energy industry and environmentalists, alike.  While the words seem intuitively clear, the meaning of the term,…

Petro Unfriendly California Changing it's Stance on Oil

Dec 30, 2009 at 14:18

The financial crisis changed the way people think. At least some people. In North America, the bursting of the housing bubble dispelled the myth you could get rich simply by…

Interests in Afghanistan and Pakistan Set to Collide, With Global Implications

Dec 29, 2009 at 21:16

The coming year: 2010, will see a growing clash of conflicting mega-trends in the Afghanistan-Pakistan theater; trends which will ultimately have long-term impact not only on the region, but on…

Exxon's Built in Escape Hatch From the Shale Gas Game

Dec 29, 2009 at 20:36

ExxonMobil's buyout of XTO Energy was the story of December. It might be the story of 2009. But equally important are the details now emerging about the deal. Particularly the…

Iraq to Challenge Saudi Arabia for the Position of World's Largest Oil Producer, if...

Dec 27, 2009 at 20:08

Baghdad is coming of age in its own backyard with the awarding of contracts for developing its oil reserves while taking care of its assets as evident from its tough…

Forget Solar & Wind Power High Lipid Algae and Nuclear Fission Show Greater Promise

Dec 27, 2009 at 20:05

Both solar and wind power are creative ideas that may one day prove to be of value, but sadly, after 40 years of concerted efforts, they’ve thus far not delivered…

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