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Is There an Asset Bubble in China? The IMF Doesn't Think So

Apr 21, 2010 at 19:00

Olivier Blanchard, chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), talks with Bloomberg this morning about the prospects for an asset bubble in China.  Blanchard, speaking from Washington, also discusses…

Algeria Meetings Show Continued Confusion About Natural Gas Outlook

Apr 21, 2010 at 19:00

Natural gas experts are floundering for answers about the future of the fuel as the growth of shale gas production in the U.S. continues to flummox expectations. A pair of…

Somaliland's Presidential Election Assumes Growing Priority as Major Powers Sense Strategic Urgency of the Horn Situation

Apr 21, 2010 at 19:00

Somaliland’s delayed Presidential election is back on track after a period of active foreign interference to manipulate the electoral rolls, and is expected to take place before the end of…

Chinese Profits: Bad for Metal prices?

Apr 20, 2010 at 19:00

Metals investors globally were cheered this week by good news from Aluminum Corp. of China (A.K.A. Chalco). The aluminum giant swung back into profitability for the first time in a…

Changing Oil Consumption Habits: Fuel Efficiency in Light Vehicles

Apr 20, 2010 at 19:00

I recently highlighted grounds for pessimism about the ease with which the U.S. could significantly change our oil consumption habits. Here I highlight some interesting new research by U.C. Davis…

UK Wind Turbine Deals Could Help Power Labour Party in Vote

Apr 20, 2010 at 19:00

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who faces a tough re-election battle in next month’s parliamentary vote, hopes his devotion to clean energy will put the wind at his back. Brown…

Revolution in Central Asia: Who's Next?

Apr 20, 2010 at 19:00

On April 7, 2010 the President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev fled the capital city of Bishkek that was under a state of emergency after antigovernment protesters started clashing with security…

Nazarbayev's Successful Diplomacy in Kyrgyzstan Signals Deeper Strategic Shifts

Apr 19, 2010 at 19:00

The recent crisis and instability in Kyrgyzstan, highlighted the fragility of security and the potential weakness of the political systems throughout the region and exposed new dimensions in the conduct…

Chile Introduces Sliding Royalty Scale on Copper Production

Apr 19, 2010 at 19:00

I wrote yesterday about the importance of tailoring royalties to fit the situation for different oil and gas plays. Today, there's news on an interesting riff on this idea. Tailoring…

Gaming the System - The Foundation of the U.S. Economy

Apr 19, 2010 at 19:00

The status quo not just incentivizes gaming the system, it has made it the primary way to get ahead in today's economy. Gaming the system is not just encouraged--it has…

Shale Gas Changing Market Paradigm in U.S. as Electricity Prices Plummet, Report Says

Apr 18, 2010 at 19:00

Wholesale electricity prices in the U.S. fell by more than half last year, driven largely by a decline of more than 50% in natural gas prices in what looks like…

Flexible Royalties are the key to Oil and Gas Exploration

Apr 18, 2010 at 19:00

The recent oil and gas boom has been an education for a lot of people. Including regulators. Designing oil and gas laws is not easy business. Especially when it comes…

The Search for a Reserve Currency

Apr 18, 2010 at 19:00

Currency, like all forms of abstract value, is based on trust. And trust itself is based - except among the most naïve - on experience, and the repetitive demonstration of…

Is Crude Oil Set for a Price Spike?

Apr 17, 2010 at 19:00

Crude futures ended at their lowest point this month Friday, as investors fled riskier assets after regulators charged Goldman Sachs with fraud. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for May delivery…

Gold: Fear, Uncertainty & Goldman Sachs. Where do Prices Go from Here?

Apr 17, 2010 at 19:00

Gold fell the most in two months as the SEC’s action against Goldman Sachs (GS) spurred investors rushing out of riskier commodities and into perceived safer assets such as the…

Iran Storing Oil at Sea Due to Weak Demand

Apr 16, 2010 at 19:00

Iran, the world's fifth-largest oil producing nation, is increasing the amount of oil is stores in tankers at sea. Iranian officials say this is due to refinery overhauls and seasonality,…

Moscow Ascending: How Turkey's New Axis With Russia Affects US Interests

Apr 16, 2010 at 19:00

We have, in the past year, entered an entirely new dynamic in Eastern Mediterranean and South-East European strategic affairs. We are in a period and a region in which Russia,…

SEC Charge Against Goldman has Volcanic Impact on Energy Markets

Apr 15, 2010 at 19:00

Oil Market Summary for 04/12/2010 to 04/16/2010. Oil prices plunged on Friday after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged Goldman Sachs with fraud in its marketing of certain subprime…

The Creeping Terror

Apr 15, 2010 at 19:00

Over the last few days I’ve noticed one significant thing. Creeping yields on U.S. commercial paper. Prior to the financial crisis in 2008, rising yields on commercial paper were one…

U.S. Coal Industry Fights Climate Legislation at Congressional Hearing

Apr 14, 2010 at 19:00

Under the shadow of the West Virginia coal mine disaster earlier this month, a congressional hearing Wednesday on the future of coal in a “new energy age” seemed at times…

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