Posts filed under “Energy”

John Authers: Speculators & Oil Price Spikes

"Speculation
appears to be changing the way commodity markets work. A debate is
needed and changes to regulations may be justified. But speculators
cannot take all the blame for the price spike."

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 Source:
The Short View: Commodity speculation
John Authers
FT, May 20 2008 19:54
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3072f8b6-2694-11dd-9c95-000077b07658.html

Category: Commodities, Energy, Trading

Trouble in the Hamptons?

Category: Economy, Energy

State Gas Taxes

Category: Energy, Taxes and Policy

Quote of the Day: US Energy Policy

Category: Energy, Taxes and Policy

Untapped Resources?

Category: Energy, Taxes and Policy

Another good Friday on CNBC — excellent guests, discussing real issues, and in great detail.

Like the interview two weeks ago with David Einhorn and William Ackman, this shows how good finacial television can be when a smart guest discusses weighty topics with sufficient time to go into details beyond bumper sticker.

I don’t know much about David Walker, but I was very impressed with him. Here’s info on the Peterson Foundation.

I don’t think the videos have as much Walker as they did on TV . . . 

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Private Equity With Pete Peterson
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Discussing the state of private equity, with Pete Peterson, The
Blackstone Group chairman/co-founder and David Walker former U.S.
Comptroller 

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Wall Street Star
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Perspectives on the economy, with Pete Peterson, The Blackstone
Group chairman/co-founder and David Walker former U.S. Comptroller

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Previously:
Video: David Einhorn, Greenlight Capital, William Ackman, Pershing Square Capital
http://bigpicture.typepad.com/comments/2008/05/video-david-ein.html

Category: Economy, Energy, Taxes and Policy, Video

BioFuel?

Category: Commodities, Economy, Energy

Crude Oil = $132; Peak Oil ?

Category: Commodities, Energy

Seasonal Adjustments and Inflation

Category: Data Analysis, Energy, Inflation

Crude Oil = $129

Category: Energy