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Entries from February 2009

US Crude Oil Futures

February 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Energy

Crude Oil prices continue to drift downwards . . .  it appears though that a bottom is being formed.

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US Securities Markets : Equities week ending Feb 13 2009

February 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Markets

The market is marking time; with no good news expected anytime soon, there is a bias to the downsid

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Peter Huber : The Million-Volt Answer to Oil

February 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Energy

Another top-level view from Peter Huber. Executive Summary Electricity—not oil—is the heart of the U.S. energy economy. Power plants consume as much raw energy as oil delivers to all our cars, trucks, planes, homes, factories, offices, and chemical plants. Because big power plants operate very efficiently, they also deliver much more useful power than car […]

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Insiders detail reasons for WaMu’s failure

February 2nd, 2009 · No Comments · Markets

Thursday, January 29, 2009 Insiders detail reasons for WaMu’s failure Jacksonville Business Journal – by Kirsten Grind Staff Writer MEDIA In the summer of 2001, Kerry Killinger was on top of the world. The chief executive of Washington Mutual had spent a decade building his Seattle savings and loan into a national superstar, capturing billions […]

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