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President Bush on Climate Change

April 16th, 2008 · No Comments · Energy, Technology

President Bush today announced  in the Rose Garden new national goals: to stop the growth of U.S. greenhouse gas emission by 2025. He said : I have put our nation on a path to slow, stop, and eventually reverse the growth of our greenhouse gas emissions. In 2002, I announced our first step: to reduce […]

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Chicago and Financial Innovation

April 8th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Exchanges, Markets

Much of the innovation in exchanges and derivatives has come from Chicago – not New York or London. Once best known for derivatives in farm products – cattle, hogs etc. _ Chicago leads the rest of the world in innovating and dominating in the trading of derivative products(options, futures, commodities etc), symbolised by the emergence of the Chicago […]

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