Monthly Archives: August 2009

Derivative Gains –

Five U.S. Banks are on pace to earn $35 Billion from derivatives.  Derivatives are a hot topic on Capitol Hill and the is a possibility of future regulations. To read a related Bloomberg article, please click here: James Sutliff

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Oil Rises & Natural Gas Slides –

Oil prices almost touched $75 a barrel the other day and may continue to rise.  The expected decline in the dollar could contribute to future increases in oil prices.  The recovery in Europe may also weaken the dollar relative to … Continue reading

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