Saturday, September 20, 2014 01:20 AM
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In the world of a constantly changing oil and gas environment, the Montney shale basin is the sleeping giant that holds the key to accelerating Canada’s shale oil and gas boom, but the real treasure within this giant is a tight liquids-rich zone (approximately 15-20 miles wide) that has big and
Since the United States trade balance turned negative in the early 1990s, the situation has improved very little, except during the period since the middle of the Great Recession as shown here
During and since the Great
While the Fed's monetary experimentation with three episodes of quantitative easing and one iteration of Operation Twist has only provided the economy with a modest boost, there is one over-riding reason why the Fed's hands are tied, making it unlikely that we will see another round of
In its most recent statistical release
, the Federal Reserve gives us a detailed inventory of their massive balance sheet which has grown to levels that are unimaginable five short years ago.
The Federal Reserve now holds the
I have posted on this subject before but given the current somewhat volatile behaviour from the stock market, I think that an update is in order.
While we fixate on sexy headlines about Chinese military threats in the South China Sea, for instance, or Washington 'lifting the ban' on crude oil exports, we miss the bigger stories—and we miss the reality. China's relentless resource quest has the greatest impact on trading prices, which may
Watching yields on sovereign debt these days is like a fantasy world, reality no longer exists. While the debt is real, the yields are totally unrealistic. This is particularly the case for the former Eurozone debt transgressors, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and
Do you have faith in your local police department?