In 2008, then-President Obama pushed to close the Enron Loophole—the exemption in commodities trading law of certain types of energy futures from oversight by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)—that he claimed was enabling oil speculation and driving up gasoline pri…
The average cost of purchased electricity for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) is now more than what it was during the California electricity crisis of 20…
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Utility fuel costs for producing electricity have collapsed in recent years as natural gas floods the market for electricity generation. The beneficiar…
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The Government Sponsored Entities, or GSEs, responsible for buying mortgages and packaging them as mortgage-backed securities (MBSs) are well known to …
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While the United States has garnered attention for a growing number of COVID-19 cases, it’s Europe that is contending with the largest death rate from …
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Camden, New Jersey has been designated a success story in recent years for transforming its police department and driving down crime. In 2012, the sout…
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Major pharmaceutical chains, specifically CVS/Caremark, Walgreen’s and Rite Aid, account for over a third of all distributions of opioids according to …
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In February, the Wuhan Institute of Virology announced that it would patent the COVID-19 drug remdesivir, which was originally developed by the U.S. co…
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