In 2008, then-President Obama pushed to close the Enron Loophole—the exemption in commodities trading law of certain types of energy futures from overs…
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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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A previous Investigative Economics story highlighted how Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates showed total mortality rate in 2020 being substanti…
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In the last week, the acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grennel, gave the Justice Department a list of Obama administration officials w…
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Despite widespread concern about the 2009 outbreak of the swine flu A(H1N1), hog production and pork exports grew substantially for four years followin…
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Between major national banks, like Bank of America and Wells Fargo, and smaller community banks lie regional banks: banks that sometimes span multiple …
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