German brewers called on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to block the tapping of shale gas by means of hydraulic fracturing, citing industry concerns that fracking could taint the purity of the country’s beer.
Over the past week crude oil prices have been rocked by conflicting macroeconomic data and a suspected price-fixing scandal, leaving many investors questioning the validity of current price levels. Tap into that volatility with a put spread.
A financial crisis is almost certainly in the cards for Japan, and it is just a question of timing. Unfortunately, the government may have fast forwarded that date.
Energy price-reporting agencies said they ordered independent reviews to safeguard against market manipulation.