Energy

As a painful 2009 ends, energy producers and markets are looking for a demand recovery in 2010, but demand increases could be as modest as the overall recovery.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposed position limits on four futures and options contracts in energy markets.
Crude oil rallied back near the June high above $70 due primarily to dollar weakness.
Legislation is expected to emerge in September providing a regulatory framework for a U.S. cap-and-trade scheme that promises to be the world’s largest. Trading opportunities, however, already exist in the U.S. and abroad.
Congressmen should stop blaming the economy's failure on oil speculators.
Want to know where crude oil is headed next? Look to equity markets and the U.S. dollar.
With the outlook for economic recovery somewhat hazy, experts differ on which markets will be profitable in 2010, but many agree that traders shouldn’t get too attached to any one market. Here’s how to prepare for an unpredictable year.