Oil is up a tad as the EU seems to not to be in a real hurry to pull the plug on Cyprus. The EU did promise to provide liquidity based on the existing rules, which is providing liquidity in the energy markets.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will ask U.S. President Barack Obama to allow shale gas exports as the world’s third-largest economy grapples with soaring energy costs after 2011’s nuclear disaster closed reactors.
Financial reform was signed into law six months ago and regulators have been busy moving it from theory to a rules-based structure. Now, hopes and reality are starting to clash as challenges arise for all participants
The financial crisis of 2008 set off a chain reaction in Washington D.C. and financial centers around the world. Regulation with a capital R was back in as politicians set out to crack down on financial markets.