Should all energy futures and derivatives contracts trade on regulated exchanges?

Michael Giberson If the energy-trading world were an iceberg, public markets like the New York Mercantile Exchange would be the exposed tip. The over-the-counter market would be the vast, hidden bulk. So begins a good overview of energy trading from the WSJ, “Talking about trades,” which actually reflects a passing understanding of the commercial world. … More Should all energy futures and derivatives contracts trade on regulated exchanges?More Should all energy futures and derivatives contracts trade on regulated exchanges?

Tuba Tuba Tuba!

Michael Giberson It is the sort of thing that makes me wish I lived nearer New Orleans and simultaneously wonder whether I’d ever get any work done if I did. From the WWOZ website: WWOZ broadcasts the second annual Tuba Tuba Tuba music festival featuring a 30-sousaphone second-line, live band performances, and street-corner ensembles. Performers … More Tuba Tuba Tuba!More Tuba Tuba Tuba!