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How Slick Roads Raise Your Rates

Snow can be so pretty if you're on the slopes or sipping hot cocoa inside your warm house.

But if you're on the road in severe...

What Is Holding Back BP plc?

The recent ruling of U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier against BP plc on Gulf spill payments is keeping BP from resolving the settlement. But...

Why We're Awful at Assessing Risk

Like most of you, I've been glued to news of the missing (as of this writing) Malaysian Airways jet for the last few days. It's...

Albany Orders Moratorium on Bakken Crude

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world. Also check out these recent...

The Gulf of Mexico Is Crucial to Royal Dutch Shell's Future

For all intents and purposes, it's crunch time for integrated oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell . That's because the European...

Will Gazprom's Energy Threat End up Backfiring?

Three weeks ago I wrote an article examining the Ukrainian protests and how they may affect Russian natural gas giant Gazprom . Essentially a...

Libyan Govt Threatens to Destroy North Korean Oil Tanker in Rebel Territory

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Ukraine Misses Payment to Gazprom, Risks Cut Off

This article was written by Oilprice.com -- the leading provider of energy news in the world. Also c heck out this...

Social Security: 1 Shocking Fact Most People Don't Know

Social Security is a key component of financial security for millions of Americans. But there's one thing that most people don't realize...

What Can the American Civil War Teach Us About the Crisis in Ukraine?

With President Yanukovych's ouster from Kiev and the occupation of Crimea inviting mounting pressure from the United States, Moscow is now...

Obama and the Earned Income Tax Credit: What You Must Know Now

President Barack Obama's new budget proposal is out, and it includes a key provision concerning the earned income tax credit. But many people...

Claimants Win Legal Battle With BP Over Oil Spill

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Why Is No One Buying Bonds?

The big banks on Wall Street, including Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase , are telling investors to expect another down quarter for...

Is Natural Gas the Weapon of the Future?

Last week, Russia reminded the world of the role that natural resources play in politics. Despite warnings from leaders across the world, the...

2 Reasons All Insider Trading Isn't the Same

It's easy to see management and other insiders making trades and to assume this is important information. But all trading activity isn't...

China Declares War on Pollution

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Russia Plays Ukraine Gas Card—Again

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Russia Will Still Play a Key Role in BP plc's Future

Integrated oil and gas giant BP recently held its 2014 Investor Update. Among the items up for discussion were BP's over-arching goals...

This Company Is Strongly Committed to the Gulf of Mexico

Despite the negative publicity and financial burdens resulting from its involvement in the infamous 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill when the ...

Hasty Reaction by Russia Puts Investors on Notice

Unilateral action by Russia regarding Ukrainian instability has put investors on notice. It is unclear as to what Russia's end game is in...

An Assessment of LINN Energy's Past, Present, and Future

Upstream exploration and production Master Limited Partnership LINN Energy , along with its financial holding entity LinnCo , reported solid...