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Kurt Cobb combines two professional identities. He is best known for his work as a blogger, columnist, speaker and author focusing on energy and the environment. He also works as an independent marketing and publicity consultant and writer who has served a wide variety of corporate, nonprofit, ... more

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Evictions, Tenants And The Fragility Of A "Correlated" World
As eviction moratoriums around the United States come to an end, it is expected that landlords will begin evicting non-paying tenants en masse. It is estimated that in the past several years evictions have affected about 2.3 million people annually.
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Cracks In The Supply Chain: Is Metastable Turning Into Unstable?
What we are witnessing as a result of this pandemic is a widespread challenge to metastable systems upon which our societies depend. So far those systems have largely kept functioning— enough to keep people in rich countries warm and fed.
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Insanity? Markets Continue Disconnect From Economy And Society
The estimate for the current quarter started at minus 12.1 percent and has been dropping like a stone with each new piece of information. For comparison, U.S. GDP during the 2008-2009 financial crises shrank by only 4.2 percent.
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A Stealth Peak In World Oil Production?
We who have been suggesting that a peak in world oil production was nigh almost from the beginning of this century have taken it on the chin for more than a decade as the U.S. shale oil boom kept adding to world supplies.
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Oil Flows Spell Deep Depression
Energy is not just one commodity among many in the economy; it is the commodity.
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The Return Of Resource Nationalism
The Chinese dominate the rare earth elements market because most of what is mined worldwide comes from China. The country produces 80 percent of global output. But it also controls 85 percent of the processing capacity.
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BP BP p.l.c.
CVX Chevron Corporation
DBO PowerShares DB Oil Fund
DNO United States Short Oil Fund LP
OIL iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
PZE Petrobras Argentina S.A.
SNP China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
TOT TOTAL S.A.
USA Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
USL United States 12 Month Oil Fund, LP
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
WTI W&T Offshore Inc.
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
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Stanford University
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1975 / 1979
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