Regulation of Energy Derivatives

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This report analyzes the development of regulation for energy derivatives (financial contracts whose value is linked to changes in the price of some energy product). Regulation may be needed [1] to help prevent abusive trading and price manipulation, and [2] to help prevent the failure of a large derivatives dealer which could trigger disruptions of supplies and prices in oil and gas markets.

Creator(s): Jickling, Mark
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 7, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Jickling, Mark

Specialist in Financial Economics Government and Finance Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 7, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report analyzes the development of regulation for energy derivatives (financial contracts whose value is linked to changes in the price of some energy product). Regulation may be needed [1] to help prevent abusive trading and price manipulation, and [2] to help prevent the failure of a large derivatives dealer which could trigger disruptions of supplies and prices in oil and gas markets.

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6 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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