Saturday, January 29, 2011

Monday, January 24, 2011

FT: low volatiliy in energy options prompts shift to soft commodities

Energy traders usually follow gas storage data and Opec statements... low volatility due to ample supply

FT: Lebanon economy, reserves, debt position

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

FT: prop desk spinoffs

FT: new stress tests for US banks -- data collection

FT: Basel III credit bubble regulation

...The agreement, struck last month, says that if a country decides its economy is overheated – based on the ratio of credit to gross domestic product – it can require banks within its borders to hold extra capital against potential losses.

Regulators in every other country would have to follow suit and impose a proportional surcharge on their own banks, based on the size of those institutions’ exposure to the bubble country.