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Federalism and the Unruly California Oil Market

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the start of the 1930s California oil producers and state government leaders explored national limits on imports as a way to solve the oil market problem but they were turned away by the Hoover ... More


Marketing Commodities Does Not Happen on Commodity Markets: The Egyptian Bursat Al-‘Uqud and Oil Futures Markets

Ellis Goldberg

in The Politics of Islamic Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748618361
eISBN:
9780748653089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618361.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the ‘futures’ market or commodities market (bursat al-'uqud), which constitutes the building blocks of the global financial system. Commodities markets are at odds with Islamic ... More


The End of Cheap Oil?

James M. Griffin

in A Smart Energy Policy: An Economist's Rx for Balancing Cheap, Clean, and Secure Energy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149852
eISBN:
9780300149869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149852.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on whether markets can be trusted to provide cheap energy. Both the organization of the petroleum exporting countries (OPEC) cartel and its predecessor, the Seven Sisters, found ... More


Oil Security in an Increasingly Insecure World

James M. Griffin

in A Smart Energy Policy: An Economist's Rx for Balancing Cheap, Clean, and Secure Energy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149852
eISBN:
9780300149869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149852.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter outlines the concern for oil security as there has been a curious resurgence of petro-nationalism, with key consuming countries such as China attempting to forge bilateral trade ... More


Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Paul Sabin

Philip Rousseau (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Energy shortages, climate change, and the debate over national security have thrust oil policy to the forefront of American politics. How did Americans grow so dependent on petroleum, and what can we ... More


China, Asia, and the New World Economy

Barry Eichengreen, Yung Chul Park, and Charles Wyplosz (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199235889
eISBN:
9780191717109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235889.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rise of Asia, and China specifically, is the single most important force reshaping the world economy at the beginning of the 21st century. From a low of 20% in 1950, Asia's share of global GDP ... More


introduction: Structuring the Oil Market

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

California provides a case history for the impact of oil on individual states and a microcosm of its penetration in the United States as a whole. In studying the volatile politics of the oil economy, ... More


The Effects of Oil Price Changes on the Industry-Level Production and Prices in the United States and Japan

Fukunaga Ichiro, Naohisa Hirakata, and Nao Sudo

in Commodity Prices and Markets

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386898
eISBN:
9780226386904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386904.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter investigates the underlying causes of oil price changes and their transmission mechanisms in the United States and Japan. The oil price changes are decomposed into their component parts ... More


Spectacular Speculator

Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan

in What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164689
eISBN:
9780231535236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164689.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter recounts why the author decided to join a bean-oil market when the lumber market, where he had been working, dwindled down. It also discusses the response of the author when the bean-oil ... More


Vegetable Oil Trade and Markets

Derek Byerlee, Walter P. Falcon, and Rosamond L. Naylor

in The Tropical Oil Crop Revolution: Food, Feed, Fuel, and Forests

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190222987
eISBN:
9780190223014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222987.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Findings presented thus far are used to analyze trade and markets in vegetable oils. Particular attention is given to the dramatic liberalization of trade and the resulting surge in imports of ... More


The Quest

Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan

in What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164689
eISBN:
9780231535236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164689.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter discusses the author's realization concerning his status as a trader, after his failure in the bean-oil market. The author realized that although he had made money in the markets, he did ... More


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