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Speculation Demystified: Virtuous Volatility

IEA Energy: The Journal of the International Energy Agency, Issue 3 (Autumn 2012), pp. 33-34

2 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2012  

Bahattin Buyuksahin

Bank of Canada

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

Speculation is often blamed for high prices and volatility in oil markets. But speculation can actually temper volatility while not affecting long-term prices.

Keywords: Oil Prices, Speculation, Volatility, Dodd-Frank Act, Position Limit

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Buyuksahin, Bahattin, Speculation Demystified: Virtuous Volatility (2012). IEA Energy: The Journal of the International Energy Agency, Issue 3 (Autumn 2012), pp. 33-34. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2157832

Bahattin Buyuksahin (Contact Author)

Bank of Canada ( email )

234 Wellington Street
Ontario, Ottawa K1A 0G9
Canada

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