Speculators blamed for oil-price spike

In a reversal, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission now says speculators, not normal supply-and-demand, triggered the recent wild swings in global oil prices.  Energy risk-assessment expert Mark T. Williams, who teaches finance in the School of Management, can discuss how the new CFTC view reflects a shifting of political winds.

Contact Mark T. Williams, 617-358-2789, williams@bu.edu

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