Credit Suisse

Kiran Stacey

Pity the poor equity researchers. You spend weeks honing your models, inputting your data and finessing your conclusions, knowing all the while they could be blown completely off course by something as uncontrollable as the weather.

Well the team at Credit Suisse are taking no chances. And rather than watching the regular weather forecasters, which after all, predict only days in advance, they have kept their eyes on the most reliable source the US has to offer: groundhogs. Read more

Sheila McNulty

As if there were not enough gas in the US.
The US Geological Survey has discovered that much of what it thought was oil in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska is actually gas. It says in a new report that new estimates are for 896m barrels of conventional, undiscovered oil and 53 trillion cubic feet of conventional, undiscovered, non-associated gas within the reserve and adjacent state waters. Read more