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May

09

“Too Good a Deal” at EIG…but what if you’re a shareholder of Chesapeake?

By Deborah Rogers Reuters broke another astonishing story tonight about additional loans entered into between EIG, a Washington DC based hedge fund, and Aubrey McClendon, CEO of Chesapeake Energy (CHK). These new loans are in addition to the $1.1B in unreported loans which Reuters exposed several weeks ago. What is interesting about this new information […]

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May

08

Spin and More Spin

By Deborah Rogers In the first quarter of 2012, natural gas prices plunged to 10 year lows due to a market glut from over-production of shale gas. According to the DOE, production in 2011 reached 4.5 billion cubic feet per day but demand was a mere 920 million cubic feet per day in comparison. So […]

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May

03

Is Chesapeake Energy Merely an Example of Virtual Reality?

By Deborah Rogers We have been watching the demise of Chesapeake Energy (CHK) unfold. In addition to the news of $1.1 billion in unreported loans, Reuters has now exposed a $200 million hedge fund which Aubrey McClendon ran from the headquarters of Chesapeake Energy. This hedge fund invested in the same commodities that Chesapeake produces. […]

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