Editorial: Breaking energy silence

In the closing weeks of a US presidential campaign during which nominal oil prices have set records and gas prices have shuttered businesses, conversation among candidates about energy has been striking for its absence. On Oct. 15, however, a federal official not running for anything broke the silence.Speaking to the National Italian American Foundation in Washington, DC, US Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan explained tumult in the oil market with insight seldom encountered outside the industry itself—and not that often within it. His exegesis partially filled a void the presidential candidates have created on a crucial subject and surely did so with more sophistication than e...

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