Chris Cook is a former director of the International Petroleum Exchange. He is now a strategic market consultant, entrepreneur and commentator.
He lives in Edinburgh, UK. His homepage is http://www.opencapital.net/ .
He writes in a regular diary at http://www.eurotrib.com/user/ChrisCook/diary .
Additional updates on his work can be found at http://nordicenterprisetrust.wordpress.com/ .
Additional articles are published at http://www.labourlist.org/chris_cook
Presentations on Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/ChrisJCook/presentations
Peer to Peer Finance and Capital Partnership frameworks http://www.policyinnovations.org/ideas/innovations/data/000085 http://www.slideshare.net/ChrisJCook/money-30
3 bases for currencies http://nordicenterprisetrust.wordpress.com/2009/04/12/towards-an-economics-of-common-sense/
Reference to kilowatt cards http://www.kilowattcards.com/template/page.cfm?id=92
On fixing the Credit Crunch by way of a Debt/Equity swap of secured debt for Units in a new breed of quasi-REIT 'Rental Pools' which are effectively redeemable in the right to occupy property. The market for distressed debt is a huge market. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5mgnR5lagI