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The New York Times dug deep and published an amazing investigative piece on the natural gas industry. The article examines the relationships between gas drillers and bankers as they created a boom.

The smart ones got in early and then cashed out early, leaving stockholders and others high and dry as over-drilling led to crashing prices.

The article devotes much ink to Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon and his frat-buddy turned high stakes banker Ralph Eads III.

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