Chapter 1: A Brief Look Back at the Good Old Days of Oil Trading.
Part I: Oil's Endless Bid: What Caused It?
Chapter 2: The Assetization of Oil, Part 1: Commodities Aren't Stocks.
Chapter 3: The Assetization of Oil, Part 2: The Problem with Commodity Indexes and the Exchange-Traded Funds.
Chapter 4: The Rise of the Investment Banks and Their Financial Finagling.
Chapter 5: Increased Access to Trading Oil: The Trading Floor Goes Online.
Part II: The Destruction of Reliable Fundamental Pricing of Oil.
Chapter 6: Why Oil Traders Don't Care about the Price of Oil--or the Value of the Dollar.
Chapter 7: Oil Traders Couldn't Care Less about Peak Oil.
Chapter 8: Alternative Sources of Oil—and Why Investors Should Care.
Chapter 9: Proof of Oil's Endless Bid: Crack Spreads.
Chapter 10: The Fuel that the Endless Bid Forgot: Natural Gas.
Part III: Where Are We Headed?
Chapter 11: What Needs to Be Done.
Epilogue: Oil's Endless Bid Appears in the Gulf of Mexico.
Appendix A: A Brief Review of the History of Futures.
Appendix B: An Extreme Example of Intervention in the Futures Market: How 3 Dallas Oil Tycoons Tried to Corner the Silver Market.