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Goldman: Brent To Retest $80 This Year

Goldman: Brent To Retest $80 This Year

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Implications of the Recent Rise in Oil Prices

Implications of the Recent Rise in Oil Prices

Nov 22, 2011 at 08:47 | James Hamilton

The price of West Texas Intermediate has risen almost $10 a barrel since the start of September, and briefly bumped back above $100 a barrel this week. Here's why I…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of November 21, 2011

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of November 21, 2011

Nov 20, 2011 at 09:42 | FX Empire

January Crude Oil futures succumbed to selling pressure last week, reaching a high at $103.37 and forming a closing price reversal top. Once confirmed, this pattern often leads to a…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of November 14, 2011

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of November 14, 2011

Nov 14, 2011 at 07:55 | FX Empire

January Crude Oil finished sharply higher for the week, settling well above a key 50% support at $95.29, but below 61.8% resistance at $99.99. Additional Gann angle support is at…

Economic Growth Being Choked by High Oil Prices and Falling Supply

Economic Growth Being Choked by High Oil Prices and Falling Supply

Nov 09, 2011 at 07:51 | Gail Tverberg

I gave a talk on expected financial implications of the oil limits that we are now reaching at a recent meeting of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil-USA.…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of November 7, 2011

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of November 7, 2011

Nov 06, 2011 at 09:36 | FX Empire

Crude oil reached a three-month high on Friday after the U.S. Labor Department reported that the unemployment rate declined to 9 percent in October, less than the 9.1 percent median…

Oil Prices and IMF Growth Forecasts

Oil Prices and IMF Growth Forecasts

Nov 01, 2011 at 08:40 | Sohbet Karbuz

The International Monetary Fund released its most recent World Economic Outlook in September 2011. The economic growth forecasts in this outlook, like any other of its past outlooks, are…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of October 31, 2011

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of October 31, 2011

Oct 30, 2011 at 12:18 | FX Empire

December Crude Oil futures posted a huge gain last week. The rare combination of technical factors and strong fundamentals helped to drive the market higher. Based on the strong close,…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of October 24, 2011

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of October 24, 2011

Oct 23, 2011 at 09:13 | FX Empire

December Crude Oil futures closed higher for the third consecutive week. This statement is a little deceiving since this market was down three out five days. Thursday’s close put the…

This is no Normal Recession: Are we Prepared for $100 Oil

This is no Normal Recession: Are we Prepared for $100 Oil

Oct 18, 2011 at 07:40 | The Oil Drum

David Cameron describes the economic downturn as "no normal recession" UK Prime Minister David Cameron to party conference, 5th October 2011. This is the fourth post in the series following…

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of October 17, 2011

Crude Oil Analysis for the Week of October 17, 2011

Oct 16, 2011 at 10:42 | FX Empire

Last week December Crude Oil surged to the upside after confirming the previous week’s closing price reversal bottom at $75.15. Although the move was impressive, the main trend remains down…

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