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Finance / the Markets

The Mumbo-Jumbo of the Oil Markets

The Mumbo-Jumbo of the Oil Markets

Dec 04, 2013 at 17:37 | Claude Salhani

There is something awfully similar between black crude oil and black magic; both are equally incomprehensible to the uninitiated and only insiders understand how it really works. How…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 29th November 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 29th November 2013

Nov 29, 2013 at 16:00 | Jim Hyerczyk

The technical picture for January Crude Oil futures turned gloomy during this holiday week. After three weeks of consolidation, the inability to garner enough upside momentum to drive the market…

Are you Listening to the Pundits or the Markets?

Are you Listening to the Pundits or the Markets?

Nov 22, 2013 at 17:23 | Dan Dicker

Happy days are here again:  The outpouring of joy at seeing gas prices marginally lower coming into Thanksgiving this year has the oil watchers all aglow – but I am…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 22nd November 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 22nd November 2013

Nov 22, 2013 at 17:16 | Jim Hyerczyk

After several weeks of consolidation, January crude oil closed in a position to breakout to the upside, as talks between Iran and six other nations to curb Tehran’s nuclear program…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 15th November 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 15th November 2013

Nov 15, 2013 at 16:06 | Jim Hyerczyk

January crude oil futures reached a five-month low this week, however, oversold conditions and technical support points stopped the slide, putting the market in a position to post a potentially…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 8th November 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 8th November 2013

Nov 08, 2013 at 17:01 | Jim Hyerczyk

December crude oil futures rose this week, driven higher by oversold technical conditions, uncertainty over the Fed’s timing of its plans to taper monetary stimulus and a smaller-than expected rise…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 1st November 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 1st November 2013

Nov 01, 2013 at 17:14 | Jim Hyerczyk

A slew of weak economic data last week and a stronger U.S. Dollar helped pressure December crude oil futures the week-ending November 1. Traders read the economic data as a…

Taking Advantage of Temporary Weakness in the Oil Market

Taking Advantage of Temporary Weakness in the Oil Market

Oct 25, 2013 at 16:16 | Dan Dicker

Oil has been headed down, or at least our domestic benchmark has shown continuing weakness over the last five days.  Our investment philosophy has been to concentrate on the domestic…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 25th October 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 25th October 2013

Oct 25, 2013 at 16:08 | Jim Hyerczyk

After several weeks of consolidation, December crude oil futures broke sharply, reflecting the perception that a slowing economy will lead to a drop in demand for oil. The…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 18th October 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 18th October 2013

Oct 18, 2013 at 16:47 | Jim Hyerczyk

After the U.S. government shutdown and threat of a Treasury default held crude oil market participants hostage for half of October, oil speculators finally felt confident enough to test the…

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