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Oil Market Forecast & Review 20th December 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 20th December 2013

Dec 19, 2013 at 21:46 | Jim Hyerczyk

February crude oil futures fluctuated between gains and losses this week as investors reacted to the latest economic reports and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to begin reducing its monthly…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 13th December 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 13th December 2013

Dec 13, 2013 at 14:04 | Jim Hyerczyk

February Crude Oil futures rallied for a second consecutive week, however, the weak follow-through to the upside indicates that the move was most likely triggered by short-covering rather than new…

Petrobras Shares Fall over Fuel-Subsidies

Petrobras Shares Fall over Fuel-Subsidies

Dec 09, 2013 at 17:35 | Joao Peixe

Brazil’s state-run Petrobras oil company hailed a small victory last week when the government allowed it to raise fuel prices, but this was tempered by a sharp drop in share…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 6th December 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 6th December 2013

Dec 06, 2013 at 15:40 | Jim Hyerczyk

The technical picture for January Crude Highly has drastically improved since we wrote last week when the market was pressing $91.77. At that time, downside momentum and selling pressure were…

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…

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