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Finance / the Markets

Oil Market Forecast & Review 9th August 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 9th August 2013

Aug 09, 2013 at 16:39 | Jim Hyerczyk

September crude oil futures traded sharply lower last week as long liquidation continued following the previous week’s closing price reversal top on the daily chart. The August 8 break took…

How to Play the Growing Trend in MLP Spinoffs

How to Play the Growing Trend in MLP Spinoffs

Aug 02, 2013 at 13:29 | Dan Dicker

There’s been a recent mania in energy to spin off assets as master limited partnerships. You’ve seen it in practically every refinery, but other E+P energy companies have also repackaged…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 2nd August 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 2nd August 2013

Aug 02, 2013 at 13:22 | Jim Hyerczyk

A combination of events helped drive September crude oil futures higher this week, setting up a potential resumption of the uptrend which came to a halt two-weeks ago. Supply issues…

How to Put an End to Gas Price Spikes

How to Put an End to Gas Price Spikes

Jul 26, 2013 at 15:10 | Dan Dicker

The United States is producing almost 7 million barrels of oil a day, more than it has in a decade and a half.  We also now export refined gasoline, something…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 26th July 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 26th July 2013

Jul 26, 2013 at 14:58 | Jim Hyerczyk

Overbought conditions continued to pressure September crude oil futures last week. Prices seemed poised to finish the week sharply lower as speculators pared positions while booking profits after a spectacular…

Energy Price Rigging Lands Record Fine for Barclays

Energy Price Rigging Lands Record Fine for Barclays

Jul 17, 2013 at 16:56 | Jen Alic

Barclays (LON:BARC) has been fined $453 million and four of the bank’s traders have been separately fined $18 million for energy price rigging in the Western US between 2006 and 2008.…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 12th July 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 12th July 2013

Jul 12, 2013 at 13:32 | Jim Hyerczyk

September crude oil futures continued to soar this week, proving that last week’s huge rally was no fluke. The market spiked up early in the week before running into fresh…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 5th July 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 5th July 2013

Jul 06, 2013 at 13:28 | Jim Hyerczyk

August crude oil futures regained the long-term resistance line of a triangle chart pattern on July 3, putting it in a position to close higher for the week. Shortly after…

Oil Market Forecast & Review 21st June 2013

Oil Market Forecast & Review 21st June 2013

Jun 21, 2013 at 13:58 | Jim Hyerczyk

August crude oil continued its sharp rally which began two weeks ago when the market successfully held a major pivot zone at $94.32 to $93.13. The upside momentum generated by…

Syrian War Causes Oil Market Jitters

Syrian War Causes Oil Market Jitters

Jun 14, 2013 at 17:12 | Daniel J. Graeber

Crude oil prices rebounded to above the $100 per barrel mark last week on concerns the Syrian crises may be entering a new international phase. The U.S. government said it…

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