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Brian Noble

Contributor since: 17 Feb 2017

Brian Noble

Brian Noble is principal with Financial Communications in Toronto, Canada which specializes in communications initiatives for the Canadian and global financial services industry. Brian Noble MA, FCSI is a graduate of New College, Oxford and a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.

Latest articles from Brian

  • What Happens To Oil Prices When Driving Season Ends?

    Published 27 August 2017 | viewed 24,252 times

    “For now at least, it has become hard to risk capital on the price of oil with as much conviction as in the past.”—Andy Hall,…

  • Are Traders Overlooking The Real Oil Price Influencer?

    Published 31 July 2017 | viewed 11,663 times

    Was the meeting between the OPEC and non-OPEC oil ministers in St Petersburg, Russia on 24 July a game changer or not? There were high…

  • Don’t Count On Seasonality To Boost Oil Prices

    Published 06 July 2017 | viewed 19,136 times

    Seasonality is a concept well understood by the capital markets. Take adages such as “Sell in May and go away,” which reputedly has its origin…

  • Is A Big Move In Oil Prices Due?

    Published 28 June 2017 | viewed 50,490 times

    In options trading, a straddle is literally a sit-on-the-fence strategy. By purchasing a put and a call at the same strike (price of underlying commodity)…

  • Are Oil Markets Becoming Untradeable?

    Published 04 June 2017 | viewed 22,203 times

    Could it be that it’s been a case of ‘sound and fury signifying nothing’? According to technical analyst Chris Verrone of Strategas in New York,…

  • As Breakeven Prices Converge An Oil Price Crash Nears

    Published 18 May 2017 | viewed 47,766 times

    No one should underestimate the impact of AI (artificial intelligence) on the future of the entire capital markets complex. The LinkedIn group, Algorithmic Traders Association,…

  • Oil Price Volatility Spikes Amid OPEC’s Charm Offensive

    Published 11 May 2017 | viewed 10,826 times

    "Well he would say that, wouldn’t he.” Mandy Rice Davies at the time of the Profumo scandal, 1963. OPEC has mounted yet another charm offensive…

  • How Much Further Could Oil Prices Fall?

    Published 06 May 2017 | viewed 37,099 times

    Perma bears and perma bulls share one thing in common: they both can enjoy their Andy Warhol-inspired 15 minutes on the stage and believe at…

  • What Crack Spreads Say About Oil Prices

    Published 02 May 2017 | viewed 37,139 times

    When there is the opportunity and the time is right to make money, most people will jump at it. Understanding that simple bit of human…

  • Did Algos Drive The Latest Oil Price Rally?

    Published 17 April 2017 | viewed 14,419 times

    We have seen before how machines, or more precisely the algorithmically programmed computers, are increasingly responsible for setting prices in the WTI futures pit. The…

  • What Gold Can Tell You About Oil Prices

    Published 30 March 2017 | viewed 80,501 times

    It’s human nature to pay close attention to market indicators when they seem to be working and show neglect or indifference when they’re not. That…

  • Busting A Myth: U.S. Dollar Impact On WTI

    Published 22 March 2017 | viewed 21,402 times

    How many times have you seen this: “Because the U.S. dollar is the quoted currency in oil, a stronger dollar buys more oil per dollar…

  • Why Last Week’s Oil Price Crash Was Inevitable

    Published 14 March 2017 | viewed 24,019 times

    For traders who were paying attention, the weekly COT (Commitments of Traders) reports from the CFTC (U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission) have recently been screaming…

  • Why Is Smart Money So Long In Oil?

    Published 18 February 2017 | viewed 22,103 times

    In a recent edition of his widely-followed newsletter (The Gartman Letter, 7 February 2017), commodities king Dennis Gartman observed that, “As of mid-week last week,…

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