• 4 minutes Nord Stream 2 Halt Possible Over Navalny Poisoning
  • 8 minutes America Could Go Fully Electric Right Now
  • 11 minutes JP Morgan says investors should prepare for rising odds of Trump win
  • 2 days Daniel Yergin Book is a Reality Check on Energy
  • 4 hours US after 4 more years of Trump?
  • 3 days Permian in for Prosperous and Bright Future
  • 2 days Famine, Economic Collapse of China on the Horizon?
  • 2 days Oil giants partner with environmental group to track Permian Basin's methane emissions
  • 3 days Gepthermal fracking: how to confuse a greenie
  • 3 days YPF to redeploy rigs in Vaca Muerta on export potential
  • 11 hours Something wicked this way comes
  • 9 hours Why NG falling n crude up?
  • 3 days Top HHS official takes leave of absence after Facebook rant about CDC conspiracies
  • 11 hours The Perfect Solution To Remove Conflict Problems In The South China East Asia Sea
  • 2 days Open letter from Politico about US-russian relations
  • 4 days Surviving without coal is a challenge!!
James Hamilton


Contributor since: 29 Sep 2011

James Hamilton

James is the Editor of Econbrowser – a popular economics blog that Analyses current economic conditions and policy.

Latest articles from James

  • What will Saudi Arabia do?

    Published 11 March 2011 | viewed 6,390 times

    One key question in determining the impact of instability in Libya and elsewhere on world oil markets is how much other countries can and will…

  • Money and Reserves

    Published 17 February 2011 | viewed 9,782 times

    I wanted to offer some clarification on stories about all the money that the Federal Reserve is supposedly printing. It depends, I guess, on your…

  • Geopolitical Unrest and World Oil Markets

    Published 01 February 2011 | viewed 8,050 times

    Change is on the way in the Arab world, with Egypt the latest focal point. Here I review recent events and their implications for world…

  • How much are gasoline prices weighing on consumers?

    Published 19 January 2011 | viewed 7,640 times

    On Friday Reuters reported: Rising gasoline prices beat down U.S. consumer sentiment in early January, overshadowing an improved job outlook and passage of temporary federal…

  • The First Oil Shock

    Published 13 January 2011 | viewed 17,024 times

    A research paper by Eyal Dvir of Boston College and Ken Rogoff of Harvard suggests some interesting parallels between the recent behavior of oil prices…

  • Where would we be without offshore oil?

    Published 03 May 2010 | viewed 7,322 times

    As oil continues to pour into the Gulf of Mexico, I thought it might be helpful to review how we got where we are today.…

  • The Recession is Over

    Published 30 April 2010 | viewed 7,713 times

    That's the big take-away from today's report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis that the seasonally adjusted real value of the nation's production of goods…

  • Where Did U.S. Households Get the Money They Needed to Bid Up House Prices So High?

    Published 25 April 2010 | viewed 5,544 times

    What happened to housing and financial markets over the last decade? To find out, follow the money. According to Yale Professor Robert Shiller's data, the…

  • Changing Oil Consumption Habits: Fuel Efficiency in Light Vehicles

    Published 20 April 2010 | viewed 9,440 times

    I recently highlighted grounds for pessimism about the ease with which the U.S. could significantly change our oil consumption habits. Here I highlight some interesting…

  • Do Rising Oil Prices Threaten the Economic Recovery?

    Published 11 April 2010 | viewed 7,626 times

    Ten of the 11 recessions in the United States since World War II have been preceded by a sharp increase in the price of crude…

Oilprice - The No. 1 Source for Oil & Energy News