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SCS OTC Corp

SCS Commodities has been providing energy and agricultural brokerage services to institutional traders since 1991. As commodity derivatives have evolved from open outcry to electronic markets, SCS has remained at the forefront of independent brokerages. SCS' 24 hour OTC desk, manned by veteran brokers, gives customers continuous coverage of commodities markets around the world.

Latest articles from SCS OTC Corp

  • Expert Analysis: Oil Prices Have Risen Too Far Too Fast

    Published 29 September 2017 | viewed 25,445 times

    Last Friday we argued that the rally in WTI and Brent looked overstretched from technical and positioning viewpoints. This week obviously didn’t serve our viewpoint…

  • Expert Commentary: An Oil Price Correction Is Due

    Published 22 September 2017 | viewed 35,110 times

    - Oil markets appeared to be firing on all cylinders this week. Flat price brent reached a 5-month high on Friday at $56.91 and is…

  • Expert Commentary: Oil Market Tighter After Hurricane Harvey

    Published 08 September 2017 | viewed 11,289 times

    - Crude oil flat price, spreads, refining margins and product spreads all mean-reverted this week as PADD III refineries came back on line to the…

  • Harvey Upends Global Oil And Product Flows

    Published 01 September 2017 | viewed 6,873 times

    - Harvey dominated trading this week with downside blowouts in WTI time spreads and WTI/Brent arbs while product spreads and crack margins spiked to multi…

  • When Can We Expect An Oil Price Breakout?

    Published 25 August 2017 | viewed 27,550 times

    -WTI traded in an unusually narrow $48.75/$47.03 range this week despite an extreme weather event in the world’s refining hub and geopolitical tensions in from…

  • Oil Prices Lag In Spite Of Strong Inventory Draws

    Published 18 August 2017 | viewed 11,395 times

    -Global crude oil inventories are drawing rapidly. US crude supplies have dropped from 536m on in late March to 466m (a 20-month low) as of…

  • Can Oil Continue To Rally?

    Published 28 July 2017 | viewed 20,135 times

    - WTI registered its best week of the year on strong fundamental data, OPEC progress and currency tailwinds. The physical market is showing signs of…

  • OPEC Deal At Breaking Point As Compliance Falls

    Published 21 July 2017 | viewed 12,511 times

    WTI has traded in a $3.90 range so far in July ($43.65 / $47.55) and the sideways price action has lead to waning market enthusiasm…

  • Beware Of Supply Risks When The Whole World Is Bearish

    Published 14 July 2017 | viewed 15,042 times

    - WTI traded in a $44-$47 range this week lifted by a 7.6m bbl US inventory draw and positive demand data in Europe and China.…

  • What Oil Needs To Rally Higher

    Published 30 June 2017 | viewed 15,099 times

    - Oil found much needed support from currency markets this week on a strong EUR/USD following comments from ECB chief Mario Draghi that the Eurozone’s…

  • Expert Commentary: Is An Oil Comeback On The Cards?

    Published 23 June 2017 | viewed 32,960 times

    - 2Q’17 wasn’t supposed to go like this! Heading into the spring the broad consensus in the oil market was that aggressive global inventory draws…

  • Expert Analysis: Bullish Sentiment Is Fading Fast

    Published 09 June 2017 | viewed 17,646 times

    - Over the last three weeks strong WTI spreads served as a key reminder of bullish fundamental expectations as flat price sold off sharply. This…

  • Oil’s Next Tug Of War

    Published 02 June 2017 | viewed 44,595 times

    - WTI and brent suffered more losses this week despite two strong excuses to rally. Firstly, EIA data delivered the type of numbers that bulls…

  • OPEC Cuts Move West

    Published 13 May 2017 | viewed 20,526 times

    - Crude oil’s bearish troubles in 2017 have largely been due to a lack of OECD inventory draws despite significant production cuts from OPEC +…

  • The Herd Theory: Why Oil Prices Tanked This Week

    Published 05 May 2017 | viewed 22,289 times

    -We’re viewing this week’s flat price damage as a function of bullish frustrations and momentum chasing rather than new bearish fundamental revelations. In short, we…

  • Expert Commentary: How Much Further Can Oil Prices Fall?

    Published 21 April 2017 | viewed 49,502 times

    - The majority of recent oil market coverage has focused on bearish flies in the physical rebalance ointment including elevated OECD crude + refined product…

  • Syria Airstrikes Remind Oil Markets Of Geopolitical Risk

    Published 07 April 2017 | viewed 11,439 times

    - In a 1999 episode of the iconic TV series The West Wing (yes, iconic) President Jed Bartlet was dealing with a crisis. The Syrian…

  • Oil’s Central Bank To The Rescue!

    Published 31 March 2017 | viewed 26,069 times

    - WTI rallied back into $50 territory this week with help from positive OPEC speak regarding an output cut renewal, production outages in Libya, Iraq…

  • Why Are Oil Markets Ignoring All These Bullish Signs?

    Published 24 March 2017 | viewed 53,940 times

    - Crude oil’s drop back into the high $40s has renewed concerns that efficiency gains from North American frackers will lead to another low/mid $40s…

  • Expert Analysis: The OPEC Cuts May Be Working

    Published 17 March 2017 | viewed 19,421 times

    - WTI traded to a 3.5 month low on Tuesday at $47.09 after OPEC members shook production cut deal confidence for a second straight week.…

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