Posts filed under “Energy”

Bloomberg TV Appearance: Oil, Markets & the Fed

I did a quick TV hit earlier today with Matt Miller and Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Markets.

How Badly Did the Global Selloff Damage Stocks?

Source: Bloomberg, August 27, 2016

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How the Markets Are Influencing the Fed

Source: Bloomberg, August 27, 2016

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The Economic Benefits of Lower Oil Prices

Source: Bloomberg, August 27, 2016

 

Category: Energy, Media, Video

Mapping Every Power Plant in the United States

Source: Visual Capitalist

Category: Digital Media, Energy

America’s Fracking Debate

click for interactive Source: NCPA h/t Know More

Category: Energy, Politics

Plant Capacity by Power Source in Megawatts

Source: Washington Post

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Five Big Brands Using Renewable Energy

Source: Make It Cheaper

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Energy

When Do Gasoline Sales Peak?

On Monday, I discussed why Tesla’s latest announcement was big. The electric carmaker said it planned a modification that would give its autos the ability to accelerate faster than cars that cost two to three times more and keep up with those that cost 10 to 20 times more. That’s an astonishing accomplishment. I made the…Read More

Category: Energy, Politics, Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy

The End of the Gasoline Fueled Automobiles In Your Lifetime

Source: Bloomberg   Tesla has rocked the world of high-performance automobiles with the introduction of its new “Ludicrous mode.” The internal-combustion engine business may never be the same. Regular readers of mine usually know at least two things about me: First, I believe that all predictions are silly, more about marketing than actually trying to figure out what…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Corporate Management, Energy, Technology

US-Iran Treaty Can Send Oil to $40

While the world is distracted by the unending Greek saga (will it or won’t it leave the euro?) and the epic Chinese stock-market meltdown(and manipulation), something really important is going on. Three words sum it up: Iran and oil. Negotiators have reached a deal with Iran to constrain its nuclear arms program. Despite the pessimism and outright fear-mongering, an agreement has been reached. Don’t…Read More

Category: Energy, Politics, War/Defense

States Most Affected by Falling Oil Prices

Mine Kuban Yücel, senior VP and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, presented her research into the dynamics of oil prices in the U.S. economy.

Certain states are more affected by falling oil prices than others. Specifically, there are eight states that experience a decline in employment when oil prices fall by 50 percent

Category: Energy, Video

Is Cheaper Oil Good News or Bad News for U.S. Economy?

Is Cheaper Oil Good News or Bad News for U.S. Economy? Jan Groen and Patrick Russo Oil prices have declined substantially since the summer of 2014. If these price declines reflect demand shocks, then this would suggest a slowdown in global economic activity. Alternatively, if the declines are driven by supply shocks, then the drop…Read More

Category: Energy, Think Tank