Posts filed under “Energy”

Spectrum of Pain from Oil Price Decline

With the price of crude oil plummeting, why some countries are faring much better than others.

Oil Prices’ ‘Spectrum of Pain’

Category: Energy, Video

Job Recovery All Oil & Fracking ? Hardly

  “All of the job growth from 2007 to today can easily be attributed to the shale oil fracking situation and the oil Renaissance. If you take Texas and North Dakota out of the data series for job employment, what you see is that we haven’t added any jobs in the United States other than…Read More

Category: Bad Math, Data Analysis, Employment, Energy, Really, really bad calls

Global Monetary Policy Changes in a Map

Source: Deutsche Bank via Business Insider

Category: Economy, Energy, Inflation

The Plunge in Petroleum

Source: The Economist

Category: Energy, Markets

My Forecast Free Wish List for 2015

U.S. markets have declined in the new year. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. When markets go straight up without pause and sentiment becomes excessive, it rarely ends well. A little dose of fear might be a good thing. Which brings me to today’s listicle. These aren’t forecasts, but events I’d like to see happen….Read More

Category: Energy, Markets, Real Estate

Oil, Europe, good and bad & Spain

Oil, Europe, good and bad & Spain David R. Kotok December 29, 2014     Less than two months ago, Oxford Economics modeled sensitivity to the oil price by conducting simulations on 47 countries. Their baseline then was an “$84 Brent crude price average in 2015… gradually recovering to $106 in 2019.” Their updated work has tested…Read More

Category: Energy, Investing, Think Tank

Falling Oil Prices Shake Up Many Markets

Source: WSJ

Category: Energy, Markets

Opec States Scramble to Avoid Debt Default

click for ginormous graphic Source: The London Times

Category: Credit, Digital Media, Energy, Politics

Oil As A Weapon

Art Cashin of UBS shares the following observations from Don Coxe this past week. I thought it was interesting, and wanted to pass it along: “The incomparable Don Coxe, one of the very best observers and analysts of global commodities recently wrote this: Most observers thought the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) would cut…Read More

Category: Energy, War/Defense

Why Gold & Oil Are Trading So Differently

Category: Commodities, Energy, ETFs, Gold & Precious Metals, Media, Technical Analysis, Trading, Video