Posts filed under “Energy”

Opec States Scramble to Avoid Debt Default

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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

Impact of Oil Price Drop on Producer Nation Deficits

click for larger graphic Source: Economist

Category: Digital Media, Energy, Taxes and Policy

Peter Pan, Oil & Portfolio Management

“Peter Pan, Oil & Portfolio Management” David R. Kotok December 8, 2014       Magic ensued when Mary Martin flew across the stage as Peter Pan. The audience was spellbound, and Broadway theater soared to a new height in wonder. The fog of this memory parts for me to recall her flying across the…Read More

Category: Energy, Think Tank

Natural Gas: The fracking fallacy

Uh-oh:   Source: Nature

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Oil-Part 2

Oil-Part 2 David R. Kotok December 2, 2014       Correction to Oil-Part 1: Astute readers noted an error in Part 1. The corrected passage should read, “Budgets of many foreign countries are coming under duress. Civil unrest is likely to increase in those countries due to their inability to fund subsidies that have…Read More

Category: Energy, Think Tank

Gasoline (Inflation-Adjusted) Since 1980

Source: Chart of the Day From Chart of the Day: As a result of an overall sluggish global economy plus increased global supply, the price of crude oil continues to trend lower. Over the past seven months, the cost of one gallon of gasoline has declined a significant $0.88 (i.e. 24%). Today’s chart provides some…Read More

Category: Cycles, Energy, Markets, Politics

The Effect of Oil Price Declines on Consumer Prices

The Effect of Oil Price Declines on Consumer Prices Ben Craig and Sara Millington 11.19.14       Oil prices have declined significantly in recent weeks, reaching levels not seen in several years.  At the same time, the year-over-year percent change in the most widely known measure of inflation, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), came…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Energy, Think Tank

Walmart: King of Solar Power Adoption

Source: Slate

Category: Corporate Management, Energy, Technology