Posts filed under “Energy”

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

Billionaires vs. Big Oil

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Category: Digital Media, Energy, Technology, Video

Tesla’s Big Bet on Building Batteries for Your Home

Tesla is building a new generation of batteries that could power homes, businesses and even the grid. Bloomberg’s Tom Randall takes a look at the emerging market for new energy storage.

Source: Bloomberg

Full Elon Musk presentation after the jump

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Category: Energy, Video, Web/Tech

Map of US Oil Pipelines

Source: API

Category: Digital Media, Energy

Now Available: Non-Ethanol Fuel

Non-ethanol Fuel David R. Kotok Cumberland Advisors, April 22, 2015       I stopped at a local Sarasota Sunoco gas station yesterday to fill up my car. A sign read “Non-ethanol fuel for sale here.” The pump was off to one side and did not have an automated payment mechanism. But it was there,…Read More

Category: Energy, Think Tank

Category: Energy, Think Tank

Cheap Oil Winners and Losers

Source: Bloomberg   Based on the state sales tax data that came out today for 2014, I would suggest that is the USA ex Alaska, which is more like Canada than the US when i comes to energy.  

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Energy

German Equities Up 40% Over Past Five Months

German stocks have increased 40% over the past five months. Combined with the euro depreciation and lower oil prices it all points to more upside risk to the economic outlook for Europe. Source: Torsten Sløk, Deutsche Bank Research

Category: Currency, Energy, Markets

Do Lower Gasoline Prices Boost Confidence?

Do Lower Gasoline Prices Boost Confidence? Aditya Aladangady and Claudia R. Sahm FEDS Notes, March 6, 2015     A gallon of gasoline currently costs one third less than it did last summer, as shown by the solid line in Figure 1. Gasoline makes up 5 percent of average family spending, so lower prices at the pump…Read More

Category: Energy, Federal Reserve, Sentiment, Think Tank