Tag Archives | Oil Prices

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MM #183 – Too hot or too cold? The world is watching the Fed

IS the Fed’s policy hawkish or dovish? We dive into the US economy and the central bank’s policy which impacts global markets and then move to oil prices. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Ahead of the Fed: The US economy is doing well, well, on most figures. But where […]

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MM #178 – Is inflation rearing its ugly head? Oil is on fire

We start by examining the recent signs of rising inflation in the US, continue with one factor that is on the rise, petrol prices, and finish with a preview for the upcoming week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Inflation is up: At least in March, core inflation is […]

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MM #176 – Fed Day and Underwhelming Oil

All eyes are on the Fed and we start from Powell’s first decision and continue to talk about falling oil prices before previewing the other events of the week.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Powell in Play: A rate hike is all but certain but will they upgrade the dot-plot from […]

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MM #170 – Oil on a roll and some bitcoin bashing

Oil prices are on the move, reaching new highs. We begin with diving into what happened and what’s next before tackling the cryptocurrency craze, which makes rollercoasters look moderate.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Black gold shines:  The prices of oil jumped to levels last seen in late […]

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MM #164 – Yield curve blues and sparks in oil

The yield curve is flattening and this serves as a warning sign of an upcoming recession. Are the worries justified? We begin with this and continue to the breakout in oil prices. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Flattening yield curve: In the past, when long-term yields fell to […]

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MM #161 – Black gold shining and comparing QEs

We start off with rising oil prices, diving into the reasons for the rise and what we expect for the future. We move on to the highly anticipated ECB decision and tackle it from a different angle. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Black gold shining again: Inventories are […]

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MM #155 – Is black gold in the black?

Oil is sometimes called “the black gold”, but it’s recent price range is far from being that precious. What’s next? We begin with black gold and move to gold prices, which are lifting their heads of late. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Oily days: The price of the […]

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MM #153 – Draghi Dud and the Petrol Pendulum

The euro is at record levels and Draghi couldn’t stop it. We then move to the changes in oil markets and the current pendulum swing. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Draghi’s failed dovishness: The ECB could not convince markets that they are dovish. Isn’t printing 60 billion euros per […]

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MM #148 – Fed faking it until they make it? + a Brexit brawl

The Fed not only raised rated but put on very rosy glasses. We poke holes into the “off one” factors before moving on to discuss the mess in the UK and the torn pound. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Over-confident Fed: The Fed only gave a short […]

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MM #145 – Fading political risk, constructive on crude

We start from the political storms that were only a storm in teacup for stocks. We then continue with oil and see some room for rises before previewing the events of the week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Knee-jerk reaction to politics: A potential obstruction of justice by Trump resulted […]

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