Tag Archives | OPEC

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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 #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 #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 #146 – Poking holes in the FOMC and OPEC

What is the Fed trying to tell us? Markets are anticipating the Fed decision in June and might be caught wrong-footed. OPEC made its decision and we had a “sell the fact” reaction. But there’s much more inside. We top it off with previewing the next week. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge […]

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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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MM #134 – Oil upside and euro underperformance

It’s crunch-time for oil after the OPEC accord and we crunch the data to see some upside. We then move to something more depressing: European elections which are already depressing the euro.  You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Awesome oil: The price of the black gold has reasons […]

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MM #126 – From the Crude Cut to Draghi’s Drag

In this week’s episode, we look back at the OPEC deal that defied skeptics as well as look forward towards the ECB: it’s money time for Draghi. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. OPEC Rundown: We talked about a potential deal, and indeed, OPEC succeeded this time. We dig […]

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MM #125 – Eyeing OPEC – Critical crude

Oil prices are left, front and center, with a roller-coaster of rumors and a wider impact on markets: the US dollar, other commodities and also stocks eye Vienna. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. OPEC: We explain the numbers supporting a deal: a small cut could result in a […]

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MM #122 – Bold in oil and talking up the currency

We’re back and diving straight into the ins and outs in oil prices before talking about a central bank that actually talks up the currency (in a way). We finish as usual with a preview of the upcoming busy events. You are welcome to listen, subscribe, provide feedback and pledge support on Patreon. Oil: Saudi Arabia […]

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