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By Mark Shenk | Bloomberg West Texas Intermediate and Brent crudes advanced after Chinese economic growth exceeded analysts’ estimates, signaling stronger fuel demand in the world’s second-biggest oil consuming country. Futures rose as much as 1.6 percent in New York and 1.3 percent in London. China’s gross domestic product rose 7.3 percent in the July-September [...]

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By Ellis Hensley | Brent crude oil prices fell lower than $86 a barrel on Monday, which is a good sign for consumers, but bad for oil companies. In fact, production has been so good during the high-priced summer that now there is far more oil than there is demand for it. As consumers approach [...]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 13 lower at 142’22, 10 Yr. Notes 7 lower at 127’19 and the 5 Yr. Note 4 lower at 120’07. These markets have set back from last weeks lofty numbers as equities have had a near 50% correction to the upside from their recent lows due to some surprisingly good [...]

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The markets were looking for a path to follow in yesterday’s action and came to the conclusion that there is no direction whatsoever. European economic woes continue to mount and we are running out of safety blankets to soften the blow of the fall we are experiencing. In the overnight electronic session we have a [...]

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Lift the Ban. The Energy Report 10/21/14

On October 21, 2014 - 7:51 AM By

It is time to lift the oil export ban. The boom in U.S. oil production has to change the mindset about our energy policy to better reflect the realities of today instead of the fears of the past. After the Arab oil embargo in the 1970’s America was faced with tough choices and there was [...]

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As I have aged and the girth around my midsection grew I finally decided to get healthy. I wouldn’t really call it a diet but a common sense lifestyle. As folks have noticed and asked how much I have lost and how much more I expect to lose I used the what I like to [...]

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In the overnight electronic session the December Corn is currently trading at 343 ¼ which is 4 ¾ cents lower. The trading range has been 346 ¾ to 343 ¼ so far. The market is showing seasonable weakness and we could see the floor fall out and see a heavy break to the downside. On [...]

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Deflation Nation. The Energy Report 10/20/14

On October 20, 2014 - 8:03 AM By

Falling oil prices are a double edged sword. On one hand they reflect the positive impact from rising U.S. oil production and provide an economic stimulus shot. On the other hand they reflect a struggling global economy that is seeing falling demand as well as falling confidence. As deflation and stagnation pressures mount the ECB acts [...]

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Oil Prices Halt Steep Slide

On October 17, 2014 - 10:10 AM By

By Christian Berthelsen | Wall Street Journal Crude-oil prices arrested their steep slide Friday amid sentiment that the recent selloff was overdone. Light, sweet crude for November delivery was up 94 cents, or 1.1%, to $83.64 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after being up as much as 2.1% over Thursday’s close earlier [...]

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Gas Prices Trending Toward $3 Mark [Video]

On October 17, 2014 - 8:33 AM By

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – Gas prices are heading down toward the $3 mark. Fox Network business analyst Phil Flynn joined Good Day to talk about this trend. FOX 32 News Chicago http://www.myfoxchicago.com/clip/10707713/gas-prices-trending-toward-3-mark

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In the overnight electronic session the November Natural Gas is currently trading at 3.765 which is .31 cents lower. The trading range has been 3.817 to 3.760 so far. Hurricane Gonzalo now a Category 4 is no longer a threat to Henry- Hub as the storm is tracked moving up the eastern seaboard traveling north-northwest [...]

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Fed Flop. The Energy Report 10/17/14

On October 17, 2014 - 8:24 AM By

The Federal Reserve may be flip-flopping its position on ending its bond buying program almost on a daily basis. On Wednesday when the market was tanking, the VIX was flying and treasury yields going to oblivion. The market seemed to be demanding more QE as the world sank deeper into a deflationary spiral. Then Fed [...]

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