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Cease Fire? The Energy Report 1/28/15

On January 28, 2015 - 7:50 AM By

Is OPEC getting ready to declare a cease fire in the oil production wars? OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah al-Badri said that a bottom in oil may be near and high level rumors of meetings between OPEC and Non-OPEC members are creating speculation that there may be some type of agreement in the works to curtail production. [...]

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Junk In Junk Out. The Energy Report 1/27/15

On January 27, 2015 - 8:17 AM By

Russia gets a downgrade to junk and UK growth misses expectations as the Obama administration once again moves against the U.S. energy revival while continuing to take credit for the oil revolution that he opposes. Still with rig counts plunging and a lot of bad news out of the way, oil is attempted to build [...]

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Growth Warning! The Energy Report 1/26/15

On January 26, 2015 - 7:47 AM By

Commodities across the board are signaling there are major risks to global growth. Whether it is copper hitting a 5 and a half year low or oil or even soft products, grains and meats, it is clear that commodities are sending clear economic warning signs. The results of the Greek election with the anti-austerity party Syriza, [...]

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The King Is Dead. The Energy Report 1/23/15

On January 23, 2015 - 7:47 AM By

Maybe it was appropriate that his last message to his subjects surrounded oil. Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz died after a long bout with pneumonia, giving oil a boost even in the face of a soaring dollar and a historic step by the European Central Bank to move towards quantitative easing. While the new [...]

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The Oil Problem. The Energy Report 1/21/15

On January 21, 2015 - 7:36 AM By

While many are still trying to tout the benefits of lower oil prices the dark side of the equation seems to be dominating the headlines. First another round of layoffs in the oil patch and Japan lowering its inflation target are latest signs that the drop in oil is increasing deflationary pressures and making global [...]

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Where has all the demand growth gone? The IMF lowers global growth estimates even as China beats expectations with its weakening reading in growth in years. While German consumer confidence is roaring back it is disturbing that oil can’t muster a rally even as U.S. oil rig counts fall like flies! Iran says it can [...]

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Enough Is Enough. The Energy Report 1/16/15

On January 16, 2015 - 7:34 AM By

Christine Lagarde says the drop in oil prices won’t be enough to save the global economy but the International Energy Agency says it will be enough to slow down the U.S. Shale revolution. After the biggest rout in oil since the 1980’s, is there hope that perhaps we have found a short term bottom? Well [...]

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SWISS MISS-ILE. The Energy Report 1/15/15

On January 15, 2015 - 7:41 AM By

Go Big or Go Home! The Swiss franc explodes and the Rupee roars as Central banks make dramatic moves to fight off deflationary pressures. Switzerland’s central bank and India central banks shocked markets by cutting interest rates in response to falling prices and slower economic growth. Even more shocking was the fact that the Swiss [...]

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Oil Knows. The Energy Report 1/14/15

On January 14, 2015 - 7:44 AM By

The World Bank is telling us pretty much what the oil market and copper already has been telling us and that is that the outlook for global economic growth is getting worse, not better.   The World Bank lowered its growth estimate predicting that the global economy will expand only 3% down from their earlier forecast [...]

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The United Arab Emirates calls out the U.S. shale producer and basically asks are you ready to capitulate? Oil traders may be asking that of the oil market as well as the market gets close to hitting a historically significant price point, 41.40 dollars a barrel the first Persian Gulf War high and the high [...]

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Oil Rigged. The Energy Report 1/12/15

On January 12, 2015 - 7:50 AM By

Falling oil prices is taking a big toll on the U.S. oil rig counts, causing the biggest weekly drop in in over 20 years. The Saudi oil price war is taking on capsulitis and the drop in rig counts could be signaling more problems for the U.S. energy sector as well as the banks and [...]

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