Posts by: Phil Flynn

On Friday U.S.-China trade hopes were high but now they are falling apart. Trump sent oil markets and stock markets flying late Friday when he […]

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Geopolitical risk and oil prices are rising as president Trump says that Trade talks are “going really well” and reports of a missile attack on […]

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Oil traders are looking at the world through China colored glasses. Made in China of course. Just when you thought trading oil could not get […]

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Trade Trap. The Energy Report 10/09/19

On October 9, 2019 - 8:29 AM By

The crude oil market is still fixated on trade war news yet behind the scenes, there is a growing supply issue especially when it comes […]

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  Oil prices had been rallying overnight on Chinese trade talk hopes but a drop in German factory orders and reports that China is looking […]

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There are reports that the U.S./China trade deal talks will be scaled down as the Chinese seem to not want to make any commitments as […]

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Macro Focused. The Energy Report 10/04/19

On October 4, 2019 - 7:44 AM By

The oil market is fixated on macro-economic issues and not necessarily current supply or demand. The weak ISM service sector number added to oil demand […]

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The energy complex has to decide whether to focus on supply today or demand tomorrow. Despite the bigger than expected 3.1 million barrel increase in […]

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The Narrative

On October 2, 2019 - 9:33 AM By

The oil inventory report is not fitting the bearish narrative that is being exposed as global manufacturing data takes a dive. The surprise plunge in […]

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Oil prices got crushed in an end of quarter, holiday thinned market. Weak global manufacturing numbers, as well as claims by Saudi Aramco that production […]

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  Oil prices are in a light volume haze as many traders celebrate Rosh Hashanah. This comes as the Saudi Crown Prince is making dire […]

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Impeachment Trap. The Energy Report 09/27/19

On September 27, 2019 - 7:32 AM By

The crude oil market is caught in an impeachment trap yet a late breaking story may give oil direction.  Saudi Arabia agrees to a partial […]

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