The Dingbats Of Doha Are Not Alone

April 25, 2015

Editor’s Pick

Last week oil reacted to no freeze deal in Doha by rallying. Higher prices came on the back of a strike by oil workers in Kuwait and falling U.S. production numbers. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha I look at some of the dingbats at the table in Doha and add the central banks of the world to that esteemed crowd.

Article: The Dingbats Of Doha Are Not Alone

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Crude Oil- Doha Ends The Bear

April 18, 2016

The price of crude oil is now at the mercy of the group in Doha Qatar after their meeting on Sunday, April 17. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, written before the meeting and published after, I outline the potential outcomes from the gathering and explain why Russia has the most to gain from a positive outcome.

Article: Crude Oil- Doha Ends The Bear

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Oil Waits For A Decision

April 16, 2016

The meeting between key OPEC oil ministers and the Russians in Doha will likely determine the path of least resistance for crude oil over the coming months. In my latest article for QT Ag Online, I examine the three possible outcomes of the meeting and what each will mean for the price of the energy commodity.

Article: Oil Waits For A Decision

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Crude Oil- Is OPEC Going To Surprise?

April 11, 2016

Crude oil fundamentals remain shaky going into the upcoming meeting in Doha, Qatar on April 17. In my latest article for Seeking Alpha, I review the current state of the oil market and offer three reasons why this time some concrete policy initiatives are likely to come out of the gathering that will decide the path of least resistance for crude oil over the months ahead.

Article: Crude Oil- Is OPEC Going To Surprise?

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OPEC Scrambling As Oil Fundamentals Remain Bearish

April 4, 2016

OPEC, the international oil cartel, has been scrambling for the past two years under the weight of falling petroleum prices. In my latest article for About.com I review the current state of the oil market and explain the current geopolitical landscape for crude oil and the potential for a change in policy at the upcoming ‘special’ meeting on April 17 in Doha, Qatar.

Article: OPEC Scrambling As Oil Fundamentals Remain Bearish

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Crude Oil: The Downside Is Limited For The Next Month

March 28, 2016

On April 17, member of OPEC and the Russians will sit down in Doha to discuss some policy initiatives to deal with the low price and oversupply in the crude oil market. In my latest piece for QT AG Online, I explain why the price of oil is likely to move higher as this meeting approaches.

Article: Crude Oil: The Downside Is Limited For The Next Month

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Crude Oil- Putin’s Star Rises As Politics Rule for the Next Month

March 21, 2016

Crude oil rallied above the $40 mark for the first time this year last week. In my latest piece for Seeking Alpha I explore the rationale for the emergency meeting of the oil cartel in Doha on April 17 and the chances for a change in policy that could cause oil to rise as well as the star of the Russian leader.

Article: Crude Oil- Putin’s Star Rises As Politics Rule for the Next Month

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Gasoline and Crude Oil- Puzzles Within Puzzles…With A Touch Of Shakespeare

February 29, 2016

Editor’s Pick

Crude oil has been volatile but it moved higher on a week-on-week basis last week even though inventories rose, the dollar strengthened and the Saudi oil minister said no way to production cuts. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I look at a key technical signal from gasoline in the middle of last week as well as use Shakespeare to opine on the comments of the oil minister to try to make some sense out of the puzzle of the international petroleum market which is no easy task these days.

Article: Gasoline and Crude Oil- Puzzles Within Puzzles…With A Touch Of Shakespeare

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Oil Freeze- You’re Busted

February 22, 2016

Editor’s Pick

The world hardly blinked last week when the Russians, Saudis and two other OPEC members sat down to discuss a production “freeze” at January 2016 levels. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha I explain why this may be the first move on the path to a production cut that stuns the oil market and causes a vicious price correction.

Article: Oil Freeze- You’re Busted

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OPEC Meets- The Cartel Sets The Course of Oil Prices

December 21, 2015

OPEC, the international oil cartel, met in Vienna on December 4 to determine policy of its member nations for the next six months in terms of supplying the world with the energy commodity. In my latest piece for About.com I look at what happened at the latest meeting and the price action in crude oil that followed.

Article: OPEC Meets- The Cartel Sets The Course of Oil Prices

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