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  1. Goldhedge

    Here's Where The Russians See Oil Prices Going Next Year

    Here's Where The Russians See Oil Prices Going Next Year Shutterstock The Russians are being more cautious than usual. They expect oil prices to average $55 per barrel even as Brent crude prices closed at $62.76 and Urals crude is priced at around $60. Russian oil prices right around the...
  2. Scorpio

    Oil prices jump as China imports soar, Canada fires still burn

    Oil prices jump as China imports soar, Canada fires still burn By Jenny W. Hsu, Ben Dummett , and Chester Dawson Published: May 9, 2016 6:40 a.m. ET Market absorbing dismissal of Saudi Arabia’s oil minister Getty Images Oil prices were higher on Monday, boosted by strong crude imports...
  3. Scorpio

    The only map you need to see to know the Arctic is the next major frontier

    The only map you need to see to know the Arctic is the next major frontier Jeremy Bender Global warming has increasingly led to the melting of Arctic ice. And, as the ice melts, the world's last true backwater will become a hotbed of global geopolitical competition. The following map...
  4. Scorpio

    Markets At Crossroads: Huge Moves Brewing In Stocks And Gold

    Markets At Crossroads: Huge Moves Brewing In Stocks And Gold Thursday, May 05, 2016 by Taki Tsaklanos of InvestingHaven.com Seldom have we seen so many assets and indicators at decision points simultaneously! We see stocks, gold, and the U.S. dollar trading at extremely important levels, all...
  5. Scorpio

    4 Must-Know Reasons Why This Oil Rally Won’t Last

    4 Must-Know Reasons Why This Oil Rally Won’t Last By Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D.CommoditiesMay 03, 2016 06:43AM ET Ellen R. Wald, Ph.D. The price of oil reached a new 2016 high last week - $46. Oil’s steady climb over the past few weeks, coupled with small but continual reductions in U.S...
  6. Scorpio

    Oil Rally: Early Reaction To Rising Inflation?

    Oil Rally: Early Reaction To Rising Inflation? By Michael AshtonMarket OverviewApr 27, 2016 06:11AM ET Michael Ashton I am sure that in my career I have seen weirder reactions. But when the Durable Goods number came out yesterday and plainly was significantly weaker-than-expected and...
  7. Scorpio

    The Week Ahead: Time To Sell The News?

    The Week Ahead: Time To Sell The News? By Jeff MillerStock MarketsApr 18, 2016 01:26AM ET Jeff Miller The economic calendar is moderate. Fed Heads are mostly on the bench. The Doha oil conference (combining OPEC and non-OPEC producers) will be the first major news for the week ahead...
  8. Scorpio

    Top oil countries fail to reach deal on production freeze

    Top oil countries fail to reach deal on production freeze by Charles Riley and John Defterios @CNNMoneyInvest April 17, 2016: 3:04 PM ET Doha: Oil's big freeze? The world's top oil producers walked away from a marathon negotiating session on Sunday without an agreement to freeze crude...
  9. Scorpio

    Why no economic boost from lower oil prices?

    Why no economic boost from lower oil prices? James Hamilton Many analysts had anticipated that a dramatic drop in oil prices such as we’ve seen since the summer of 2014 could provide a big stimulus to the economy of a net oil importer like the United States. That doesn’t seem to be what we’ve...
  10. Scorpio

    OPEC Report Suggests Massive Oil Price Rebound

    OPEC Report Suggests Massive Oil Price Rebound By Brad Beago 15 hours ago The headlines reacting to OPEC’s April Oil Market Report generally read “OPEC concerned about global oil demand” and as such, oil prices traded down slightly on April 13, despite an overall positive market. Well, I’m...
  11. Scorpio

    Crude falls from 2016-high

    Crude falls from 2016-high, as Al-Naimi downplays prospects for cuts CommoditiesApr 13, 2016 02:26PM ET Both Brent and WTI retreated on Wednesday from yearly-highs closing below $45 Investing.com -- Crude futures retreated from 2016-yearly highs before paring considerable losses on a...
  12. Scorpio

    Fretting over Mortgage Backed Securities, Fitch Warns about Home Prices in Texas

    Fretting over Mortgage Backed Securities, Fitch Warns about Home Prices in Texas by Wolf Richter • April 6, 2016 Real estate pros are preparing for a downturn. Texas is, let’s say, in transition – from a phenomenally booming economy to something other than a booming economy. The oil bust is...
  13. Scorpio

    Perfect Storm for Oil Started on Schedule and Continues to Build

    Perfect Storm for Oil Started on Schedule and Continues to Build The perfect storm I predicted against the price of oil in the Ides of March has not fully developed, but all the forces I spoke of are continuing to build. The balmy days that prevailed for oil prices in early March have gone...
  14. Scorpio

    Nearly 30 Oil Tankers in Traffic Jam Off Iraqi Coast

    Shocking Photo: Nearly 30 Oil Tankers in Traffic Jam Off Iraqi Coast By Charles Kennedy April 7, 2016 12:48 PM Oil tankers are caught in a traffic jam near the Iraqi port of Basra, causing delays in loading. According to Reuters, around 30 very large crude carriers (VLCCs) are sitting in the...
  15. Scorpio

    Oil futures waver after supply-driven rally loses steam

    Oil futures waver after supply-driven rally loses steam By Jenny W. Hsu and Georgi Kantchev Published: Apr 7, 2016 8:37 a.m. ET Doubts grow that major oil producers will agree to an output freeze Getty Images Oil edged lower in choppy trade Thursday, as investors weighed an...
  16. Scorpio

    Saudis Retaliate To “Oil Freeze” Fallout:

    Saudis Retaliate To “Oil Freeze” Fallout: Ban Transport Of Iranian Crude In Territorial Waters April 4th, 2016 ler Durden: At first, when it announced the terms of its “oil freeze” agreement with Russia one month ago, Saudi Arabia seemed willing to grant Iran a temporary exemption from the...
  17. Scorpio

    Saudi Policy Hints At The Future Of Oil

    Saudi Policy Hints At The Future Of Oil By Matthew AshleyCommoditiesApr 05, 2016 12:24AM ET Most of the market players are now in agreement about the likelihood and efficacy of an oil production freeze. With oil prices taking further plunges to $35.45, it would appear that everyone has given...
  18. Scorpio

    Saudi Arabia can't stop burning through its foreign cash

    Saudi Arabia can't stop burning through its foreign cash Business Insider 13 hours ago Saudi Arabia, the Gulf State which is taking a beating from the crash in oil prices, got another chunk of bad news on the state of its economy. In a note released by analysts Simon Williams and Razan...
  19. Scorpio

    Why Oil Prices Could Plunge Soon

    Why Oil Prices Could Plunge Soon March 29th, 2016 Tyler Durden: ”Energy needs lower prices to maintain financial stress to finish the re-balancing process; otherwise, an oil price rally will prove self-defeating as it did last spring,” Goldman’s Jeffrey Currie recently wrote, on the outlook...
  20. Scorpio

    The Oil Surge Was Driven By The Biggest Short-Squeeze Ever

    The Oil Surge Was Driven By The Biggest Short-Squeeze Ever March 28th, 2016 Tyler Durden: Two months ago, just before crude dropped to 13 year lows, we warned oil traders that there is ”a constant short squeeze threat” because “oil shorts are at all-time highs“, adding that “we have seen...
  21. Scorpio

    Week Ahead: Energy Sector's Debt Bomb Ready to Explode

    Week Ahead: Energy Sector's Debt Bomb Ready to Explode By John Persinos Follow | 03/27/16 - 02:02 PM EDT The clock is ticking ever louder for heavily indebted oil and gas companies, as well as for the banks with the highest ratios of energy loans. Many of these energy and financial services...
  22. Scorpio

    The Oil Market is Finally Hitting Its Breaking Point

    The Oil Market is Finally Hitting Its Breaking Point 8 / 28 The Motley Fool Matthew DiLallo 5 hrs ago The oil business is nothing more than a rat race. Oil companies continually have to drill new wells to offset the decline from legacy wells. If they drill too much it causes the price...
  23. Scorpio

    The Fed’s Loose Lips Helping To Swamp Economic Ship

    The Fed’s Loose Lips Helping To Swamp Economic Ship Thursday March 24, 2016 18:01 James Bullard, had of the ST. Louis Federal Reserve Bank and a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee felt a compulsion to comment on the decisions that he agreed with just last week. Correct us if...
  24. Scorpio

    Oil prices continue rout as supply fears weigh

    Oil prices continue rout as supply fears weigh By Dan Strumpf Published: Mar 24, 2016 4:14 a.m. ET Crude hovers below $40 AFP/Getty Images U.S. Department of Energy showed domestic crude stockpiles soared by 9.4 million barrels Oil futures moved firmly lower in Thursday’s trade...
  25. Scorpio

    Spot gold targets biggest weekly loss in more than 4 months

    PRECIOUS-Spot gold targets biggest weekly loss in more than 4 months * Newcrest hedges some of Telfer gold production * Gold starting to find benefit from inflation hedge investment * Coming up: U.S. durable goods orders at 1230 GMT (Updates prices) By Melanie Burton...
  26. Scorpio

    Oil Rally Not Sustainable Says Russian Central Bank

    Oil Rally Not Sustainable Says Russian Central Bank Mar. 19, 2016 11:57 AM ET | Includes: BNO, DBO, DNO, DTO, DWTI, OIL, OLEM, OLO, SCO, SZO, UCO, USL, USO, UWTI Gary Bourgeault ⊕Follow (1,918 followers) Summary The Russian central bank sees several catalysts that could stop the oil rally in...
  27. Scorpio

    A Bearish Oil Revision

    A Bearish Oil Revision Mar. 17, 2016 6:39 AM ET | Includes: BNO, DBO, DNO, DTO, DWTI, OIL, OLEM, OLO, SCO, SZO, UCO, USL, USO, UWTI Daniel Jones Summary The picture in the Permian is very complicated but there seems to be a reasonable chance that oil production in the area will fall this year...
  28. Scorpio

    Existential Hours As We Wait For The Fed To Hand Down The Law

    Existential Hours As We Wait For The Fed To Hand Down The Law Monday March 14, 2016 18:14 This is a perfect day to look at bond yields and what they might be telling us about the FOMOC meeting scheduled for tomorrow and ending Wednesday. Yet we have to take this snapshot with a grain of salt...
  29. Scorpio

    The Weekend Is Upon Us And So Is The Wait For The Fed

    The Weekend Is Upon Us And So Is The Wait For The Fed Friday March 11, 2016 18:11 Reversing field, equities worldwide today latched back onto the positive side of the sayings of Chairman Draghi of the European Central Bank and to a very modest rise in the price of oil. But the modest rise in...
  30. Scorpio

    Low oil price claims another victim

    Low oil price claims another victim — Goodrich Petroleum to miss bond interest payment By Ciara Linnane Published: Mar 8, 2016 1:19 p.m. ET Exploration firm hopes exchange offer will hold off Ch. 11 filing Getty Images Goodrich Petroleum Corp. has become the latest oil company to fall...
  31. Scorpio

    Oil stocks tumble as short squeeze fades

    Oil stocks tumble as short squeeze fades By Tomi Kilgore Published: Mar 8, 2016 1:28 p.m. ET Oil sector ETF’s components all decline as crude-oil futures pull back Getty Images Oil wells pumps in Long Beach, Calif. Oil stocks traded sharply lower Tuesday, as a pullback in crude-oil...
  32. Scorpio

    Oil Presents The Same Old Riddle Only Start From The Middle

    Oil Presents The Same Old Riddle Only Start From The Middle Monday March 07, 2016 18:12 Many experts are suddenly touting the idea that the oil crash and long-standing route is dead and ready for burial. Certainly oil prices are acting as if that is true. At 3 o’clock in New York, West Texas...
  33. Scorpio

    Saudi raises crude price to Europe, Asia, cuts it for US

    Saudi raises crude price to Europe, Asia, cuts it for US 2 / 27 AFP Marwan Naamani 3 hrs ago Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude exporter, Wednesday raised the April prices of its oil to Asia and Europe but cut it slightly for shipments to the United States. The move comes after oil...
  34. Scorpio

    We just got another massive sign of how badly Saudi Arabia is suffering from the oil price crash

    We just got another massive sign of how badly Saudi Arabia is suffering from the oil price crash Will Martin Feb. 29, 2016, 9:07 AM REUTERS/Mohamed Al HwaityA man with Saudi Arabia's national flag in 2013 riding with a driver performing a stunt known as sidewall skiing as part of early...
  35. Scorpio

    "There’s A Feeling Of Bits Of Ice Cracking All At Once"

    mind you, this is after last weeks report showing gas supplies being drawn down, while crude supplies were up again, "There’s A Feeling Of Bits Of Ice Cracking All At Once" - This Is The 'Big New Threat' To Oil Prices Tyler Durden One week ago, we reported that even as traders were focusing...
  36. Scorpio

    Mansion prices tumble as oil rout hits Houston's rich

    Mansion prices tumble as oil rout hits Houston's rich 12 / 17 Reuters By Terry Wade and Anna Driver 11 hrs ago Prices for mansions in Houston's swankiest neighborhood have tumbled in lock-step with crude prices. The Houston Opera has offered free season tickets to patrons who lost their...
  37. Scorpio

    Oil Dances Some More Helping Gold To Move Up

    Oil Dances Some More Helping Gold To Move Up Wednesday February 24, 2016 17:58 One month ago, crude oil closed at 33.35. Today it settled at $32.15. In between those marks, the swing above and below $30 per barrel has been about 10% on either side of the line. It hasn’t budged out of the...
  38. Goldhedge

    Were We Lied Into War?

    Some would nod in agreement... while others will be calling for arrests for treason... Were We Lied Into War? Submitted by Tyler Durden on 02/21/2016 Submitted by Justin Raimondo via AntiWar.com, Donald Trump threw down the gauntlet at the last GOP presidential debate with his declaration...
  39. Scorpio

    Gold Holds Steady as Oil Sinks and Equities Struggle

    Gold Holds Steady as Oil Sinks and Equities Struggle Friday February 19, 2016 18:25 Gold stayed more or less steady as the session and week neared an end. Spot gold was down, but the April futures contract was up. While it’s easy enough to name suspects in today’s maintenance of the status...
  40. Scorpio

    U.S. Crude Inventories Are The Highest Since The Great Depression

    U.S. Crude Inventories Are The Highest Since The Great Depression January 27th, 2016 Tyler Durden: In case you were under the impression that oil was stabilizing, we thought this chart might help clarify just how “different” it is this time in the energy complex… U.S. crude inventories are at...
  41. Scorpio

    liberals and socialists watching out for the little guy

    Venezuela Raises Fuel Prices By More Than 6,000 Percent By Nick Cunningham 3 hours ago In a televised-address on February 17, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivered some crushing news to his country. To address the fiscal crisis facing the country, the government decided to raise...
  42. Scorpio

    NFP is DOA

    NFP is DOA Good Morning Traders, As of this writing 4:20 AM EST, here’s what we see: US Dollar: Down at 96.965 the US Dollar is down 89 ticks and trading at 96.965. Energies: March Crude is up at 31.01. Financials: The Mar 30 year bond is up 9 ticks and trading at 163.17. Indices: The Mar...
  43. Scorpio

    Dude! Where’s My Car? The Energy Report 1/25/16

    Dude! Where’s My Car? The Energy Report 1/25/16 Monday, January 25, 2016 by Phil Flynn of The PRICE Futures Group Oil prices are pulling back after the biggest 2-day rally since 2008 due to concerns that the monster snowstorm out east will zap demand. While most New Yorkers are trying to...
  44. Scorpio

    Weaker Economic Output Could Boost Demand For Gold In Russia

    Weaker Economic Output Could Boost Demand For Gold In Russia Monday January 25, 2016 10:04 (Kitco News) - Weaker oil prices and crippling economic sanctions saw the Russian economy shrink last year at its fastest pace since the global financial crisis. Monday, the country’s statistical...
  45. Scorpio

    The Market Equivalent Of The Classic Flick Jaws

    The Market Equivalent Of The Classic Flick Jaws Friday January 22, 2016 17:44 “Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” That was the famous advertising slogan for the classic sea behemoth mega hit, Jaws. Slightly modified, we have to put that in the form of a question...
  46. Scorpio

    Oil's slide below $30 sends shockwaves far and wide

    Oil's slide below $30 sends shockwaves far and wide NEW YORK | By Catherine Ngai and Jessica DiNapoli An oil well is seen near Denver, Colorado February 2, 2015. Reuters/Rick Wilking U.S. oil stumbled below $30 for the first time in 12 years to levels that threaten the survival of many U.S...
  47. Scorpio

    Don't know where it is going but..........

    First tanker carrying U.S. crude exports sets off from Texas By Lynn Cook and Erin Ailworth Published: Dec 31, 2015 6:27 p.m. ET Foreign-bound oil is first since 40-year ban was recently lifted Bloomberg News An oil tanker discharges its load of crude oil at the Port of Corpus...