Oil

“You Can Only Fool Reality So Long”

Monday, December 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

by James H. Kunstler ZeroHedge.com 12/15/2014 The shale oil “miracle” was an epochal stunt. Thanks to ZIRP, what every pom-pom carrying cheerleader failed to note was how much of the day-to-day shale operation was being run on junk bond financing. ZIRP destroyed the most fundamental index in the financial universe: the true cost of... »

Oil Volatility Is Exploding (And It’s Spreading)

Monday, December 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 12/15/2014 Oil volatility has literally exploded in recent weeks as investors pile into protection and headline-driven shocks spark almost unprecedented swings in the ultimate raw material. While FX volatility has been draually picking up in the last 6 weeks – now at 2014 highs, rates and equity market volatilities have... »

Saudi Arabia, China, and yes Russia engineered the collapsing oil prices.

Monday, December 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

Investmentwatchblog.com December 15th, 2014 This may be hard for some to comprehend, but it is the exact same tactic that the United States used against the Russians prior to their collapse in the 90’s, and all fits together pretty nicely if you think about it for a few minutes. My theory and intuition tell... »

Goldman Pours More Crude On The Fire: “Oil Prices Can Go Lower For Longer”

Monday, December 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 12/15/2014 Slowing the rebalancing and creating further downside risk is a very strong consensus view that this pull back is temporary and that oil prices will quickly rebound as they did in 2009. According to a recent Bloomberg survey, the median WTI forecast for 2016 is $86/bbl (even we forecast... »

The Nature Of Oil ‘Stimulus’ Is Strictly Imagined Math

Sunday, December 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 12/14/2014 It is amazing the speed at which FOMC officials have embraced not falling oil prices but collapsing crude. The pace of the decline is being driven, contrary to the fracking miracle, by the fact that nobody seems to want to bid on the stuff. That is, as I noted... »

What the Heck Just Transpired in the Global Markets?…”Stocks, junk bonds, oil, and the bitter whiff of international chaos”

Sunday, December 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Wolf Richter WolfStreet.com December 14, 2014 An ugly week, topped off by an even uglier Friday. It started going off the rails in Europe. Greek stocks had crashed 20% in the prior three days, and Friday brought no bounce. There were fears of a renewed debt crisis, or even a Grexit, and the... »

The Carnage Continues – Middle East Stock Markets Are Bloodbath-ing

Sunday, December 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 12/14/2014 Following Friday’s US weakness and UAE’s hint that $40 oil is coming next, the crude carnage continues as Middle East markets are crashing. As WSJ reports, the bearish direction of oil prices again spooked investors in Dubai where the DFM General Index finished down 7.6%, extending Thursday’s 7.4% rout.... »

Crude Crash Set To Continue After Arab Emirates Hint $40 Oil Coming Next

Sunday, December 14, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 12/14/2014 In space, no one can hear you scream… unless you happen to be Venezuela’s (soon to be former) leader Nicolas Maduro, who has been doing a lot of screaming this morning following news that UAE’s Energy Minister Suhail Al-Mazrouei said OPEC will stand by its decision not to cut... »

Gerald Celente: 2015 Game Changer! Beginning Of The End – 2015 Trends Revealed!

Saturday, December 13, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Live Free or Die BeforeItsNews.com Saturday, December 13, 2014 Trends Forecaster Gerald Celente joins The Outer Limits Of Inner Truth to talk about his top trends for 2015 and warns us that 2015 will be a ‘game changer’ year. Sharing that he believed everything would have come tumbling down two years ago except... »

“This $550 Billion Mania Ends Badly,” Energy Companies Are “Shut Out Of The Credit Market”

Saturday, December 13, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 12/12/2014 “Anything that becomes a mania — it ends badly,” warns one bond manager, reflecting on the $550 billion of new bonds and loans issued by energy producers since 2010, “and this is a mania.” As Bloomberg quite eloquently notes, the danger of stimulus-induced bubbles is starting to play out... »

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