-IEA serves up something for everyone -The market has a very, very short memory. Crude oil prices softened in early morning trading on Thursday after the International Energy Agency lowered its forecast for demand for the first time in several months. Global supply, the agency said, is expected to fall, through refinery intake is recovering. … More The Daily Dose; The Tale of Two Markets.
-IEA raises demand forecast, but frets over the quarantine economy -Libya is not back in action. Iran is getting restless The market situation is setup for another down day for crude oil prices. Strict OPEC discipline and exuberance over previous economic data on jobs has not been enough to keep the momentum going for black … More The Daily Dose; IEA Offers Something for Everyone
Risk level: Red RED: Severe (+/- 4%) ORANGE: High (+/- 3%) YELLOW: Elevated (+/- 2%) BLUE: Guarded (+/- 1%) THE BOOSTER SHOT -Thomas Hobbes was right. -Oil remains a strategic interest. Iranian authorities during the weekend said they understood the cause of an explosion at the Natanz nuclear research facility, but were withholding information as … More Managing an Unmanaged World