Risk level: Orange RED: Severe (+/- 4%) ORANGE: High (+/- 3%) YELLOW: Elevated (+/- 2%) BLUE: Guarded (+/- 1%) THE BOOSTER SHOT -After OPEC+, Russia sees a geopolitical opening. -Pleas to support globalization continue. The price for Brent crude oil fell more than 2% for the week ending June 26 as an uptick in coronavirus … More The Russian Bear Breaks Free
-Optimism was misplaced -Iran to shift oil away from Persian Gulf Brent crude oil lost its grip on $40 per barrel after a damning economic assessment from the International Monetary Fund. What is set up to be three straight sessions of decline for the global benchmark indicates the early wave of optimism over the fight … More The Daily Dose; Brent Loses Grip on $40.
-Like OPEC, US Fed Chief Powell needs a Goldilocks moment. -OECD finds the global employment situation to be bleak. Chinese oil demand is almost back to what it was in late 2019, before the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. US consumer fuel demand, meanwhile, is recovering from an April slump. That’s the word Wednesday from … More The Daily Dose; Is Reality (Finally) Catching Up With the Market?