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
-Behold, the second wave. -Is Brent due for a correction? Crude oil prices were in retraction early Wednesday amid concerns about a second wave of coronavirus infections in the United States, renewed Sino-American trade tensions and a build in US crude oil inventories. Optimism over OPEC+ discipline and the gradual return of demand helped establish … More The Daily Dose; Brent Structure Flips.
-WTO adds voice to better-than-expected chorus. -US trade advisor walks back negative trade comments. Crude oil prices were supported by a tailwind from Bank of America, which upgraded its forecast for Brent by more than $5 per barrel. BofA analysts on Monday defended their forecast by noting improvements in demand, along with strict compliance among … More The Daily Dose; “It Could Have Been Much Worse”