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US Crude Oil Futures

February 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Energy

Crude Oil prices continue to drift downwards . . .  it appears though that a bottom is being formed.

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Crude Oil Futures – below $90

October 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Energy

As expected, as the funds exit the commodities markets, prices have declined precipitiously.

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Speculation in the commodities futures markets – Vitol

August 23rd, 2008 · 3 Comments · Energy, Markets

As I have always maintained, commodity speculators (index funds etc) drive the underlying commodities markets today wiithout any regard to fundamentals. The CFTC now looks totally naive/embarrassed, because they either did not know or if they did, did not want to limit/curb the markets which they oversee.         A Few Speculators Dominate Vast Market […]

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