Tag Archive: wti crude

Trading Thoughts : Get That Monkey Off My Back

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Another year and another Chinese Lunar New Year approaches, an event to be celebrated by at least 1.4 billion people in the world, including ethnic Chinese, as they prepare to enter a new… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Oily Deflation Means The Best Assets In Life Aren’t Free

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Markets are reeling from the OPEC decision which was already known a week ago but nonetheless still a confrontation of OPEC versus BoJ and the ECB. DEFLATION vs INFLATION And a wonderful solution… Continue reading

The Oil Story : To 2020 and Beyond

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Lucky me. Instead of reading through volumes of oil reports, I got an invitation to a presentation by the experts from Norway, who talked me through the entire story complete with numbers and… Continue reading

FX Thoughts : FOMC Halloween Edition

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An action packed weekend with the Eurozone banks audit all sorted with minimal fuss after a year of suspense and Brazil elections done and over with. It was overall, a boring week with… Continue reading

Commodities Make The World Go Round – Time To Be Greedy

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I think it is time when everyone is running S*** scared. When crude gets smashed, we should be sitting up and not hiding. Retail players cannot get too serious about commodities in their… Continue reading

HOLI HOGS, COFFEE, CATTLE AND BEANS – Commodity Crunch In Spring

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Temasek’s move on Olam got my interest back into my favourite market segment – soft commodities that I was, err, a bit early on the uptake last year, saw some stars and exited… Continue reading

Confused about Commodities

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Caught up in the shutdown stalemate, not many would spare a thought for the commodity market except for the greedy idea that Gold will rally on market indecision and panic. I did up… Continue reading