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Headed Back to the 70’s.

There is some evidence that we could be entering a period of time that we saw not too many years ago in which we threw a $20 per barrel premium…

Watch Iran Negotiations and Oil. $

You may be wondering why Brent North Sea Crude is at an $11 per barrel premium to WTI. One of the reasons is that the US can’t export crude oil…

OPEC Warns that it Can’t Stop Production. $

Kuwait’s foreign minister said on Thursday that OPEC can’t control output. In a push for each member to secure their market share, each is saying that they want to control…

A Commodity Roundup. $

Here’s one of the reasons why we haven’t been really writing much about commodities: the story is a broken record since the beginning of the year.  A lot of it…

 Too Early to Predict This Week’s News Impact on Oil. $

The next 48 hours will be very interesting for oil traders. There are at least four major factors that could affect crude oil prices, which settled down at $43.15 a…

Bloomberg Commodity Index Flirts with All-Time Lows.

The Bloomberg Commodity Index is a conglomeration of the most important commodities and is probably a bit too generic for most of you. But, it is important to note that…

EIA Says US Production Will Be Higher Than Expected. $

Well, it won’t be the catalyst for $10 per barrel oil, but it was a news item that sent ripples through the oil industry. The EIA said today that its…

Cut to the Chase on Oil – Overpriced. $

Cut to the Chase on Oil – Overpriced.    $

This is not investment advice! ExxonMobil’s CEO, Rex Tillerson, said that this market has the potential to be one of the most volatile we have seen in years – and…

Pork Prices Continue to Stay Lower.

Pork prices have moved from 4 year highs to 4 year lows in just about six months. Viruses early last year killed millions of small pigs, which pushed prices to…

Remember the Palladium Story? $

We just wanted to give you an update on Palladium prices – the primary metal used in catalytic converters (we wrote a lengthy article about it several weeks ago). Since…

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