Good day! This week has seen natural gas push on to new highs for the year as a surprisingly large withdrawal from the weekly storage report and end-of-season heating demand have egged it on. Meanwhile, oil has been a hambone, testing new lows for the year as it ignores the euphoria in broader markets (smart move) to focus on the harsh realities of tepid demand and sufficient supply. Grab your plate before it’s too late:
–Is the Keystone XL pipeline now redundant?
–America has an energy boom – now what?
–Wedding ring found on carrot after 16 years.
–Peak oil doomsayers proved wrong.
–Economists can learn something from series 3 of ‘Downton Abbey’.
–Great infographic on how 3-D printing is going to take over the world.
–Oil sanctions push Iran into a bartering boom.
–Economist Report: Nurturing energy innovation.
–18 complicated scientific ideas explained simply.
–Energy shortages deprive one billion from access to healthcare.
–The US can’t afford a Chinese economic collapse.
—Dog versus cat ownership in the US.
The Burrito Deluxe Award of the Week goes to an all-time high on the Dow, if only for the sake of everyone’s pension. (caveat: five charts that matter more than the Dow).
The Burnt Burrito Award of the Week goes to the number of refugees displaced in Syria due to the war…let alone all the casualties.
Have a thought-provoking weekend!