Archive for the ‘Capital Markets’ Category

0 Sep 16 2013 @ 10:31pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Natural Gas

An Energy Blitz of Benefits

I am a (nerd) huge fan of in-depth research reports, for I relish the challenge of sifting through them to find the simple takeaways that make sense to me (while gracefully admitting defeat to the more complex bits). » read more

0 Sep 5 2013 @ 10:58am by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

Three Pairs of Flip-Flops

There have been some splendid examples of flip-flopping across the energy and economic landscape of late, and this post takes a look at three such examples – well, three pairs actually – which have walked onto the radar recently. » read more

0 Aug 29 2013 @ 3:43pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

File Under: Middle East Mishmash

This afternoon’s appearance on Fox Business with Adam Shapiro is a swift tour across the supply concerns in the Middle East as Syria grabs the headlines. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to the clip:

0 Aug 16 2013 @ 10:27am by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

Graphics Across the Gamut

Alrightee – it appears time for a random post as there has been far too much focused thinking round here of late. So I present henceforth some graphics I have enjoyed this week which run the gamut – from equities to econ…and of course, back to energy. Enjoy! » read more

5 Aug 8 2013 @ 1:41pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Economy, Global Energy

Dot-to-Dot-to-Not-to…What?!

Back in late April I wrote a post called ‘Dot-to-Dot-to…Not?’, which joined the dots from mortgage rates to oil prices…and how their price evolution had been counterintuitive to the move in equity markets: the risk aversion exhibited by fixed income markets and caution shown by oil prices did not jive with the emphatic rally seen in equities. Just a few months later it seems worth revisiting the subject, as there has been some dramatic moves since and some key takeaways to, um, takeaway. » read more