Posts Tagged ‘brent’

2 Nov 5 2014 @ 12:50pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil

File Under: Saudi & Shale

The topic of morning’s appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box was once again back to oil, Saudi, and shale break-evens, and how low could we go…..hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to part of the interview:

0 Sep 12 2014 @ 7:42am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: London Buses…

I broke out my London bus tie for this morning’s appearance on Squawk Box, as bearish influences in the crude market have been like them – you wait for ages for one, and then they all arrive at the same time. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to the clip:

0 Apr 25 2013 @ 3:13pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, risk management

Dot-to-Dot-to…Not?

My favorite moment of the working day is doing a dot-to-dot. And it happens every morning, after booting up my computer; I look across the various asset classes, and start connecting the dots.

After the first few screens, it becomes progressively easier to predict what is coming next: dollar down = risk on, equities up = bond prices down, risk off = metals down. But joining the dots has gone askew recently. So from the starting point of mortgage rates to a crude conclusion, here’s how joining the dots isn’t as simple as going from A to B. » read more

0 Apr 4 2013 @ 7:47am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, energy consulting, Global Energy

File Under: Resurfacing Rumors of Oil Exports

Yesterday’s appearance on Fox Business was a last-minute affair, prompted by rumors resurfacing about the ramping up of oil US exports on a broad scale. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to the clip:

0 Feb 22 2013 @ 10:53am by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

And we have made it to another Friday…phew! Oil prices have swiftly been brought back down to size by economic woes resurfacing – kick-started by a large sell order on Wednesday. Natural gas, meanwhile, has been unwilling to budge too far from the 200-day moving average as colder weather outlooks are negated by the prospect of higher absolute temperatures.  Snacks ahoy:  » read more