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Posts Tagged ‘economics’

0 Dec 7 2012 @ 10:54am by Matt Smith in Biofuels, Blog, Crude Oil, Economy, energy consulting, Global Energy, Random

Burrito bites

As we charge into December, we see oil and natural gas prices distinctly lacking in the holiday spirit and looking downbeat, as fiscal cliff and Euro woes combine with a lack of wintry weather to spur on sell-offs in the respective commodities. That said, a turnaround in any of these elements could propel either commodity higher, as both seem supported near current levels. Enough fluff, let’s hit up the good stuff:    » read more

0 Nov 9 2012 @ 10:34am by Matt Smith in Blog, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, risk management

Burrito bites

It’s been another stormy week in commodityland™, as the election and a nor’easter have caused extreme turbulence for oil and natural gas respectively. Oil rallied prior to the election result, only to immediately look ahead to a looming ‘fiscal cliff’ and sell off with vehemence. As for natty, it has moved lower in the face of inclement conditions in the Northeast, as it looks to better times next week and record storage. Enough looking back, here comes the weekend and the snacks:

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0 Nov 3 2011 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Global Energy, Risk Strategy


In the TV show ‘How I Met Your Mother’, there is an episode which deals with the condition ‘Revertigo’. This occurs when you are reminded of something from the past, and it triggers you to act like you did at that time. As humorous as it sounds, it is no laughing matter. And it exists as much in commodityland™ as it does in TV shows. So here are a few observations about revertigo in action, through some pics, quotes and quips.  » read more