Posts Tagged ‘ethanol’

0 Oct 14 2013 @ 9:03pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Risk Strategy

Why Gasoline Prices are Heading Lower

Let’s end at the beginning: retail gasoline prices are going to continue to head lower, and this post simply presents the case as to why, through some simple visuals.  » read more

0 Apr 5 2013 @ 1:08pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Burrito bites

Happy Nonfarm Friday! And it has been more fun than a barrel full of monkeys, as a big miss from the jobs data has sent markets reeling. Crude has tumbled this week, as US inventories reach a 22-yr high while demand remains mediocre. As for natural gas, a  huge withdrawal has sent storage levels below the 5-yr average, encouraging prices to try to push on to new 18-month highs. But enough from me, here’s the treats: » read more

6 Apr 4 2013 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Biofuels, Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Alfred Hitchcock Presents…Energy

Some would say that energyland™ is incomparable to the genius that is film director and producer Alfred Hitchcock, but I say poppycock! For energyland™ contains as many twists and turns on a daily basis as a Hitchcock thriller. So without any more suspense, let us join the dots betwixt the two. » read more

0 Jan 18 2013 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Biofuels, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito Bites

Happy Friday! This week has seen crude oil supported as it focuses on the positives –  decent data out of China and improving sentiment in broader markets due to earnings season, while supply-side concerns are forgotten for now (hark, domestic production at a 20-yr high). As for natural gas, we have seen a swift return to mid-three dollardom due to colder conditions and a storage withdrawal bullishly beyond the realms of  any analyst expectation. Enough for now, y’all let’s chow: » read more

0 Dec 2 2012 @ 10:50am by Matt Smith in Blog, Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, risk management

Burrito bites

Hola! As we move into December, Commodityland™ has spent the last week mentally preparing itself for a monstrously big month ahead. Oil has has been edging higher on a spattering of geopolitical tension, alrightish economic data, and developments on the fiscal cliff front. As for natty, it has seen its biggest weekly loss in six months on a surprise injection for weekly storage and a lack of inclement weather on the outlooks to mid-December. As we ready ourselves for a nutty week ahead, here’s some snacks for sustenance:  » read more