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Posts Tagged ‘gasoline prices’

0 Jun 29 2012 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Technology

Burrito bites

Happy Friday! As the see-saw of time sends us tipping into the second half of the year, we have had an exceedingly interesting week indeed for both natural gas and oil. Natty pushed through resistance to make a six-month high, before panicking and scarpering lower again despite a heat wave engulfing the US to spur on cooling demand. As for oil, a descent to eight-month lows for WTI has been met by an effervescent rally, due to a bit of good news out of Europe (a refreshing change indeed). As we approach the weekend…burrito bites are your friend!: » read more

0 Apr 26 2012 @ 9:58am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Ratio / Horatio

Worlds collide this week as I have been distracted by the combo of CSI Miami and relative value … leaving us to delve into the world of ratios and Horatio. So, let’s take a look at some aspects currently present in Energyville™, kick-started by terminology used in the world of Horatio Caine. » read more

0 Apr 11 2012 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy

File Under: Hitting The Gas

This morning’s appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box was a couple of speedy responses at the end of the segment relating to runaway gasoline prices. Hark, click on the below mug shot to launch to the clip:

0 Mar 15 2012 @ 10:34am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas

March Madness Medley

Given my blatant lack of heritage, it gives me an excuse (as if I needed one) to look into both the nerdier side of March madness, and its obvious parallels with energy. So here is a random collection of definitions, divergences, and distinctions about current spring insanity: » read more

0 Mar 1 2012 @ 10:50am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, energy consulting, Global Energy

2 Bugbears, 5 Reasons, 1 Reality

This is my final rant about gasoline prices (for now), so please humor me. First up, I have two bugbears relating to current gasoline prices:

a) higher prices are hurting the economy, and
b) this isn’t a supply-driven issue (so there is no need to tap emergency reserves). » read more