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Posts Tagged ‘hurricane season’

0 Jun 14 2013 @ 10:49am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Burrito Bites

Good day! And as we make it to the end of another week, crude oil is pushing on to a multi-month high on a combo of a weaker dollar and geopolitical tension, overlooking some bearish-tilted monthly reports from the EIA, IEA, and Opec, as well as some mixed economic data. As for natural gas, more moderate weather conditions (innit beautiful?!) and outlooks have sent the bulls charging to the sidelines. Snacks ahoy! » read more

0 Jun 15 2012 @ 2:52pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

10 Tidbits

Yo, I promised I would double down on posts after shirking my responsibilities somewhat last week, so here are ten tidbits I have squirreled away from then until now to show you how nuts Energyworld™ is. Enjoy! » read more

4 May 31 2012 @ 10:52am by Matt Smith in Natural Gas, risk management, Risk Strategy

Names, Refrains, And Hurricanes

Given I am completely immersed in economic nerdiness as I prep for next week’s Platts conference, the burrito side of my brain has staged a coup and steered me back toward the more lighthearted ( / stormy) side of Energyland™.

So with the official start to Atlantic hurricane season beckoning tomorrow (June 1), let us take a look at the potential runners and riders for this swell season, as well as ten names and refrains which trundle their way back to energy. » read more

4 Jul 21 2011 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, risk management

Commodities, Darren Clarke, Chinese Diving, and the US Women’s Soccer Team

For this week’s meanderings, there isn’t a music or cartoon theme in sight, for today…we talk sport. This past week has seen a number of breathtaking conclusions to some spectacular sporting events, which of course, have sent me trundling back along the path to energy. So here are three of the previous week’s events, lined up alongside their commodity compatriots. » read more

1 Apr 6 2011 @ 10:58am by Matt Smith in Global Energy, Natural Gas, risk management

Reasons For A Rally, Factors For A Fall

As Naturalgasworld™ enters the shoulder month season (=April / May), I’m going to play devil’s advocate at this time of transition. As we shuffle away from heating demand and towards the call for cooling, here are a number of considerations which are providing reasons for a rally…or factors for a fall: » read more