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Posts Tagged ‘SPR’

0 Sep 7 2012 @ 10:39am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, Random

Burrito bites

Happy Nonfarm Friday! And what a thoroughly underwhelming employment report it was too, especially after all the hype. The disconcerting data is stymieing crude’s run, after WTI had got within a smidge of five-month highs (and just beyond, triple digitdom). Fortunately sense has prevailed, and rather than being enamored by the whiff of stimulus hopes, prices are instead confronting the harsh reality of this week’s poor releases. As for the good ship natural gas, it is keeling over as we are set to pass the pinnacle of hurricane season (hark, Monday), while also descending the slope of cooling demand to the base camp of shoulder season. Enough bumpf for now, ’tis time to chow:    » read more

0 Sep 6 2012 @ 1:23pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Terms And Conditions

Some weeks I have a certain topic to bang the drum about, while other weeks I am juggling a random bunch of things. Yep, this is one of those weeks.

In recent days I have been pecked at by certain terms, be it terminology, terms of constraint, or terms of office. At the same time, I have been pestered by conditions  – be they weather conditions, economic conditions, or conditions to abide by. So without further rambling, here is a mixed bag of terms and conditions.

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0 Jun 24 2011 @ 7:49am by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, risk management

File Under: Better Late Than Bumped!

On a busy morning on Squawk Box it was a case of better late than never, as they pushed back this morning’s segment. Hark, click on the mugshot below to see commentary on the apparent freakout by the IEA: