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Posts Tagged ‘Syria’

0 Sep 23 2013 @ 3:43pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy

File Under: Oil’s Goose Cooked?

Today’s segment on Fox Business focuses on the potential that oil’s goose is cooked (for now). I may well be wrong that the $112 seen recently on WTI is the high for the year. But even if it isn’t, lower gasoline prices are in store. Which is a good thing. Hooray!

0 Sep 16 2013 @ 3:48pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy

File Under: Oil Bad, Larry Summers Good

An appearance at a conference in New Jersey today gave me the opportunity to pop into the Squawk Box studio beforehand. Unfortunately, everyone was in a bit of a tizzy about the withdrawal of Larry Summers for Fed Chairman, so oil was very much on the back-burner as a hot topic. Hark, click on the below mugshot for my swift synopsis in the first minute, followed by Joe Kernen winding himself up about the Fed:

0 Aug 29 2013 @ 3:43pm by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

File Under: Middle East Mishmash

This afternoon’s appearance on Fox Business with Adam Shapiro is a swift tour across the supply concerns in the Middle East as Syria grabs the headlines. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to the clip:

0 Jan 31 2013 @ 10:18pm by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy

File Under: Wrapping Up Market Ingredients

It’s always a blast to be on Fox Business with Melissa Francis, as you never know what she’s going to talk about next! In less than four minutes we cover many of the market ingredients that are driving oil and gasoline prices higher – from seasonality to equities to currencies, from geopolitical tension to low interest rates and a weaker dollar policy. Hark, click on the below mugshot to see how all of these ingredients are wrapped:

0 Oct 4 2012 @ 1:15am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

From Oompa Loompas To Oil

I have to confess, I am plagued by an affliction. The more I try and focus on the high-brow stuff, the more I am preoccupied by thoughts of the inane. Hence as I try and get my head around supply and demand in the oil market, my mind drifts off to ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ to try and draw comparisons.

Previously here on the burrito we have looked at energy through the lens of everything from super-heroes to rock bands to cartoons; and today we are going to join the dots betwixt oompa loompas and energyland™. » read more