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Posts Tagged ‘US natural gas’

0 May 24 2012 @ 10:39am by Matt Smith in Capital Markets, Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Commodity Capers Through The Caped Crusader

General financial markets, and (from a burrito state of mind) specifically Commodityland™, have been looking rather dark and scary this week, leading me to think of Gotham City.

The gothic nature of markets has left me to consider, contrast, and compare the inhabitants of the home of the Caped Crusader with all things commodity-like. » read more

0 Feb 2 2012 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Global Energy, Natural Gas, UK natural gas

Store Wars!

Ok, ok, I’ll put the Star Wars theme to bed. For today, my friends, we are going to look at some facts and figures about storage across a number of our dearly beloved commodities and a number of geographies – highlighting (for the most part) a theme of staunch stockpiles.  

To further provide some educational information, in addition to the focus on energy, there is also some trivia relating to the ultimate sultan of storage…the squirrel. So enjoy!

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0 Dec 22 2011 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas, UK natural gas

Happy Holidays / Wowee What a Year!

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0 Dec 15 2011 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Natural Gas

The Emergence of Convergence

Hey yo, this post is based on a simple observation relating to the current nuttiness of natural gas and retail gasoline prices. 

The two prices have converged to parity recently, but not for the reasons we may have previously considered. It seemed more likely that the two would meet due to wintry weather boosting natty, and increasing demand boosting gasoline, but neither of these scenarios have played out. So let’s take a look at some of the real reasons for the emergence of this convergence.

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1 Oct 6 2011 @ 10:55am by Matt Smith in Crude Oil, Economy, Global Energy, Natural Gas

Energy! You Goonie!

Oh my gosh, I hope this picture brings you as much amusement as it does me. With the return of piracy into the mainstream media in the last week, I have been reminiscing about the most fantastic of movies – The Goonies – and how it is inevitably tied back to energy. So here’s some truffle-shuffle-tastic insights to take us from crude to natty to Mikey to Mouth to Data to Brand to Andy to Stef, and to of course…Chunk (Captain Chunk!).

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