Energy

Blogs

Petroleum prices ended the week mixed, settling near unchanged despite exceptional volatility with broad outright price swings throughout the week. WTI fell 0.7%, Brent gained 0.1% while RBOB gained 1.3% and ULSD lost 0.7%. Total US commercial... more

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Petroleum prices suffered their largest weekly loss since October, falling for six consecutive trading days before recovering slightly on Friday. Driven by a significant recovery in the dollar, Thursday saw the largest single day loss in 11... more

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Crude prices eased at week’s end after reaching their highest levels since January 2020 on Wednesday. This was the first week in three that Crude prices fell. Refined product prices continue to increase, particularly Gasoline, as the market is... more

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Petroleum prices rose more than 7% on the week, approaching two-year highs on the surprise OPEC+ decision to maintain output at current levels, dashing expectations of a small production increase amid evidence of global market demand emerging... more

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Declining inventories in the aftermath of the previous week’s deep freeze, now referred to as winter storm Uri, as well as continued reductions in global stocks and a measurable decline nationally in Covid-19 cases were among the key drivers that... more

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Over the past few months there’s been an increasing buzz about commodity prices… grains, crude oil, industrial and precious metals have all broken to the upside and one of the most uttered phrases on my newsfeed has been, “commodity supercycle”.... more

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In August 2020, the US Federal Reserve made a not-so-subtle change to its inflation policy. The world’s leading central bank shifted from a 2% target to an average of a 2% target for the economic condition.

Inflation is a general increase... more

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In late June 2020, the nearby natural gas futures price fell to its lowest level in twenty-five years when it reached $1.432 per MMBtu. Days after the low, Warren Buffett announced that Berkshire Hathaway acquired transmission and pipeline assets... more

Workspaces

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard has three tabs. The first tab displays today’s market quotes, volume, and open interest data. If the last price is matching the open price, then the open price is highlighted blue. If the last price is... more

Workspaces

These two Microsoft Excel® spreadsheets present Globex crude oil market data and forward curves, both current and historical. Two dashboards are available: The first the data includes outrights and exchange-traded calendar spreads using these... more