Tag: Oil

Echoes of October pasts are reverberating ( OANDA Trading Podcast with BFM89.9)

Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in the Asia Pacific, OANDA, Singapore Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in the Asia Pacific for OANDA, Singapore, analyses a US-China trade dispute that has sent global markets tumbling. He also discusses how investors are positioning themselves in a market rout that has gained momentum in October, which has historically […]

A Glimpse Beyond The Unipolar Moment

Authored by Norman Ball via The Saker blog, “Potentially the most dangerous scenario would be a grand coalition of China, Russia and perhaps Iran, an ‘anti-hegemonic’ coalition, united not by ideology but by complementary grievances” —Zbigniew Brzezinski Are we reaching the penultimate and petulant back-end of the American Empire’s Unipolar Moment, a denouement hastened by […]

“It’s All About Space”: Trump Says Russia And China Are Ahead Of US Space Force

The US needs its own space force because China and Russia have already gotten a head start, but American ingenuity and the ability to make the “greatest rockets” in the world are right here at home, President Trump said at a rally in Richmond, Kentucky Saturday night. “Russia has already started, China has already started. They’ve […]

James Comey And The Unending Bush Torture Scandal

Authored by James Bovard via The Future of Freedom Foundation, The vast regime of torture created by the Bush administration after the 9/11 attacks continues to haunt America. The political class and most of the media have never dealt honestly with the profound constitutional corruption that such practices inflicted. Instead, torture enablers are permitted to […]

Shocktober’s Not Over – McElligott Sees More “Rolling Minsky Moments” As “Pseudo-Stability” Unravels

Just before last week’s interest-rate driven market selloff entered its most acute phase, we cited CTA positioning data from Nomura showing that systematic funds had not yet begun the painful process of deleveraging as certain “triggers” had not yet been met. But shortly after this commentary from Nomura’s cross-asset strategist Charlie McElligott had been distributed […]

New Highs Or Bust

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, Long term market trends remain intact, yet charts indicate a market on a knife’s edge as significant technical damage has been inflicted. Markets are deeply oversold and the nature of the next rally will be determine whether this bull market can survive or if a larger bear market may […]

Trump: Mattis Is “Sort Of A Democrat” Who “May Leave” The Administration

President Trump told CBS‘s 60 Minutes that Defense Secretary James Mattis might be one of the next officials to depart his Cabinet. Asked by Leslie Stahl if the Trump administration was in chaos – citing the high turnover, Trump said It’s wrong, it’s so false… It’s fake news.”  “I have people now on standby that will […]

Saudi Stocks Crash Most Since 2016 As Riyadh Threatens US With “Very Strong” Retaliation

Saudi Arabia warned on Sunday it would respond to any “threats” against it as its stock market crashed the most since 2016 after President Trump’s warning of “severe punishment” over the disappearance of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. On Saturday, Trump said the U.S. could take “very, very powerful, very strong, strong measures” against the […]

Oil’s $133 Billion Black Market

Authored by Yale Global via OilPrice.com, Oil is still the world’s leading energy source, with growing demand, a fluctuating pricing system, and much of its production in volatile regions. The oil market’s value is larger than the world’s valuable raw metal markets combined, with an annual production valued at US$1.7 trillion. A flourishing black market […]

Avenatti Deletes “Skeezy” O’Rourke Donation Page Which Funneled Half The Money To His Own PAC

Attorney Michael Avenatti has come under fire over a now-deleted tweet encouraging people to “chip in for Beto now,” linking to what appeared to be a fundraising page for Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke. In the fine print of the now-deleted campaign, however, O’Rourke supporters discovered that half the proceeds went to Avenatti’s Fight PAC, formed a little […]