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OilPrice.com Oil Market Summary for 03/15/2010 to 03/19/2010
Oil Market Summary for 03/15/2010 to 03/19/2010
Crude oil futures kept falling back from highs even though speculative funds increased their bets that prices are headed higher. The benchmark West Texas Intermediate contract ended the week at $80.68 a barrel, after nearing $83 earlier in the week, compared to $81.24 a week ago.
How You Can Protect and Profit from the Fed’s Move
Recently, the Federal Reserve raised the discount rate after nearly 14 months from 0.5% to 0.75%. This article explains if more rate hikes in store and what this rate hike means for stock, bond, commodity, and cash investments. Read Federal Reserve Discount Rate and Your Investment Decisions .
Interview with Hank Paulson: Financial Crisis & On the Brink
Natural Gas & Commodity Market Summary for 02/22/2010 to 02/26/2010
Ben Bernanke is making sure the Fed’s exit strategy goes as easily as a camel can pass through the eye of a needle. Instead of choosing to just sell assets and unwind the amount of securities it holds, the Fed chairman is seeking to be creative once again—as he was in the buildup of its balance sheet--and increase the amount of interest it pays on excess reserves.
More About Oil (Part 1): A Preview of The New Decade
I never contemplate the 'details' of energy wars, and that means the kind predicted for the future by Len Gould, as well as the one that Alan Greenspan - the former director of the United States central bank (or Federal Reserve System) - believes began in 2003, and to a limited extent is still taking place.
The U.S. Dollar is Finally Getting Invited Back to the Investment Party
The buck is up 6% against the euro in the last three weeks. Notwithstanding problems in Greece and Spain, and the attendant complications for the E.U., this is a pretty good performance.
Illustrating an important lesson. Don't count the dollar out too soon.