Understanding The Oil Price Collapse

VisualCapitalist offers a pretty effective way to visualize the oil price collapse that started last Summer: it’s all about supply and demand (Visual Capitalist)  

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Wall Street: A Bad Beginning Of The New Year

Just like 2014, 2015 didn’t start off on the right foot for Wall Street: is this a prelude to a disappointing year for financial markets ? We wondered the same thing in January 2014, and…


Will Oil Prices Be Low For A Long Time ?

Most analysts forecast a recover in oil prices in 2015, but we are starting to have some doubts about that Just to make it clear: oil prices may start to go up at any given…


The Big Oil Collapse Of 2014

As we wonder what will happen in 2015, let us sum up in a chart the price-disaster that we saw in the oil industry (Original publishing date 01/02/15) It’s always useful to know what the…


Where Will Oil Go In 2015 ?

2015 is about to start, and one of the most important economic questions we need to answer is: “Where will oil prices go in the next 12 months ?” (original publishing date: 12/30/14) The market seems…


Are Lower Oil Prices Good For The US Economy ?

JPM thinks that Texas may seriously risk a recession in 2015 because of lower oil prices, it seems the shale sector is being hit too JPM’s Michael Feroli has a very dark forecast for Texas:…

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Wall Street: Is The Energy-Bubble Exploding ?

With low oil prices, energy companies at Wall Street are steadily getting erased from the stock market: is this how the big correction begins ? (original publishing date: 12/15/2014) We just want to give you…


UBS: Oil And GDP in 2015

After analyzing the estimates made by Société Générale on the issue, it’s now time to see those made by UBS on the impact of lower oil prices on the world economy Our aim here is…