Kingdom "Manipulating" the Price of Oil
Saudi Arabia has gone rogue. After originally saying it would work to hold prices at $100 a barrel, the Kingdom now says it's comfortable with prices below $85, or even $80 per barrel.
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This week was characterized by renewed volatility in the markets. This can partly be attributed to the diverging policies of the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank: the latter is just now instituting its form of monetary easing, while the former is set to conclude its stimulus program. » Read more
Crash Investing 101
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Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of France's Total Energy, died in a plane crash early this morning. His private jet was taking off from an airport in Moscow, when it crashed into a snowplow. » Read more
Over the past week or so, you may have heard about the XL Gold Cycle. This is a market phenomenon that occurs roughly every 40 years or so. It can be sometimes be delayed by political meddling, but generally, the pattern has held for about 200 years. » Read more
Stocks got absolutely trounced this week, saved only by ephemeral rumors of Janet Yellen making dovish comments behind closed doors. » Read more
Over the summer Vladimir Putin infamously bragged that Russia could conquer not just Ukraine, but five NATO capitals in just two days. But right now, it looks like he's lucky enough just to be holding Donetsk and Luhansk. » Read more