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Economist Perspective: Why 2019 Will Be Different?

Economist Perspective: Why 2019 Will Be Different?

Will lag effects of interest rate hikes and the trade war with China show up in 2019?

U.S. Shale Oil Again a Vital Part of Global Energy Output

U.S. Shale Oil Again a Vital Part of Global Energy Output

Thanks to shale-oil production, the U.S. is now the biggest producer of crude oil.

Trader's Edge: WTI/Brent Spread

Trader's Edge: WTI/Brent Spread

Key advantages of using options when trading a WTI/Brent spread

What Volatility Spikes Mean for Traders Now

What Volatility Spikes Mean for Traders Now

With the Fed raising rates, and trade tension continuing, should we get used to higher equity market volatility?

Economist Perspective: Trade War

Economist Perspective: Trade War

Will the unintended effects of the trade war show up in 2019?

Trader Roundtable: Which Markets to Watch After the Midterm Elections

Trader Roundtable: Which Markets to Watch After the Midterm Elections

With a split Congress, which markets will come into focus, and which policies could move markets in the coming months? We asked a panel of experienced traders for their take.

Market Movers: Post U.S. Midterm Elections

Market Movers: Post U.S. Midterm Elections

Split Congress vs. Stock Market

Warsh: Precious Metals Markets Still an 'Unpolluted' Economic Barometer

Warsh: Precious Metals Markets Still an 'Unpolluted' Economic Barometer

Commodities markets have been left 'unpolluted' by central banks, says former Fed Governor.

Market Movers: November Crop Report

Market Movers: November Crop Report

Corn, acreage king?

North American Energy Markets Will Benefit From USMCA

North American Energy Markets Will Benefit From USMCA

The deal helps the U.S. expand natural gas exports to Mexico, and a Canadian crude oil bottleneck may break.