Maleeha Bengali is CEO of MB Commodities Capital, based in London.
This week is do-or-die for the market, as the bear and bulls continue their tug of war.
This is becoming a game for adrenalin junkies, as trade wars and negative headlines are increasingly the nemesis of the market.
Investing right now is like running through a minefield with absolutely zero training and traps everywhere.
Smaller oil producers, if united together, would have more of a voice than being part of a bigger organization.
This was not a suspension of the trade war, merely a suspension in the escalation of it.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell's more-dovish speech on Wednesday sent the dollar down and the markets up.
The outcome of this weekend will be binary, taking the markets sharply higher or lower.
With 90% of global assets now in negative territory for the year, only a dovish Fed or some agreement on trade can bring back the bull run.
Trading floors are no different than the arenas that host gladiator games, in this case one that is most liquid survives.
For some time, the oil market has really just been managed by three countries: the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Russia.
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