Electric Vehicles and the Future of Oil

Electric Vehicles and the Future of Oil

Tesla, BP investments in China point to a big electric vehicle future there.

Beware of Climaxing Optimism in the S&P 500 - But From Much Higher Levels

Beware of Climaxing Optimism in the S&P 500 - But From Much Higher Levels

Look for unsustainably exuberant levels for the S&P 500 in the coming weeks before optimism, and prices, peak.

CME Group Revenue Expected to Rise 33.4% to $1.2 billion

CME Group Revenue Expected to Rise 33.4% to $1.2 billion

Earnings per share expected to hit $1.73 at futures exchange operator.

Market Movers: U.S. Debt

Both the U.S. dollar and gold are rallying together, is this a harbinger of a risk-off environment?

Oil Extends Gains After EIA Data Shows US Crude Stockpiles at November 2017 High

Oil Extends Gains After EIA Data Shows US Crude Stockpiles at November 2017 High

Global oil prices extended gains Wednesday, taking Brent crude to a fresh three month high, after data indicating a steep rise in U.S. stockpiles followed steeper-than-expected production cuts from key OPEC+ members Saudi Arabia and Russia.

Oil Hits 3-Month High as OPEC+ Output Cuts, Falling US Stockpiles, Boost Markets

Oil Hits 3-Month High as OPEC+ Output Cuts, Falling US Stockpiles, Boost Markets

Global oil prices traded at a two-month high Wednesday as investors focused on steeper-than-expected production cuts from key OPEC+ members Saudi Arabia and Russia, offsetting forecasts for weaker demand and record U.S. supply from the International Energy Agency.

Trade War: U.S. Oil Misses Chinese Demand

Trade War: U.S. Oil Misses Chinese Demand

Energy markets are closely watching trade negotiations between the United States and China.

Oil Prices Gain as Saudi Arabia Signals Output Cuts Against Record US Production

Oil Prices Gain as Saudi Arabia Signals Output Cuts Against Record US Production

Global oil prices traded firmly higher higher Tuesday, rising in concert with firmer world equity markets, ahead of two key reports on the state of U.S. crude production later today along comments from Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister that output from OPEC's largest member will remain below target in the coming months.

Copper Is Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Copper Is Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Doctor Copper is still a harbinger of global economic health -- keep a close eye on copper prices as the trade war marches on.

Investment Managers Are Turning to Latin American Swaps

Investment Managers Are Turning to Latin American Swaps

Over $30 billion per day was cleared in Latin American rate swaps in 2018, a record high.