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Why is oil getting cheaper?

This year, the United States has increased its highest oil production. Rapidan Energy analysts estimate U.S. production will average 13.3 million barrels per day next year, up from the 2023 average of 13 million and above the current all-time record of 13.2 million reached in September. The rapid growth of oil production in the United…

King’s move

Oil is the main raw material on the planet and what is now happening with this asset is comparable to a chess game of important political figures, which we wrote about in previous articles. After America made its move and lifted sanctions on Venezuela, which is one of the major players in the oil market,…

What’s wrong with oil?

Oil rose along with stocks on Friday but remained lower for a third week in a row on rising concerns about global demand and the end of the war risk premium between Israel and Hamas. West Texas Intermediate crude rose steadily for most of Friday’s session and settled above $77 a barrel, up 1.9%. Financial…

It will never be like before

The Financial Times writes that the World Trade Monitor study from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (CPB) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands showed that global trade volumes fell by a two-year maximum of 3.2% year on year in July 2023.The decline in turnover accelerated compared to 2.4% in…

Oil prices: sometimes expensive, sometimes cheap

Rumors about the introduction of a protective export duty on petroleum products and a number of statements by officials have cooled the situation in the fuel sector. The cost of petroleum products has been declining for the second day in a row. To further curb the rise in prices for petroleum products, the government is…

China is back in the game

Against the backdrop of the stabilization of the Chinese economy and the strengthening of the Chinese yuan, the government is lifting restrictions on the import of gold into its country. As the authoritative news agency Financial Times notes, this could cause increased volatility for the most sought-after metal on the planet, further opening up a…

Gas prices in Europe at the launch into space

After ten months of consistent decline, gas consumption in the EU countries in August increased by 6.5% year on year – to 17.5 billion cubic meters, as stated in the monthly report of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF). At the same time, from January to August, gas consumption in the EU decreased by 9.5%…

The giant changes the course of black gold

As expected, Saudi Arabia followed Russia and its decision to voluntarily cut oil production. The first reaction of the market to such changes was the rise of quotations above $90 per barrel. As a rule, in a not very stable world economy, such demand for news quickly fades away. But when a giant like Goldman…

Bluff or Prediction

US Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller spoke today on the current economic situation in the country, based on economic statistics for the past week. He believes that the situation in the labor market is beginning to soften, and he is not surprised that the unemployment rate has risen, but does not comment on the reasons…

Turkey – a new nugget of Europe

Despite the huge inflation in Turkey and the strong devaluation of the Turkish lira against the US dollar, Turkey can become the leading economic country of the entire Western alliance. In addition to cooperation with Russia, with which agreements were reached yesterday in the field of nuclear and oil energy, the World Bank continues to…