Category Archives: Oil Prices

Oil’s Pricing Mystery Has Been Solved – Chris Mayer

It’s a new year, but it’s still the same market with the same people in it and the same worries. And the big story is still the collapse of oil prices. As I write, oil just slipped to a new 5½-year low. Why? Below I’ll reveal some things you probably don’t know about oil pricing Read More

Consumer Companies Issue Most Negative Guidance Ever Despite Lower Gasoline Prices

by Wolf Richter But the oil-price crash was supposed to goose consumer spending. The price of oil continues to crash relentlessly. WTI trades at $49.80 as I’m writing this on Monday after hours, down 5.5% for the day, and down 54% since June 2014. The oil-price plunge is eating into the American oil boom, munching Read More

‘Near Perfect’ Indicator That Precedes Almost Every Stock Market Correction Is Flashing A Warning Signal

By Michael Snyder, on December 4th, 2014 Are we about to see U.S. stocks take a significant tumble? If you are looking for a “canary in the coal mine” for the U.S. stock market, just look at high yield bonds. In recent years, almost every single time junk bonds have declined substantially there has been Read More