The first half of 2021 brought a series of historical financial events. An epic rally in cryptocurrencies, a more-than-25-percent spike in crude oil, and exploding ag futures prices made headlines as traders evaluated the current state of the world. Ultimately, one market driver can be tied to each of these phenomena: a sluggish U.S. dollar… Read more.
In an August 2020 blog post, we broke down the ongoing long-term bear market for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures. At the time, the market showed few signs of breaking out of its consistent downtrend. What a difference a year makes! So is the global oil complex getting ready for a new bull… Read more.
Crude oil is one of the world’s most heavily traded commodities. Featuring consistent market depth, robust participation, and a multitude of underpinnings, the global oil complex is a target-rich environment for active traders around the globe.
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global demand for crude oil is expected to increase by 1 million barrels per day until the year 2025. If the IEA’s projections turn out to be accurate, then the supply side of the global energy complex will be placed under immense pressure. Given such a scenario, implementing… Read more.
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