S&P Dow Jones Indices - Seeking Alpha - 2 hrs 32 mins ago
By Jodie Gunzberg This morning, I woke up to the headline Oil just spiked again, on news Saudi Arabia is bombing rebel positions in Yemen . It was the perfect reminder of a call I had earlier in the week from a large pension looking for an oil... (full story)
Colin Archuleta - Spartan Forecasts - Fri Mar 27, 1:34AM CDT
So if Crude Oil is dominated by so called “bearish fundamental data” then why has the WTI Crude Contract ($ CLK5) risen nearly $6.00 since the Crude Oil Inventories report Wednesday? In the Crude Oil Inventories report that came out Wednesday we saw one more time twice... (full story)
The Energy Report - Seeking Alpha - Fri Mar 27, 12:48AM CDT
Canaccord Genuity energy analyst Johan Hedstrom is tasked with scouring the Australian oil patch looking for good deals even as prices slip and slide. In an interview with The Energy Report , Hedstrom minces no words: Pricing and rig costs are... (full story)
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