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Why Oil Crash is Unlikely to Trigger Stock Market Crash

Falling oil prices in 2008 led to a stock market meltdown. It’s 2014, and oil prices are crashing again. Will stocks follow the 2008 script? We live in a complex world, and there are a number of correlations that may cause a surprise outcome. 620 more words

S&P 500

Should We Fear—Or Cheer—Plunging Oil Prices?

Chances are, you’re celebrating today’s lower gas prices.  AAA reports that the national average price of gas is $2.48 today, the lowest since December 2009.  The result: an estimated $70 billion in direct savings for U.S. 665 more words


What Really Caused Oil Prices to Plunge So Far -- So Quickly [VIDEO]

John Licata,  The Street

The 35% drop in oil prices this fall has been breathtaking. No one — not even energy experts — expected prices to fall this far, this quickly. 322 more words


Markets Continue to Slide on Oil Shock Currencies in Russia, Norway Fall to Multiyear Lows

Updated Dec. 12, 2014 5:46 a.m.
Oil’s persistent slide continued to drive global financial markets Friday, sending currencies in Russia and Norway to fresh multiyear lows, and stocks in energy companies tumbling. 755 more words

Crude Oil

Usa500: Is Santa’s rally over? Did you not get the memo!

US stock indexes closed in the red yesterday, due to the crude oil sell-off and energy stocks with it and also renewed fears about Europe, with Greece’s upcoming election next week, and China’s economy slowdown. 161 more words

Technical Analysis

Oil price in freefall as energy giants play game theory to stem oversupply

It feels like one step forward, two steps back for our market with the energy sector getting a walloping again today with the oil price crashing to fresh post-GFC lows. 624 more words