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#Oil prices fall on strong shale supply

The number of U.S. oil-drilling rigs rose by 12 to 640 in the past week, snapping 52 more words



Moments when I can impress clients from Germany with my efficient use of technology are rare; But confronted with the need to travel from Spitalfields to St Pauls recently, I nonchalantly produced my phone, pressed the Uber icon and our car arrived three minutes later. 213 more words

Soybeans, Corn and Coffee


I was looking at Soybeans in mid June as a potential long and this has gone on to be a good trade although the target has not been reached at 1066. 580 more words


Noble House, AirAsia, CEOs, spin meisters take note

My eyes rolled when I read the CEOs of above two cos recently said that their cos follow the accounting rules. (Remember, credible doubts have arisen over whether their accouting reflects their financial position.) 118 more words

Financial Competency

Gold Fell to 4-Week Low; US Labor Market Continues to Strengthen

Gold continues to experience a steady decline  from above the $1200 level back to below $1170. A few days ago, it bounced back to above the $1180 level, but it had been declining again. 364 more words


France heatwave: Wheat & Corn fields on fire - Market: Reach €200 (15% increase in one month)

La hausse du mercure a fait partir en fumée des centaines d’hectares de blé et d’orge en France. Cela a contribué à entretenir un peu plus la hausse des cours des céréales sur Euronext. 592 more words


More Trouble for Oil Prices

Not to be all doom and gloom, but oil companies may have very troubled days ahead of them.  I discussed in a previous analysis why low oil prices may remain low for some years to come, but with financial markets starting look shaky again, it might hint at even more bad news for the energy industry.  687 more words