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Peter’s Financial Market Commentary August 31st 2015

For a PDF version of my below commentary please click here Weekly Letter 8-31-2015

Commentary at a glance:

-The very volatile week last week has investors reevaluating their market risks. 5,358 more words

Weekly Comments

Implied Volatility Rise in Oil Options

The chart below shows the US oil fund, USO. It is a daily chart the line on the bottom shows the rise in the implied volatility of options on USO. 19 more words

Option Basics

Has The Spark From The Middle East Ignited Gold, Silver and Oil on Fire?

Middle East: 2012′s Black Swan

For many centuries, the Middle East has been a simmering cauldron that now may be coming to a boil.  Across the centuries we have witnessed world events being influenced by what occurs in this geopolitical arena. 187 more words

Market Analysis

Oil leak

by The Economist, February 24th, 2011.

Could one of the world’s top petroleum producers really go bankrupt?

Ever since Greece plunged into a sovereign-debt crisis in 2009, investors have focused on which European country might be next. 252 more words

Political Risk

Short dated bullish put spread on OSH

Safer Way to Bet on Spike in Oil Prices

Wed. Feb. 2 2011 | 2:10 PM

Chen Wai-Yee, head of derivatives, Asian desk at RBS Morgans, is bullish on oil & gas exploration producer Oil Search. 121 more words

Options Strategies