Trick Or Treat.



Going To The Mattresses.

“How bad do you think it’s gonna be?”

‘Reckless And Outrageous’

“You will ride eternal”, reckless, gold leaf, and outrageous…

Sonny Black.


Stark Raving Mad.

“Let me in.”

Shrieking Puppets.

We have to win more.

Brent Jumps As OPEC Said To Mull Extending Cuts On ‘Worst-Case Scenario’

Oil is on the move as OPEC chatter is making the rounds. According to the ubiquitous “people familiar with the matter,” the cartel is now debating whether to extend production cuts past the end-March expiration date. The move could “potentially bring the curbs well into the second half of 2018,” Bloomberg says, citing unnamed officials.…

Oil Suddenly Surges Out Of The Blue


Oil Surges Above $50 On Heavy Volume As Market Digests OPEC Report


Mohamed El-Erian Explains OPEC’s Nuclear Option

“This brief survey of the most likely types of supply approaches available to OPEC speaks to a larger notion of game theory. Having experienced a gradual and persistent erosion in its dominance of the oil market, OPEC members are being pushed to play a larger cooperative game that involves ever broader coalitions to secure an orderly influence on oil prices.”

‘Not A Great Report For Bulls!’ Just Another Schizophrenic Day In Crude

Well, crude has had an interesting 24 hours. You’ll recall that oil took a tumble on Tuesday after a Bloomberg survey showed production from OPEC members increased 210,000 barrels per day in July. “The $50-level for WTI is a psychological level. People are really beginning to realize that the market probably needs a steady beat of bullish…

When Buying The Energy Dip Goes Wrong…

“Did that go the way you thought it was gonna go?”


‘$50 Is A Big Number’: WTI Jumps, Venezuela Sanctions Coming ‘As Soon As Monday’

“$50 is a big number.”

5 Tail Risks That Could ‘Spoil The Party’ & Why One Bank ‘Stopped Worrying’

“We continue to stand by the message that a window of opportunity remains open”…

This Is The ‘Go-To’ ETF For Tactical Purposes In Oil

“The bigger picture context is that investors need to be aware that different ETFs are used for different purposes. Frequently, there is one ETF which becomes the “goto” vehicle for tactical purposes for a given market segment. Within Energy, XOP has emerged as that vehicle.”