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Deflating the Oil Glut: First Supply, Then Demand

Oil will not rise above $100 for the next decade or longer.

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Supply or Demand: Which Is the Culprit?

Recent morning headlines include: “Stocks are Higher and Oil is Lower.” Which begs the question: So what the heck is an investor to do? Commentary on the price of oil

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The Copper Connection

For the first time in months, crude oil is actually showing signs of life. The price of a barrel of crude oil closed Friday up about 10% from its lows

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The Oil-Fueled Economic Cycle

I’ve been focusing on this fracking and high-yield debt bubble precisely because it’s most likely to become the new trigger that the housing and subprime bubble was to the last

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Commodities and the Economic Cycle

I’ve been forecasting for the past few years that the stealth crisis for the next global debt and financial crisis would be the vicious cycle of commodity prices declining setting

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Commodities Slump, Is Fracking the Culprit?

What is fracking? Fracking is the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks, fissures, etc., in order to force them open and allow more oil and gas to

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Market Focus Fixed on Commodity Cycle

Investors are growing increasingly distracted with year-end loose ends and the holiday season — so last week was a bit lackluster. The U.S. economy still looks to be the world’s

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The Dollar’s Crucial Role in the Commodity Cycle

The U.S. dollar is falling and it’ll ultimately crash and go down to near zero. Not true… that’s what the gold bugs keep harping on but it’s not true. This

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Bullish Oil Play But Not Yet

As I told Cycle 9 Alert subscribers yesterday… it’s extremely tempting to buy oil now that prices have dropped so sharply. But don’t do it! Not just yet at least… just

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Slick Commodity Cycle for Oil

In the 1980s, Saudi Arabia had a problem. Energy demand was sluggish and the kingdom had just brought a lot of supply on line by opening new fields. The combination