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Commodities / Energy

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Why Today’s 300% Oil Price Crash Isn’t As Bad As It Seems

Apr 20, 2020 at 17:00

In a remarkable and record-breaking day for oil markets, we saw prices fall by the largest amount ever to the lowest level ever, but things aren’t quite as bad as…

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The Coronavirus Crisis Can’t Put A Lid On Coal Production

Apr 11, 2020 at 10:00

Despite massive disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and an energy industry souring on fossil fuels, global coal production is expected to grow in 2020

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China Is Buying Up Billions Of Barrels Of Cheap Crude Oil

Apr 05, 2020 at 12:00

While Saudi Arabia and Russia face on in an oil price war which has pushed WTI into the low $20 range, China is capitalizing on the spat, buying up as…

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Trump Tweet Sends Oil Soaring 25%

Apr 02, 2020 at 11:00

Oil prices spiked on Thursday morning after U.S. President Donald Trump said that he spoke with the Saudi Crown Prince, and hoped and expected that Saudi Arabia and Russia would…

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Oil Falls To $20 For First Time In Nearly Two Decades

Mar 30, 2020 at 12:00

Oil prices plunged on Monday to their lowest levels in eighteen years, below $20 per barrel, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to cripple global oil demand with no signs of…

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COVID-19 Could Be The End Of U.S. Coal

Mar 30, 2020 at 10:00

The fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic may too heavy of a burden for the already struggling coal miners in the United States, with three companies announcing operations halts due to measures to…

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U.S. Shale Faces Existential Threat As Oil Price War Rages On

Mar 19, 2020 at 12:00

COVID-19’s wave of infections has numbed the global economy, combined with OPEC and non-OPEC nations failing to reach agreement on oil-production limits, has created a massive oil glut

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How One Country Saved Itself From The Oil Price Plunge

Mar 11, 2020 at 15:02

Mexico’s massive oil hedge may have just saved its economy, but its state-owned Pemex is still circling the drain

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Short Sellers Are Piling Into Oil

Mar 05, 2020 at 11:00

Short sellers have added more than $460 million to their short-interest positions since the start of February, with money managers at their most bearish in 3 years time

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Three Energy Casualties In The Coronavirus Crisis

Feb 25, 2020 at 12:00

Energy markets are reeling from the impact of the coronavirus, but some niches are affected more than others

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