iPath® S&P GSCI® Crude Oil TR ETN
US Crude Oil Futures near 3-Week High before Inventory Report
April WTI crude oil futures contracts rose 0.6% and settled at $63.91 per barrel on February 26, 2018.
What are the Traditional Drivers of Energy Returns?
ETF Securities Summary Changes in the global oil supply dynamic may likely continue to weigh on the drivers for oil and energy prices. The traditional negative relationship between the US Dollar and oil prices has broken down and is currently positive. Roll and collateral yields may see further prominence. The expected global economic backdrop remains […]
Concho Resources Increased Its 2016 Production Guidance
The production mix for Concho Resources’s (CXO) 2Q16 production was 62% oil and 38% natural gas.
Week Ending September 18, 2015: OIL Outperformed WTI and USO
In the week ending September 18, while USO fell by 0.2%, OIL rose 1.68%, and WTI prices rose 0.1%. OIL and USO mirrored WTI prices, but OIL outperformed.
Energy ETFs: OIL and USO Underperformed XOP Last Week
The iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return Index ETN (OIL) provides exposure to WTI crude oil futures prices. It’s one of the closest competitors of USO.
Indian Population Irked by Consumer Prices, Especially Food
Consumer prices have come down, with the CPI rising by just 4.9% in April 2015, compared to 8.5% a year ago. Yet food inflation shot up to 5.7% in April 2015.
Why inflation is dictating India’s monetary policy
If the RBI announced a rate cut too early, it would spur consumer spending and send inflation soaring, forcing the central bank to raise the repo rate.
Company & Industry Overviews
Coach’s Stuart Weitzman Purchase: Why It’s Bad For KORS
Although Coach currently has a licensing deal with Jimlar for footwear, the Stuart Weitzman acquisition is likely to accomplish several objectives.
Why you might not want to invest directly in commodity futures
Futures contracts are the most direct method of investing in oil and natural gas price movements, but may not be appropriate for individual investors.