1. The Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into whether traders are manipulating the price of Bitcoin and other digital currencies, dramatically ratcheting up...


  2. On May 30, the Federal Reserve will meet to discuss the modification of the Volcker rule, which stops banks from trading in volatile markets...


  3. Andy Furman of Risked Revenue Guest on the Commodity Research Group Podcast https://www.ektinteractive.com/podcast/commodity-research-group/energy-markets-andy-furman-risked-revenue-commodity-research-group/ This is the latest episode of the Commodity Research Group podcast which is...
      


  4. According to Goldman Sachs, the fiscal outlook for the United States is not good and could pose a threat to the country's economic security during...
      


  5. Deutsche Bank (DB) on Thursday announced plans to overhaul parts of its investment banking business and bring down costs. It said the measures are...
      


  6. If anyone's wondering what's dragging down bitcoin, ethereum and the like today, it's a new DoJ investigation into price manipulation on unregulated exchanges ......
      


  7. I completely missed this Federal Reserve report where they essentially say that bitcoin is worth $1,800 in 'true' value.  https://www.frbsf.org/banking/publications/fintech-edge/2018/may/making-sense-of-bitcoin-price-levels/ The price is derived from how...
      


  8.  Chicago is becoming a home to traders, exchanges offering bitcoin futures. More companies involved in the crypto world are likely to open offices in...
      


  9. Euro zone economic growth slowed much more sharply than expected this month, a business survey showed, which along with weaker inflation suggests a stiffer...
      


  10. 5 Reasons Shale Production Still Isn't Weighing On The Price Of Oil from one of my favorite authors on energy.
      


  11. Sadly, this scholarly masterpiece of wonderously convoluted gobbledygook about Shale Oil Economics is no longer available on the internet.  I downloaded the original back in...
      


  12. 'undervalued' US shale stocks as oil markets are heating up:  my favorites: #OAS, #NFX, #CRZO, #REI, #XEC What are the favorites here in the community?
      


  13. so we're up to $77 Brent and $71 WTI ... so how about some undervalued oil stocks to look at? 1) Apache (good leverage to...
      


  14. Iran and Russia could turn to cryptocurrency as a solution to evade Western financial sanctions and reduce their dependence on the US dollar. Iran...
      


  15. Crazy oil prices are having an affect on M&A. Because of high oil prices, Australian Santos now thinks the $10-billion takeover bid is too low....
      


  16. Japan is considering tariffs on U.S. exports worth $409 million in retaliation against steel and aluminum import tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump. Such...
      


  17. There is a small cap oil service stock that has won a huge lawsuit against East Africa Drilling.  June 8, 2018 on the court...
      


  18. I'd go with the refiners and marketers in terms of performance. The price swings don't affect them as much. But here's a look at...
      


  19. interesting point by Bloomberg:  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-21/forget-about-oil-at-80-the-big-rally-is-in-forward-prices
      


  20. A new study (well done, in my opinion) from a Netherlands-based economist, Alex de Vries, shows that bitcoin's energy consumption has doubled since the...
      


  21. A whole new crisis is apparently looming over humanity: not enough electricity for air conditioning. AC is turning into a top electricity demand driver,...
      


  22. Which scenario or scenarios are most likely? Which is least likely? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-10/coal-dead-peak-oil-demand-five-takes-on-fossil-fuels-future Oil and gas will remain key roles even post-Paris agreement. Coal will survive Coal death spirals as...


  23. The European Union is ready to negotiate opening its markets wider to U.S. imports including cars in a bid to stave off a potential...
      


  24. "With the advent of easily accessible, anonymous, p2p financial transactions, tax revenues will dwindle; and the drying up of tax remittances will likely put...
      


  25. Peruvian Fuels Market has three players Petroperu (NOC) which supplies 140 K barrels per day ol liquid fuels, Repsol which supplies 90 KBD and...


  26. The lobbying has begun, as everyone is waiting to see what China will do with Iranian oil in the face of US sanctions. Two...
      


  27. $80 oil means Asia will spend $1 trillion on crude imports this year, says Bloomberg. That's apparently double what it spent in 2015/2016. 
      


  28. "Martijn Rats, Morgan Stanley's global oil strategist, said in a research note earlier this week, the surging demand for diesel and jet fuel will...
      


  29. The world’s largest cryptocurrency neared $10,000 last week, meeting strong 200-day moving average resistance of around $9,800. It’s no coincidence that the rally we’re...
      

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