Monthly Archives: October 2008

Crude Oil Up 10% –

Crude oil shot up almost 10% today as the central bank cut rates.  This is expected to have the effect of increasing demand for oil.  Opec is also expected to cut production at the next meeting. To view a related article, … Continue reading

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Natural Gas: Ready For A Run –

Natural Gas prices declined slightly because investors have moved towards crude oil.  Opec has grabbed the attention of traders by indicating that a cut in production is likely at the next meeting.  Natural Gas should still show gains with winter … Continue reading

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Crude Bounces –

Crude oil prices have been in free fall mode since the economic crisis has taken center stage.  This may end as OPEC is poised to cut production next week in an attempt to prop up prices. To view a related … Continue reading

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Lehman Brothers Private Equity –

Lehman Brothers Private Equity showed almost a 3% drop in net asset value for the third quarter.  LBPE assets are separate from their bankrupt parent. To view a related article, please click here: Jim Sutliff

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Natural Gas Declines –

Natural Gas declined after reports indicated that supplies were increasing and that demand would continue to decline.  At the same time crude oil had a slight increase due to OPEC members asking for a cut in production.  The likely result … Continue reading

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