Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July

Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July

Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July $M, $WMT, $COST, $AMZN Americans shopped at a healthy pace in July, buying more cars, clothes and appliances, evidence that confident consumers are helping drive strong economic growth. The US Commerce Department says retail sales rose at a 0.5% annual rate in July, after a 0.2% […]

US Industrial Production Driving Economy

US Industrial Production Driving Economy

US Industrial Production Driving Economy US industrial production increased in June, boosted by a sharp rebound in manufacturing and further gains in mining output, the latest sign of robust economic growth in Q-2. But, a strong USD and shortage of workers pose a risk to production, with factory surveys suggesting some strain in the supply […]

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer $USO The EIA sees Crude Oil production climbing next year even with transportation bottlenecks in the country’s most prolific tight (shale) oil play. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) sees US Crude Oil output averaging 11.8-M BPD in Y 2019, up from its 11.76-M BPD […]

US Crude Oil Output Hits Record 10.47-M BPD in March

US Crude Oil Output Hits Record 10.47-M BPD in March

US Crude Oil Output Hits Record 10.47-M BPD in March $USO, $OIL US Crude Oil production rose 215,000 BPD to 10.47-M BPD in March, the highest on record, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in a monthly report Thursday. Production in Texas rose by 4% to almost 4.2-M BPD, a record high based on the data […]

US Exporting WTI Crude Oil to EU, Cramps OPEC’s Pricing Plans

US Exporting WTI Crude Oil to EU, Cramps OPEC’s Pricing Plans

US Exporting WTI Crude Oil to EU, Cramps OPEC’s Pricing Plans $USO, $OIL, $XOM, $BP US Crude Oil producers are benefiting from OPEC’s price squeeze and exporting cheaper WTI Crude Oil to Europe in record amounts. Russia alligned with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) last year in cutting Crude Oil output jointly […]

US Factory Output Declines on Slowing Auto Production

US Factory Output Declines on Slowing Auto Production

US Factory Output Declines on Slowing Auto Production A slump in motor vehicle production pushed down US factory output unexpectedly in July, Federal Reserve data showed Thursday. Highlights of Industrial Production (July) Factory output dropped 0.1% (est. 0.2% gainer) after 0.2% gainer Total industrial production, which also includes mines and utilities, increased 0.2% (est. 0.3% […]

OPEC Crude Oil Production Rises Above Its Output Ceiling

OPEC Crude Oil Production Rises Above Its Output Ceiling

OPEC Crude Oil Production Rises Above Its Output Ceiling $OIL, $USO Crude Oil production across all OPEC countries rose again in July, to above the marks the cartel had agreed would be the upper limit, and above the estimated level of global demand. OPEC said Thursday in a market report that its countries’ production rose […]

See WTI Crude Oil Price Falling to $30 bbl or Lower

See WTI Crude Oil Price Falling to $30 bbl or Lower

See WTI Crude Oil Price Falling to $30 bbl or Lower $USO, $OIL Experts, including me are warning that Crude Oil prices might continue to decline, and could revisit Y 2016 lows and then some. “Oil is in a downtrend and risks trending into the 30’s,” said a technical strategist at Bank of America Merrill […]

Crude Oil Breaks Key Support, Marks 7 Month Lows

Crude Oil Breaks Key Support, Marks 7 Month Lows

Crude Oil Breaks Key Support, Marks 7 Month Lows $OIL, $USO Crude Oil fell about 2% Tuesday, with Brent Crude settling at 7 month lows and WTI Crude Oil at its cheapest marks since September, after increased supply from several Key producers topped high compliance by OPEC and non-OPEC Oil producers with a deal to […]

Expect Bigger Crude Oil Surplus in Y 2017, Output Jumps

Expect Bigger Crude Oil Surplus in Y 2017, Output Jumps

Expect Bigger Crude Oil Surplus in Y 2017, Output Jumps $USO, $OIL According to OPEC’s report, October’s supply boost mostly came from Libya, Nigeria and Iraq OPEC reported an increase in its Crude Oil production in October to a record high led by members hoping to be exempt from the producer group’s attempt to curb […]

UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running

UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running

UAE non-Oil Business Slows for 3rd Month Running PMI points to little new work and near stagnation in employment in October Activity in the UAE’s private sector slowed for the 3rd month in a row in October with new employment levels stagnating, according to a new survey. The Emirates-NBD-sponsored purchasing managers index (PMI), measuring non-Oil […]

OPEC Back in Business, the Market is Sceptical

OPEC Back in Business, the Market is Sceptical

OPEC Back in Business, the Market is Sceptical $OIL, $USO Crude Oil plummets to a 1-month low following the conclusion of the weekend’s 2-day informal technical OPEC meeting Familiar concerns have emerged about OPEC’s willingness and ability to cut production in order to push prices higher OPEC’s output accord in Algiers last month was initially […]

China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices

China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices

China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices $OIL, $SHI, $PTR China’s Crude Oil output fell 9.9% Y-Y in August, the biggest monthly fall since Y 2003 as refineries slashed production amid sluggish global Crude Oil prices, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. Imports have trended upward after private refineries were […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F12berlinetta Coming with 6.3ltr V-12 Engine++

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F12berlinetta Coming with 6.3ltr V-12 Engine++

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Latest Berlinetta Coming with 6.3ltr V-12 Engine++ $RACE Ferrari is not ready to say goodbye to its naturally-aspirated V-12 engines. A new report from German magazine Autobild claims that the successor to the F12berlinetta will continue to be fitted with a V-12 engine. The yet-to-be-named model is due to arrive sometime in Y […]