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October 31, 2016 by Matt McCracken
After how many years, I have no idea, natural gas is finally trading in backwardation. This means the price of contracts expiring far into the future are actually trading at a discount to the spot price (or at least contracts expiring in the near...Read more
October 25, 2016 by Matt McCracken
News today via CNBC that AB has made the first driverless truck delivery . I've read about this inevitable development for quite some time. I remember in school, an owner of a local trucking company spoke to our management class and the number one...Read more
October 21, 2016 by Matt McCracken
UPDATE: The link in this post is no longer valid. Please e-mail us by filling out the "Contact Us" form on this page and I'll e-mail you a copy of the report. Please put "Managed Futures" in the subject line. I just found this .pdf on why Managed...Read more
October 19, 2016 by Matt McCracken
Oil is crashing yet again this morning nearing the $50/barrel mark. A level that is likely significant for many parties, the least of which is producers seeing their margins crashing even faster. Derivative securities of CL such as USO, RB and BZ...Read more
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October 12, 2016 by Matt McCracken
Two words: Glass-Steagall. I admit it, I am an unabashed Glass-Steagall apologist. I think it would go a long way to solving a great number of our nation's problems, especially the financial ones. Consider its success. During the enforcement of...Read more
September 7, 2016 by Matt McCracken
Natural gas prices are doing their best Alfred E. Newman impression this morning falling in light of news that the strongest earthquake on record in Oklahoma hit this weekend. The culprit? Obviously, gas drilling or actually the disposal of waste...Read more
July 20, 2016 by Matt McCracken
However, there will be no poor among you, since the LORD will surely bless you in the land which the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance to possess, if only you listen obediently to the voice of the LORD your God, to observe carefully all...Read more