Why The Future of Energy Could Be U.S. Natural Gas
Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, is creating a global market for U.S.-produced natural gas.READ ON
Growing participation of Asian retail investors in derivatives trading
The World’s Best Student Traders are from Texas’ Rio Grande Valley
How three students from Texas beat 500 teams from around the world trading only crude oil futuresREAD ON
Market Update: Nothing New on Trade
Jack Bouroudjian prepares us for next week’s Central Bank meetings and the possible outcomes of these meetings.
Can This Rate of Job Growth Continue?
The U.S. employment situation report for June 2018 showed solid job growth, including a welcome rise in hiring in the…
George W. Bush on Freedom and Democracy
At the George W. Bush Institute’s summit in New York last fall, the former U.S. President reminded those in attendance…
The Problem For Gold In The Trade War
Gold prices are continuing to move lower. The yellow metal is often used for portfolio diversification or as a hedge against global…
Three Ways OPEC Decision Will Impact Oil Markets
The oil production decision at the OPEC meeting on Friday, June 22, is interesting on several counts. First, it is…
The U.S. Crude Oil Grades Market Is Surging
For over 35 years, NYMEX WTI Crude Oil futures (WTI) was virtually the only U.S. crude oil futures contract around….
Ag Markets Are Using More Qualitative Data
Agricultural data have been around for almost as long as there have been markets, but the type of data and…
Market Update: Unemployment & the Yield Curve
After last Friday’s unemployment number, Jack Bouroudjian discusses how that number has played into the market especially in the yield…
LNG and the Importance of the Henry Hub Benchmark
The answer to pricing liquefied natural gas lies deep in the Louisiana Bayou.
Political Event Risk Raises Stakes for Sudden Price Movements
Political risk is rising – elections in Mexico, Brazil and the US; a leadership battle for the head of Liberal…