Bob Iaccino


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Aramco IPO May Change Everything for OPEC+

Anyone who has traded crude oil knows that, for the better part of five decades, The Organization of the Petroleum…

Why Investors Should Insure Their Financial Assets

The entire insurance industry is built around the need for the protection of assets. Most people view things like their…

Crude Oil Power Rankings: Middle East Takes Center Stage

In March of this year, we began a series on which countries matter most for the price of crude oil….

How The Market Is Responding (Or Not) To Economic Data

Three fundamental factors typically drive price movement in the equity indices: governmental policy, geopolitics and economic data. Given that changes…

What Will FOMC Do? Just Listen

After two days of testimony by Jerome Powell in front of House and Senate committees in early July, we knew…

Why Copper Is A Trade War Indicator

Market participants are always scanning every credible source of information to find that one piece of data that can change…

Cracks in OPEC Continue to Emerge

At their July meeting in Vienna, OPEC and OPEC+ decided to continue to operate within the parameters of the 1.2…

It May Be Time to Show Some Love to The Russell 2000

On May 6, CME Group launched a suite of products aimed at providing smaller, active investors and traders greater access…

How Much Does Oil and Gas Drive U.S. GDP?

The U.S. economy has had a long and bumpy ride on the path to stable growth. The last four GDP…

Power Rankings: Which Countries Matter Most to Crude Oil?

On March 1, we published a piece titled “A Global Tour of Crude Oil: Which Countries Matter Most?”. In that…

Stocks Have Not Priced In The Trade War

The United States/ China trade war has been a leading story in financial news for over a year. President Donald…

Why The ‘+’ in OPEC+ Matters To Oil Markets

A new term has emerged in the world of crude oil price analysis; “OPEC+”. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries…