Bob Iaccino


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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…

Power Rankings: Crude Oil Data Releases

Active traders and active investors love crude oil. From highly liquid futures contracts like WTI crude to oil ETF’s to…

A Global Tour of Crude Oil: Which Countries Matter Most?

According to Merriam-Webster, the word “geopolitics” can mean: a combination of political and geographic factors relating to something (such as…

Do Oil Prices Really Predict Gasoline Prices?

With the commencement of a new round of OPEC + Russia crude oil production cuts on January 1, many people…

Long-Term Rates, Not The Fed, Influence Stocks

The stock market selloff that began in October looked like it may have been over once the market heard from…