Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Phil Flynn: Crude Oil And The Fed
When the Fed tells us that household spending, while rising, is being constrained by high unemployment or that housing stats are at a distressed level, it is hard to get too excited about energy demand at a time of near record high supply. The question is not whether the Fed statement was bullish for oil because it was, but the question really is how far oil would have fallen if it were not for the Fed pointing to more quantitative easing. You see the price of oil can’t fall too hard because of its impact on overall inflation or deflation expectations and it can’t rally too high because we are in the weakest time of the year. With the October contract expiring into a near record.....Read the entire article.
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