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November 15, 2018

Oil’s Drop Bigger Than Called For, But Right On Schedule

Crude oil prices reached a new multi-year high on October 3, and then started a dramatic drop.  It has just now fallen for 12 straight trading days to reach the lowest close since December 2017.  There are various theories about why this has happened, attributing it to comments from President Trump, OPEC chicanery, Iranian oil exports, falling demand, fracking overproduction, and all manner of other explanations.  But few of those explanations address the “when” question, concerning why this is happening now.  Thankfully, gold gives us an answer to that “when” question.  But it is a decidedly imperfect answer.  It gives us… more

 

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