Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Economist explains: Everything you want to know about falling oil prices

Why is the oil price falling? Mostly because of increased supply from America—up by 4m barrels a day since 2009. Although most crude exports are still banned, American imports have plummeted, contributing to a glut on world markets. Other producers have … Continue reading

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The oil price: So much for the rally

UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  The oil price WORLD oil stockpiles are rising by 1.6m barrels a day—and drowning hopes of a price rally. America’s Energy Information Administration will give the latest picture of crude supplies tomorrow, but … Continue reading

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The oil price: Dead cat rally

UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  The oil price Rubric:  The price of oil has bounced. But a recovery is some way off Byline:  E.L. Main image:  20150314_fnp503.jpg STRONG demand and tight supply have stoked a rise in the … Continue reading

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World economy: Abandon ship?

THE latest non-farm payrolls – 295,000 jobs were added in February, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.5% – will reassure investors about the health of the US economy, while simultaneously provoking concerns about the likely date of the first … Continue reading

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