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Schumpeter: America’s shale firms don’t give a frack about financial returns

Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  Schumpeter Main image:  20170325_wbd000.jpg INSIDE the boardrooms and bars of Houston, the spiritual capital of America’s energy industry, the swagger is back. The oil price may only be at $48, or … Continue reading

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Economics and markets: Have investors stopped worrying about China and oil?

IN THESE days of 24/7 news channels, attention spans have become shorter. So I ask readers to cast their minds all the way back to ancient history—January and February this year in those innocent days when Britain had yet to … Continue reading

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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 Facts About The Current Silver Values

During the past few years, silver values have significantly increased. From various data out there, the cost of silver has increased with more than 100% over the past couple of years. Experts have predicted the price of silver would continue … Continue reading

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