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Oil falls on economic fears│DROPJACK

I always enjoy coming back to this blog for posts like this.  (Dec 5, 2012 | post #2)

Oil falls on economic fears│DROPJACK

http://www.dropjac ridge-financial-re views---oil-falls- on-economic-fears- 1/ Oil falls on economic fears, pipeline restart estimate Brent crude prices fell on Friday for the fourth straight session, dragged down by fresh global economic concerns and expectations a major Canadian crude oil pipeline to the United States would restart on schedule. Oil prices initially turned negative in early U.S. trade following news that TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO) expected to restart the 590,000-barrel-per -day Keystone pipeline to the U.S. market over the weekend despite poor weather hampering efforts. The line was shut on Wednesday after an anomaly was detected, but Eldridge Financial analysts said that with U.S. crude oil inventories healthy, the market should be able to absorb a short-term disruption with little problem. U.S. crude stocks are nearly 11 percent above year-ago levels, according to government data. Oil markets have been balancing the struggling economy and weak demand against supply problems in the North Sea, which have helped lift Brent crude’s premium to U.S. oil to $20 a barrel. Crude prices received an early lift on Eldridge Financial news that there was another delay in the restart of the North Sea Buzzard oilfield, which is now expected to restart on October 23 after a maintenance shutdown. Brent December crude fell $2.28 to settle at $110.14 a barrel. The international benchmark traded as high as $113.27, just below the 50-day moving average of $113.33, before dipping as low as $110.05. U.S. front-month November crude lost $2.05 to settle at $90.05 a barrel, after finding resistance at $93 a barrel area and testing support under $90 near the 100-day moving average. Brent volumes were light, about 20 percent below its 30-day average, while U.S. trading activity was closer to normal levels. Gasoline and heating oil futures also fell, off 1.6 and 1.4 percent, respectively, finding some support relative to crude prices due to concerns about supplies. Tags: eldridge financial reviews Source: http://eldrigefina il-falls-on-econom ic-fears-pipeline- restart-estimate/  (Dec 5, 2012 | post #1)

Looking hard for reasons to give thanks│thelooseritsme

http://the-looser- looking-hard-for-r easons-to-give-tha nks-webnews * Euro zone in fresh crisis talks over Greece * Budget wrangling in US, EU could sour sentiment * Euro area set for poor PMIs; China's might pick up By Alan Wheatley, Global Economics Correspondent LONDON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - With every year that passes, fewer and fewer people lead a life that is poor, nasty, brutish and short. So it is only right to step back, as America does this Thursday, to appreciate the bounties bestowed by economic progress. Yet this Thanksgiving, with the impact of the 2008 global financial crisis refusing to fade, will not feel like a time to celebrate. In Europe, another week brings another meeting of finance ministers to try to 'save' Greece as well as another set of surveys likely to show the euro zone heading for another quarter of recession. And in the United States, despite warm words after talks on Friday, worries about the capacity of politicians to put the public finances on a sustainable footing are sure to persist. Ward McCarthy, chief financial economist at Jefferies in New York, said he was sceptical of the consensus that Democrats and Republicans would strike a budget bargain by the year-end deadline for the two sides had painted themselves into corners. He said it was important to distinguish between the compromises needed to dodge the immediate 'fiscal cliff' - a mix of tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect in January - and a long-term deal to slash the deficit. "It's virtually impossible to get a long-term budget deal done before the end of the year. The fiscal cliff doesn't end the process; it's just the beginning. So we still have the threat of another credit downgrade hanging over our head," McCarthy said. Joe Carson, an economist at AllianceBernstein in New York, shares those concerns; a short-term fix would not provide the clarity that businesses and consumers need. "And without a legislative solution to the federal deficit and ever-rising federal debt problem, the U.S. runs the risk of another credit rating downgrade, with the added costs and uncertainty that could also weigh on economic growth prospects for years to come," Carson said in a note. Source: http://www.reuters .com/article/2012/ 11/18/economy-glob al-weekahead-idUSL 3E8MH0SL20121118 Read more ? http://milestonegr global-economy-loo king-hard-for-reas ons-to-give-thanks %E2%94%82milestone -amg/ http://www.faceboo 6510804876/permali nk/326367750804752 / http://adolfclint. /2012/11/18/152628 14-global-economy- looking-hard-for-r easons-to-give-tha nksmilestone-amg http://milestonegr global-economy-loo king-hard-for-reas ons-to-give-thanks %E2%94%82milestone -amg/ watch video: http://www.dailymo 450_global-economy -looking-hard-for- reasons-to-give-th anks-milestone-amg _news#.UKnFz-TqmUI  (Nov 23, 2012 | post #1)