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IEA Slashes Forecast for Global Oil Demand in 2022

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has significantly downgraded its forecast for global oil demand in 2022. The reason for this is the war in Ukraine, which could cut off Russian oil from the world market. Accordingly, rising commodity prices will…

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Oil Prices Heading for $200?

Oil prices have risen back above $100 a barrel on speculation that oil supplies will tighten after Russia struggles with Western sanctions. Commodities trader Pierre Andurand expects oil prices to rise as high as $200 per barrel this year, he…

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Global Chip Shortage Looks to Get Worse

The chip industry had already hit the headlines last year when demand for chips rose rapidly following the relaxation of the COVID 19 measures, but the market was unable to restore supply chains as quickly. As a result, there was…

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Is the Gold Market Heading for a Supply Deficit?

The price of gold has risen sharply again recently, due not least to the invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine. This had only accelerated the already inevitable and that is that the gold price rose again above $2,000 per ounce.…

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Europe’s Energy Policy Played into Moscow’s Cards

Europe’s energy dependence on Russia has hit the headlines as a result of the Ukraine crisis. Many associations in Europe are criticizing the decision to continue buying energy products from Russia, saying that this is financing the Russian war in…

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The Fed is Unlikely to Add Fuel to the Fire

Will the Federal Reserve’s first rate hike come or not? Until recently, analysts agreed that the Fed would raise rates slightly by 50 basis points at its mid-March FOMC meeting. At that time, however, there was no war in Ukraine…

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Asia Stock Marktes Remain Deep Red

Today, Tuesday (March 8, 2022), the stock markets in Asia are still deep in the red. The current situation around Ukraine is causing great uncertainty among investors. While the stock markets are on fire, commodity prices are soaring. Oil prices…

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