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A funny thing happened on the road to soaring internet rates...lower interest rates, explains Mike Larson, editor of Safe Money Report.
With the pandemic receding, interest rates near record lows and governments introducing multi-trillion fiscal stimulus around the globe, it shouldn’t be a long wait for the oil industry outlook to improve, suggests Mark Skousen in his specialty service, Home Run Trader.
Looking back to the early part of last week, we all saw something that should not shock anyone who is actually thinking in an intellectually honest manner about the market, states Avi Gilburt of
Transocean (RIG) RIG offers offshores contract drilling services for oil and gas wells; it specializes in technically demanding regions of the world, with a particular focus on ultra-deepwater and harsh environment drilling, explains Michael Brush, editor of Brush Up on Stocks.
Over the past 120 years, the U.S. has spent 29% of this time in a recession. But in recent decades, the economy has only been in a recession 14% of the time, so they haven’t been that common, observes Mary Anne and Pamela Aden, editors of The Aden Forecast.
Supply tightness is everywhere you look. We have asphalt shortages in Texas, we have tightness of grain supply, aluminum shortages in China, copper tightness as well, says Phil Flynn of the PRICE Futures Group.
The week ahead will be dominated by earnings with Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft among the 165 S&P 500 (SPX) firms reporting, explains Ian Murphy of
Here in the U.S., crude oil stockpiles are low and getting lower, falling six weeks in a row. Recently, we had the biggest four-week draw-down on oil stocks that America has seen in the last 40 years, asserts Sean Brodrick, editor of Wealth Megatrends.
At the start of the week, markets looked with panic into the abyss of another covid crisis, says Adam Button of
Current macroeconomic factors make a strong case for surging prices and demand for commodities, particularly oil and gas, asserts Rida Morwa, editor of High Dividend Opportunities.

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