<![CDATA[Hedgehogs.net: '' related content]]> http://www.hedgehogs.net/tag/chronology+of+world+oil+market+events?view=rss http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/newsfeeds/hhwebadmin/item/11399387/cheaper-oil-both-symptom-and-balm Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:39:14 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/newsfeeds/hhwebadmin/item/11399387/cheaper-oil-both-symptom-and-balm <![CDATA[Cheaper oil: Both symptom and balm]]>
AFTER declining gradually for three months, oil prices suddenly tumbled almost $4 on October 14th alone. It was the largest single-day fall in more than a year and brought the price of Brent crude, an international benchmark, to $85 a barrel. At its peak in June, a barrel had cost $115.Normally, falling oil prices would boost global growth. A $10-a-barrel fall in the oil price transfers around 0.5% of world GDP from oil exporters to oil importers. Consumers in importing countries are more likely to spend the money quickly than cash-rich oil exporters. By boosting spending cheaper oil therefore tends to boost global output.This time, though, matters are less clear cut. The big economic question is whether lower prices reflect weak demand or have been caused by a surge in the supply of crude. If weak demand is the culprit, that is worrying: it suggests the oil price is a symptom of weakening growth. If the source of weakness is financial (debt overhangs and so on), then cheaper oil may not boost growth all that much: consumers may simply use the gains to pay down their debts. Indeed, in some countries, cheaper oil may even make matters worse by increasing the risk...

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http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/newsfeeds/hhwebadmin/item/11399103/commodities-briefing-global-oil-glut-sends-prices-plunging Fri, 17 Oct 2014 01:40:22 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/newsfeeds/hhwebadmin/item/11399103/commodities-briefing-global-oil-glut-sends-prices-plunging <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- Global Oil Glut Sends Prices Plunging]]> Article Link]]> 11399103 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/newsfeeds/hhwebadmin/item/11399102/commodities-briefing-winners-and-losers-from-oil-price-plunge Fri, 17 Oct 2014 01:40:20 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/newsfeeds/hhwebadmin/item/11399102/commodities-briefing-winners-and-losers-from-oil-price-plunge <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- Winners and losers from oil price plunge]]> Article Link]]> 11399102 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/newsfeeds/hhwebadmin/item/11399099/commodities-briefing-saudi-supply-games-expose-opec-impotence Fri, 17 Oct 2014 01:40:15 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/newsfeeds/hhwebadmin/item/11399099/commodities-briefing-saudi-supply-games-expose-opec-impotence <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- Saudi supply games expose OPEC impotence]]> Article Link]]> 11399099 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396588/commodities-briefing-iraq-follows-saudi-price-cuts-as-brent-oil-falls-with-wti Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:16:11 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396588/commodities-briefing-iraq-follows-saudi-price-cuts-as-brent-oil-falls-with-wti <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- Iraq Follows Saudi Price Cuts as Brent Oil Falls With WTI]]> Article Link]]> 11396588 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396587/commodities-briefing-oil-prices-hit-3year-low Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:16:09 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396587/commodities-briefing-oil-prices-hit-3year-low <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- Oil Prices Hit 3-Year Low]]> Article Link]]> 11396587 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396584/commodities-briefing-oil-prices-could-fall-below-80-as-opec-keeps-pumping Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:16:03 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396584/commodities-briefing-oil-prices-could-fall-below-80-as-opec-keeps-pumping <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- Oil prices could fall below $80 as Opec keeps pumping]]> Article Link]]> 11396584 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396353/commodities-briefing-iran-warns-opec-indecision-will-hit-oil-prices-as-crude-slumps Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:36:13 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396353/commodities-briefing-iran-warns-opec-indecision-will-hit-oil-prices-as-crude-slumps <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- Iran warns Opec indecision will hit oil prices as crude slumps]]> Article Link]]> 11396353 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396352/commodities-briefing-opec-members-rift-deepens-amid-falling-oil-prices Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:36:11 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396352/commodities-briefing-opec-members-rift-deepens-amid-falling-oil-prices <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- OPEC Members Rift Deepens Amid Falling Oil Prices]]> Article Link]]> 11396352 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396351/commodities-briefing-kuwait-says-opec-unlikely-to-cut-output-to-support-prices-kuna Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:36:09 +0100 http://www.hedgehogs.net/pg/blog/Nisha/read/11396351/commodities-briefing-kuwait-says-opec-unlikely-to-cut-output-to-support-prices-kuna <![CDATA[Commodities Briefing :- Kuwait says OPEC unlikely to cut output to support prices -KUNA]]> Article Link]]> 11396351