Research & News

Weekly Energy Update (September 15, 2022)

by Bill O’Grady, Thomas Wash, and Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA | PDF Crude oil prices remain under pressure on recession fears. (Source: Barchart.com) Crude oil inventories rose 2.4 mb compared to a 2.5 mb build forecast.  The SPR declined 8.4 mb, meaning the net draw was 6.0 mb. In the details, U.S. crude oil production was… Read More »

Daily Comment (September 14, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, including an update on how Russia is responding to Ukraine’s recent battlefield gains.  We next review a wide range of other international and U.S. developments with the potential to affect the… Read More »

Daily Comment (September 13, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, and a discussion on the latest Ukrainian successes not only in northern Ukraine but also in the south.  We next review a wide range of other international and U.S. developments with… Read More »

Bi-Weekly Geopolitical Report – The Ukraine War at Six Months: Some Reflections (September 12, 2022)

by Bill O’Grady | PDF On February 24, Russian forces entered Ukraine.  Despite warnings from U.S. intelligence about an invasion, the general consensus was that Moscow was merely threatening to act.  Thus, when Russia invaded, Europe was mostly caught by surprise.  Much of what followed was also unexpected. As we reach the six-month mark of… Read More »

Daily Comment (September 12, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, including some notes on Ukraine’s devastating victories over Russian forces since late last week.  We next review a wide range of other international and U.S. developments with the potential to affect… Read More »

Daily Comment (September 9, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Today’s Comment begins with a discussion about the raging energy crisis in Europe. Next, we give an overview of stories that show that the world is still adapting to a new normal. We end the report with our thoughts on the latest… Read More »

Daily Comment (September 8, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Good morning! Today’s Comment will begin with a discussion concerning the European Central Bank’s rate decision. Afterward, we will discuss the impact monetary tightening has had on the global economy. Lastly, we review the latest moves by major powers to expand their… Read More »

Daily Comment (September 7, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, including the latest on the Ukrainian counteroffensive to retake Kherson and an apparent new counteroffensive in the country’s north.  We next review a wide range of other international and U.S. developments… Read More »

Daily Comment (September 6, 2022)

by Patrick Fearon-Hernandez, CFA, and Thomas Wash [Posted: 9:30 AM EDT] | PDF Our Comment today opens with an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, with a focus on Ukraine’s ongoing counteroffensive in the south of the country and the latest fallout for the world’s energy markets.  We next review a wide range of other international… Read More »

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