Archives for October 2017

The “Amazon Effect” Is Coming To Oil Markets

While OPEC mulls over further steps to once again support falling oil prices, tech startups are quietly ushering in a new era in oil and gas: the era of the digital oil field. Much talk has revolved around how software can completely transform the … [Read more...]

Bulls, Bears and Fed Bond Purchases

The market has been on a tear most of 2017 with the NASDAQ gaining about 25% since the November Election of Donald Trump. With that kind of good news in its pocket the FED has decided that it is time to tighten the money supply. It plans to do this … [Read more...]

Gold Production

I first became interested in gold, back in the 1970's, when I was in college. In 1970, South Africa held the title of the world's largest gold producer, producing 900 metric tonnes of gold, i.e. roughly 2/3rds of the world's gold, and Russia was a … [Read more...]