Oil

Big Year for Oil

December 14, 2016

A more than 40-percent jump in price in less than 12 months would constitute a spectacular year for any asset. That’s exactly what oil did, rising from a low of $36 a [...]

The Bond Market Reverses

May 13, 2015

In our March 25 Market Commentary, we discussed the reasons why Treasury yields kept falling in the face of some incrementally more positive economic data. We said that there [...]

The Meaning of Oil

February 25, 2015

From July until December of last year, crude oil was in a steady decline, falling all the way from just under $100 a barrel, to $55.81 on the final trading day of the year. [...]