Tag: oil markets

US oil index is prime
April 30, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

Negative WTI rates can put you out of business

Firstly, clients often do this knowing that they are protected should their account reach a negative balance; either because the protection is mandated by regulators or knowing the difficulty brokers have collecting on negative balances. This gives the client a nearly risk-free trade with a large downside to the broker who still needs to honor…

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June 11, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

Oil Prices: Then and Now

The following article was written by Reem Aboul Hosn, Research and Market Analyst Officer at Credit Financier Invest (CFI) Ltd. It has been a turbulent few weeks for Crude Oil prices, surging to their highest in over three years at USD 73 a barrel, shortly to slump back erasing USD 8 gains with prospects of…

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April 04, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

US-China trade dispute concerns Oil outlook

The following article was written by Reem Aboul Hosn, Research and Market Analyst Officer at Credit Financier Invest (CFI) Ltd. What triggered the sell-off in Oil prices earlier this week? One possible response is the impact of US policies on markets, and concerns about growth in global trade. Tariff Tensions In the latest escalating U.S.-China…

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