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Oil prices stable, but futures and crack spreads are volatile: Kemp

Oil prices stable, but futures and crack spreads are volatile: Kemp

Speculative traders increasingly focusing on spreads, likely explains some sharp price moves By John Kemp “Volatility can be neither created nor destroyed, rather it transforms from one form into another,” is a pretty fair summary of how the oil market works (with apologies to physicists). The benchmark price of Brent crude has been unusually stable since the middle of […]

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