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Matt Wuerker

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  1. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, over 2 years ago

    Since oil is a fungible commodity, any oil produced anywhere and sold anywhere will effect the overall world market price. The spot market simply adjusts for temporary local conditions.

  2. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, over 2 years ago

    Of course, you do realize that eventually someone has to take delivery of the product. While I agree there are some abuses that should be better regulated, the commodity futures market does serve a function as risk mitigation for producers. If you think you’re just going to “corner the market” and own all the oil, you better have a big swimming pool in your backyard to store the stuff when the tankers start showing up.

  3. mikefive

    mikefive said, over 2 years ago

    I’m not quite sure what a weekly report of import/export has to do with the trading of the out markets in the various world trading centers

  4. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Something is causing a spate of small earthquakes in Texas, and locals think they know the culprit: the controversial process of fracking.

  5. Godfreydaniel

    Godfreydaniel said, over 2 years ago

    @Harleyquinn
    WHAT inflation?

  6. Stipple

    Stipple said, over 2 years ago

    There is a larger than normal number of small quakes in California lately also.
    There is a very small possibility these have something to do with plate movement.
    Or it could be fracking causing a worldwide increase in fault movements, the long history of earthquates and fracking go back years while the history of earthquakes alone goes back billions of years.
    .
    But the evil oil companies use fracking so it is quite obviously causing every unexplained ill in the earth’s crust at this time in history.

  7. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, over 2 years ago

    @Stipple

    I’m sure fracking is also responsible for the freezing cold we’ve been experiencing in the East this winter. Or is that global warming? I get them confused.

  8. crazydad

    crazydad said, over 2 years ago

    Move along, folks, nothing to see here. Just the “successful” working on more “success.”

  9. hphundt

    hphundt GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Northern Redman

    “Of course, you do realize that eventually someone has to take delivery of the product.”

    Most of the contracts either expire out of the money or are “settled”. Actual delivery is a fraction of the traded futures.

  10. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    That “to U.S.” pipe is only a 1 inch pipe, and a lot of that product is also destined for South America, not just Chilna.

  11. hphundt

    hphundt GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Warren Beatty is active in the movie industry. Perhaps you were thinking of Warren Buffett?
    Also it’s not Anware (an Arabic name), it’s ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge). And as to anyone in Mexico wanting us to interfere in their internal affairs, dream on. They are still upset about the Gadsden Purchase and in fact want Arizona, New Mexico, California, Utah and parts of Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Oklahoma back.

  12. Caligulla

    Caligulla said, over 2 years ago

    “Not doing an acceptable job”, is, I suppose, one way to describe treason.

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @Northern Redman

    Present Global Warming includes Winter. Changes in the gulf stream and the cyclonic Arctic Vortex are involved. Reich Wing ignorance as usual. Do some research first why don’t you?

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    You statement is inflammitory and full of falsehoods and lazy thought processes. Typical of a Reich Winger who doesn’t want their continuing erosion of the Bill of Rights and govt to continue unabated and unremarked upon by critics of it. unchallenged.

  15. Northern Redman

    Northern Redman said, over 2 years ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    I’ve done lots of research. That’s why I have graduate degrees in two different science disciplines. How about you?

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