We've asked Michael Seery of SEERYFUTURES.COM to give our INO readers a weekly recap of the Futures market. He has been Senior Analyst for close to 15 years and has extensive knowledge of all of the commodity and option markets.
Michael frequently appears on multiple business networks including Bloomberg news, Fox Business, CNBC Worldwide, CNN Business, and Bloomberg TV. He is also a guest on First Business, which is a national and internationally syndicated business show.
Crude Oil Futures
Crude oil futures in the February contract settled last week in New York at 37.04 a barrel while currently trading at 33.33 down about $4 for the trading week hitting a 12 year low continuing its remarkable bearish trend. Oil prices have been very volatile as in Monday’s trade prices were sharply higher and then finished lower as there were concerns about Saudi Arabia and Iran causing crude oil prices to spike in early trade only to sell off sharply for the rest of the week as there seems to be no end in sight to where the bottom is. The problem with crude oil is China basically came out stating that their economy is definitely slowing down as that’s not only bearish crude oil or any commodities in general as there seems to be a worldwide slowdown occurring as even the stock market which has been incredibly resilient over the last several years is now starting to weaken dramatically. Continue reading "Weekly Futures Recap With Mike Seery"