Monthly Archives: February 2018

net US oil imports fall to lowest on record, OPEC report shows global oil glut growing again..

oil prices were higher for the second week in a row, pushing to an 18 day high on falling US oil inventories, troubles in Libya and Saudi jawboning…after a 4.2% jump to $61.68 a barrel the prior week, oil contracts … Continue reading

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January’s existing home sales

it almost looks like government agencies took the week off, because the only widely watched report that was released this past week was the Existing Home Sales Report for January from the National Association of Realtors (NAR)…other than that, we … Continue reading

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tables and graphs for February 24th

rig count summary: OPEC production: global oil supply: OPEC output vs quotas: global oil demand: oil glut:

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natural gas supplies falling faster than winter weather accounts for; Utica drillers shifting to oil bearing rock

oil prices rebounded more than 4% this week, after dropping by nearly 10% in a global market panic the prior week, as the financial markets recovered and carried other prices higher as well…after falling a total of $6.60 a barrel … Continue reading

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January’s retail sales, consumer and producer prices, industrial production, business inventories, & housing starts

this week saw the release of seven of the regular monthly agency reports, namely the Retail Sales report for January and Business Sales and Inventories for December from the Census Bureau, the January Consumer Price Index,  the January Producer Price … Continue reading

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graphs and tables for February 17th

rig count summary: daily heating requirements: historical heating requirements: natural gas supplies:

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tables and graphs for February 17th

retail sales:

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