Last week, the price of WTI crude oil dramatically bounced back and forth taking on steep gains, only to see them lost and regained yet again over several sessions.
Articles by Jason Pfaff
Jason Pfaff combines sophisticated mathematics and quantitative science with macro research to produce guidance for forex and commodity options traders. By combining mathematical insights with fundamental analysis, he analyzes opportunities in binary options markets. As a forecaster for the US government's Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), he predicted energy prices, GDP and other economic indicators, election results, and future forex rates for countries all over the world. Jason is a best-selling author and lifelong educator, able to take highly technical subject matter and make it accessible. He's a native of Oklahoma, which explains his love of college football, BBQ and oil markets.
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