With twin historic storms in the rear view and the normal seasonal changes in electricity demand afoot, the focus in natural gas markets will slowly begin to transition to more conventional market
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.
From January through the end of August 2017, Initial Weekly Jobless claims enjoyed a remarkably consistent run, landing in a range between 261,000 and 232,000 each week of this year.
By Jason Pfaff, September 12, 2017
For the past year and a half, the United Kingdom economy and monetary policy has been defined almost singularly by Brexit. One of the most immediate impacts of Brexit was felt in the Pound.
By Jason Pfaff, September 11, 2017
Setting aside the noise produced by historic events to concentrate on market signals can always be challenging, and this is certainly true in this week’s energy markets.
By Jason Pfaff, September 07, 2017
As recently as three weeks ago, before we heard of Harvey or Irma or could imagine the destruction these storms are capable of, the complex terrain of the global oil market formed a more straightfo
By Jason Pfaff, September 06, 2017
Even with twenty-four hour news cycles, massive troves of data to sift through, and seemingly unlimited computing power, traders and analysts can still be caught off guard by the release of complet
By Jason Pfaff, September 05, 2017
Broad attitudes towards risk and changes in risk sentiment used to be something that was considered annually or monthly.
By Jason Pfaff, September 01, 2017
The economic outlook in the US has brightened recently as new data has trended positive and served to strengthen the oulook for the US economy.
By Jason Pfaff, August 31, 2017
While inflation is always a closely watched indicator of economic health and growth, it would easily win the award for 2017’s most watched metric.
By Jason Pfaff, August 30, 2017
The unemployment and jobs story in America continues to be an economic highlight in an otherwise choppy macroeconomic picture.
By Jason Pfaff, August 29, 2017
With dynamic news flow adding to a heightened sense of US political risk and important economic data releases at home, the Yen looks to rise this week relative to the Dollar.
By Jason Pfaff, August 28, 2017
Hurricane Harvey rambled into southeast Texas this weekend and devastated large swaths of the coast with herculean amounts of wind and rain.
By Jason Pfaff, August 27, 2017