Driven by the twin dynamics of improving fundamentals and a weaker dollar, oil prices have soared through the first month of the year prompting unfettered excitement from oil bulls.
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.
Few central banks have been more transparent about their plans or predictable in their decisions than the Bank of Japan.
By Jason Pfaff, January 22, 2018
OIl has seen a relatively rapid ascension in price, with WTI crude oil reaching three-year highs this week.
By Jason Pfaff, January 19, 2018
Electricity demand has escalated dramatically across the United States as homes struggle to keep warm amidst a stubborn and historic arctic blast.
By Jason Pfaff, January 18, 2018
When the year began, the consensus forecast for GDP growth in China was an annualized 6.5%.
By Jason Pfaff, January 17, 2018
The market around Bitcoin has been relatively measured through the first two weeks of 2018, as last weeks close was at roughly similar levels to where
By Jason Pfaff, January 16, 2018
The oil market of today and tomorrow is a dynamic place where technology, speculation, risk and the basic economic principles of supply and demand converge to manage the fuel that powers the global
By Jason Pfaff, January 15, 2018
Oil markets have continued to push higher amid a narrative that dictates tightening supply, slowing production and a continued raging in global demand.
By Jason Pfaff, November 06, 2017
The Euro fell decisively over the past day against most major currencies as the European Central Bank discussed it’s pursuit of a strategy to extend its asset purchases at a lower overall rate.
By Jason Pfaff, October 27, 2017
In an era of shifting political winds globally, a typhoon swept through Japan as the country went to vote over the weekend in a snap election called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
By Jason Pfaff, October 23, 2017
The release of the initial weekly jobless claims has provided some drama in recent weeks, as uncertainty flowing from the impact of twin storms on the nations employment market dominated the talk a
By Jason Pfaff, September 26, 2017
The price of oil has broken through to a new level of support, with WTI crude holding above $50 for several sessions.
By Jason Pfaff, September 25, 2017