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What will strategic oil reserve depletion do to the price of oil and the country for that matter? How will affect your options trading strategies? Is depletion of the strategic petroleum reserve going to get us in trouble down the line?
The story about a commodity market circuit breaker and nickel for electric vehicles starts with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the fact that an electric vehicle battery contains about 80 pounds of nickel.
Back in 1979 when inflation approached 15% the Fed under Paul Volcker raised rates by 4% in one month to 15%. The belief was that low employment would not be solved until inflation was under control and the problem was primarily the result of previous monetary policy. Today the Fed’s much more gradual approach essentially says inflation heal thyself. Why is this?
Cryptocurrencies did not exist until 2009 and today their total value comes to between $1 trillion and $3 trillion in US dollars depending on whether crypto is in a bull or bear market. Is there a manner of rational cryptocurrency investing that helps you take advantage of the growth of this market and not get sideswiped by its inherent volatility?
Western sanctions against Russia made in an attempt to stop the invasion of Ukraine will likely result in nationalization of western assets in Russia. Nationalizing foreign companies or companies of political opponents has long been a practice of dictators like Putin.