Richard Kelertas: Potash Demand High Through 2013

The Williston Basin is a hot area of exploration and production that oil and gas analyst Jason Wangler follows from his SunTrust Robinson Humphrey office in Houston. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, he shares his thoughts on the near-term prospects for oil and gas demand and prices, and tells us . . . → Read More: Jason Wangler: Williston Basin Stocks are Hot

Vietnam speculators cause "unstable psychology"

The Vietnam Government saga against its people’s preference for gold continues. Commodity Online reports that after the gold price “skyrocketed” the State Bank of Vietnam allowed private companies to import “5 tons of gold to help stabilise domestic markets and supplement local supply. … ‘Taking advantage of the situation, speculators in the domestic market . . . → Read More: Vietnam speculators cause “unstable psychology”

Crunchtime in the Eurozone

I am handing the mike to my good friend and colleague Edward Hugh who has penned what I consider to be the most accurate analyses to date of the issues facing the European continent.

With fiscal union off the table, there are basically three possibilities. The first is to stay more or less where . . . → Read More: Crunchtime in the Eurozone

Economic Events on August 12, 2011

At 8:30 AM EDT, the Retail Sales report for July will be released.  The consensus is that retail sales were 0.6% higher last month, after a 0.1% increase in the previous month.

At 9:55 AM EDT, Consumer Sentiment for the first half of August will be announced.  The consensus is that the index will . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 12, 2011