Bulls will breathe a sigh of relief that on the 33-year-anniversary of Black Monday (when the Dow dropped 22.6% on this day in 1987) futures are sharply higher, at least for now. Emini futures rebounded from Friday’s drop, undoing most of the late Friday swoon, climbing alongside shares in Europe and most of Asia, on…

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Vitol Group, the world’s largest independent oil-trading firm, has been startled by the prospects of peak oil demand as it must diversify operations today to survive the decade. Vitol recently formed a new business venture called Vava Cars, aiming to become “the most trusted car transaction platform in the world,” the company states on its website. …

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Global de-dollarization resumed in the second quarter according to data recently released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). While the dollar share of global reserves increased in the first quarter of 2020, it fell sharply in Q2, resuming a more than two-year trend downward. The share of euros making up global reserves rose slightly and the share of yen…

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As the world obsesses over Trump’s taxes or whether or not he is using oxygen during his covid hospitalization, the biggest overhaul in monetary and currency history is quietly taking place just behind the scenes. Just two weeks ago, Cleveland Fed president Loretta Mester hinted at just how close the US is to a comprehensive…

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