Lisa Margonelli

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Lisa Margonelli: Spoiler alert! The plot of the oil opera

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

I like to think of the oil market as an opera, where big dramas get played out by colorful outsized characters ranging from OPEC, China and Russia to currency hedgers, militias in Nigeria and choruses of American commuters, among others. The opera metaphor also works to explain how the market gets carried away on symphonic swirls of emotion that lead to a price of $145 a barrel in July before falling to below $50 a barrel. (continued ...)
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An oil briefing for Obama

Tuesday, November 11, 2008