The day after a wildly bearish Energy Information Administration supply report showed that crude supplies are at the highest level for this time of year in 82 years, central banks and economic data in U.S. piled on to one of the most significant sell-off events this year.
On the 25th anniversary of the 1987 stock-market crash, traders are once again trying to find something to believe in. While oil toils and precious metals falter the heating oil-gasoline spread continues to rock.
Natural gas hit a decade low and shows us once again the cyclical nature of commodities. Back in 2002, the last time natural gas was this low, the market was still trying to come to grips with the post 9-11 slowdown.