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Russia and Saudi to survive should oil dip below $20

Stefano F. Fugazzi (ABC ECONOMICS) – Hereafter an interesting infographics by Landesbank showing the cost of production of a barrel in oil-producing countries.  The reader will observe that Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia could potentially sustain Brent oil prices below $20 ($17.20, $12.60 and $9.90 respectively) whereas most Western oil refineries are already struggling at … Continue reading

Gold-to-oil ratio peaks as the Perfect Storm nears

Hereafter an interesting graph tracking how many barrels of oil that a single ounce of gold can buy. This ratio has never ever been this high. For the last 30 years, when the ratio of gold-to-oil spiked, something systemically serious occurred. Either energy crisis, recessions or wars.    Graph sources from zerohedge.com Please read our … Continue reading

Infographic: The Bitcoin Universe Explained

This Visual Capitalist infographic (see link) explains the wide ranges of the Bitcoin universe.  

Gold and Oil contradict VIX Index on terror attack warnings

A research by Stefano Fugazzi (ABC Economics) – Having previously observed that the VIX Index seems to be able to somehow prewarn the financial markets of upcoming major acts of terror – with the Chicago-based “fear” index rising in all observed instances (9/11, Madrid and London bombings, Charlie Hebdo and Paris Attacks) –  we now … Continue reading

#ParisAttacks L’Indice della Paura VIX ci aveva messo in stato di allerta

a cura di Nik Crepaldi per ABC Economics Dietro alle stanze segrete degli operatori di borsa professionisti e delle sale operative che gestiscono i patrimoni proprietari delle banche di investimento c’ e’ un lento adagio che recita:” tutto ciò che ti serve sapere e’ nei grafici e’ tutto scritto li ” Potrebbe anche interessarti: THE … Continue reading

Persistent low oil prices to put out of business 1 in 4 firms

Stefano Fugazzi (ABC Ecocnomics) – According to Bloomberg, last week we witnessed the biggest surge in US energy credit risk since December 2014 with the index breaking into the 1,000bps – as shown in the graph below: Why is the US energy credit risk on the rise? According to Bloomberg, falling oil prices are putting under pressure not … Continue reading

The geopolitics of the Scrooge McDuck Universe

Once upon a time when there was a wave of duck and mouse immigrants from the Southern regions of the Scrooge McDuck Universe, the Italian Uncle Scrooge used to strike a deal with Peg-Leg Pete (who used to share his tent with a few Amazons): infrastructures in return for fewer, if any, ducks and mice … Continue reading

Perché non bisogna fidarsi troppo delle svalutazioni competitive

prefazione a cura di Stefano Fugazzi (ABC Economics) – Nel novembre 2012 sulle pagine di Investire Oggi pubblicai un controverso articolo nel quale criticavo, a mio modo di vedere, l’eccessiva fiducia riposta, da parte di alcuni economisti e commentatori, nelle cosiddette “svalutazioni competitive”. Secondo questi, la semplice restaurazione della sovranità monetaria e la conseguente svalutazione fornirebbero ai … Continue reading

Fugazzi: 5 anni di divulgazione economica in 10 articoli

Carissimi amici lettori, Sebbene il sottoscritto abbia iniziato a commentare ed analizzare la crisi in corso nell’estate 2011, il mio primo articolo di un certo spessore “risale” – ed è il caso di dirlo – a quasi esattamente cinque anni fa quando per una rivista di nicchia rielaborai un modello sociologico, adattandolo al contesto macroeconomico … Continue reading

How would a slowdown in China affect the UK economy?

Hereafter an extract from Bank of England’s latest Inflation Report (released on 5 November 2015) describing how a slowdown in China would affect the UK economy. Bank of England – Chinese growth has slowed significantly in recent years, from annual rates of around 10% before the crisis, to around 7% currently. Growth is projected to continue … Continue reading

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