Oil Markets

Bitcoin plumbs multi-month lows (Adam Nowakowski/Unsplash)
Bitcoin Plumbs 6-Month Low Near $25K and Higher Oil Prices Suggest Further Pressure
"This is exactly what apathy looks like," said one crypto analyst.
Bitcoin plumbs multi-month lows (Adam Nowakowski/Unsplash)

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What OPEC's Surprise Oil Production Cuts Have to Do With De-Dollarization
On Sunday night, OPEC+ members announced the cuts ahead of this week's meeting.
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The White-Collar Recession
PepsiCo becomes the latest company to lay off executives as Wall Street braces for a rough 2023.
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A Primer on How Oil Has Reflected Macro and Geopolitics
From negative prices in 2020 to a major driver of inflation of 2022, oil is a key geopolitical and economic player.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomes Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud during a state visit to China in 2017. (Getty Images)
A 'Petroyuan' Could Further Shake the Dollar's Dominance
Saudi-Chinese talks "accelerate" just as unprecedented sanctions against Russia whet global appetites for greenback alternatives.
Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomes Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud during a state visit to China in 2017. (Getty Images)

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Crypto News Roundup for March 8, 2022
With bitcoin steady as commodity markets see heightened volatility, and a look at how crypto donations really work, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with its latest news roundup.
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Bitcoin Rally Evaporates as Price Tumbles Below $40K Friday Afternoon
The crypto’s divergence from stocks earlier this week has proven to be short-lived.
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DeFi, Oil Markets, Brent Crude Futures
Brent Crude Oil Futures Now Tradable on DeFi Exchange Synthetix
One of two global oil benchmarks, Brent Crude Futures are now available through DeFi exchange Synthetix.
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Shale Oil Revolution
Oil 101: How Easy Money Enabled the Shale Revolution, Feat. Tracy Shuchart
An oil and commodities expert breaks down how the shale revolution reshaped global energy power and why oil went below $0 earlier this year.
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Crypto Long & Short: How Oil Going Negative Could Open the Door for Bitcoin ETFs
The economic repercussions of oil going negative are staggering. Also compelling is what it says about biases in the bitcoin market.
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