What follows are the continuance of my research, discussions, observations and thoughts around the nexus of debts, interest rates and the oil price. I now believe these relations are poorly understood and with total global debt levels at all time highs (and growing), years of low interest rates, which are kept low (by concerted effortsContinue reading “Are We In The Midst Of An Epic Battle Between Interest Rates And The Oil Price?”
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The Crude Oil Price and Changes to Total Global Private Credit/Debt
This is another installment of my work in progress about credit, interest rates and the oil price. Though many of the mechanisms for some time (as in several years and in some circles) have been well understood, nothing beats having the cover of data/reports from authoritative sources. In this post I present the observations andContinue reading “The Crude Oil Price and Changes to Total Global Private Credit/Debt”
GLOBAL CREDIT GROWTH, INTEREST RATE AND OIL PRICE – ARE THESE RELATED?
For some years my general understanding has been that the price formation for most commercial traded materials/products/items (including oil, which is paramount for all economic activities) is very much related to credit/debt growth, total debt levels and the interest rate (the price of money which also is a measure of credit risk). In an effortContinue reading “GLOBAL CREDIT GROWTH, INTEREST RATE AND OIL PRICE – ARE THESE RELATED?”