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08 October

The GERM Report

Welcome to The GERM Report by Dan Graeber, a commentary on the intersection between geopolitical events and the price of oil. GERM stands for Geopolitical Energy and Risk Monitoring. Our indicator is based on the expected price volatility by the end of the current trading week.

Risk level: Orange - High

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Tagged Iran sanctions, Iran crude exports, geopolitical tension, us dollar, geopolitics, oil prices, crude oil exports, Asia demand Leave a comment
10 September

The GERM Report

Welcome to the new home of The GERM Report by Dan Graeber, a commentary on the intersection between geopolitical events and the price of oil. GERM stands for Geopolitical Energy and Risk Monitoring. Dan has a long history in oil markets and an academic background in international relations theory. Apart from energy, he's contributed to the discussion on the foreign policy strategy of...

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Tagged us dollar, geopolitics, OPEC crude exports, oil prices, Libya crude exports, US imports of Saudi crude, crude oil exports Leave a comment
12 February

ClipperClip: Short Sharp Shock

It's always nice to kick off the week with an appearance on CNBC Squawk Box (even if Joe makes fun of my vests). In this morning's segment we discussed the recent sell-off in crude prices amid broader market turmoil. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to a short clip. 

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14 September

ClipperClip: KSA IPO

Last evening's appearance on CNBC Asia covered everything from the weekly U.S. inventory report, to Jim Chanos' bearish view on US shale producers. The segment below, however, addressed the announcement that Saudi Arabia's IPO may be pushed back until 2019. Hark, click on the below mugshot to launch to the clip:

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Tagged Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco, oil prices, OPEC 1 Comment

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Matt Smith deciphers and distills what is most relevant across the energy complex into cohesive and pithy knowledge you can use. The belly laugh is a bonus.

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