U.S. Crude Oil Production and S&P 500 Energy Sector

U.S. Crude Oil Production and S&P 500 Energy Sector The U.S. is now the largest world energy producer, but the industry’s share of the S&P 500 market capitalization collapsed. Picture source: Bloomberg

Eurozone Inflation and Brent Oil Prices

Eurozone Inflation and Brent Oil Prices This interesting chart shows the direct effect of brent oil prices (YoY % change) on euro area inflation. Picture source: Jeroen Blokland

Should Investors Be Concerned About Rising Oil Prices?

Should Investors Be Concerned About Rising Oil Prices? Because the U.S. becomes entirely self-sufficient, it helps to contain oil prices in the long-term. Cheap oil is good for global economic growth, business and consumers. Picture source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management