History of Oil Prices Since 1861

History of Oil Prices Since 1861 This chart is a good illustration of oil price volatility over time. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

War Scenario for the Oil Price

War Scenario for the Oil Price A war between U.S./Saudi Arabia and Iran could lead to soaring oil prices and a global recession. Image: Danske Bank Research

S&P 500 Sales Growth vs. Oil Price

S&P 500 Sales Growth vs. Oil Price This chart shows the good correlation between S&P 500 sales growth and the price of oil. Image: J.P. Morgan

Oil Prices and OPEC Market Share

Oil Prices and OPEC Market Share OPEC’s market share is falling. Interesting chart showing oil prices and OPEC market share. Image: Morgan Stanley Research

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. Image: 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. Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Does Surging Oil Prices Cause Recession?

Does Surging Oil Prices Cause Recession? Historically, a rise oil prices can cause recession because high inflation tends to lead to higher interest rates. But nowadays, oil shale production in the US limits the rise in oil prices and makes it possible to avoid a future crisis like the one in 2008.