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  1. EIA explains steep backwardation of WTI futures curve

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    Tue, 24 Sep 2013

    later months, leading to a steepened backwardation of the WTI futures curve. Backwardation is the market condition where prices of ..... Information Administration, the current steep backwardation can be attributed to several factors

  2. MARKET WATCH: Higher crude oil price, backwardation continue

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    Wed, 26 Oct 2011

    but the big news is the return to backwardation in that market and the narrowing premium ..... Intermediate. “Typically bullish, backwardation often indicates a tightening of the supply ..... Inc. WTI trades haven’t been in backwardation —with monthly contracts sequentially

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  1. MARKET WATCH: Crude oil futures price jumps 4% in New York market

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    Tue, 25 Oct 2011

    in the New York market, moving into backwardation with subsequent monthly contracts priced sequentially ..... landlocked contract was leading the show. Backwardation seeking flows were behind the strength in WTI ..... blend stock for oxygenate blending backwardation , the RBOB cracks to Brent are under

  2. Re-examining the Metallgesellschaft affair and its implication for oil traders

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Mar 2001

    change in the market structure from backwardation to contango. The emergence of that ..... worked as long as the market was in backwardation . But in September 1993, the NYMEX ..... the commodities shifted from mostly backwardation to mostly contango. Had the individual

  3. MARKET WATCH Oil prices pull back after traders take closer look at EU deal

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    Mon, 31 Oct 2011

    week was the move of WTI back to a backwardation structure.” He further noted, “Stocks ..... passive investments in WTI, while the backwardation in Brent is coming off more rapidly than the backwardation in WTI is increasing. Backwardation

  4. MARKET WATCH: Crude oil prices rebound in optimistic market

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    Wed, 19 Oct 2011

    November-December spread expired in a backwardation of $1.60/bbl compared to the current ..... 20. “Meanwhile in Europe, the backwardation in Brent is easing while the Brent ..... since early August. Back then the backwardation in Brent was below 50¢/bbl and the Brent

  5. MARKET WATCH: European Union agreement boosts oil prices

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    Fri, 28 Oct 2011

    southern countries,” Jakob said. Backwardation The shift of US benchmark crude prices into backwardation in the futures market (with monthly ..... focus starts to shift to the weakening backwardation in Brent,” said Jakob. “The West Texas

  6. Global oil market well supplied despite disruptions to producers

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    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    depleting crude stocks at Cushing. This relationship, called backwardation , has strengthened as inventory withdrawals at Cushing picked ..... Libya and other geopolitical concerns, also have supported backwardation in the Brent futures market. Meanwhile, implied volatility

  7. MARKET WATCH: Crude tops $77/bbl in intraday trading

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    Fri, 7 Sep 2007

    spreads [being] at a multiyear high backwardation (for the season)." Moreover, Jakob ..... correlate with the current level of WTI backwardation . The Cushing statistics are the first ..... alarm bells in many weeks for the WTI backwardation , which will be in greater danger if

  8. Brent nears $100/bbl

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    Mon, 24 Jan 2011

    expiry led to fears...the emergent backwardation would balloon as traders sought to close ..... front-month Brent is partly due to backwardation between the first two contract months ..... contango,' and while Brent is in backwardation , it also is not yet in a 'super backwardation

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