Oil bulls are hoping that Saudi Arabia will cut production to prop up the flagging oil price. But they’re likely to be disappointed, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
Since oil prices fell out of their trading range of around $100 a barrel last year, “lower for longer” has been the catchphrase in the market, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Renewable energy will one day replace fossil fuels. The technology that will make it happen? The battery. John Stepek examines the future of electricity, and what it means for you.
If there’s one market that’s held more surprises than any other in the last 15 years, it’s oil. John Stepek explains why, and looks at what may be in store for the oil industry.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. We look at how the major asset classes have performed in the last 15 years – and what we expect for the next 15.
Over the past 15 years, technology has revolutionised industries across the globe. Matthew Partridge looks at what will shape the next 15.
Oil major BP attempted to reassure investors that it will be able to maintain its dividend, as it unveiled a 40% drop in underlying profits.
Investing in oil would be easy if it was a regular market, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But it isn’t, and investors need to watch out.
The VW diesel emissions scandal could accelerate the switch to electric cars. But it could be VW itself rather than the likes of Tesla that stand to gain the most. Bengt Saelensminde explains why.
The oil price has had a good run lately. But with the industry undergoing fundamental changes, we won’t see $100 a barrel any time soon, says John Stepek.
Stockmarkets have come under pressure from the low price of oil, and there’s no let up in sight.
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