The deflation caused by the oil crash could lead to another round of morney-printing, funnelling more money into the asset markets – and investors’ pockets.
Energy: the MoneyWeek view
December 2014: Oil collapses Oil prices have continued to slide. Opec refused to cut production, so prices may have further to fall. US natural gas prices have fallen to their lowest in a month. But in the longer run, more and more households and industries opt for gas.
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