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Are petroleum futures prices good predictors of cash prices?

Are petroleum futures prices good predictors of cash prices?

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Published by Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, U.S. Dept. of Energy in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States,
  • Petroleum products -- Prices -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Energy Markets and End Use
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 39 p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14288714M

    See the list of commodity futures with price and percentage change for the day, trading volume, open interest, and day chart.   As this column goes to press, the world oil price is well north of $70 a barrel, a long way from the nadir of $30 a mere 30 months ago. So the oil forecaster’s parlor game is again in full swing.   Historically, Q4 is the strongest for demand and Q1 is the weakest. In Q1 of , world oil demand was million barrels per day (b/d). Three years later, Q4 , IEA estimates global oil Author: David Yager.


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Bopp and George M. Lady Even though studies have indicated that the futures market leads the spot market in price discovery, this paper hypothesizes that the Cited by:   As the figure reveals, although the oil price risk premiums are close to zero on average, they are quite large and volatile over time.

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Accuracy of futures prices is compared with that of forecasts using alternative techniques, including time series and econometric models, as well as judgemental forecasts. The paper also explores the predictive power of futures prices by comparing the forecasting accuracy of end-of-month prices with weekly and monthly averages, using a variety Cited by: Crude-oil prices fell as producers scrambled to shut down wells before the world’s crude storage capacity reached its limit, with WTI futures down more than 20%.

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US Dollars and cents. One cent ($) per barrel. Settlement Price. One cent ($) per barrel. Oil Stocks: 3 Bold Predictions for After making good predictions in both of the past two years, this Fool is refining his approach in hopes of hitting a : Matthew Dilallo. Section 1 discusses the theory of storage and its implications for the properties of futures prices, as well as some of the previous empirical evidence on futures prices.

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