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Daniel O'Sullivan is a journalist who has covered the energy and mining sectors for the past decade. He is currently employed by the Investors Chronicle magazine, part of the Financial Times Group.
Petromania by Daniel O'Sullivan is an engaging account of how the financialisation of oil trading drove the speculative bubble of 2008. Crude hit $100 per barrel for the first time ever on the very ...Read more
Was it speculation rather than economic fundamentals that caused the boom and bust in the oil price in 2008 and 2009? According to Daniel O?Sullivan, the statistics make a convincing case for that ...Read more
Petromania - black gold, paper barrels and oil price bubbles
This book argues that the spike in the oil price in summer 2008 was the last great excess of the crazed 'noughties' markets, staged ...
Traders can no longer pretend that supply and demand alone are responsible for driving the oil price
THROUGHOUT the great oil price bubble of 2008 ? which saw black gold first ...
Stumbling and Mumbling - Chris Dillow Blog
WHEN SPECULATION FAILS
Tim Worstall?s defence of oil speculators is an immaculate exposition of neoclassical thinking. It is also deeply questionable. He says:
This is the point about ...
"If you're looking to educate yourself about the "new" global energy market, take a look at Daniel O'Sullivan's Petromania: Black Gold, Paper Barrels, and Oil Price Barrels. Although he ...Read more
"Engaging...a must read for anyone interested in the finance and politics of oil in the 21st Century. I highly recommend it." - UK Analyst29th August 2010Read more
Reviewed in Petroleum Review, January 2010Read more
New figures prove that speculation drove the great oil bubble of 2008- Daniel O'Sullivan, City A.M.10th December 2009Read more
Oil speculation strikes again- Daniel O'Sullivan, Investors Chronicle23rd October 2009Read more
Speculation is driving the price of oil: The value of the black gold is not reflective of its fundamentals- Daniel O'Sullivan, City A.M.22nd October 2009Read more
Prices, then, can be moved by "noise traders" - those who have no knowledge of (or even interest in) the "fundamentals". For an analysis of how this has happened in oil markets, I commend ...Read more