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Oil Prices, Wall Street And Economic Chaos

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By John Richardson on 04-Aug-2011

By John Richardson

Crude oil and commodities markets have lost touch with the fundamental realities. This didn’t just happen yesterday, but began a decade ago.

That’s the argument the blog put forward in the latest chapter of our new free eBook, ‘Boom, Gloom and the New Normal – how the Western BabyBoomers are changing chemical demand patterns, again’.

We highlights how the supposedly ‘informed commentary’ that gets widely reported in the media is often focused on boosting income for the trading houses, not market understanding.

And co-author of the blog, Paul Hodges, describe some of the issues this raises for chemicals in this interview with ICIS’ Will Beacham.

Please click here if you would like to download Chapter 3.