dinsdag 16 mei 2017

WTI/RBOB Extened Losses After Unexpected Crude Build

After last week's API (and subsequent DOE) inventory data sparked the latest hopeful pump higher in the energy complex, this week's API data disappointed. WTI and RBOB porices slipped lower after an unexpected crude build (+882k vs -2.67mm exp). API
- Crude +882k (-2.67mm exp)
- Cushing -539k
- Gasoline -1.7mm (-1mm exp)
- Distillates +1.787mm
After last week's across the board inventory draws, Crude's build is a big surprise (the biggest since March)...

And after bouncing on last week's inventory data and the weekend's Saudi/Russia jawboning, WTI fell for the first time in 5 days today ahead of API data and kneejerked lower on the print...

“With a weak dollar this morning and supportive data coming out of OPEC, I’d think the market would be stronger but it seems to be struggling," warned Price Futures Group....