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Cornelia Meyer

Cornelia Meyer is a business consultant, macro-economist and energy expert.

Twitter: @MeyerResources

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Where to go in oil markets after May’s stunning price performance

May was easily the best month ever for West Texas Intermediate (WTI), which appreciated nearly 80 percent from May 1 to May 29. Brent rose by 43 percent over the same period.

June 02, 2020

America’s withdrawal from the WHO is unhealthy for us all

US President Donald Trump suspended US involvement with the World Health Organization (WHO) on May 19, and threatened that the US would withdraw completely unless the WHO undertook “substantive reforms” within 30 days.

May 30, 2020

Oil market outlook proves better than expected

What a difference a month makes. Last month, the West Texas intermediate (WTI) traded at minus $37 per barrel when the May contract was rolled over. On May 18, the WTI broke the $30 per barrel mark for the first time in two months. The June contract will be rolled over on May 19.

May 19, 2020

The US and China: In a relationship, but it’s complicated

Crises tend to bring out either the best or the worst in both people and countries. In the already fraught relationship between China and the US, the COVID-19 pandemic is definitely bringing out the worst.

May 16, 2020