Infrastructure investment in India is a long-term theme, and is going to require a lot of raw materials and fuel sources. It's one thing to generate power; it's another thing to actually distribute that power.
Pete Nessler, CEO of FCStone Group, was raised in Chicago but earned his stripes in the grain fields of Iowa. Working with elevators and farmers, he helped turn Farmers Commodities Corp. from a group of co-ops into the international brokerage firm INTLFCStone that it is today.
China's imports have surged in recent years from OPEC nations such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates, according to Chinese customs data. The U.S. is still No. 1 in crude imports from the entire world.
Dan Dicker, energy trader, oil analyst, television and web commentator, author and general provocateur doesn’t mince words, especially about the new players brought in through electronic trading of the markets.
Oil and gas is getting bigger, deeper, faster and more efficient, with new technology chipping away at “peak oil” concerns. While hydraulic fracturing has been the most visible revolutionary advancement, other high-tech developments are keeping the ball rolling.