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Oil prices could tumble back below $20 as ‘land mines lurking right below the surface’ endanger a crucial OPEC deal, RBC strategist says

Even if the OPEC meeting brings a production cut, oil prices won't fully rebound until the coronavirus threat subsides and demand recovers, RBC said.
A worker walks at the Nahr Bin Umar field, north of Basra, southeast of Baghdad, November 16, 2014.

Iraq reportedly plans to join the global oil war with prices already near 18-year lows

The country aims to boost output by 200,000 barrels per day and join Saudi Arabia and Russia in the market-share struggle, Bloomberg reported.
Vortexa founder Fabio Kuhn (right), uses satellite tracking in aim to disrupt the 'opaque' energy trading world.

A London tech start-up just got VC funding in aim to disrupt the archaic commodity trading world

Vortexa uses satellites, ship-tracking technology, and AI to predict and map the movements of tankers in the $7 trillion a year energy trading market.
Traders and clerks react on the floor of the London Metal Exchange

Here’s why JPMorgan and Barclays think miners could be a surprise winner in 2019 after a battering by the Trump-China trade war

Commodities have had a tough time in 2018 and 2019 may also be tricky but Barclays and JPMorgan think miners could be a surprise winner next year.