September seasonals: The oil slide resumes
It's a tricky month for oil
Even though there are risks, there are always geopolitical risks in oil so it's a matter of managing risk. With the US increasingly exporting oil, weather disturbances can also cause price increases.
Also in the energy file, natural gas is one of the typical winners in September, with an average gain
of nearly 9% since the start of the century. However that's skewed by a
massive 62% gain in 2009 so the trend isn't quite as strong as it