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In the Blind Spot on Tuesday (Commodity fallout edition)

Commodity power: The FT (reporting out of its FT Commodities Global Summit in Lausanne) warns of potential diesel rationing in Europe due to a “systemic” shortage of diesel. [The UK went through a mini drill on the consequences of this sort of stuff last Autumn, but suffice to say, if hauliers can’t get their diesel […]

WW3 Watch: The cost of believing your own disinfo

Investors can’t afford to get swept up by the propaganda wars. To stay afloat in such choppy market waters one has to maintain a cool and relatively dispassionate head. And doing so is not unpatriotic.