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Ellen Wald

President, Transversal Consulting and author of “Saudi, Inc.”

Record Date:  5/21/18

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  1. Ellen’s Backstory
  2. Saudi, Inc.
  3. Saudi Arabia & Price of Crude Oil
  4. Price of Oil – Technical or Fundamental Driven
  5. Iran Sanctions
  6. Venezuela
  7. Saudi Arabia’s Production & Who buys most of it?
  8. OPEC

Rapid Fire:

Q. Who in the energy industry has influenced your life the most and why?
A. Ali Al-Naimi

Q. What was one of the hardest things you’ve had to overcome in your journey?
A. Changing my writing

Q. How have you evolved from academia to writing & consulting?
A. A lot more cynical

Q. 1 source you spend your time on?
A. Twitter

Q. Favorite Book About Energy Markets:
A. Crude Volatility & Ali Al Naimi Autobiography

Q. Favorite Movie About Trading:
A. Last Man Standing

Q. Best Advice Ever Received About Markets:
A. Don’t just assume that someone who is an expert has the right explanation or prediction of something.

Q. Advice to Give to Others About Getting Involved in Energy Markets:
A. Take the plunge

Q. If you weren’t a writer and consultant you’d be what?
A. Writing young adult fantasy & science fiction


Guest Resources:

You’re Scared to Make More Money February 13, 2018 - I know that most of you look at the title of this post and say no way Anthony, I want to make more money!  Of course you do, but do you have the mindset in place to actually do it? The other day I was playing golf with my brother Continue Reading
A Warning Sign For S&P January 31, 2018 - Yesterday on Periscope I spoke about the action I was seeing in the Bond/Treasury Market and the S&P (ES).  With yesterdays weakness in the ES we did not see a bid come into the Bond/Treasury market.  I actually saw the opposite as they were all trading weak together.  If you look Continue Reading
Trading Instincts vs Trading Rules January 28, 2018 - In my interview last November with Denise Shull I spoke about using Trading Instincts vs Trading Rules.  I received several emails and messages about this so I wanted to write a post about it. Like most new traders I began my search for trading rules by searching successful traders to Continue Reading
Trade What You See, Not What You Think January 21, 2018 - Another weekend of reading blog posts of people telling me why I should be bearish the stock market. These traders have been wrong for months and in some cases years! Yet they seem to have some of the biggest followings and social interactions on twitter. I believe this is the Continue Reading
Crudele Productions January 21, 2018 - The other day, I was speaking with a friend about his resume and his search for a job. It was during that conversation that it occurred to me — I have not gotten a paycheck since 1999. I was 21 years old at the time, and had just celebrated my Continue Reading
NEW Blog coming in 2018! January 3, 2018 - Hi Everyone, Happy New Year & welcome to my Blog!  I will begin Blogging soon.  Please get on our Futures Radio Show email list to get Blog post updates. Cheers, Anthony