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Peter Haralambakis

Peter Haralambakis

Peter Haralambakis is a Supply and Trading Business Development Manager at Guttman Energy with over 13 years of experience in commodities trading, analysis, and risk management in products ranging from Corn and Soybeans to Crude Oil Futures and Options to Financial and Physical Biofuels to Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquids.

Trade War Takes a Back Seat to Oil Fundamentals

By: Peter Haralambakis / Posted on: September 20, 2019

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Screaming Headlines Equals Extreme Price Volatility

By: Peter Haralambakis / Posted on: August 27, 2019

TRADE WARS! TANKER GATE! IRANIAN SANCTIONS! MIDDLE EAST UNSTABLE! MIDDLE EAST PEACE! VENEZUELA SANCTIONS! INVENTORIES UP! INVENTORIES DOWN! REFINERY OUTAGES! PRODUCTION DOWN! PRODUCTION UP! CRUDE CHASES $50!
CRUDE RUNS UP TO $60!

WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?

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Technical Tuesday in August

By: Peter Haralambakis / Posted on: August 13, 2019

As we trudge through the era of micro-blogging and social networking intertwined with current global market volatility, we must rely on technical analysis now more than ever.  Below is a sneak peek into a 1 year continuation chart of WTI crude oil with support and resistance levels that are at the fore in regard to potential near term price direction.

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Specification Changes Are Coming But Will Prices Soften

By: Peter Haralambakis / Posted on: July 31, 2019

As we head into the month of August, the New York Mercantile Exchange front month futures shifts to September. When we think of September we think of the fall and the seasonal changes to gasoline specifications. While the price spread between the expiring August contract (summer grade) and the October contract (reflecting higher reid vapor pressure) is over $0.20 per gallon. Will the market prices go down as the spread suggests?

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Trend Trading

By: Peter Haralambakis / Posted on: July 16, 2019

If the quote "the trend is your friend" isn't the true narrative of the energy complex over the past 20 trading days, I'm not sure what other phrase may be used to depict exactly what we have witnessed.  WTI crude for August delivery has had a 20.15% rally from its lows on June 12th to its highs on July 11th with only seven opportunities to buy lower on the day and watch it rally over the following days.  

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