CIB #107 – Volume Manipulation is Distorting Crude Oil Pricing Convergence

Dr. Kent Moors | August 1, 2021

“[A] new generation of derivatives have arisen because of more vexing arbitrage problems at expiration. This paper has simply increased the likelihood of volatility induced by the attempt to generate artificial value in the spread between the futures and the underlying oil itself.”

CIB #106 – Spending a Dreary Christmas in Hamburg

Dr. Kent Moors | July 28, 2021

“My responsibility in all of this was CI, something for which I did have some experience: provide physical “sweep” support against counterparty surveillance, securing areas prior to a meeting, running parallel routes to determine if either party to the handoff was under active surveillance, and setting up countermeasures if they were.”

CIB #105 – The Kremlin Strategy on Nord Stream 2

Dr. Kent Moors | July 26, 2021

“The Biden Administration lifted some sanctions against the pipeline in May but the contentious issue still remains, morphing into a central element in European politics.”

CIB #103 – The OPEC Impasse

Dr. Kent Moors | July 18, 2021

“In past problems, the main OPEC+ tug-of-war was between OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and Russia. Not this time. What has emerged in the current affair is a protracted difference within OPEC itself.”

Dr. Moors

About

Dr. Kent Moors

Dr. Kent Moors is a major figure in global investment, risk assessment, finance, and public policy analysis. His high-profile visibility and over forty years of advising the largest international energy producers, a wide array of US and foreign companies, 29 world governments, US governors, Canadian premiers, and market makers in 32 countries has resulted in an extensive network of personal contacts, an “early detection” system for maximizing investment profits.

Having guided governments, corporations, financial institutions, institutional investors, hedge funds, Wall Street analysts, and capital/asset managers worldwide, over a decade ago Dr. Moors turned his attention to helping average individual investors. What then followed was an amazing record of making profits for his subscribers.

He has combined four successful careers – university professor and scholar; global energy advising; geopolitical and economic risk assessment; and intelligence officer. Often these would run simultaneously, resulting in a unique ability to make people money while negotiating rapidly changing markets and events.

Dr. Moors is particularly known among policy makers for providing targeted political, market and risk assessments in crises or rapidly changing environments He is a leading “go-to” consultant for public and private sector entities addressing geopolitical developments impacting policy and security concerns. In addition to a range of energy-related topics, he has most recently advised on US-Chinese trade disagreements, fallout from the Iranian sanctions, the Saudi-Qatari diplomatic impasse, instability in Venezuela, and the South China Sea crisis.

Dr. Moors has appeared over 2,600 times as a featured television, radio and media commentator in North America, Europe and Russia—including ABC, BBC, Bloomberg TV, Canadian CBC, CBS, Chinese CGTN, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business Network, NBC and Russian RTV, REN, and STS networks. A prolific writer and lecturer, his over 3,400 professional/market publications and over 800 private/public sector presentations and workshops have appeared in 47 countries.

His first degree (at age 16) was a B.S. in theoretical physics. Subsequent A.B., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees were obtained in political science and public policy.”