August Commodity Prices Highlight Unsettling Natural And Market Forces
By G. Allen Brooks
In financial markets, August is known as the Dog Days of Summer because it is traditionally the vacation month resulting in fewer active traders and reduced liquidity. Those forces often contribute to increased market volatility, which magnifies price moves whenever market and geopolitical events strike. August 2022 has witnessed this phenomenon, especially for oil prices.
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