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What exactly is the spot market?

I understand for commodities such as crude oil, there is NYMEX exchange where futures contract are listed and traded. Where exactly do I find the spot market? How does it work? Where is the price ...
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What is the difference between crude oil futures and CFDs?

In April 2020 WTI crude oil futures price gone negative. I trade crude oil CFDs using eToro and IqOption. On these platforms oil prices were different. On eToro the lowest price was around 7.3 while ...
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Where does the International Energy Agency's website exhibit petroleum storage capacity? [closed]

Where does the IEA's website present storage capacities as cited below? People are probably a bit confused to see constant references to full storage tanks, and then data from the Energy ...
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the impact of drop in oil prices financial markets performance and prospects? [closed]

Supporting that there is a correlation between oil prices and stock market. What could be the implications of low oil prices on the financial markets performance and prospects?
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the impact of drop in oil prices on oil producing companies? [closed]

Oil exporting countries will have a negative impact with the decrease in oil prices while oil importing countries will benefit from it. What about oil producing companies?
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Do governments publicly predict when global oil demand = oil supply?

My grandparents fancy buying an ETF of oil companies like FENY in the future. So they`re seeking reasonably evidenced predictions like Rystad Energy's: Do governments predict like this too? If so, ...
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Why not invest in USO long-term?

I've read on the Internet that many people traded USO when WTI futures contracts expiring on 4/21 dropped to —$37.63/barrel. But many posts on Reddit discourage buying USO, like on r/stocks and r/...
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What is the real cost for storing a barrel of crude oil at present?

The recent negative price of WTI crude oil futures contract indicates the receipt/storage of a barrel of crude oil can cost more than $37, which is unbelievable. Does anybody know the real cost at ...
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If I buy a crude oil futures contract at CME, must I sell the contract before the last trading day?

Does CME have different contracts for different traders, i.e., some traders must close their positions before the last trading day of their futures contracts while others can hold their position to ...