Big changes for ‘Big Oil’

You can wait your whole life for something to change, but when it does, blink and you will miss it. That is how it seems for the energy industry this week, after several huge stories piled the pressure on ‘Big Oil’. First came an International Energy Agency (IEA) report imploring oil companies to stop all…

Market vertigo galore

Last week we wrote how the ‘sell in May and go away’ maxim has historically not shown much merit for investors. At the end of this week, some of our readers may look back at those sentences ruefully. Markets have certainly lost a bit of that exuberance displayed in recent weeks. However, the risen inflation…