Oil prices are in a ‘sweet spot,’ but for 2 risky reasons

Oil prices inched higher Tuesday, rising on OPEC’s newly extended production cuts and tensions with Iran, but still under pressure from demand concerns tied to slowing global growth and the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.

“A decade ago, or even a few years ago, oil prices would probably be a lot higher,” even with these same concerns, Harder said. “But because of this slowing economic growth and, of course, the boom in American oil production over the last decade, we’re seeing prices more tempered despite the fact that there’s all this unrest and uncertainty going on.”



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Source: CNBC.com

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