Articles by Pierre Bertrand
World Crude Oil

OPEC Meeting Preview - Five Things You Should Know

Leaders of the world's 12-member crude oil cartel gather this week in Vienna to discuss and perhaps set a production ceiling for the group in what is expected to rubber stamp the current state of affairs. It is also expected to feature a fierce tug-of-war between Saudi Arabia, the cartel's dominant producer, and Iran.

Gold Prices Fall, Ending Six-Day Rally

The price of gold on the New York Mercantile Exchange fell by more than 2 percent on Thursday, ending six days of consecutive price increases so far this month.

North Carolina Considers Fracking Bill

The North Carolina Senate could begin debating that state's first piece of legislation to allow hydraulic fracturing in oil-and-gas drilling next week.

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Facebook's "Meta" rebrand is intended to signal a shift towards the company's focus on developing the metaverse

Should You Believe The Metaverse Hype?

The metaverse feels like a different beast thanks to a head start in interest and fandom with various VR and AR projects that have taken off over the last decade.