In the real world of trying to get to and from jobs, heat and cool our homes, run medical devices, use plastics, polyester, the list is long…the price of oil matters… to our pocketbooks… but in this land of oil, it matters a lot to paychecks too.
That’s why we keep you posted on newscasts about the daily fluctuations. You can be sure investors and the traders in the companies you work for are even more attuned than you. That’s how they’re hedging the economics of demand against your risk and sweat equity of actually producing supply.
Of course that’s the real world of markets. Think I prefer the more subjective world of drillers, cowboys, farmers, workers. There are stories there.