The oil market is currently cashing in on the countless geopolitical "lottery tickets" it has on hand.
Last week, Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) both topped $66 a barrel in the wake of a "fever-pitch" rally to prices we haven't seen in over three years.
The takeaway is dead simple: This proves once and for all our thesis that geopolitics is once again setting the energy agenda.
As we speak, three crises are emerging around the world that will have an inordinate impact on energy prices going forward.
Now, the Syria-Russia-Iran nexus is still a factor, but in the wake of allied airstrikes on Bashar al-Assad's government, the formalities of protest and other diplomatic tough talk and face-saving measures have served to deescalate tensions somewhat.
Rather, it's what's not on the news right now that should have the broadest impact on your money…