VOLATILITY CENTRAL: Shale-oil output has been blamed for upending oil trader Andy Hall's approach to his work, which was underpinned by the fundamentals of supply and demand. The man widely known as 'God' said that oil prices had become too volatile amid a heady mix of sentiment, positioning and momentum.
"GOD" didn't die in 2017, but he did throw his hands up.
Andy Hall, the oil trader blessed with that nickname, caused a stir this summer by closing down his main hedge fund after long arguing for oil prices to rally and reportedly suffering big losses. He didn't declare oil was dead;...