Russia’s Economy Is Signaling An Oil Price Rally

The Russian bear is a decidedly different animal.  Even as the oil price outlook has become clearly bearish, Russia knows little fear. It’s defying the oil price hibernation with bullish economic outlook, the best-performing equities market, and even the best-performing currency against the U.S. dollar.  And there’s something the average investor might not know: A strong performance by Russia’s equities market almost always precedes a crude oil price rally.  When you add to this the Russia and OPEC commitment to…