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Crack Spread

A spread involving oil futures. In a crack spread, an investor takes a long position in crude oil futures and a short position in refined oil futures. This allows the investor to create an artificial position on the price of refining oil. Refineries are the most likely investors to enter into a crack spread. See also: Crush spread.
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That's why the stress corrosion cracks are inter-granular and have a brittle appearance even if the material is ductile.
He said Middlesbrough was recognised as a major crack area and warned: "If there are any illusions that crack isn't here, we need to wash them away.
Linear vertical shrinkage at a point on the wall of a vertical crack, [epsilon](z, h) depends on the crack depth, h, and the depth of the point on the wall, z [less than or equal to] h.
The narratives presented describe both problems endured during the crack era and illustrate some of the historical strengths of the African American family.
The following lists the equipment used for characterizing compound properties: Mooney viscometer, MDR rheometer, hardness (IRHD), tensile tester, and rebound resilience (Zwick), crack growth (DeMattia) and crack initiation (DeMattia) testers.
When I sold The Crack Mixtape it sold around Compton and Watts.
It's not uncommon to hear an ankle crack when a dancer goes into demi-plie or releve, especially an older dancer.
With this in mind, the ARS researchers developed a new technology that allows tiny cracks to be more obvious.
Cracks are a safety concern, because they potentially create a pathway for pathogens, such as Salmonella, to enter the egg.
The prior studies of subcritical crack propagation in isotropic polymers provide a starting point for the model.
Forty healthy adults, including 17 women and 23 men (age range 18-63), were examined at UC Davis with ultrasound imaging, as they attempted to crack the knuckle at the base of each finger, known in medical parlance as the metacarpophalangeal joint (MPJ).