Slugcatcher and oil's "Canute" moment 

UNLESS Donald Trump understands medieval history Slugcatcher reckons he might today be comparing himself with King Canute, the man who famously told the tide to retreat in much the same way the US President last week ordered oil prices to fall.

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Oil prices will ebb and flow, commanded or not 

The problem, which Canute understood but Trump might not, is that the one-time king of England and Denmark was simply demonstrating that there were powers greater than his and the tide would d...