Happy Friday! Smart Brevity count: 1,152 words, ~ 4 minute read.

Situational awareness: Per Bloomberg this morning, "Discussions between leaders at the Group of 20 Summit in Japan will clarify uncertainties about the direction of the oil market before the OPEC+ meeting next week, said Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak."

And an early happy birthday to Colin Hay (it's tomorrow), who brings us into the weekend with this lovely intro tune...