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Will Rising Energy Prices Lead To Higher Inflation?

| April 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
Will Rising Energy Prices Lead To Higher Inflation?

It happens whenever there’s a sharp rise in gasoline or oil prices. Pundits focus on the increases and cry foul if broad inflation gauges don’t confirm the price hikes at the pump. But it’s short-sighted to assume that a spike in energy prices will automatically lead to higher inflation overall. It’s tempting to argue otherwise, […]

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Gasoline Market Tightening In Latest EIA Energy Report

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
Gasoline Market Tightening In Latest EIA Energy Report

Introduction After last week`s surprising build of 7.2 million barrels in the oil market, we were wondering if this was an anomaly, the effects of the shipping channel disruptions, or just a timing issue regarding tanker offloads. Well, we added another 7 million barrels to oil inventories again this week, but gasoline inventories had a […]

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The Russians Are Coming To America ….. Bearing Oil

The Russians Are Coming To America ….. Bearing Oil

As America’s Russia hysteria is stirred once again by the arrival of the long-awaited report of the U.S. Department of Justice on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a surge in Russian oil imports has arrived on America’s shores. The surge was little noticed by what passes for the U.S. foreign policy apparatus these days […]

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Natural Gas: The Hottest Fossil Fuel

| March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
Natural Gas: The Hottest Fossil Fuel

In recent years, global coal consumption growth has slowed. In developed areas such as the U.S. and the European Union, coal consumption has been declining for over a decade. While the world will continue to use coal for decades, its days as a growth industry appear to be behind it. Likewise, oil appears to be […]

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5 Utility Stocks To Buy For An Extra Durable Portfolio

5 Utility Stocks To Buy For An Extra Durable Portfolio

These five utility stocks to buy should be able to rally so long as inflation remains checked [Editor’s note: This story was originally published in September 2018. It has since been updated and republished.] Utility stocks were supposed to be yesterday’s favorite investment. The theory regarding utility stocks was simple: Robust economic growth coupled with […]

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4 Oil And Gas Stocks That Are In Breakout Position

4 Oil And Gas Stocks That Are In Breakout Position

Amid a bustling news day, these energy stocks are ready for a run higher U.S. equities are dealing with an avalanche of headline risk on Wednesday, including everything from an exchange of fire between Pakistan and India, a Hanoi-based summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and Michael Cohen’s […]

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Low Natural Gas Prices Fuel The US LNG Bull Run

| February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Low Natural Gas Prices Fuel The US LNG Bull Run

It is the legally mandated purpose of a for-profit corporation to make money for its owners and to prioritize that goal above all else. So, it is no surprise that U.S. natural gas producers have been seeking relief from domestic prices that have generally hovered between $2 and $4 per thousand cubic feet for most of […]

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3 Renewable Energy Stocks In A World Demanding More Electricity

| February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
3 Renewable Energy Stocks In A World Demanding More Electricity

With much of the U.S having just gone through what has been described by some media outlets as the coldest temperatures EVER in the Midwest, let’s talk about something on everyone’s mind, air conditioning. No, I’m not crazy. The World Economic Forum, in the midst of this major cold snap in the U.S., just published […]

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Will U.S. Shale Companies Survive This Oil Price Downturn?

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
Will U.S. Shale Companies Survive This Oil Price Downturn?

The bad news coming out of the shale oil fields of America could all be put down to slumping oil prices. That is certainly a big factor. But as investment professionals like to say, when the tide goes out, we all find out who’s been skinny-dipping. The pattern of negative news from shale country is […]

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5 Predictions For The Energy Sector In 2019

| January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Predictions For The Energy Sector In 2019

As we begin 2019, the energy markets and the stock markets are experiencing extreme volatility. Both underwent steep declines during the latter part of last year, but both are off to a fast start in the new year. How might this all play out in 2019? Below are my predictions for the significant energy trends I […]

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