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Oil Prices: What Happens Next Depends On Who You Ask

Oil Prices: What Happens Next Depends On Who You Ask

The latest selloff in oil prices have left speculators in a predicament: The fundamentals continue to look poor with unimpressive drawdowns in crude oil stocks, but there is a general consensus that the extension of the OPEC deal should push the market towards a rebalancing over the next few quarters. What that means for short-term […]

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7 Energy Stocks To Buy To Survive An Oil Beating

7 Energy Stocks To Buy To Survive An Oil Beating

These energy stocks have growth coming and are hovering near support Oil has been doing poorly lately, which has most energy stocks falling as well. OPEC recently agreed to continue its current production cap, but investors still aren’t having it. They were either looking for a larger cut in production (cutting down supply while maintaining […]

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U.S. Shale To Keep On Pumping Even With $30 Oil

U.S. Shale To Keep On Pumping Even With $30 Oil

Since OPEC announced the production cut deal at the end of November, industry analysts have been warning that rising production from producers outside the deal—U.S. shale in particular—is effectively capping the oil price gains from that agreement. Four months after the OPEC/NOPEC deal took effect, oil prices dropped to the levels preceding the agreement, amid […]

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Today’s Oil Prices Could Lead To Oil Shock In 2020

Today’s Oil Prices Could Lead To Oil Shock In 2020

As oil prices remain unsteady and OPEC continues to make headlines every hour, the world is focused on oil’s immediate future. As Saudi Arabia announces plans to slash production and move their economy away from oil dependency, many industry insiders are predicting that the now over-saturated market will reach an equilibrium with higher commodity prices […]

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Here’s The Reason OPEC Cuts Didn’t Work Out

Here’s The Reason OPEC Cuts Didn’t Work Out

It was only a few months ago that OPEC, once the de facto arbiter of oil markets, seemed to have a plan to inflate the price of oil: The cartel, along with several non-OPEC members, agreed in December to cut production by roughly 1.2 million barrels per day. And for the first quarter of 2017, […]

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HSBC: Why Oil Stocks Will Slump This Year

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
HSBC: Why Oil Stocks Will Slump This Year

Spring is in the air and so too is the prospect of a sharp decline in the global oil inventory excess according to HSBC’s Natural Resources & Energy research team. In a research note published at the beginning this month, the team headed by Gordon Gray Global Head of Oil & Gas Equity Research proclaims […]

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The Myth About Peak Oil Demand

| April 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Myth About Peak Oil Demand

Notwithstanding that oil demand has increased for over 150 years, it will eventually stop increasing. If oil demand were to reach an actual peak, then the top might be easier to predict. As it stands, the forecast models of demand are likely predicting peak demand far later than it will be. The so-called balance of […]

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Saudi War On Shale Is Not Over Yet

| March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Saudi War On Shale Is Not Over Yet

Two weeks ago when Saudi Arabia let it leak that the kingdom has no intention of leading OPEC toward another cut in production to accommodate the growing volumes of oil from American shale deposits, it was another sign that the Saudi war on shale actually never ended. To properly understand this announcement, we need to […]

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Is A Second OPEC Cut On The Cards?

| March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Is A Second OPEC Cut On The Cards?

OPEC’s coordinated effort to curtail global supply has so far managed to put a floor under oil prices, which have been sitting modestly above US$50 since the deal was announced at the end of November last year. But resurging U.S. shale has been capping the upside, and Brent has not breached US$58 per barrel. Analysts […]

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The 3 Best Oil Stocks To Buy For Retirement Investors

The 3 Best Oil Stocks To Buy For Retirement Investors

Oil stocks are not typically considered ideal stocks for retirement, but these stocks fit the bill Oil stocks might not normally be what you’d consider ideal stocks for retirement. Energy prices are notoriously volatile and cyclical, and those aren’t qualities you usually want to see in a retirement stock. I wouldn’t want the comfort of […]

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