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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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Why Big Oil Is Still A Big Dividend Trap

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why Big Oil Is Still A Big Dividend Trap

There are, literally, a billion reasons to avoid the energy sector right now. Hedge funds now own a billion barrels worth of bets that crude oil prices are heading higher. Problem is, these guys are usually wrong – especially when they wager with such conviction! In April 2014, I warned that then-$103 crude oil was […]

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My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
My Favorite Income Stock Sector For A Corporate Tax Cut

With a new tax cut plan due to be out in weeks, Tim Plaehn shares his favorite income stock sector that will benefit the most from lower taxes. The three companies shared in this article will be able to boost dividends by a large amount if the proposed tax cuts go through. If you can […]

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How Trump’s Presidency Could Impact Oil Prices

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
How Trump’s Presidency Could Impact Oil Prices

Donald Trump officially becomes president of the United States on Jan. 20. However, his impact has already been felt in numerous sectors of the economy as well as when it comes to foreign policy matters. How will his words and actions as president influence the price of oil? His Pick for Secretary of State Runs […]

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4 Underrated Profit Plays For Higher Oil Prices

| December 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
4 Underrated Profit Plays For Higher Oil Prices

You don’t only have to invest in the big oil companies to earn profits from an increase in the price of the black gold. These four picks should do well even with just a modest increase, and it looks like 2017 is the year that could happen. The trading week has begun with a nice […]

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3 Crude Oil Stocks To Load Up On For 2017

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
3 Crude Oil Stocks To Load Up On For 2017

Crude oil stocks are the place to be in the new year It’s no secret that the various crude oil stocks have had a hard time over the last couple of years. Lower for longer crude oil prices have clipped much of the enthusiasm — and profits — for the entire energy sector. However, things […]

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