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3 Energy Stocks On The Move

| October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Energy Stocks On The Move

Here are three energy-related plays providing profits for the week ahead A typical trader’s pre-market morning routine begins with a brief glance at what’s happening in the futures market. Today, that activity reveals most markets are still snoozing except for crude oil, which is popping 1.5%. And that provides a beautiful excuse to take a […]

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Impact Of Hurricane Harvey On Oil And Gasoline

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Impact Of Hurricane Harvey On Oil And Gasoline

Over the past several days, thousands of people have been displaced since Hurricane Harvey made its initial landfall in eastern Texas. The images shown documenting its impact, especially in the areas hit with the heaviest devastation, have been saddening to say the very least. As the storm continues to run its course, our thoughts are […]

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3 Energy Stocks Getting A Lift From Hurricane Harvey

3 Energy Stocks Getting A Lift From Hurricane Harvey

Refiners are getting a broad bid in the storm’s wake U.S. equities are rallying back from steep initial losses on Tuesday as the initial shock of an overnight ballistic missile launch from North Korea fades. This has given way to a renewed focus on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area. In Wall Street’s […]

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6 Energy Stocks To Buy On This Bounce

| July 25, 2017
6 Energy Stocks To Buy On This Bounce

The data is finally starting to side with oil bulls, creating a tradable spark across these six energy stocks Small energy stocks — services names in particular — are on the move, pushing the VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (NYSEARCA:OIH) up and over its 50-day moving average for the first major upside breakout since November. This looks like […]

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The ‘Big Oil’ Lie

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
The ‘Big Oil’ Lie

Over the past several years, this false narrative that business is inherently evil has steadily crept into the social conscious. It has become commonplace, even laudable among some camps, to criticize corporate America as the antithesis of the working class. Nowhere is this animosity on display more—nor more misplaced—than towards traditional energy producers. Let’s be […]

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5 Oil And Gas Stocks That Are Melting Down

5 Oil And Gas Stocks That Are Melting Down

An official bear market in oil could send these energy stocks lower by as much as 35% Crude oil is getting smashed lower on Tuesday, with the United States Oil Fund LP (ETF) (NYSEARCA:USO) falling to levels not seen since February 2016. In turn, numerous oil and gas stocks are getting hammered into dangerous territory. […]

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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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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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The Commodity Cycle: What It Means For Precious Metals Prices

The Commodity Cycle: What It Means For Precious Metals Prices

The cycle for any commodity follows the same basic pattern… When prices are low, production falls. As new supplies diminish, the market tightens and prices move higher. The higher prices incentivize producers to invest in production capacity and increase output. Eventually, the market becomes oversupplied, prices fall, and the cycle starts all over again. Of […]

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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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