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Gold: The Great Diversifier

Gold: The Great Diversifier

It’s no secret to you that I am still more bearish on gold than bullish. And it’s no secret to me that a lot of our subscribers still like gold and feel that it is still a safe haven and a good store of value long term. Despite having argued that gold was one of the largest bubbles […]

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Weakening Shale Productivity Could Be Bullish For Oil Prices

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Weakening Shale Productivity Could Be Bullish For Oil Prices

After years of improvements in drilling techniques and impressive “efficiency gains,” there is now evidence that the U.S. shale industry is reaching the end of the road on well productivity. A report earlier this month from Raymond James & Associates finds that the U.S. shale industry may struggle to achieve further productivity gains. If these […]

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Three Oil Stocks To Pick Up The Slack From The Loss Of Saudi Production

| September 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
Three Oil Stocks To Pick Up The Slack From The Loss Of Saudi Production

On Saturday, September 14, Saudi Arabia’s largest crude oil processing facility at Abqaiq, was attacked by at least 30 drones and cruise missiles. The attack shut down about one-half of the country’s oil production capacity, which is 5% of the world’s daily production and consumption. When trading markets opened on Monday, crude oil prices jumped […]

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7 Well-Positioned Oil Stocks In Today’s Trading Environment

| September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
7 Well-Positioned Oil Stocks In Today’s Trading Environment

These oil and gas equities are positioned to profit investors as prices recover Thanks to a seemingly endless supply of oil coming from the Permian Basin of Texas and other places, oil and gas prices, and often oil stocks, have struggled to gain traction. While the price of crude oil remains above $50 per barrel, […]

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Fill Up On Exxon Mobil Stock Now For An Imminent Rebound

Fill Up On Exxon Mobil Stock Now For An Imminent Rebound

XOM stock’s underperformance is your chance to buy shares of this petroleum giant at a discount With the price of WTI crude oil having traded in a range between $50 and $60 for quite some time, it’s easy to forget that the price is down around 27% since peaking last October. Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM) stock isn’t exactly […]

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The Chinese Ban On U.S. Agricultural Products Will Be A Death Blow For Countless U.S. Farms

| August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Chinese Ban On U.S. Agricultural Products Will Be A Death Blow For Countless U.S. Farms

U.S. farmers have never experienced a year quite like this.  During the first half of 2019, endless rain and unprecedented flooding were the major problems.  As a result of the incredibly wet conditions, millions of acres of prime farmland didn’t get planted at all, and tens of millions of other acres are going to yield […]

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High Dividend Growth From These Three Energy Midstream Stocks

| August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
High Dividend Growth From These Three Energy Midstream Stocks

The energy sector of the economy and stock markets is divided into three groups. The upstream energy companies are the producers of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The financial results in the upstream swing dramatically with changing prices for the energy commodities. Downstream are the refining companies, utilities, and retail businesses. The […]

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What If Venezuela And Iran Oil Are Totally Off The Market?

What If Venezuela And Iran Oil Are Totally Off The Market?

We’re hyper-focused on politics at the moment because, well, Trump. If he weren’t the president, with unshakeable support from one faction while inducing loathing from another, then the 2020 election cycle might be a touch less fanatical. But he is the president, and we’ve got Democratic hopefuls pummeling each other as they move to the […]

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6 Energy Stocks Spilling Lower

6 Energy Stocks Spilling Lower

With oil prices treading water, these energy stocks are suffering U.S. equities are treading water on Wednesday as the latest earnings season continues and investors digest an increasing flow of results. Transportation stocks, which I discussed yesterday, are dropping in response to mixed guidance from CSX (NYSE:CSX), but that looks like a buying opportunity ahead of a likely […]

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3 Oil Stocks To Buy, Whatever Oil Prices Do

3 Oil Stocks To Buy, Whatever Oil Prices Do

These three companies should serve you well no matter what Oil stocks have looked more lively recently. U.S. crude oil is up 25.85% year to date, with West Texas Intermediate (WTI) recently trading around $57.15 a barrel. That comes as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (plus non-members including Russia)  holds one of its regular […]

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