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Oil Is Breaking Out, How About Oil Company Stocks?

| April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Oil Is Breaking Out, How About Oil Company Stocks?

In late 2016, OPEC agreed to cut production in order to address an oversupplied oil market. Global crude oil inventories had reached record highs, and the price of oil had crashed. OPEC’s strategy is having the desired effect. Over the past year, despite strong U.S. shale production growth, global inventories have steadily declined. In response, […]

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7 A-Rated Materials Stocks To Buy

7 A-Rated Materials Stocks To Buy

These stocks are great choices for an improving economy Materials stocks run the gamut. But whether a firm is making steel, refining oil and gas or making distilled spirits, the fact is, in an expanding economy these companies are in very good positions. As witnessed by the rise in oil prices in recent days, demand […]

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Will There Be An Oil Price Rally?

Will There Be An Oil Price Rally?

Oil prices seesawed at the start of the week before jumping close to multi-year highs on geopolitical concerns, with Brent hitting $70 and WTI at $65. However, geopolitical pressure is only able to influence oil prices to such a degree because the market is fundamentally getting tighter. Ongoing declines in Venezuela and concerns about heightened […]

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Energy Not Adding Up

| April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Energy Not Adding Up

A barrel of oil, West Texas Intermediate, currently fetches $65 per barrel, that is a fairly decent price looking back over the past three years. Brent is closer to $70. Still a far cry from $100+ price prior to mid-2014 but also materially above the $30 trough of Q1 2016. Yet, the majority of energy […]

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Is US Energy On The Verge Of A New Golden Age?

| February 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
Is US Energy On The Verge Of A New Golden Age?

The U.S. has been a net importer of energy since 1953, but that’s set to change early next decade, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In its highly anticipated Annual Energy Outlook 2018, the agency forecasts that the U.S. will become a net exporter of energy by as early as 2022, thanks in large part to the […]

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$100 Oil In 2019?

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
$100 Oil In 2019?

The stock market is a dangerous place to be right now. Watching VIX spiked from 17 to 50+ then crashing back to 30 within two days can certainly cause a cardiac arrest or two. What’s even worse is that investors took this little dip as a buying opportunity throwing more good money at this deformed […]

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Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plans Forgot BP Deepwater Horizon

| January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments
Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plans Forgot BP Deepwater Horizon

The Trump Administration is proposing to ease regulations that were adopted to make offshore oil and gas drilling operations safer after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. This event was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Eleven workers died in the explosion and sinking of the oil rig, and more than 4 million barrels of oil […]

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Why An Oil Price Surge Could Pop “The Everything Bubble”

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why An Oil Price Surge Could Pop “The Everything Bubble”

When it comes to the story we’re being told about America’s rosy oil prospects, we’re being swindled. At its core, the swindle is this: The shale industry’s oil production forecasts are vastly overstated. Swindle:  Noun  – A fraudulent scheme or action. And the swindle is not just affecting the US.  It’s badly distorted everything from current […]

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3 Oil Stocks To Buy To Take Advantage Of The Commodities Rally

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Oil Stocks To Buy To Take Advantage Of The Commodities Rally

These oil stocks will help you take advantage of an improving commodities market With oil prices continuing to hover around new 52-week highs, increased investor interest in oil stocks and commodity-related businesses has spurred a search for value amid a sector that has seen valuations drop to lows not seen in quite some time. With investors fearing […]

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3 Ways To Play The Breakout In Energy Stocks

| November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
3 Ways To Play The Breakout In Energy Stocks

Oil prices have broken out. Here’s how to play it. Two major events have driven the price of oil up recently. First, oil breached overhead resistance. Whether we are talking about Brent Crude, West Texas Intermediate or any of the other oils, the major trading assets have decisively broken out of a multi-year trading range. […]

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