Tag: oil prices

5 Oil ETFs For Rising Prices

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Oil ETFs For Rising Prices

Oil is on the mend and these oil ETFs are benefiting. After ranking as one of last year’s worst-performing commodities and sectors, oil and the energy sector are rebounding to start 2019. Among exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the United States Oil Fund (NYSEARCA:USO), one of the most heavily traded oil ETFs, is up more than 20% year-to-date. The Energy […]

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Will U.S. Shale Companies Survive This Oil Price Downturn?

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
Will U.S. Shale Companies Survive This Oil Price Downturn?

The bad news coming out of the shale oil fields of America could all be put down to slumping oil prices. That is certainly a big factor. But as investment professionals like to say, when the tide goes out, we all find out who’s been skinny-dipping. The pattern of negative news from shale country is […]

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5 Predictions For The Energy Sector In 2019

| January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
5 Predictions For The Energy Sector In 2019

As we begin 2019, the energy markets and the stock markets are experiencing extreme volatility. Both underwent steep declines during the latter part of last year, but both are off to a fast start in the new year. How might this all play out in 2019? Below are my predictions for the significant energy trends I […]

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Kinder Morgan: A Recession-Resistant High-Yielder At Low Prices

| January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Kinder Morgan: A Recession-Resistant High-Yielder At Low Prices

Kinder Morgan Incorporated (NYSE: KMI) has a long and controversial history among dividend investors. They cut their dividend a few years ago, but have since recapitalized the company into a much more reliable platform for dividend growth going forward. After the late-2018 sell-off, I’m certainly a buyer of Kinder Morgan at today’s prices. Dedicating a portion of […]

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5 Best Oil Stocks To Buy Now

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
5 Best Oil Stocks To Buy Now

Oil has been under pressure, but these names present opportunity Crude oil prices have been getting crushed over the past few months. The decline in oil makes the stock market’s run look pretty good, with crude falling almost 35% from peak to trough after coming into October near its highs. That of course has weighed […]

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5 Energy Stocks That Are Fueling Up

| December 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
5 Energy Stocks That Are Fueling Up

These energy stocks could be turning positive as oil works to establish a bottom U.S. equities are trying to break higher here, boosted this week by dovish statements by Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell (rate hike pause?) as well as budding hopes for a thaw in trade tension between the United States and China. As […]

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From Shale Oil To Shale Fail

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
From Shale Oil To Shale Fail

I’m tempted to say the following to the writers of two recent pieces outlining the continuing negative free cash flow of companies fracking for oil in America: “Tell me something I don’t already know.” But apparently their message (which has been true for years) needs to be repeated. This is because investors can’t seem to […]

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Oil Market Outlook, October 2018

| October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
Oil Market Outlook, October 2018

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Short-Term Energy Outlook for October, and it shows that OECD oil inventories likely bottomed in July at 2.806 billion barrels. It shows inventories rising in the third quarter, contrary to the normal seasonal trend. However, it forecasts that stocks will drop in December to 2.817 billion after the […]

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Oil Jumps After Saudi Vows To Retaliate Against Any ‘Punitive Measures’ Over Journalist Disappearance

| October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Oil Jumps After Saudi Vows To Retaliate Against Any ‘Punitive Measures’ Over Journalist Disappearance

WTI Crude prices are up around 2% in the early Sunday trading after Saudi Arabia appears to be now attempting to go on the offensive and is lashing out as it does damage control in the aftermath of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s alleged murder inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul nearly two weeks ago. What likely sparked […]

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7 Oil Stocks To Buy As The Energy Market Heats Up

| October 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
7 Oil Stocks To Buy As The Energy Market Heats Up

With an aggressive White House not overly caring about tactfulness, energy stocks should enjoy strong gains throughout this year and next Is the bromance between President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin losing its passion? It seemed that way when Putin recently shared his thoughts about rising oil prices and oil stocks in general. […]

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