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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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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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$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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7 Best Energy ETFs For The Rest Of 2018

| January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
7 Best Energy ETFs For The Rest Of 2018

If the oil rally continues, these energy ETFs could be primed for big things As measured by the Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLE), energy stocks were laggards last year. XLE, the largest equity-based energy ETF by assets, fell 0.9% in 2017 while the S&P 500 gained 20%. Amid rebounding oil prices, things are changing for the better for the once […]

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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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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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The IoT Of Oil Markets

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
The IoT Of Oil Markets

While OPEC mulls over further steps to once again support falling oil prices, tech startups are quietly ushering in a new era in oil and gas: the era of the digital oil field. Much talk has revolved around how software can completely transform the energy industry, but until recently, it was just talk. Now, things […]

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Time To Buy CVX? Chevron Could Be Back In The Saddle

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Time To Buy CVX? Chevron Could Be Back In The Saddle

Chevron is finally seeing rising production and that’s a great thing. Big oil isn’t wait it used to be. And for Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) that fact has hit the firm right in its wallet. Since the energy crash that started in 2014, CVX has been basically drifting water in terms of cash flows and profits. That’s resulted […]

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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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Time Is Up For This Oil Price Rally

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Time Is Up For This Oil Price Rally

Last week, crude oil rallied the most so far this year, gaining more than 8 percent, or $4 per barrel. Oil traders are much more optimistic than they were just a month ago, and the market is on the upswing. However, the rally could run out of steam in the not-so-distant future, a familiar result […]

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