Tag: US Oil Fund (USO)

Your Go-To Energy ETF List – Part 1

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Your Go-To Energy ETF List – Part 1

An Energy ETF For Every Need! We’ve been talking a lot about Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) and Exchange Traded Notes (ETN) in recent articles.  These relatively new products offer investors a simple and efficient means to invest/trade in various industries and markets. The energy markets are no exception.  There are numerous commodity ETF and ETN […]

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Bearish Data, But No Oil Price Drop?

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Bearish Data, But No Oil Price Drop?

Technical Signs Point To An Oil Price Bottom Wednesday was a very interesting day in the oil market.  As you may know, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) releases its weekly oil inventory report every Wednesday at 10:30 am EST. This week’s report was rather shocking… For the fourth week in a row, US crude […]

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Crude Crash Of 2014: Watch This Line!

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Crude Crash Of 2014: Watch This Line!

Bears have completely overtaken the oil market. The commodity is trading at 5-year lows near $59 a barrel. That’s down 7.7% on the week and 22% lower on the month.   What’s more, it’s a plunge of 34.6% on the quarter and a 38% year-to-date wipeout! Barring the 2008 financial crisis, the crude crash of 2014 […]

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Technical Analysis: Get Ready For The Next Crude Rally!

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Technical Analysis:  Get Ready For The Next Crude Rally!

No doubt about it, it has been an ugly few weeks for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude. The commodity has plunged nearly $8 a barrel since mid-July.   The hefty 7% downturn has WTI trading at $97, which is the lowest price since February. Why such a heavy pullback? Despite ongoing geopolitical worries, investors seem more […]

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Commodity ETF Fund Flows: Energy Mixed, Silver And Natural Gas Lose

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Commodity ETF Fund Flows: Energy Mixed, Silver And Natural Gas Lose

It was a bumpy and indecisive ride for commodities last week. Hard asset investors were all ears as Janet Yellen went before Congress Wednesday to testify on the state of the US economy. The Federal Reserve Chairwoman said inflation was low while unemployment was still elevated. What’s more, she warned geo-political issues and housing presented […]

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Crude Oil: Tug Of War…

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Crude Oil: Tug Of War…

Crude bears came out of hibernation yesterday.  After brushing against 6-month highs at $105 a barrel last Friday, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil spiraled lower by nearly $2 a barrel on Tuesday.  What has this commodity careening lower? Investors are concerned US inventories are on the verge of swelling beyond seasonal norms.  In fact, […]

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Crude Bears Are Coming Out Of Hibernation…

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Crude Bears Are Coming Out Of Hibernation…

After an incredibly strong start to 2014, West Texas Intermediate crude oil is back on the downswing.  As you may remember, the essential commodity surged from $92 a barrel in early January to a high of $105.22 on March 3rd.   Investors grew decisively bullish as the newly started southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline […]

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Energy Update: Crude Rallies Despite Bearish Iran News…

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Energy Update: Crude Rallies Despite Bearish Iran News…

As you may remember, Iran agreed to a historic nuclear deal with Western powers the weekend before last.   In response to the surprising development, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude (WTI) immediately dropped from $95 to $92 a barrel.   But the selloff was short lived… WTI is screaming higher in this week’s trading as […]

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Crude Oil: How Low Will It Go?

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Crude Oil:  How Low Will It Go?

Crude bears are quickly coming out of hibernation… As energy investors are fully aware, bulls have been in control of oil prices for most of the summer.  Multiple Middle East uncertainties pumped a massive fear premium into the crude market starting in early July.  The essential commodity shot to $112 a barrel when Chicken Little […]

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Commodity ETF Inflow/Outflow: Investors Pile Into Gold Miners…

| September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments
Commodity ETF Inflow/Outflow: Investors Pile Into Gold Miners…

No doubt about it, the upcoming week is very important for commodity ETFs…  With Ben Bernanke ready to update investors on the Fed’s tapering plans this Wednesday, investors spent much of last week adjusting their portfolio’s hard asset exposure. Here’s where commodity ETF investors placed, and pulled, the most money for the week of June […]

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