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Buy These Hated Stocks to Cash in on Higher Oil Prices

caseyresearch.com / By Justin Spittler, editor, Casey Daily Dispatch / November 08 2017 Oil stocks are ripping. The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE), which invests in 32 large U.S. oil and gas companies, is up 13% since mid-August. That’s double the S&P 500’s return over the same period. You can see this big move in the chart below. The […]

Energy Analyst: “Meaningful Upside” for Oil Prices, Market Being Driven by “Fake News”

financialsense.com / FS STAFF / 10/12/2017 While oil markets haven’t been experiencing much love of late, there’s a strong case to be made based on the fundamentals for the energy sector. Recently, on Financial Sense Newshour, we spoke with Marshall Adkins, Director of Energy Research at Raymond James, on why he sees a “meaningful upside” for oil prices […]

Is The Rally In Oil Sustainable?

zerohedge.com / by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com / Sep 26, 2017 9:55 AM I have been getting a tremendous number of emails as of late asking if the latest rally in oil prices, and related energy stocks, is sustainable or is it another “trap” as has been witnessed previously. With geopolitical turmoil mounting, for North Korea to Iran, and […]

Could The Tech Behind Bitcoin Help Stabilize Oil Prices?

zerohedge.com / by Michael Kern via CryptInsider.com / Aug 21, 2017 3:40 PM As the price of oil remains in the high-$40, low-$50 range, every cog in the oil industry is scrambling to reduce costs and streamline sales. The oil industry has long been a leader in the adoption of different technologies. But, despite advancements made in recent years, […]

Oil Prices Suffer First ‘Death Cross’ Since 2014 Collapse

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 13, 2017 3:00 PM or the first time since September 2014, after which oil prices collapsed almost 75%, Brent and WTI Crude futures both just flashed a ‘death cross’ signal as the 50-day moving-average crossed below the 200-day moving-average. The crossover is typically seen a loss of short-term momentum and last […]

Will A 9-Month Crude Production Cut Extension Be Enough?

zerohedge.com / by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com / May 16, 2017 2:21 PM Oil prices surged on Monday after Russia and Saudi Arabia said they support an extension of the OPEC/non-OPEC production cuts. Oil prices have clawed back a lot of the losses exhibited over the past month, with Brent now safely in the low-$50s and WTI […]

A Cloud Hangs Over the Oil Sector

acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / May 10, 2017 Endangered Recovery As we noted in a recent corporate debt update on occasion of the troubles Neiman-Marcus finds itself in (see “Cracks in Ponzi Finance Land”), problems are set to emerge among high-yield borrowers in the US retail sector this year. This happens just as similar problems among low-rated borrowers […]

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Illusion

financialsense.com / KURT KALLAUS / 03/03/2017 The House of Saud was successful last November in its year-long quest to raise world Oil prices. After a few failed attempts to form a coalition of the willing, Saudi Arabia spent 6 months increasing output to unsustainable levels as part of a grand illusion. With the help of close allies, they pretended […]

Exxon Cuts Reserves By A Record 3.3 Bilion Barrels As Oil Crash Finally Takes Toll

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 22, 2017 6:29 PM Last September, when the price of oil was well below where it had been trading for the bulk of the past several years,  we reported that NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was probing why Exxon Mobil hasn’t written down the value of its assets, two years into […]

WTI Spikes After Iraq Headlines, Unexpected Crude Inventory Draw

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 23, 2016 10:38 AM A crude draw and bigger than expected gasoline build overnight from API did nothing for oil prices as OPEC headlines dominate trading and DOE data confirmed API with a modest crude draw and bigger than expected Gasoline build. Oil prices are rising on Iraq headlines even as […]