Billionaire Says This Commodity’s Returns Will Be Spectacular…

If you’ve been paying attention the last few years you have no doubt noticed that commodities are in a serious bear market. Nowhere is this more notable than in the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture index. Once a haven for booming resource firms, the…

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Is Saudi Arabia Leaving The U.S. Behind For Russia?

The news from the recent St. Petersburg Economic Forum, which took place from June 18 to 20, inspired a torrent of speculation on the future direction of energy prices. But the real buzz at the conference was the unexpected but…

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What an Iran Nuclear Deal Could Mean for Oil

Last week, the energy markets kept their eyes glued to Iran’s nuclear talks. Finally, last Thursday, negotiators put a deal framework in place. The U.S. stock market ended the day higher after the news came out. But Brent crude, the international…

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The Truth About Oil… Is Not What You Think It Is.

Headlines proclaiming last year’s 46% decline in the price of oil are designed to provoke fear while goosing readership and ratings. Professional commodity traders are having a ball and making tons of money as amateurs pay them big bucks to…

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This Is Why Falling Oil Prices Are ‘Bad’ Thing

“I don’t get it,” my mother-in-law said over the New Year’s break. “Shouldn’t lower oil prices be a good thing?” “Gas prices are cheaper, so that should help people and businesses in their transportation cost. And practically every product out…

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Energy Guru Bets Big on Chesapeake

Archie Dunham is no ordinary investor when it comes to energy stocks. He’s got a blue-blooded resume that perfectly conveys his expertise and success in the energy industry. Dunham has worked his way from the ground level ofConocoPhillips (COP) –…

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Use MLPs to Insulate Yourself From Lower Oil Prices

Falling oil prices have captured headlines recently and generated headwinds for many stock sectors that have related businesses. Oil producers and refiners, as well as integrated oil companies, have experienced significant declines in their share prices over the past two…

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Are Oil Stock Dividends Safe?

I pride myself on maintaining emotional detachment when I invest. Markets are emotional and tend to overreact, and when they do, the levelheaded among us use it as an opportunity. As Warren Buffettfamously said, the secret to his success is…

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Do You Think Collapsing Oil Prices Are Good For The Economy? Guess Again

Are much lower oil prices good news for the U.S. economy?  Only if you like collapsing capital expenditures, rising unemployment and a potential financial implosion on Wall Street.  Yes, lower gasoline prices are good news for the middle class.  I…

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Guess What Happened The Last Time The Price Of Oil Crashed Like This?…

There has only been one other time in history when the price of oil has crashed by more than 40 dollars in less than 6 months.  The last time this happened was during the second half of 2008, and the…

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