Archive: Oil Stocks

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Small Cap Oil Stocks To Rally In 2014?

Small cap oil stocks are down significantly since the US government reached an historic nuclear accord with Iran in late November.  Using the IQ Global Oil Small Cap Equity ETF (IOIL) as a proxy, you can see that shares of small cap oil stocks have dropped by more than 7% since talks with Iran began […]

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Is It Time To Exit Your Oil Position?

Crude oil has taken it on the chin lately.  After this Wednesday’s 4% drop, oil’s down 5% for the month and 11% year to date.  Those aren’t exactly the results oil bulls were looking for. So what’s going on with black gold? In a nutshell, it’s all about the economy. However, it’s not just the […]

Which Is The Better Investment:  Gold Or Oil?

Which Is The Better Investment: Gold Or Oil?

It’s been an intriguing year for commodities.  Over the summer, corn and other grains dominated the headlines with record high prices due to a historically severe drought.  Natural gas also has gotten a lot of attention after finally reversing its steep drop. But, no commodities are more widely followed than gold and oil. As you […]

Will Oil Continue To Rocket Higher?

Will Oil Continue To Rocket Higher?

What a week!  Apparently the markets decided to celebrate Independence Day with a very patriotic rally.  As of this writing, both stocks and commodities are having big weeks. In fact, the S&P 500 – which had dropped all the way to flat for the year at the start of June – is up over 10% […]

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Is It Time To Buy Oil?

Just when it looked like bulls were gaining the upper hand, the markets fell off a cliff last Thursday.  The major indices had their second worst day of the year.  Some of the losses were gained back on Friday, but the damage may take some time to fully recover from. One of the major catalysts […]

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Oil’s Plunge Is Good News For Stocks

Last week must have been hard to stomach for oil bulls.  Crude oil prices took it on the chin towards the end of the week. In fact, crude oil closed below $100 a barrel for the first time since February – dropping all the way below $98. However, oil’s plunge is actually a good thing […]

Will Rising Oil Prices Kill The Economic Recovery?

Will Rising Oil Prices Kill The Economic Recovery?

The doom and gloom crowd is at it again.  I swear, these people look for any excuse to call for a severe market downturn, economic collapse, alien invasion, and – well you get the picture. This time, the bears are out in force because of the rising price of oil. Now don’t get me wrong, […]

Commodities Will Send Penny Stocks Higher In 2012

Commodities Will Send Penny Stocks Higher In 2012

One of the key trends to watch in 2012 will be the reemergence of commodities.  A bull market in certain key commodities will have a significant impact on several penny stock companies. Here’s the deal… A fair number of penny stocks fall into two categories – energy companies and mining companies.  Of course, both of […]

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Penny Stocks On The Move: Tri-Valley (TIV)

In yet another week of heavy stock market volatility, one company was more volatile than most.  Tri-Valley (TIV) just experienced one of those weeks that management can’t wait to forget. Here’s the deal… TIV is listed as an oil and gas drilling and exploration company.  And they are, in fact, producing oil and gas from their properties […]

Don’t Buy ConocoPhillips, Buy Miller Energy Resources Instead!

Don’t Buy ConocoPhillips, Buy Miller Energy Resources Instead!

One industry group in particular seems to be attracting a lot of investor attention these days… the energy industry. Energy plays such a fundamental part of everyday life, our very existence would be threatened by its absence.  And that makes energy companies particularly valuable. One of the biggest sources of energy is oil. It’s used […]

Don’t Waste Your Money On Exxon

Don’t Waste Your Money On Exxon

Can you believe it’s almost summertime?  Kids are nearly out of school for the year.  Temperatures are heating up across the country.  Swimming pools are getting more and more crowded. And of course… gasoline prices are going through the roof! Now, to be fair, there’s a lot more than just warmer temperatures causing gas prices […]