Oil Prices

Latest 2015 Oil Prices Analysis by Experts

The price of oil is usually measured on a per-barrel basis. The price also can be quoted as the spot price, which is the price of buying a barrel at the current moment, or as the futures price, which is the cost of buying a barrel of oil in future months. Two main contracts traded are West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent Crude. WTI oil is light sweet oil and very well suited for gasoline. Brent Crude is a blend of oil from the North Sea. Futures prices are quoted in increments of 1,000 barrels of oil for every one contract.

Canadian Dollar Forecast 2015: Worse Times Ahead for Canadian Economy?

By Friday, March 20, 2015

Canadian dollar forecastLet’s get right to it: the Canadian dollar faces serious headwinds—largely due to lower oil prices and a weakening economy. My forecast for the Canadian dollar in 2015 calls for continued weakness and potential for further downside.
Canadian Dollar Outlook 2015: The Technical Take
How times have changed. During April 2011, th… Read More

Crude Oil Prices: My Outlook for 2015 Is Negative

By Thursday, March 19, 2015

Oil Price Forecast 2015Wall Street’s recent call for $40.00 crude oil has spooked many. Are crude oil prices in 2015 headed toward that level? Will they find support at $40.00 per barrel? Or will crude prices drop even further?
Since the day of reckoning (June 13, 2014), oil prices have been in a downward spiral, dropping nearly 60% from more than $106.00 pe… Read More

Top 9 Oil and Gas Penny Stocks for 2015 (Despite Weak Metrics)

By Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Oil and Gas Penny StocksStrike While the Pump Jack Is Cold: Oil and Gas Plays an Opportunity While Down?
With oil prices taking a beating, most investors interested in oil and gas are probably running for the hills or are taking a wait-and-see approach. (If you’re in the latter group, consider keeping an eye on the nine top oil and gas penny stocks for 2015… Read More tha

The Winners and Losers of Dropping Oil Prices

By Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Oil PricesCheap Oil Isn’t Hurting Everyone
Dropping oil prices have been a boon for cash-strapped, debt-laden Americans, but for how long the oil glut will continue is anyone’s guess. With the price war raging on, many businesses are scrambling to cut their losses and protect their bottom lines. But cheap oil isn’t hurting everyone.
Be… Read More

February Looking Up for Stocks?

By Friday, February 6, 2015

February StocksFebruary appears to be setting up to be a month of romance with the stock market after the DOW blasted up 521 points in the first two sessions of the month.
Now, you must be wondering about how the stock market is playing, given the turmoil and volatility we witnessed in January that drove the key stock market indices to below their respect… Read More

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