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.

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

By Wednesday, April 1, 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 that we list here a little further down.

How the Yemen Crisis Will Affect Oil Prices

By Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Yemen crisis affect oil pricesMilitary action has escalated in the Yemen Saudi conflict as the fighting continues. This has spooked global oil markets, leaving investors wondering how the Yemen crisis will affect oil prices.
Could a country producing 150,000 barrels per day, accounting for less than 0.02% of the global oil output, really have an effect on world oil prices?… Read More

Oil Price Weakness: 5 Stock Market Picks to Watch for Value

By Monday, March 30, 2015

Weak oil pricesBasically, oil prices have been wreaking havoc in the energy sector and value has emerged in a stock market that offers little.
While the oil and gas business isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, it’s a proven wealth creator for shareholders and a top sector for generating dividend income.
In these pages, we’ve considered Kinder Morgan, Inc…. Read More

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, the Canadian dollar was worth as much as approximately USD$1.06…. 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 per barrel to around $44.00 per barrel in early January…. Read More