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Earn Retirement Income with These High Yielders? Almost all investors are on the hunt for a quality retirement income with a big dividend yield to pad their portfolio. But I ask, why stop at one when there are so many great dividend stocks on the market? Thanks to…

Will Royal Dutch Shell Be Able to Pay Its Dividend? To say that times have been tough for Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A) in 2015 would be an understatement, with the oil price crash crippling the company’s bottom line and causing the RDS.A stock price to nosedive. Crude…

Exxon Mobil Could Deliver Big Dividends in 2016 The oil sector is sneaking back into the rankings, that is from the perspective of the Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) stock outlook 2016. Owners of Exxon Mobil stock are now entitled to a 10% higher dividend, which like Apple Inc.,…

Is Chevron’s 5.6% Yield Safe? Chevron Corporation’s (NYSE:CVX) stock price has taken quite a beating in financial markets, as the oil price collapse continues to hurt energy companies. Indeed, the Chevron dividend payment might now be in trouble, with some analysts suggesting the integrated oil giant may not…

A few months ago, I heard from a friend who had purchased shares of Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR). He figured the Texas oil producer would be a great investment. He backed up the truck and bought the stock last week “for the high yield,” which at the time…

It’s no secret that the negative oil price forecast has hit energy companies hard, as the global markets continue this summer’s volatile streak amidst fear of an economic collapse in China. Following the OPEC announcement last year that the organization would not be lowering production in response to…

With oil at six-year lows and some of the biggest names in the energy sector in the red this year, now is a great time to get excited about underperforming oil and gas stocks. The price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil is trading at a six-year low…

As crude prices continue to fall, Warren Buffett shifted his holdings away from the oil industry, opting instead for communications and industrial goods. Buffett’s investment firm, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A, BRK.B), released the changes in their 13-F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On occasion, the…

Having recently plunged to the $52.00 per barrel level, oil prices are down more than 50% since last June. And the horizon doesn’t hold much promise with oil futures under $65.00 per barrel past 2020. That doesn’t mean the beaten down oil and gas sector doesn’t hold a…

Are oil prices holding this market back? My view is yes. But not so directly in that a certain level for oil prices correlates to a trading range in the S&P 500 Index. In terms of sentiment, they do. And while the market knows about domestic supply issues,…

Oil prices are often barometers on the economy; and the stock market to a lesser extent. While capital expenditures and drilling activity among domestic producers are going down, the tap is flowing among foreign oil and it’s going to be very difficult for spot prices to accelerate. This…

Oil prices have rebounded over the last eight weeks, climbing more than 30% to the $60.00 per barrel level. This is a positive sign for oil and gas stocks and a great opportunity to find undervalued stocks. Each of these undervalued oil stocks has a strong international footprint…

The one thing you can’t count on is the state of gold, silver, and oil prices. Commodities are inherently unreliable over the long term as investments. Their pricing is volatile, unpredictable, subject to the herd mentality, and highly cyclical. Point being; resource investing is a high-risk, speculative endeavor,…

So far, this earnings season is unfolding similar to the previous three quarters of 2014. Companies are typically only beating on one financial metric—but this quarter, that metric is earnings, not sales. 2015: Flat or Down Year in the Works? There is growth out there, but it remains…

The price action in oil is dramatic. It’s really significant considering it traded so consistently in a range around $100.00 a barrel prior to its recent drop. The breakdown in oil prices is suspicious for the simple reason that both growing supply and stagnant demand have been such…

The stock market’s recent breakout has legs, and there’s more optimism for the economy and corporate earnings this year. The stock market had a very strong start to the year, with the Dow Jones Industrials leading the way. Transportation stocks have turned strong, and the NASDAQ Composite is…

The Argentine government’s demands to take over the shares in Argentine oil firm YPF SOCIEDAD ANONIMA (NYSE/YPF), which is currently majority-owned by Spanish firm Repsol YPF, S.A. (Pink Sheets/REPYY), make for another blow to individuals and firms with an investment strategy in that region. This is a shocking…

With the continued strength of oil prices, many investors are looking at a long-term investing strategy of putting their money in oil stocks. There could be some issues with specific country risk for oil stocks that many investors might not have thought about before when considering their long-term…