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Oil Price Forecast July 2015

By Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Oil Price ForecastWhen it comes to oil price forecasts, there isn’t a lot of optimism out there. Oil prices are still down 40% from last June, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) continues to glut the market with oil, and global economic growth has pretty much flatlined. Currently at around $60.00 per barrel, where will oil prices go in July and the second half of the year? Most indicators suggest. Read More

Two Stocks to Look at with Oil Prices in the Doldrums

By Friday, June 26, 2015

oil pricesAre 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, and with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)’s desire to maintain market share, non-accelerating prices for oil generally mean lackluster. Read More

Oil Prices Likely to Rise With Tight Inventories

By Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Oil Prices Likely to RiseOil prices slightly rose after data showed U.S. crude inventories fell yet again last week.On Wednesday, June 23, the U.S. Energy and Information Administration (EIA) reported crude inventories fell by 4.9 million barrels in the last week, compared to analysts’ expectations of a 1.8 million-barrel decrease. (Source: U.S Energy Information Administration, June 24, 2015.)The same report noted in the week ending June 19 that U.S. crude oil refinery. Read More

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

By Friday, June 19, 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 that we list here a little further down. Despite. Read More

Oil Prices Fall as Greek Debt Talk Collapses in Europe

By Monday, June 15, 2015

Oil Prices DownOil prices kicked off the week in red territory as the Greek debt crisis helped boost the dollar. Indeed, investors are concerned about the global oil oversupply.On the New York Mercantile Exchange, contracts for July delivery of West Texas Intermediate (WTI), a popular benchmark of U.S. energy prices, were trading down 1.05% at $59.48 a barrel by 11:00 a.m. EDT. Brent crude oil dropped by $1.63 to a low. Read More

U.S. Oil Prices Settle Down 1.07%

By Friday, June 12, 2015

U.S. Oil Prices DownU.S. oil prices fell on Thursday, June 11 as traders took profits from the past two days of gains, turning bearish after supply concerns threatened to end the recovery in energy prices.West Texas Intermediate, a popular benchmark of U.S. energy prices, settled down $0.66, or 1.07%, at $60.77 per barrel. Brent crude oil for July was down $0.60 to $66.40 per barrel.The drop came after the International Energy. Read More

U.S. Crude Oil Inventories Declined for the Sixth Straight Week

By Wednesday, June 10, 2015

U.S. Crude Oil Production RisesOil prices soared Wednesday morning, June 10, after data showed U.S. crude inventories fell last week by the most since July 2014.On Wednesday, the U.S. Energy and Information Administration (EIA) reported crude inventories fell by 6.8 million barrels in the last week, compared to analysts’ expectations of a 1.7-million-barrel decrease. (Source: U.S Energy Information Administration, June 10, 2015.)The EIA also noted oil refiners are bumping up demand. In. Read More

Oil Prices Stuck? 4 Stocks That Could Benefit

By Friday, June 5, 2015

Oil Prices StuckOil 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 makes the time horizon for expected returns among most oil investments all the more distant.Naturally, there’s a lot more value among. Read More

Oil Price Forecast for 2016: Price to Stay Low or Rebound?

By Thursday, June 4, 2015

Oil Price ForecastWith oil prices still down more than 40% since last June and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) downgrading global growth forecasts, many are wondering where oil prices will be in 2016. While predictions for oil at $20.00 per barrel seem a little too bearish, a return of oil to $100.00 a barrel in 2016 might be a little too bullish. When it comes to an oil price. Read More

Top 3 High Dividend Oil Stocks to Watch

By Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Dividend Oil StocksOil 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 and provides a high dividend yield. That means they have room to grow; and in the meantime, you can collect quarterly income. Read More


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