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Oil “God” Is Bullish on Crude

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted December 14, 2018

A lot of people are automatically comparing this global recession everyone is talking about and its potential effects on the oil market to the financial crisis of 2008. But that's a mistake. Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess explains why.

Is OPEC Dying?

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted December 10, 2018

OPEC has a lot of power. About 40% of the world's oil production comes from OPEC members. But it's easy to see how that power can quickly slip away. Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess raises the important question: is OPEC dying?

Oil Falls to $50 Per Barrel

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted November 30, 2018

Data from the EIA released Wednesday showed American crude inventories unexpectedly increasing to a one-year high. The market had actually expected a decline in inventories. Wednesday's data marks the 10th consecutive weekly increase in U.S. oil stocks and frightened off investors, pushing prices down to just $50 per barrel yesterday.

NOW Is the Time to Buy Oil Stocks

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted November 28, 2018

Over the last seven weeks, WTI crude prices have fallen more than 34%. Is it time to call it quits on oil or is there another ray of hope for investors yet? Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl shows readers why it's time to take advantage of the bullish shale band...

Oil Investors Will Need Patience

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted November 26, 2018

Crude oil and gasoline prices are at their lowest levels in months. How much lower can they go? When will prices turn around? Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess explores this, plus what investors should be doing...

How to Manipulate Oil Prices and Get Away With It

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted November 12, 2018

Crude oil is perhaps the most manipulated market on the planet. And OPEC is the biggest offender. Can we stop it? Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess discusses manipulated oil and how investors can prevent themselves from getting burned...

Oil Outlook 2019: Bulls vs. Bears

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted November 7, 2018

Oil has been a wild ride in 2018 and things are only shaping up to get more interesting for investors. Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl takes a hard look at where oil prices are heading in 2019 and offers one sector that will shine no matter which direction they go...

China's Coal Addiction

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted October 29, 2018

The Chinese were the first people to use coal. And by the looks of it, they'll also be the last. Because despite the country's many efforts to curb use, China's consumption of coal is still set to increase over the next decade. Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess questions what this means for investors...

Saudi Oil, Lies, and Videotape

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted October 24, 2018

Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl dissects the latest lies coming out of Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi and takes a hard look at its effect on the oil market. The ride could get a little bumpy but oil investors should come out on top...

Khashoggi Murder Could Push Oil Prices to $400 or More

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted October 23, 2018

The White House is downplaying the murder of this Khashoggi fellow. That's because they know it could lead to another all-out trade war with Saudi Arabia. Or worse. Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess explains what this could mean for oil investors...

Four Drivers of Doom

Written by Christian DeHaemer
Posted October 16, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell some 1,500 points since hitting new highs last week. But the MACD is still above the zero line, which means the market isn’t oversold yet. Here are the four main drivers of economic growth that are running out of steam...

Hurricane Michael: What Oil Investors Need to Know Today

Written by Keith Kohl
Posted October 10, 2018

Energy and Capital editor Keith Kohl updates readers on Hurricane Michael's progress and explains why oil investors will be paying close attention to this storm over the next 24 hours. The impact on the oil market could be devastating for certain investors...

Are Oil Prices Going Over $100 Per Barrel?

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted October 5, 2018

Cuts to global supplies and healthy demand are leading some investors to believe oil prices will again cross $100. Will they? Maybe. But for energy investors, it doesn't really matter. Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess explains why...

Traders Eye $100 Oil as Iran Sanctions Near

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted September 28, 2018

Remember, remember the 5th of November. The White House says countries must stop importing oil from Iran by November 5th or begin facing sanctions from America. That could lead to a supply disruption of up to 2 million barrels per day and lead oil price much closer to $100 per barrel.

Trump Slams OPEC Over Oil Prices... Again

Written by Luke Burgess
Posted September 21, 2018

Oil prices are set to run in the short term amid geopolitics. But in the long term, it's geology that will drive the market. Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess delves into the market factors that will push oil above $100 per barrel.