Tag: Oil

Don’t Listen To Wall Street

| July 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Can you believe how bad mainstream media can be?  It never ceases to amaze me… Let me give you an example.  The other day I was sitting at my desk drinking a cup of coffee.  I was reading through the financial news like I always do.  I came across an article – and nearly spit […]

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Do Oil Prices Predict An Economic Recovery?

| June 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ever pay attention to the oil future prices you see every day on CNBC?  If you don’t, you might want to start taking a closer look.  They can tell you a lot about the health of the economy.  In fact, you may be able to see a shift in the economy before the crowd sees […]

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How To Cash In On Oil Using Options

| June 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

There’s a great opportunity in oil right now, but you may not realize it. With the media focusing on the BP oil spill and the scary economic conditions, it might not be obvious.  Oil prices are undervalued and there’s money to be made off of the market’s mispricing. Take a look at the PowerShares DB […]

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Flip “The Bird” At Big Oil

| June 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is just disgusting.  The environmental damage being done is unfathomable… and the economic destruction will be even worse. You can’t escape the news. The shorelines of the coast are being blackened.  Birds are coated from head to toe in the sludgy oil.  And who knows what’s happening […]

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Follow The Footsteps Of An Oil Billionaire

| May 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

I’m in my car doing about 70 miles an hour on Interstate 17.  The radio was softly playing a nice jazz piece.  My windows were down a bit, I was enjoying the breeze, and the cool air. I’d spent the morning in Flagstaff helping open up the mountain cabin for the season. Every spring we […]

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Profiting From The Movement Of Grains

| June 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Lately, all of the news has been focused on two major commodities… oil and gold. Gold has spent several months dancing with the $1,000 level.  Just look at a chart on this commodity.  It jumps higher, then just as quickly falls back.  Oil, on the other hand, looks more like a rollercoaster than a commodity […]

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China’s Hoarding Oil… What It Means For Your Investments

| June 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

I’ve been watching the commodity markets very closely.  Over the last few months, I’ve discovered something utterly amazing.  I think China is stealing oil… Seriously.  Just look at a handful of articles from the Wall Street Journal. “Reality Check for China’s Impact on Crude” “China Faces Unexpected Problems Drilling for Oil in Iraq – Farmers” […]

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Using ETFs To Successfully Trade Commodities

| May 13, 2009 | 0 Comments

It finally happened this week.  It happens every year… you can’t quite set your watch to it, but it’s a constant here in the desert.  What am I talking about?  Triple digit temperatures of course. Yesterday it was 105 degrees here in Phoenix. If you’ve never been in the desert, remember, it’s a dry heat. […]

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Which Way Are Oil Prices Headed?

| December 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Just two weeks ago I wrote about falling oil prices.  Gas prices had crashed below the $2 mark.  Oil was trading below $50 a barrel for the first time in months.  The inflation threat which built all summer long has disappeared.  Now the big concern is deflation and the global economic slowdown. Believe it or […]

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Oil & Gas ETFs

| November 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

I was driving into the office earlier this week.  It was like any other Monday.  Stop and go traffic was grating on my nerves.  I’d already emptied my to-go mug of coffee.  The only thing on the radio was blather.  To say the least, it was the start of another workweek. Then the news report […]

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