Energy Investing

Make Money On A Big Move In Oil – In Either Direction

Make Money On A Big Move In Oil – In Either Direction

With all the coverage of how the stock market is reacting to mid-term elections and the most recent Fed statement on interest rates, it’s easy to forget about oil. The fact is, crude oil prices have moved quite a bit over the last couple months without garnering a lot of attention from investors. The United […]

Earn Income While Holding Oil

Earn Income While Holding Oil

Most of the financial media discussion around the recent bout of volatility in the stock market has been centered around higher interest rates. The prospect of rate increases is certainly a big factor in declining stock prices the last couple weeks.  However, what’s been somewhat flying under the radar is the increase in oil prices. […]

Buy These 2 Electricity Stocks Powering the World’s Smartphones, Tablets, and Other Devices

Buy These 2 Electricity Stocks Powering the World’s Smartphones, Tablets, and Other Devices

It’s the dirty little secret of the digital world we live in… technology is an electricity hog. Demand for computing power globally from internet-connected devices, emails, high-resolution video streaming, surveillance cameras, the new generation of smart TVs and other devices is increasing 20% a year, according to Swedish researcher Anders Andrae. Dire Power Consumption Forecast […]

Energy Stocks Adopting New Technologies

Energy Stocks Adopting New Technologies

Even as technology invades other areas of industry, there has been one notable laggard in adopting new technologies – the energy industry. Even the mining industry is using robots to automate many of the functions at mines, but autonomous robots are still a rarity in the oil and gas industry (more on that later). So […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends in October

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks Raising Dividends in October

I always look forward to the start of a new calendar quarter. Within a few weeks stocks with policies of quarterly dividend increases will start to declare the next dividend rates. It is an interesting market effect that the investing public doesn’t take into account that some companies grow dividends every quarter. The market acts […]

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3 High Growth Dividend Stocks Paying Over 6%

It can be very difficult for investors to generate consistent returns in the stock market. Picking the direction of share prices can feel more like gambling. Not a comfortable feeling when putting your life savings at risk. When I give talks at different investor conferences, I like to discuss a stock selection strategy that will […]

Buy These 3 High Yield, High Growth Clean Energy Stocks

Buy These 3 High Yield, High Growth Clean Energy Stocks

Although the rate of growth has slowed, developing and operating renewable energy facilities remains on a growth trajectory. A more moderate pace will allow the industry to better sustain growth over an extended number of years. Developers of renewable energy projects use high-yield business structures as the final owners of the projects. The pass-through renewable […]

Fake News Puts These Two Solid High-Yield Stocks on Sale

Fake News Puts These Two Solid High-Yield Stocks on Sale

In my focus area of high yield stocks, I am regularly reminded how committed to losing money are many high-yield stock investors. Any whiff of bad news has them running for the exits, which drives down share price, which causes more fear based selling, which further drives down the share price. You get the picture. […]

Earn A Quick 10% From This Forgotten Resource

Earn A Quick 10% From This Forgotten Resource

With all the talk of renewable energy versus fossil fuels, it’s easy to forget we already have one of the most efficient power generating resources readily available to us.  Nuclear energy is not only incredibly effective, it also generates abundant power with zero emissions. Of course, nuclear power has drawbacks.  The plants are extremely expensive […]

Is Oil Going Higher? Feel Like You Missed The Gains?

Is Oil Going Higher? Feel Like You Missed The Gains?

How do you analyze oil in this market?  It may seem like picking a direction for crude oil shouldn’t be too overwhelming of a task.  However, under current market conditions, there are multiple competing factors in what could drive the price of oil (higher or lower).  Deciding which way you think the price is going […]