Energy Investing

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 […]

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Oil About to Spike

Buy These 3 High-Yield Stocks With Oil About to Spike

As the current stock market bull market starts to look long in the tooth, I have broadened my search for income investments that are not directly tied to company business results and share prices. Direct commodity exposure provides one way to diversify a portfolio that is loaded with dividend paying stocks. Yet, I want all […]

What Does This Huge Options Trade Mean For Oil?

What Does This Huge Options Trade Mean For Oil?

When I write about large options block trades, it’s generally for one of two reasons.  First, a lot of smart money is active in the options market.  If a very big (i.e. capital intensive) trade occurs with options, it can often be a signal that there’s going to be action in the underlying asset. Second, […]

3 High Yield Stocks for Bottom Fishers

3 High Yield Stocks for Bottom Fishers

Dividend investors face an extra challenge of timing stock purchases. No dividends will be earned until shares are bought. There are several techniques on when to buy that I use and recommend to investors who follow my Dividend Hunter system. For more aggressive income stock investors, jumping into out-of-favor high yield stocks can produce excellent […]

3 Energy Stocks to Buy as China Cuts Solar Subsidies

3 Energy Stocks to Buy as China Cuts Solar Subsidies

There was good news recently for supporters of solar energy… Despite tariffs imposed on imported solar panels, the United States installed more solar energy than any other source of electricity (accounting for 55% of all capacity installed) in the first quarter of 2018. According to a report from GTM Research, there were 2.5 gigawatts of […]

Buy This Export to China That Is Exempt From Tariffs

Buy This Export to China That Is Exempt From Tariffs

Sometimes investment opportunities can be found in the most innocuous of headlines. A perfect example of this occurred in the back-and-forth tariff threats between the U.S. and China. One of the Chinese government’s threatened retaliation measures would be to impose tariffs on the most successful export industry the United States has had in recent years […]