Oil

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Profiting From Rising Fuel Prices

Most of you are surely aware of the headlines blaring that retail gasoline prices in the United States rose again and hit another all-time record, surpassing one set in March. On May 10, the average cost of a retail gallon of gasoline hit $4.374, according to the American Automobile Association, surpassing the former record of […]

Time to Shift Gears on Your Energy Investments

Time to Shift Gears on Your Energy Investments

Last week, the Biden Administration announced a massive, long-term (up to six months) plan to release a million barrels of crude oil per day out of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. On that news, the WTI oil price “tumbled” from $108 to $104 per barrel While I don’t think the move will bring energy prices back […]

The Next Big Energy Investment Cycle is Here

The Next Big Energy Investment Cycle is Here

Dear Investor, Recent global events have made it clear that the world’s economies are a long way off from producing the necessary energy from entirely renewable sources. European countries were too quick to shut down coal and nuclear power plants to focus on wind and solar renewable energy sources. The transition was not close to […]

How to Profit From Europe’s Gas Woes

How to Profit From Europe’s Gas Woes

Europe had already been suffering from low supplies of natural gas this winter, accompanied by higher costs as demand outpaced supply. But now, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia (which had until very recently supplied more than 40% of Europe’s gas imports) has triggered further price increases. With Russian gas out of the picture, European […]

One Way To Profit From Higher Uranium Prices

One Way To Profit From Higher Uranium Prices

Oil prices have spiked well above $100 per barrel and it’s causing the investment community to rethink alternative forms of energy.  One of the beneficiaries of this renewed interest in alternatives is nuclear power.  Uranium stocks have seen a big boost to their share prices in recent weeks.  One way to capitalize from this situation […]

A Very Bullish Options Trade on Oil and Gas

A Very Bullish Options Trade on Oil and Gas

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has roiled the financial markets, but none more so than energy markets. The price of crude oil has skyrocketed.  Natural gas prices are have also risen over 30% year-to-date.  One way to trade oil and gas is by using the SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration and Production ETF (XOP).  […]

Buy These 3 Dividend Paying Oil Stocks With Oil Breaking $100 Yesterday

Buy These 3 Dividend Paying Oil Stocks With Oil Breaking $100 Yesterday

By now, you’re aware that Russia has attacked Ukraine. As Reuters reported: “In announcing a major military operation, Russian President Vladimir Putin deflected global condemnation and cascading new sanctions—and chillingly referred to his country’s nuclear arsenal as he threatened any foreign country attempting to interfere with ‘consequences you have never seen.’” Unfortunately, the situation could […]

Oil Up 50% in One Year: This Could Be Your Play Right Now

Oil Up 50% in One Year: This Could Be Your Play Right Now

Investors may want to keep an eye on oil-related ETFs and stocks. Currently, oil prices are nearing $100 a barrel, as Russia pushes deeper into Ukraine. There’s even fear oil could rally to $120, perhaps even to $150, if there’s a full-scale invasion. Russia is one of the world’s largest producers of oil. So, should […]

This Oil Major Could Be Your Best Buy For $100+ Oil

This Oil Major Could Be Your Best Buy For $100+ Oil

Exxon Mobil (XOM) is one of the most explosive stocks of 2022. In fact, since the new year began, the oil stock ran from a low of about $60 up to around $70—all thanks to tight oil supply, heavy demand, geopolitical tension, and earnings and buyback news. Even better: with oil prices showing no signs […]

One Way To Hedge Oil Stocks With Options

One Way To Hedge Oil Stocks With Options

Oil has been on a tear this year, both due to concerns over inflation and also as as a result of high demand/low supply dynamics.  Owning oil stocks has generally been a winning trade in 2022, but what if the trend reverses? One smart way to hedge oil exposure is by purchasing puts on an […]