By Richard Reinhard and Keith Schaefer (This article is appearing simultaneously at Reinhard's website, www.gsweekly.com. Reinhard is an excellent technical analyst (he can read stock charts) and trader.) Few investors realize it, but the oil ETF's give investors a monthly opportunity to make day trading profits on senior oil stocks. (An ETF, or...
In Part One of this series I introduced readers to “Kurt’s Bible” a great piece of energy stock investing wisdom written by Canadian energy analyst Kurt Molnar of Raymond James. In Part Two here, I want to warn energy stock investors of a huge risk that they are taking if...
ETFs, or Exchange Traded Funds, not only track the price of oil, but they can actually provide clues as to where the oil price is going.   I'll show you how to read their charts, and show you the ETF that I think most accurately follows and even warns investors...
There are striking similarities between the stock charts of the US ETF for natural gas (UNG-NYSE) now and where the stock chart for the US ETF for oil (USO-NYSE) was in December-February.    (An ETF, or exchange traded fund, is a security that tracks an index but trades like a stock.) The...
By Brian Hoffman, CPA, CA Natural-gas prices have shown some strength recently, piggy-backing on higher oil prices.  Although last week's higher than expected gas storage update is bearish in the short-term for natural-gas prices, the longer term outlook bodes well for significantly higher natural-gas prices. Although oil prices will also probably...
  Could the natural gas ETF (UNG-NYSE) lose its tracking of natural gas prices?  In one very specific (and quite realistic) circumstance, it could.  And could it possibly skew the real, physical price of natural gas in the US?  Many people say it is doing that right now, which is...
  By Brian Hoffman, CA, CPA   Oil prices have made a big move up since March with the recent move to almost US$73 per barrel retracing over a third of the drop from the US$147 peak last summer to the low of almost $US30 earlier this year.   Retracements during market rallies generally...