Dear OGIB Reader, The leading Canadian junior oil companies are doing whatever they can to create value for their shareholders. Three of the top junior oil companies in Canada are turning away from high growth and into dividend plays this morning. These are all well-respected, leading junior management teams. One was...
I’m a retail investor and I make retail trading mistakes.  I get nervous too early…even on stocks in which I have high conviction.  Sometimes I skim press releases I should really read in-depth.  Multi-tasking during research is not a good idea. It happens to all of us at different points...
Is The Bakken oil play dead in this low price environment? Continental Resources (CLR:NYSE) and EOG Resources (EOG:NYSE) were two of The Bakken pioneers.  These companies were early movers in the play and amassed big, core land positions--and today have significant production. The Bakken is what initially put these companies on...
I'm always looking to invest my money in oddball places in energy; subs-sectors that are outside the mainstream.  That would include areas like ethanol, which I've done quite well at, and technology stocks--where I have sometimes lost a lot of money. Other examples include small oil and gas trusts, small...
Who said Chinese commodity demand was dead? Through the first three months of 2016 China imported 75.2 million gallons of ethanol from the United States.  That is more ethanol than the 70.5 million gallons China imported from the US for all of 2015!  Ethanol is used around the world as...
Peabody Coal (BTUUQ-NYSE) is a CRAZY, HIGH-RISK trade.  This stock was up 600% this week at one point on Friday.  But it could literally be worth almost zeroon Wednesday morning, after they report their quarterly. But it could also be on the way to $43, as I'll explain. Peabody Coal’s stock is already...
It’s often tempting to cut and run following a big dump in the stock market, but it’s also a good time to take a breather and reset some priorities to take advantage of the next market cycle. The good news is that if you’re still reading, it...
Toreador Resource's Investment in the Paris Basin… and How Its Estimated 96 Billion Barrels of Oil was Discovered It all started with a note. It was a handwritten note on the margins of a long-forgotten report, in French, from a well site geologist many years ago who was on a rig...