Part 2:  The Technical Outlook -- and Conclusion -- for Bankers Petroleum Stock While the fundamental aspects of the company provide some measure of safety and understanding of future price potential, the technical aspects of the actual stock price provide additional insight for potential price targets and also when to...
One ETF that I have followed closely over the past 9 months has been the Credit Suisse X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT (REML – NASDAQ). REML is a levered way to play the REITs.  It tracks the iShares Mortgage Real Estate ETF (REM -NASDAQ), which tracks the FTSE Nareit All Mortgage...
Commodity’ is now a four letter word. Metal prices have collapsed.  Oil is plummeting.  Natural gas and coal are struggling, and iron ore is on death’s door. But right now, there is one commodity that everyone agrees will rise in price this year. The Big Banks are piling into the idea. Analyst...
The beginning of the New Year is historically a lousy time to be buying bitcoin. As you can see from the arrows in the chart, bitcoin usually heads DOWN in January. Since 2011, bitcoin has had a cumulative return of MINUS 22 percent. Only September (minus 42%) is worse than...
by Donald DonyThe major decline in oil prices over the past five months has placed many securities into a freefall. The commodity-rich SPX/TSX, for example, has fallen 10.00% since September, putting into a bear market (Chart 1). Chart 1The TSX Energy sector has declined even further, cratering almost 40% bringing...
I asked my good friend Dave Blais, who trades gold and silver stocks full time, to provide an update on what he sees happening in the gold market, in follow up to the last piece he penned for OGIB readers several weeks ago. The frustrating under-performance...
Last week I described how tax pools are a near-unknown—but increasingly critical—metric for junior oil and gas investors. Tax pools shelter cash flow. E&Ps need them in order to retain cash for expansion—or to keep the coffers fat for paying dividends to investors, the way more and more companies are...
Water stocks have been in a drought for 20 years. I have been hearing about the great potential for water stocks for at least that long. ‘Water will be worth a lot some day—maybe one day soon’ is the line I hear every few years. But investors have...