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THE MACRO DILEMMA - PART 2 By Cory Mitchell, CMT Part 1 suggested the macro force of “peak oil” which will constrain global oil supplies, will push the price of oil higher.  Yet if peak oil occurs, it implies peak debt and GDP. Without GDP growth, a stagnant economy implies...
A recent U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) report predicts that heating oil prices in the Northeast will increase to record levels this winter.
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...
Free-Alert readers often ask me for an example of a full company report that I prepare for my subscribers onOGIB portfolio stocks.  So here is one that I did late last year on a stock that turned out to be my biggest win so far of 2014--Pacific Ethanol, symbol PEIX-NASD.Retail investors didn't understand ethanol in early 2013 when...
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...
In the current age of low interest rates you aren’t supposed to be able to get a decent yield from a blue chip stock. With a $0.94 per quarter dividend each Shell (RDS.A: NYSE) American Depositary Receipt today yields almost seven percent.  That is a very good yield. Maybe a little...
Oil stocks traded REALLY well yesterday.  You could just say ‘DUH!’ but there’s more to it than that. Through the day, weakness—what little of it there was—was bought. Stocks opened higher and kept running.  Most closed at or near their highs. The Biggest Gains were reserved for those stocks that had...
By guest writer Michel Massad, publisher of Beating The Index.com Energy stocks across the board have been hit hard in the last quarter—both producers and service companies.  Stock charts have been laid to waste. Neither sexy resource plays nor respected leadership were enough to stem the bleeding. But shareholders of three...