Natural gas prices have been soaring on both sides of the US-Canada border all through January—but just the leading natural gas stocks are breaking out--tepidly, and only after an extended stretch of very cold weather across the entire continent. That’s the Market saying it believes that once this cold winter...
I’m watching gold stocks right now jump 50-100% in the blink of an eye--even though gold itself is fairly steady at US$1300/oz. So I went to do my research.  Where is the leverage now? Which is the best company? I run a lot of numbers in my research--you should know...
A Texas court case this Friday, February 26 will set a precedent that will either see all US pipeline and “midstream” stocks have a monster rally—or get crushed (even more!). That’s when Crestwood Partners (CEQP-NYSE) will defend its fee structure in transporting the natural gas of defunct Quicksilver (formerly KWK-NYSE)...
I want to tell you about a new development in fracking that’s getting some press down in the US. This is actually pretty simple, but if I’m correct in interpreting this, it would be quite important in the global oil patch. From what I can tell, EOG Resources is increasing...
Misunderstood stocks give investors the greatest gains. Nobody understood ethanol when I bought Green Plains Renewable Energy in 2013 at $8.50.  The drought of 2012 had sent corn prices soaring, and sent ethanol stocks into the ground. Everyone hated them.  Investors had been burned—like 3rd degree to their entire wallet. But there were...
Each January I look back at last year's trading and remind myself what cost me money. In Part 1, I wrote about what MADE me money.  In this article, I look at what decisions, what trading patterns, didn't work out?  What lessons did I learn--again? So what cost me money...
It has been a rough couple of months for the shareholders of the big four frac sand suppliers. At the start of 2017 everyone--including me--was buying into the bullish story for these companies based on the industry trend of sand, sand and more sand.  Sand has been the #1 efficiency...
Strategic Oil and Gas (SOG:TSXV) announced the results gathered from its first production test of its horizontal Sulphur Point oil well existing at Steen River in Alberta, Canada on October 4.