OIL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. 3 Charts Pointing to Higher Commodity Prices (OIL, GDX)

    January 9, 2017
    Bullish continuation patterns on key commodity-related charts suggests that prices are headed higher.
  2. How Zombie ETNs Are Hurting Investors

    December 14, 2016
    A number of exchange-traded notes are trading despite factors preventing them from creating new shares.
  3. Crude Prices on Fire but Oil ETFs Smolder

    December 8, 2016
    Crude oil is up 36.7% in 2016, but few oil related ETFs can report similar returns.
  4. What to Expect From the OPEC and Non-OPEC Summit (USO, OIL)

    December 6, 2016
    OPEC and non-OPEC countries meet at the end of this week to iron out the details of their agreement.
  5. U.S. Oil Defaults Up Despite Stable Oil Price (USO, OIL)

    November 20, 2016
    U.S. oil and gas default rates surpass last year's total despite oil price relief.
  6. IEA Says OPEC Must Clear Supply Glut (USO, OIL)

    November 10, 2016
    The IEA warns that the current oil supply glut could last well into 2017 unless OPEC acts now.
  7. Oil Weakens as OPEC Deal Collapses (USO, UWTI)

    November 4, 2016
    Saudi Arabia is reversing course on a promised oil production freeze, and oil prices are falling sharply as a result.
  8. Commodities Market Awaits EIA Data (USO, UWTI)

    November 2, 2016
    Oil futures have fallen over 5% in the last month, but traders are hoping inventory data will change that trend.
  9. Mixed Messages Surround OPEC Meeting (USO, OIL)

    September 26, 2016
    Saudi Arabia and Iran hold the key to any oil deal in Algeria.
  10. Russia Adds to Oil Supply Glut (OIL, USO)

    September 21, 2016
    Russia pushes output to a record high ahead of an informal OPEC meeting.
  11. U.S. Oil Inventory Boosts Volatility (USO, OIL)

    September 14, 2016
    Mixed oil inventory data from the U.S. Department of Energy adds to oil's volatility.
  12. OPEC Faces Uphill Battle (USO, OIL)

    September 13, 2016
    The International Energy Agency's downward revision to its oil demand forecast makes OPEC's task to balance the market more ...
  13. 5 ETFs That Track Oil (USO,DBO,OIL,UCO,UWTI)

    August 1, 2016
    If you think oil is cheap right now consider one of these five ETFs.
  14. Oil Touches $50 per Barrel, Now What? (USO, OIL)

    May 27, 2016
    Oil briefly traded above $50, but what is next, a reversal or continuation?
  15. The 3 Largest Oil ETFs/ETNs (USO, OIL)

    May 2, 2016
    Discover the key differences among the three largest oil exchange-traded products, including liquidity, tax reporting and ...
  16. OIL vs. OLEM: Comparing Crude Oil ETFs

    April 21, 2016
    Discover the similarities and differences between two oil ETFs, the iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil Total Return and the iPath Pure ...
  17. Top 5 Oil and Gas Bond ETFs for 2016 (USO, OIL)

    March 16, 2016
    Discover the top five oil and natural gas bond ETFs with the potential to come out on top in 2016 as the industry looks toward ...
  18. Is the Oil Industry Now Underinvesting? (OIL)

    February 23, 2016
    With nearly $400 billion in delayed oil investment projects, will today's spending cuts come back to bite us in the wallet ...
  19. 10 Most Traded Oil ETFs

    December 14, 2015
    Discover detailed analyses of the most traded oil-related exchange-traded products, and learn about the characteristics of ...
  20. Traders Step Back to Assess Commodities Damage

    August 25, 2015
    Traders are turning to these exchange-traded notes and exchange-traded funds to analyze key commodities and determine what ...
  21. Four ETFs for Trading Falling Crude Oil

    August 19, 2015
    Commodity traders are turning toward oil because the recent move below a key support level is signaling a move lower. We'll ...
  22. ETF/ETN Analysis: iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil

    August 19, 2015
    Learn about iPath S&P GSCI Crude Oil exchange-traded notes and how investors can use this ETN to profit from short to intermediate ...
  23. Oil Fails To Break Above Key Resistance (SCO, OIL)

    July 7, 2015
    These are interesting times in the oil markets. We'll take a look at several ways to trade the move in oil.
  24. 3 Ways To Trade Oil's Move Lower

    June 23, 2015
    The spot price of oil is facing major resistance. We'll take a look at a few products that you can see to profit from the ...
  25. Oil vs. Gas ETFs: Which One Should I Choose? (USO, FRAK)

    April 23, 2015
    When it comes to oil versus gas ETFs, why not choose one that gives exposure to both?
  26. Take Advantage of Cheap Oil, Invest in these ETFs

    March 25, 2015
    With crude oil prices at record lows, investors should consider oil ETFs over oil company stocks as ETFs more closely mirror ...
  27. OPEC's Decision Sends Oil Stocks Lower

    December 3, 2014
    OPEC’s decision to keep oil production on cruise control has led to declining prices. Here's a look at 3 oil stocks that ...
  28. How Oil ETFs React To Falling Energy Prices

    August 19, 2014
    Not all ETFs react the same to falling energy prices. Here's a look at a few examples.
  29. Higher Oil Prices On The Way--But Just How High?

    June 19, 2014
    Tensions in Iraq - teamed with rising seasonal demand - means rising petroleum prices. We'll take a look at what it means ...