Are Speculators Pushing Crude Oil Prices Too High? (USO)

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From Nick Cunningham: Hedge funds and other money managers continue to gobble up bullish bets on oil futures, but the speed with which spot prices have risen in the past few weeks raises the prospect of a short-term correction.
NYSE:USO January 18, 2018 6:29am

Gasoline Prices Start To Trickle Higher Again (UGA)

From Jill Mislinski: It's time again for our weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The price of Regular and Premium were up four and three cents, respectively, from last week.
NYSE:UGA January 17, 2018 6:21am

Oil Speculators Are Placing Record Bets On Higher Crude Prices (USO)

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From Dana Lyons: Speculators have established their largest ever net long position in crude oil futures; are they about to get drilled?

What Could Cause The Next Oil Price Rally (USO)

From Irina Slav: The oil glut is over, at least when it comes to U.S. commercial inventories: over the past two months they have been within the average range for the season, thanks to hefty draws.
NYSE:USO January 16, 2018 6:09am

Record Cold Winter Weather Puts MLP CEFs In Focus (CBA)

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From Contrarian Outlook: What if I told you that you could reap huge dividends (I'm talking life-changing 15% payouts) and quick upside from ... the weather?
NYSE:CBA January 15, 2018 7:09am

How Political Turmoil Could Push Oil Above $70 (USO)

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From Tsvetana Paraskova: Two of this week's main market highlights were the continued oil prices rally--with Brent touching above $70 a barrel on Thursday for the first time since December 2014--and a sell-off of U.S. Treasury bonds in the middle of the week.
NYSE:USO January 14, 2018 7:11am

China’s Plunging Crude Imports Bound To Hurt Oil Prices (USO)

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From Irina Slav: China imported 12 percent less crude oil in December than in November, when crude imports had hit a record high, sparking immediate concern about demand from one of the world's top consumers.
NYSE:USO January 13, 2018 5:16am

Why $60 Oil Won’t Last Much Longer (USO)

From Peter Tertzakian: U.S. oil prices are treading water above $US 60/B (WTI) again, the first time since 2015.
NYSE:USO January 12, 2018 5:11am

Oil Supplies Could Plunge Soon, Amid Continued Chaos In Venezuela (USO)

From Nick Cunningham: Venezuela's oil production has been falling for years, but 2018 could mark a new, darker chapter for the South American nation.
NYSE:USO January 11, 2018 6:21am

Oil Prices Spike Amid Extremely Large API Crude Oil Draw (USO)

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From Julianne Geiger: The American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a staggeringly large draw of 11.19 million barrels of United States crude oil inventories for the week ending January 5, marking six large draws in as many weeks, according to the API data.
NYSE:USO January 10, 2018 6:09am

What Could Lead To A Major Oil Price Correction In 2018? (USO)

From Tsvetana Paraskova: Oil prices rallied in the first week of 2018, supported by increased geopolitical risk and severely cold weather in the eastern U.S., but the 'perfect storm' that pushed oil prices higher also raises the risk of a correction and of heightened herd mentality in trade, analysts reckon.
NYSE:USO January 9, 2018 6:30am

Gasoline Prices Holding Steady In The New Year (UGA)

From Jill Mislinski: It's time again for our weekly gasoline update based on data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Is It Safe To Invest In Natural Gas Again? (UNG)

From Zacks: Natural gas prices basking in the glow of winter chills has become an almost annual event.  Ample supplies were the perpetrator of the downbeat natural gas prices.
NYSE:UNG January 8, 2018 6:18am

Oil’s Next Stop Could Be $70 (USO)

From Nick Cunningham: The protests in Iran have helped push oil prices up to fresh multi-year highs this week, but a lot of questions remain about the durability of the oil price rally.

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