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  1. Moody's is skeptic about oil prices, forecasting them at $40-60 a barrel this year. Now I'm hearing that OPEC has also toned down it...
      


  2. I'm getting increasingly bullish. I was kind of on the fence around Christmas, but I really think this is looking good now. At least...
      


  3. Watching the bulls vs bears war over oil as the New Year launches ... interesting comment from an oil market talking head today:  "Shale is...
      


  4. This year could be of a great interest for investors in electric car battery. We are waiting for Tesla's Model 3 but other automakers...
      


  5. What's it going to be? Electric vehicles, China's crackdown on pollution, Paris climate rumblings, OPEC ... would love to hear what everyone thinks will...
      


  6. Digital currencies have caught the attention of regulators and policy makers across the globe as bitcoin and ethereum have exploded in value over the...
      


  7. After a bruising two years, there are signs that Volkswagen is overcoming the damage to its reputation, and finances, wrought by revelations that it...
      


  8. Have recently read reports that Trump has signed an executive order allowing for the seizure of assets of any person or corporation (either American...
      


  9. Been riding ETP (Energy Transfer Partners) for a week now. Up over 13% past month. My second pick of late has been Statoil and...
      


  10. SandRidge Energy potential takeover of Bonanza Creek and then withdrawal, and Talos Energy merger with Stone Energy. All bankruptcies. But there are others pinpointed...
      


  11. China plans to build a nuclear power plant in the disputed South China Sea. This construction has infuriated its neighbors who also believe they...
      


  12. Nomura made this interesting 'black swan' 'prediction' ... the massive amount of energy it takes to mine exploding Bitcoin could lead to a resurgence...
      


  13. So much for that Bitcoin 'crash'. There was a scary five-day sell-off, but it seems to be over now. Bitcoin is back up over...
      


  14. Great year for the markets, and great year for the wealthy ... guess the bull run was a massive one:   
      


  15. Small exploration and production stocks are looking pretty good right now, and going into 2018. Nice basket I found on Forbes would include: Denbury...
      


  16. New analysis coming out of a London finance company is putting a possible scenario out there that increased Middle East tensions could shock oil...
      


  17. Goldman is betting on OPEC exiting its production cut deal early thanks to high demand that could balance out the market faster. Still forecasting...
      


  18. China is predicted to overtake the U.S. economy by 2032, according to a new report by London's Centre for Economics and Business Research
      


  19. Things are going from bad to worse for the Iraqi Kurd authorities since Baghdad took Kirkuk and the referendum for independence fell flat. The...
      


  20. Goldman will start trading cryptocurrencies, apparently. The news comes on the heels of the "bitcoin is crashing" scare. Convenient or coincidental? 
      


  21. Barclays and Citigroup are bearish on oil in 2018.Meanwhile, Goldman and JP Morgan bullish, along with OPEC.  What are your 2018 predictions?


  22. Barron's top oil picks right now are Concho Resources, Pioneer Natural Resources and Chesapeake Energy--all performing well this week. 
      


  23. Was talking to a friend in Western Europe yesterday who was trying to track down a sleezy trader who is short-selling small-cap mining stocks...
      


  24. Someone is dumping a lot of shares.... is the bubble over? http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-12-19/bitcoin-crashing


  25. Came across a new stock, listed in February this year--Tellurian. It's trading at just under $10 right now, and I've never heard of it...
      


  26. Money managers are becoming increasingly bullish on Brent as benchmarks rise. Brent net long = 544,051--record high.  


  27. The shareholder resolution was filed last week and puts Chevron's board on the spot to figure out how it's going to avoid risks attached...
      


  28. President Trump plans to nominate Lisa Gordon-Hagerty to be the Department of Energy’s (DOE) undersecretary for nuclear security, a job that oversees the country’s stockpile...
      


  29. Let's hear it from the traders: What are your top 3 energy industry picks for 2018? My (non-trader) ones would be Total, Shell, and...
      


  30. Geopolitical risk is now back on oil speculator radar and looks set to overshadow the boring fundamentals. North Korea situation hitting WWIII fever pitch; Russia...
      

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