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Snap Inc (SNAP): How A Perfect IPO Scam Gets Derailed

By Wolf Richter Top indices might refuse to include Snap’s shares. The third day was not the charm.

VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN (UGAZ): Technicals and Fundamentals of the Natural Gas Market

We discuss the fundamentals and technicals of the natural gas market in this video. A very mild winter with a year end run …

VelocityShares 3x Long Crude ETN (UWTI): How Trump’s Presidency Could Impact Oil Prices

Donald Trump has officially become the 45th president of the United States. However, his impact has already been felt in numerous sectors of the …

VelocityShares 3x Long Crude ETN (UWTI): New Oil Projects to Double in 2017

Wood Mackenzie forecasts the investment cycle will show the first signs of growth in 2017 since 2014 and final investment decisions (FIDs) will double, …

VelocityShares 3x Long Crude ETN (UWTI): Will Oil Price Rally Further?

By Nick Cunningham Oil prices faltered at the start of the second week of the year, as fears set in about a rapid …

A Closer Look: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Rex Tillerson and Big Oil in U.S. Politics

By Brian C. Black “How Big Oil Bought the White House and Tried to Steal the Country” is the subtitle of a book …

VelocityShares 3x Long Crude ETN (UWTI): Oil Supply Glut To Continue Despite OPEC Production Cut

By Irina Slav It has become painfully obvious that the much-hyped OPEC agreement to reduce global oil production by close to 2 million …

Bitcoin (BTC) Boom and Bust

By Nathan McDonald Another boom and  another crash. The story of Bitcoin has been a roller coaster ride of rises and falls, to …

VelocityShares 3x Long Crude ETN (UWTI): U.S. Shale Oil Picking Up Where OPEC Left Off

By Robert Boslego In a press conference following OPEC’s meeting with non-OPEC producers earlier in the month, Saudi Minister Khalid A. Al-Falih said …

Are You Ready for the Recession Coming in 2017?

By Jay L. Zagorsky My outlook for 2017 and beyond is that the U.