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Rig Count Still Matters, But Not To Oil Production

By Karim Rahemtulla Focusing on rig counts to try to determine the velocity of future oil production is a fool’s pursuit. Sure, they’re a …

The Un-Recovery of U.S. Housing Market

By Shah Gilani  When I moved to Sarasota, Fla., in 1999, I was invited by a prominent local to an “un-wedding wedding” to make new …

UBS on Gold Outlook

​By Mike "Mish" Shedlock An interesting article came my way from UBS analyst Julien Garran on the driver for gold. I do not …

Why None of Us Can Invest Like Warren Buffett

  By Chris Worthington   Warren Buffett has achieved an incredible compounded return of 19.4% per year since taking control of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.

Could An Iran Nuclear Deal Send Oil To $20?

By Tyler Durden  As the deadline for Iran nuclear talks looms, the possibility of a deal which in some way lifts crude export …

ETF Performance Review: US REITs Lead As Commodities Plunge

By James Picerno  US Real estate investment trusts (REITs) are still firmly in the lead among the major asset classes for the trailing one-year period. …

Another 8 Million Barrels Added to Oil Storage

EIA Inventory Report The EIA Petroleum Report came out yesterday and the report was pretty bearish. Much worse than the API Report released …

Insider Reveals Another Oil Crash Coming

By Karim Rahemtulla Crude oil prices touched their lowest closing level in six years last week, then rallied on the back of a …

Oil Crash Showcasing Refiners

By Chad Fraser As with any big economic shift, the oil-price plunge has left winners and losers in its wake. On the winning side …

U.S. Jobless Claims Bubbling Up

Initial jobless claims have reached an all time record low level for this time in March in a continuing string of record lows …

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