Gasoline Price Update – Empty Your Wallet Please

January 31, 2012

On Monday, we talked about the evil plan that is being hatched to drive up the prices of gas at the pump.

If you have not had the chance to read it, click HERE.

To rub some more salt in that wound, take a loook at the chart of the average price of gas. Read more

Russian Equities: Oil Love You, Oil Love You Nyet (3 ETF Plays)

January 31, 2012

Over the past year or so, Russia’s markets have in a love/hate relationship with investors. Often tied to the movement in oil and commodities, Russian equities have been in favor most recently.

We added a position to portfolios in December, only to be quickly in the red. As the position moved further down, we added another small position and have been pleased with the almost non-stop ramp higher since then.

The most recent “election” of Putin almost put the gains at risk as protests filled the streets. That has all calm down at this point – voluntarily.

We like the idea that Russia markets are commodity linked. Of course the Read more

Stock Analysis – Complete Production Services (CPX): Fixin’ The Wells in Oilville

January 30, 2012

Horowitz & Company’s QFT Analysis on Complete Production Services (CPX).  

When the analysis and information is made available, we will update this table with the article link(s).

Also, notifications will go out via Twitter     – TweetWeek is coming , Feb 1st!

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Gasoline Surges – Here is the Inside Scoop

January 30, 2012

This is just perfect. Think about the latest DOE reports and how there has been a continual rise in gasoline inventories, but a drawdown in oil. Refineries have been working hard at converting the oil to gasoline…

The rest of the story: Oil prices are high and pushing higher by speculators who are also looking to keep gasoline prices down. By pulling down inventories, the industry is able to raise the price of oil Read more

Market Prep: Upcoming Economic Reports You Need To Know

January 30, 2012

It is going to be a busy week. Between the high tension discussions that are going on in Europe over Greece and the huge docket of earnings and economics, markets will have a great deal to contend with.

Manufacturing numbers are going to be important of course, as will the avalanche of Read more

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