Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: Lately, it is not only the stock market that Complete Story »
Lately, it is not only the stock market that goes up, up, and up. After an 8% decline from its February highs, the price of gasoline has started climbing once again. From its most recent low in late April, the national average price of a gallon of gas has risen by 4.4% and has now gone 17 straight days without a decline. Show More Summary
By Hale Stewart: By New Deal Democrat One thing I hope I'm clear about when I discuss the oil choke collar is that I claim no special knowledge as to what will happen with energy prices in any kind of short-term time frame. My impression...Show More Summary
Investigators in Minnesota say they are looking for the people behind a "bizarre" scam that involved purchasing a gas station from its owner using a bad check, and then selling all the gas at cut-rate prices. Read more...
Natural gas is an important feedstock for the chemicals and fertilizer industries, so higher prices could pressure those sectors. Oil companies with significant chemical operations could also see this business segment take a hit, but...Show More Summary
So many large oil and gas companies are looking to unload assets to clean up their balance sheets that it's hard to get a decent price for the assets. Most of these sell-offs are to help companies bring their debt levels back under control, but that isn't always the case. Show More Summary
ByAdam Davidson: Bentek recently released some interesting data points which, I believe, illustrates one of the pivotal issues to take into consideration when forecasting natural gas prices. Specifically, the difference in IRR between wet and dry plays. Show More Summary
This natural gas producer stands to gain big-time from the longer-term recovery in gas prices.
If you believe - as I do - that natural gas prices are heading much higher over the next three to five years, then at least a handful of natural gas companies should stand out as bargains right now. One such company is Southwestern Energy,...Show More Summary
ByHarlan Kessler: Economic principles tell us much about the effects of supply and demand on prices of goods and services. Simple economics shows us that if the supply of a particular good or service remains constant while demand for that good increases, the price for the good will also increase. Show More Summary
Max Gillies Smith thought the Abbott budget reply a series of stumbles. These include the promise that peoples “fortnightly budgets will be under less pressure as electricity prices fall and gas prices fall and the carbon tax no longer cascades [...]
It’s almost Memorial Day and the price of driving for the first holiday weekend of the summer just got a bit higher. The weekly average price of a gallon of regular gas is $3.67, up 7 cents from a week earlier, according to the Department...
Cheniere Energy: A Way To Profit From Lower Natural Gas Prices (Seeking Alpha) Natural gas is very cheap in North America while still relatively expensive overseas. Until recently, there was only one LNG export facility authorized in the US, which was the Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, which is owned and operated [...]
There once was a time where American city roads were populated with big, long, Cadillac cars, with huge tail fins and enough chrome to make any semi-truck driver blush. Today, oversized SUVs have taken over, despite gas prices being the highest they’ve ever been. Cadillac attempted to make the big, comfortable, luxurious sedan live on, [...]
Slowing inflation is surely bringing some respite to U.S. consumers as they are left with more money to spend. The main reason behind inflation falling to a two-and-a-half year low is the 8.1% drop in gas prices during April. Due to booming domestic hydrocarbon production, our dependence on foreign oil has decreased massively and oil [...]
Massive new supplies of natural gas discovered in the U.S. have caused the domestic price to fall as much as 70% below the price paid in other countries. While these low prices have not been favorable for the operating results of the businesses selling natural gas, it is creating a windfall for businesses that are [...]
Bargain Stocks Amid Declining Gas Prices
Coal demand has been squeezed since the sharp decline of natural gas prices. This decline in demand has caused a severe decline in prices, resulting in declining profitability for coal companies over the last two years or so. To make the situation worse, even the global demand for met coal is declining (due to a declining demand for [...]
The White House has released a new infographic in April 2013, The Obama Energy Agenda, Gas Prices. We have seen the White release a number of infographics as a communication tool, and they have consistently been getting better. Gas Prices Explore...Show More Summary