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Energy Rules

Energy Rules

The energy sector struggled through the 2010’s with a 3.3% per year gain.  The Nasdaq 100 during this time frame: +18% per year.  Quite a swing of performance beginning in early 2021.   Hat tip Ben Carlson/@awealthofcs
Counting on Alternative Sources of Energy?

Counting on Alternative Sources of Energy?

Think again…The US gets 18x more energy from hydrocarbons as it does from wind and solar combined. Hydrocarbons will dominate for decades to come. More here:  The myriad claims being made by climate activists, politicians, and elite academics that we can run our...
Bullish Energy

Bullish Energy

Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $84 per barrel (b) in October, up $9/b from September and up $43/b from October 2020. Crude oil prices have risen over the past year as result of steady draws on global oil inventories, which averaged 1.9 million barrels per day...
Pain at the Pump

Pain at the Pump

U.S. gas prices now average over $3.20/gallon after a 40% gain this year.  Higher gas prices act just like a tax increase, a direct hit on the lower and middle class.  Hat tip Charlie Bilello
Crude Fading

Crude Fading

Heavy resistance(50/200D moving averages) has capped the last two weekly highs. USO held the 40W moving average at last week’s low, will it hold this week’s low? We are long USO in some managed accounts.