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Three Ways Japan Will Boost LNG Stocks in 2014

In yet another reminder that we live in a global economy, events in Japan are setting up to boost liquefied natural gas (LNG) stocks in 2014 and beyond.

Japan's appetite for LNG has ramped up dramatically over the past several years thanks to the 2010 Fukushima nuclear disaster that prompted the closing of virtually all of that country's nuclear reactors.

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Teekay LNG Stock (NYSE: TGP): Get 6.7% Yield from This LNG Shipping Leader

We've been covering how companies that export liquefied natural gas are a good buy today – but investors can double their profits by also investing in the industry's shipping sector with Teekay LNG stock.

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (NYSE: TGP) is a master limited partnership formed by Teekay Corp. (NYSE: TK) as part of its strategy to expand operations in the LNG sector.

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The Best "Yardstick" for Picking Oil and Gas Stocks to Buy

As every savvy investor knows, multiples are one of the best yardsticks when it comes to finding undervalued oil and gas stocks to buy.

More often than not, that involves a hard look at the multiple of a company's earnings to determine whether or not a stock is fairly valued.

And the best part is, hardly anyone else is using it...

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Cheniere (LNG) Stock Is Still the Industry Leader

Cheniere (LNG) stock has climbed 126% over the past year – and we believe there's a lot more to come.

Houston-based Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: LNG) is the biggest name in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporting. It was the first company that the U.S. Energy Department granted approval for exporting to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.

Cheniere's head start on competitors gives it what Forbescalled a near-monopoly for the next few years.

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Two Stocks to Buy to Tap Into the Massive Wolfcamp Shale

There's no better place to start your search for the best oil stocks to buy now than deep in the heart of Texas – especially its shale formations.

Texas has two of the largest shale formations in the country. One, the Eagle Ford shale in the southeast part of the state, has been a hot topic among investors for years.

And two companies already operating there will be first in line for the profits...

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LNG Stock News: This Global Revolution Is Gaining Speed

Recent liquefied natural gas (LNG) stock news highlights how this global gas revolution is finally gaining traction…

In December, for example, Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE: LNG) announced two contracts collectively worth $9.5 billion with Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals to construct LNG trains and facilities in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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The Five Biggest Oil Investing Trends of 2014

The global oil market in 2013 was dominated by geopolitical disruptions, a huge boom in U.S. domestic production, and double-digit gains for energy investors. Energy stocks rose about 18% in 2013.

This year's gains should be even better, especially if investors follow the five biggest oil investing trends of 2014.

Just look at what's happening in the United States…

But the next 12 months could be even better…