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Commodities

Why Uranium Prices Are Rising, and How You Can Profit

Currently, uranium prices are creeping upwards after bottoming out mid-year 2014.

If you're an investor who thinks mostly of coal and oil in regards to the energy sector, consider giving uranium a chance.

As a clean, base load power at low cost to billions of people, it's a hard-asset must-have for investors' portfolios.

Energy

Here's What Obama's First-Ever Energy Review Missed

The Obama administration just released its inaugural Quadrennial Energy Review (QER).

The aim of the 348-page report, which was ordered by a Presidential Memorandum in January 2014, is to help the U.S. government create a "comprehensive and integrated energy strategy" by identifying the roadblocks to providing affordable and secure energy and energy services for the country.

The QER's concerns mirror those I have considered in Oil Energy Investor and even addressed before the queen's Windsor Energy Consultation last month at Windsor Castle outside London.

And as the severity of the problems outlined in the QER become apparent, there are going to be some very nice opportunities for investors to profit.

However, the report neglected to address a number of key issues that are crucial to understanding the challenges in the energy sector.

Here's my take on what really needs to be fixed...

Energy Market

I'm Counting on Chaos in the Energy Sector and You Should, Too

Are we worried about smaller players in the energy sector "just plain going out of business"? No way!

Not only are we not afraid of weaker players being swept away, we're counting on it.

Because people are forgetting about this one important nugget of information - it's what separates the average investors from the millionaires...

Energy

Shell, BG Group Merger Signals Huge Changes in Energy

The $70 billion acquisition of BG Group plc (LON: BG) by Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE: RDSA) will result in a merged company with market value double that of BP plc (ADR) (NYSE: BP) and bigger than Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX).

According to Bloomberg News, this deal counters the prevailing view...

Energy

Here's How Bad Energy Sector Layoffs Are in 2015

Slumping oil prices have been a benefit at the pumps, but its wreaking havoc on our nation's energy workforce.

Amid a 55% plunge in crude oil prices since last June, there have been roughly 91,000 energy sector layoffs announced since late December.

Warnings about unstainable debt held by energy companies and a burst of bankruptcies are expected to result in more pink slips.

Here's why that's so troublesome for the U.S. economy...

Stock Price

Will CHK Stock Price Get Boosted by Icahn?

Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s (NYSE: CHK) stock has fallen 39.5% in the last year amid quarter-over-quarter earnings losses.

For billionaire investor Carl Icahn, it's the perfect opportunity to increase his stake at a discount.

Here's how you can benefit from Icahn's strategy, regardless of how CHK stock performs...

Investing Tips

3 High-Yield Energy Stocks Returning as Much as 6%

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Energy stocks have struggled lately. Since this time last year, the overall sector has dropped 11% while the S&P 500 index rose almost 13%.

But it's important to note: this has left some of the biggest high-yield energy dividend stocks on sale – so investors should grab some shares for a bargain to collect dividends. Because oil will head higher again.

Here are three picks we like to get you started...

Energy

Oil Tanks but Energy Profit Prospects Remain

WTI futures tanked last week, with the oil benchmark hovering around $45.50 for April delivery on Friday. But Kent Moors has identified important profit opportunities amidst the carnage – and will share them with you.

Kent has now filed three field reports...

energy stocks

The Current State of the Energy Market: Part III

The primary question on the minds of the energy market elite: Who gets to export oil to the most prized market of them all – Asia?

We had front-row seats to the global discussion. And what a colorful discussion it was!

Here's the consensus the global energy elite came to...

Energy Investing

Why the Exxon Mobil Stock Price Hit a Fresh 52-Week Low

The Exxon Mobil stock price (NYSE: XOM) hit a 52-week low of $84.03 intraday Wednesday. Shares of the oil and gas giant are sitting at their lowest level in 17 months.

The Irving, Texas-headquartered company has certainly taken it on the chin over the last several months. Indeed, a laundry list of issues plague the stock.

But despite these headwinds, here's why the Exxon Mobil stock price could soon move higher...