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The Easiest Way to Profit from "Range-Bound" Oil

On July 9, I wrote that major industry analysts had made a premature, and therefore dangerous, call to jump back into the "supermajors" – three of which are collectively spending around $45 billion to increase drilling – with both feet.

The thinking there is that these giants are diverse enough to have made it through the oil crash and are in position to capitalize on any price increases.

At the time, I said that any investor who acts on those recommendations will have leapt before looking hard enough.

Now, it looks like I was right. Over the past week or so, oil has become tightly range-bound, moving up and down in roughly equal measure. On July 13, for instance, New York-traded West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude dropped 4.4%… after rising 4.6% the day before.

You could play those prices… if you were a professional futures trader. But for regular investors, that would be a hard dollar, indeed.

So let me show you the simplest, most profitable way to make money on oil in these narrow ranges...


Price of Crude Today Oil Surges Above $46 on OPEC Report

The price of crude oil is surging above $46 today thanks to a declining dollar and new OPEC report.

But there are two other reasons why prices will keep shooting higher this year.

Here are our Brent and WTI crude oil price targets for 2016...


Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Today Is Up from Two-Month Lows

The West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil price today jumped nearly 2% following yesterday's two-month low.

And there's one primary reason why oil prices are rebounding right now.

Here's everything you need to know about today's movement...


WTI and Brent Crude Oil Price: 3 Differences Between the Two Benchmarks

The WTI and Brent crude oil price are the two most popular oil reference points in the world.

Still, many investors don't understand the fundamental differences between the two.

Here are three things you need to know that distinguish WTI and Brent crude oil...


Our New WTI Crude Oil Price Prediction Shows Post-Brexit Upside

Both Brent and WTI oil prices have sold off over the last two weeks in the wake of the Brexit vote.

But our new crude oil price prediction shows both benchmarks rebounding this year.

Here are our specific oil price targets for 2016...


The 8 Biggest Oil Stocks to Avoid in 2016 Are the Ones Everyone Recommends

Oil stocks ripped higher in Q2 thanks to surging oil prices.

WTI oil had its best quarter since the financial crisis. These gains pushed Big Oil stocks like Exxon up 11%.

But we have a few reasons why you should avoid Big Oil stocks - plus one of the best energy investments you can buy today...


What Big Banks Won't Tell You About Their Oil Price "Forecasts"

Following last week's Brexit outcome, the big banks are now bullish on oil prices – a reversal of their position just a few weeks ago.

Here's why these banking behemoths changed their minds - and why you can never trust their "forecasts"...


Watch This Key "Oil Spread" for Brexit's Real Oil Impact

Crude oil has overcome its initial overreaction to the Brexit vote.

But as the market settles, one key "oil spread" has emerged as the gauge for where prices are heading next...


Brexit Just "Killed" London as the Energy Capital of the World

In the wake of the Brexit, London's position as the global energy capital is in question, and major moves are underway in the energy market.

These short-term headwinds and future opportunities will extend far beyond Europe...


Oil Prices After Brexit: Where the Market Is Headed Now

Oil Prices After Brexit: Crude oil prices around the world are falling in the wake of the biggest event in British history.

Last night, the UK officially voted to leave the European Union.

Here's why oil prices are reeling from "the biggest single event to jolt markets in decades"...