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Whose Stock Is the Next Apple?

Will the oil sanctions on Iran be lifted? That's the big question in the news today – and the markets are reacting. During his latest appearance on Fox Business, Shah talks with host Stuart Varney about what might happen to oil prices if those sanctions are removed.

He also has some thoughts on a stock whose beaten-down price he sees as a buying opportunity.

Energy Investing

Why This Popular Crude Oil ETF Is Not the Best Way to Play the Rebound

Oil prices are on the rise to end March. On March 26 WTI oil hit a high of $52.46. That's a 19% climb from the lows it hit just two weeks ago.

And as the price of oil rises, shares of the United States Oil Fund LP (NYSE: USO) are climbing too. The crude oil ETF is up 9% since March 18.

You see, investors are flooding into this oil ETF as a way to play rebounding oil prices.

But for long-term investors, buying shares of this crude oil ETF is not a good strategy for playing oil's rebound. And there is one big reason why...

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The Five Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now

Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now: For the past three months, oil prices have hovered at their lowest levels since the financial crisis.

But they're are headed higher this year – and there are still plenty of profitable gems in the oil sector.

Here's a roundup of the best oil stocks to buy now as the market stabilizes throughout the year...

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How Will the Yemen Crisis Affect Oil Prices?

As violence escalates in the Middle East, one question is on energy investors' minds – how will the Yemen crisis affect oil prices?

The event could imply an "Arab Spring II" due to low oil prices right now.

Here's where oil is headed by July...

Oil

Beware of Pundits Playing the "Iran Oil Card"

It's getting to be crunch time in the negotiations between the West and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program.

Despite an ill-advised attempt by U.S. senators to scuttle the talks, it's clear the negotiations in Geneva will continue.

Now, TV pundits have taken to the airwaves suggesting that an agreement would flood the market with Iranian oil.

Combined with production surpluses in the United States and elsewhere, the "instant" prognosticators are pushing their Armageddon pricing scenario again, putting additional pressure on oil prices.

Meanwhile, those playing the new "Iranian card" are shorting oil even further.

It's just the latest example of a self-fulfilling prophecy.

It works like this…

Chicken Little of "The Sky is Falling Brokerage" hits the airwaves warning of a collapse in prices, only to earn huge off-camera profits based on what he just said.

Meanwhile, average investors are left holding the bag as share prices fall.

There's a big problem with all of this "instant analysis," and I'm going to show you what it is - and how you can resist the temptation to try to catch this "falling knife" altogether...

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How Much Is a Barrel of Oil Today?

How much is a barrel of oil, 3/19/2015: Oil futures fell back today after swinging sharply higher yesterday in response to the Fed's interest rates announcement.

But there's one fundamental force that will move prices toward $70 a barrel in 2015.

Oil Prices

Oil Prices Are Going Higher (Big Gains Ahead)

The prospect for oil prices in the near future looks significantly more positive. By the end of the second quarter or shortly thereafter, we believe oil prices will rise.

This is despite the recent monthly report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) that projects a more prolonged oil glut than initially forecast.

Here is what the IEA got wrong...

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What Is the Price of Oil Today?

What is the price of oil today: Oil prices hovered around their lowest levels in six years today (Monday) as investors disregarded OPEC's forecast that U.S. output will halve by the end of 2015.

But there's one factor changing the industry's landscape that will raise oil prices as high as $65 a barrel by late August...

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Why WTI Crude Oil Prices Fell Today – and Where They're Headed

The price of WTI crude oil fell below $48 a barrel today (Wednesday) after the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly supply report.

But there's one consequence of lower oil prices that will inevitably move them up.

Here's everything you need to know about today's drop and the future of oil prices...

Oil Prices

The Coming Oil Price "Crunch" Means Profits for Smart Investors

Oil prices are inching forward again and there's an inevitable consequence building that will help them climb even higher.

It's called the "reserve crunch" In fact, just 300 million barrels of new reserves have been replaced… out of 1.2 billion. Hence the word "crunch."

Here's why this kind of "crunch" promises to have a big impact on both crude oil prices and stock valuations...

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