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How a Country the Size of Vermont Will Dominate the 2016 Oil Market

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The world oil market is typically dominated by countries with the most land.

The three largest countries - Russia, Canada, and China - are among the top five largest oil producers in the world.

But there's one country smaller than the state of Vermont that could become a huge oil player very soon...

Oil Price Crash Could Lead to Emergency OPEC Meeting

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There has been a big oil price crash over the last few months.

Thanks to a worldwide supply glut and weakening Chinese economy, crude oil prices have fallen nearly 30% since May.

Now, one country is desperately trying to develop a strategy to save oil prices before its economy collapses...

Dow Futures Today Dip Despite 4.8% Surge in China

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Brent Crude Oil Price Soars Today on Stock Market Rebound

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The Brent crude oil price surged today as stock markets rallied for the second consecutive trading session.

The Dow Jones, S&P 500, and Shanghai Index saw huge gains following yesterday's historic rebound.

Here's what you need to know about today's oil price movements...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Gains 183 Points on Chinese Rebound

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Jim Rogers: "Don't Give Up on Commodities"

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Legendary investor Jim Rogers just spoke with BBC's Radio 4 on Aug. 24, now known as "Black Monday" - the day commodities crashed to their lowest level in the 21st century.

Brent crude oil prices, the international benchmark, have plummeted 18.8% in August so far, dipping below $44 a barrel. Futures have fallen 38.6% from the 2015 high of $69.94 seen just over three months ago. WTI crude oil prices have fallen even more - the U.S. benchmark has tumbled 20% this month, 34.6% this year, to hit below $39 a barrel.

There are ample reasons to be pessimistic about commodities right now.

But according to the famously contrarian Rogers, investors shouldn't rule out a comeback for the depressed sector...

WTI Crude Oil Prices Will Soar from M&A Activity in Late 2015

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WTI crude oil prices edged lower today after a supply report from the EIA showed a slight decline in oil stockpiles.

The agency stated U.S. oil supplies fell, but inventory is still near an 80-year high.

But there's a "wave" washing over the sector that will boost oil prices by the end of the year...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Surges 450 Despite Chinese Volatility

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[CHART] How Today's Crash in Commodity Prices Compares to 1999

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Commodity prices just hit their lowest level of the 21st century.

The Bloomberg Commodity Index, which tracks the movement of 22 raw materials, fell to new lows this morning following a worldwide market sell-off.

This chart shows how the index has trended over the last 16 years...

Will Brent Crude Oil Prices Rebound from the "Black Monday" Crash?

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Brent crude oil prices slid into a free fall this morning and hit their lowest level in more than six years.

The plunge came on historic declines in U.S. and Chinese stock markets as "Black Monday" ravages the financial world.

Here's what you need to know about Black Monday's effect on oil prices...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Today Will Continue Dive Below 17,000

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Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average today (Friday, Aug. 21) forecasted an 80-point decline. The S&P is currently at a five-month low.

This all follows yesterday's declines, when the DJIA cratered 358 points, below the 17,000-mark, and the Nasdaq had its worst one-day decline since April 2014.

Here's a look at the stock market news that's moving the DJIA today even lower...

[CHART] Where Does the U.S. Get Its Oil From?

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Where does the U.S. get its oil from?

Most Americans think the U.S. gets most of it from Middle Eastern countries like Saudi Arabia.

Here's why they couldn't be more wrong...

What the Iran Nuclear Deal's "Secret Agreement" Means for Oil Prices

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There's a bombshell new development in the Iran nuclear deal.

The Associated Press reported that Iran will be permitted to use its own experts to inspect Parchin, one of the country's most suspicious testing facilities.

Here's a breakdown of the news and how it will affect oil prices...

Dow Jones Futures Today Fall on Sell-Off in Crude Oil Prices

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What's the WTI Crude Oil Price After Today's EIA Supply Report?

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The WTI crude oil price sunk lower today after the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly supply report.

Despite the drop, today's low prices give us the perfect opportunity to buy certain oil stocks at a discount before prices begin to rise.

Here's how you can play today's movement...