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Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Is Up Today

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There are two reasons why the WTI oil price is up today.

The main reason is the rebound in China's stock market, which saw its biggest one-day gain in six years. The other is the delay in a deal with Iran over its nuclear program.

Here's how both helped caused the surge in oil prices today...

Dow Jones Futures Today Crater 106 Points on China Fears

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Why the WTI Oil Price Is Down Today

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There are three reasons why the WTI oil price is down today.

The biggest one is the debt crisis in Greece, which came to a head yesterday after Greek citizens voted against bailout conditions.

Here's a breakdown of how all three have caused the oil price drawback over the last week...

How to Invest in the New Energy Balance

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As we await the next chapter in the ongoing Greek debt mess, something of interest is happening right here in the U.S.

For the first time in my memory (which goes back more than four decades in this business), the energy market's normal supply-and-demand trade-off has been fundamentally altered.

As I have explained on several occasions in Oil & Energy Investor, overleverage will hamper some U.S. producers, while the inability to replace volume extracted due to the expenses incurred exceeding the wellhead profits will cause significant problems for others.

Here's where the best opportunities are going to arise...

How Much Is a Barrel of Oil Today?

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How much is a barrel of oil today, 7/2/15: Oil prices are seeing a soft rally today on the coattails of a bullish U.S. jobs report.

Despite today's gains, oil prices have fallen by more than 1% over the last week.

But short-term volatility is expected. In fact, prices will follow this distinct upward pattern over the course of 2015...

This Chart Compares the Oil Price History to Natural Gas Price History

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The past year has delivered one of the worst crashes in oil price history.

It has been the worst-performing commodity in the energy sector, slumping even lower than natural gas prices.

This chart shows how these two significant resources have trended over the last 15 years...

How the Latest Greek Drama Will Affect the Price of Oil

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The longer the Greek debt crisis remains unsolved, the bigger the impact on the price of oil. There are three primary concerns, all of which are pushing oil lower.

Once any sort of resolution emerges, oil prices will bounce back. But the longer that takes... the longer the volatility...

Here's what to expect in the coming days...

Dow Futures Today Surge on Greek Bailout Hopes

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Healthcare Stocks Turn DJIA Futures Today Healthy Shade of Green

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Greek Drama Headlines Dow Jones News Today

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Find out what's cooking in Dow Jones news today.

Greece must find a way to unfreeze $8.06 billion, Apple stock is on the move from Icahn comments, and more.

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Why Our Oil Price Forecast Just Moved Higher

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Oil prices are up 14.5% year to date.

Concerns that have plagued the oil patch over the last several months, including supply/demand, are subsiding.

So where's oil headed? Keep reading for our latest oil price forecast...

Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Today Rose to $61.37

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The WTI crude oil price today surged above $61 in morning trading on declining inventory data.

The rise in oil prices came after the American Petroleum Institute (API) released a bullish weekly supply report.

Here's what that means for oil price forecasts for the rest of the year...

The Best Oil ETF to Invest in Today

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With oil prices ready to continue their rebound, investors are on the hunt for the best oil ETF to invest in now.

WTI oil prices are up 23.2% since they bottomed at $49.65 on March 17. They are still down 37% since June 23, 2014.

That's why we're recommending this oil ETF today...

Dow Futures Today Slump as Greek Worries Reignite

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Why I'm Revising My Oil Outlook… Upward

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I just left a closed-door meeting in Paris. Assembled here were some high-powered oil practitioners, the traders selling their productions, and the bankers financing all of it.

As often happens, the pundits and talking heads have been discussing matters quite similar to what was on our agenda. And as usual, their perspectives are very different from those of us "behind the scenes."

For some time I have been talking in Oil & Energy Investor about a confluence of factors leading to a rise in oil prices. It was heartening to see I was right according to those assembled in my meeting - except for in the case of one interesting factor.

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