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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.

Here's Why WTI Crude Oil Prices Are Down Today

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Two reasons why WTI crude oil prices are down today are the Greek debt negotiations and looming Iran deadline.

The international news has big implications on where WTI oil prices are headed the rest of the year.

Here's a breakdown of today's movements...

Dow Futures Today Gain 14 Points as Investors Weigh Greece

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Here's the Latest Saudi Ploy to Control Oil Prices

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Something created in London several years ago is beginning to have a major impact on oil prices and the oil market today. Unfortunately, this "something" is just what the Saudis need.

The ongoing battle between Saudi Arabia and American shale production over the international market continues.

Here's how the Saudis are grabbing control over pricing...

Where Is the Halliburton Stock Price Headed in 2015?

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The Halliburton stock price has beaten the S&P 500 energy sector by nearly 15% this year.

Although it had poor Q1 earnings, Halliburton's numbers were nowhere near as bad as most Big Oil companies.

Here's where the Halliburton stock price has moved compared to other notable oil firms...

Dow Futures Today Slump 69 Points on Greece Talks

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These Two Issues Are Affecting the London Oil Market Today

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Anomalies in the oil sector tend to hit the London oil market first. And thank goodness we've got a firsthand read on it.

There are two forces at play in the market today - forces that will affect your oil and energy investments, no doubt about it.

Here's what's going on and what it all means...

Here's Why Crude Oil Prices Are Up Today

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Why crude oil prices are up today: Oil surged above $60 a barrel after the EIA released a bullish drilling report.

Daily oil production in the major shale regions is expected to fall to 5.5 million barrels in July.

Here's why that decline will happen - and how it'll move prices into the mid-$70 range...

What Happened at the OPEC Meeting Today?

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At today's OPEC meeting, the cartel announced it would maintain its collective output at 30 million barrels a day.

The decision marks the second time since November that OPEC will defy the global supply glut and weak oil prices.

But OPEC has been lying about its production ceiling all along...

Cybersecurity Stocks in Focus in Stock Market News Today

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Good morning! In stock market news today, Friday, June 5, U.S. stock futures forecasted a 38-point decline from yesterday's close.

A cyberattack on the data of four million federal employees across nearly every government agency was announced by U.S. officials late Thursday. Additionally, the May jobs report is in focus in today's trading session.

Here are the top stories in stock market news today...

How the OPEC Meeting Is Affecting Oil Prices

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The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will hold its first oil summit of the year in Vienna tomorrow.

The OPEC meeting will be the first since the cartel fired off the first shot in the "price war" last November.

Here's what you should keep an eye on during the summit...

Why the Price of Oil Is Baffling Analysts (but Not Us)

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It sure has been amusing to watch the instant oil experts trying to shove their "square peg" explanations into the "round hole" price of oil this week.

So why do these analysts keep getting it wrong? Is it because they have vested interest in oil falling for short plays?

Maybe. But there's another force afoot as far as the price of oil is concerned...

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