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Why Oil Prices Will Rise in 2016, in One Chart

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Oil prices are down 46.6% over the last year thanks to the global supply glut.

But Money Morning Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors says prices will stabilize in 2016.

And this chart displays one trend that will make that happen this year...

The Elephant in the Oil Market That No One's Talking About

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The pundits have been hammering away at how much excess supply there is worldwide. Yet that alone is not the market's only problem.

What the oil market is experiencing right now is not a supply problem. This is what the talking heads keep missing...

Don't Touch These Oil Stocks in 2016 – Buy These Instead

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Oil stocks appear unattractive right now due to the continuing price decline and constant barrage of bearish news.

But you can still profit by avoiding one type of oil stock in favor of a more obscure type.

Here are the ones you should stay away from this year...

Three Pressing Energy Investing Questions, Answered

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Given the action that has taken place in the sector over the past several months, I haven't had the opportunity to sit down and answer your many energy investing questions.

So let's do that today. First, many of you have asked about the status of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the United States and how that will impact the global market.

And one promising company in particular has drawn your interest...

Why the WTI Crude Oil Price Is Up Today

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The WTI crude oil price hit a three-week high today thanks to a new IEA report and a declining rig count.

Despite today's gains, oil prices are actually much lower than they should be.

In fact, there's one factor manipulating the price by deflating it below the actual market value of oil...

The Truth About the Big Oil Production Freeze

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With word swirling about Russia and Saudi Arabia agreeing to freeze oil production, the talking heads are up in arms about whether it will make any difference or not.

On the table is an accord to keep production at January levels, with most of OPEC probably following Saudi Arabia's lead.

In the short term, getting Iran on board is key. Today, meetings took place with Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Venezuela on one side of the table, and Iran on the other.

The official goal was to get Iran on board with the production freeze. But my contacts are telling me a different story...

Crude Oil Price Today Swings Violently on Output Freeze

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The crude oil price today whipsawed after four oil leaders reached an agreement to freeze production.

The fluctuation in prices shows investors don't think the freeze will ease the supply glut.

But it won't have an effect on the energy sector's profit potential this year...

Why Crude Oil Prices Bounced 6.4% Today

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Crude oil prices today rebounded from yesterday's 13-year lows following an announcement that OPEC is considering an output cut.

But there's one non-OPEC country that will have a huge influence on whether or not the cartel actually lowers output.

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

Oil Stocks to Avoid in 2016 – and One Type to Buy Now

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Investing in oil stocks is misconstrued as an easy way to lose money right now.

But you can still profit from the oil sector's volatility - if you know where to look.

Here are the oil stocks you should avoid - and the ones you should invest in this year...

The Final Step Needed for Oil Prices to Recover

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The International Energy Agency's (IEA) report on global oil demand projections, combined with the continuing oil supply glut, pushed oil prices below $30 a barrel.

What we have here is the classic balance of supply and demand. Here, the levels of investment and investor interest in oil and natural gas companies follow a simple logic.

When supply exceeds demand, investors lose interest and prices fall. On the other hand, when demand outgrows supply, investors go back in, raising prices.

But these days that dynamic has been fundamentally altered - half of that equation is no longer in question.

And that leads us to the final step needed for oil prices to recover...

This $600 Million Event Shows Why Oil Prices Won't Stay Below $30 for Long

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Oil prices tumbled below the $30 mark today after a bearish IEA report sent investors running for the hills.

But there's one crucial reason why crude oil is staging a rebound.

In fact, a $600 million signal flashed last week that clearly shows prices are about to see long-term gains...

One Reason to Hold BP Stock in 2016

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BP Plc. (NYSE ADR: BP) reported its worst loss ever on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Although the BP stock price crashed 8.5% on the day of the earnings release, now isn't the time to sell your position.

In fact, there's one big reason to hold onto your shares of BP stock this year...

This $600 Million Oil Market Shift Is the Biggest Signal the Crunch Is Over

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Oil "sages" everywhere are now calling for $40 to $50 a barrel of oil by mid-year, calling on vague rumors of a Saudi-Russia production deal, costly shale oil producers collapsing, or the energy debt crisis as proof.

But they're overlooking one crucial thing - the main signal that oil prices are turning around. You see, the largest move of its kind ever just took place in oil markets... $600 million worth in one day.

Pundits may have missed it, but that doesn't mean you have to. It's a clear sign that oil prices are turning around - and that it's time for you to get back in the game...

Falling Oil Prices Are Making This "Middleman" Company Rich

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The drop in oil prices over the last year has lost oil companies billions of dollars.

But there's one company banking huge profits from oil's free fall.

In fact, it just posted a 14% increase in revenue thanks to the volatile commodity.

Why the Price of Crude Oil Is Down Today

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The price of crude oil struggled to stay above the $30 mark today as Big Oil firms report weak earnings and hopes of a production cut from OPEC fade.

But there are five reasons why investors shouldn’t avoid the energy sector in 2016.

First, here's what you need to know about oil's movement today...