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World Stock Markets Pause Thursday, While Bond Markets Stabilize

(Kitco News) – Global equity markets were mostly weaker overnight, on corrective pullbacks from recent gains that have many stock indexes at or near record or multi-year highs. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly lower openings when the New York day session begins, after posting record highs on Wednesday.

Gold prices are higher in early U.S. trading, amid a weaker U.S. dollar index today and a pause in the record-setting rally in the U.S. stock market

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New Trump Transparency Rule Is a Boost for Oil Stocks in 2017

On Tuesday (Feb. 14), President Trump signed his third bill into law, eliminating a Dodd-Frank regulation requiring resource-extracting companies to disclose payments to foreign governments.

The new Trump transparency rule comes from the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to overturn recently made rules by the executive branch.

We're going to show you why it's a big deal, and why it's an even bigger deal for your money in 2017...

Global Markets

World Stock Markets Mostly Up; Heavy Slate Of U.S. Data On Deck Today

(Kitco News) – Asian and European stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday, following the lead of the U.S. stock indexes that set record highs on Tuesday. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings when the New York day session begins.

World equity markets were supported in part overnight by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday giving an upbeat assessment of the world's major economies

Global Markets

World Marketplace Awaits Fed Chair Yellen's Remarks To U.S. Senate

(Kitco News) – Asian and European stock markets were mostly weaker Tuesday on some profit taking from recent gains. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward slightly lower openings when the New York day session begins. U.S. stock indexes set record highs on Monday.

Gold prices are moderately higher Tuesday. Some safe-haven demand has surfaced again following the resignation of President Trump's national security advisor, Mike Flynn, who made contradictory statements about his contacts with Russia.

Focus Tuesday is on testimony from Fed Chair Janet Yellen before the U.S. Senate, in the semi-annual Humphrey-Hawkins reports.

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Cheap Oil Stocks Under $5

As a service to our readers, we've put together a list of 10 cheap oil stocks under $5.

Check out the stocks, including share prices and year-to-date returns for each.

But for investors looking to profit from rising oil prices and less regulation from the Trump administration, we do have some oil stocks that will be great plays in 2017.

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The Best Crude Oil Stock in 2017

Last January, crude oil prices hit their lowest price in 10 years. Since then, oil prices have surged 48%, and they are going even higher in 2017.

To help you profit from these soaring prices, we're giving you the best crude oil stock in 2017.

But before we get to our best oil stock to buy now, here's why oil stocks are great plays in 2017...

World Stock Markets Mostly Up, Gold Takes A Breather From Recent Gains

(Kitco News) – Global equity markets were mostly higher Thursday. U.S. stock indexes are also set to open firmer when the New York day session begins. It's been a light week for economic data in the U.S. and the world. So markets are still fixated on the new U.S. president.

Gold prices are near steady in early U.S. dealings.

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List of Oil Stocks to Buy in 2017

We've put together a list of oil stocks to buy in 2017 to help you profit from rising oil prices.

As oil prices head higher, the best way to profit is to buy the top oil stocks.

That's why buying the right oil company stocks is your best way to profit from oil in 2017...

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How Much Oil Does the U.S. Have?

Ever since President Trump proposed to make "America energy independent," people have been asking "how much oil does the U.S. have?"

That's an increasingly important question now that OPEC has cut its oil production to drive up oil prices.

Now that oil prices are rising again, let's break down how much oil the U.S. has...

World Marketplace Quieter Friday, Ahead of Key U.S. Jobs Report

(Kitco News) – European and Asian stock markets were mixed in subdued trading overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins.

Gold prices are modestly down on a corrective pullback following good gains Thursday that pushed prices to a 2.5-month high.

Traders worldwide are awaiting what is arguably the most important U.S. economic report of the month: Friday morning's employment report for January