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Billionaire David Einhorn, Smart Money Buying Up Shares Of CONSOL Energy Inc. (CNX)

The smart money is buying CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX). According to SEC filings, Southeastern Asset Management increased its position from 44,949,771......(read more)
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The Energy Sector: Bottoming Or ‘Lower For Longer’?

Since last September ’14, the Energy sector has gotten crushed, and basic commodities have followed. When this blog post was written in May ’......(read more)
Newpark Resources Inc (NR), NYSE:NR,

Cameron International Might Be Trading Too Low

Summary: - Recently, shares of Cameron International have been hit due to its exposure to the energy industry, where the company plays an extremely active......(read more)
10 Vocational Skills in Demand Today

Modine: Well Prepared For Any Cycle

Summary: - Cyclical, currency and commodity pressures overshadowing a relatively good diversification and restructuring effort. - Core business positioned......(read more)
Offshore Oil Drilling BP RIG ESV 2

Debating Andy Hall – Oil Market Conditions And The Future Of Oil Prices

Summary -Andrew J. Hall has traded oil for decades and is sometimes referred to as the “god of crude oil trading.” -He heads a $3 billion......(read more)
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Gold Producers Getting Battered Again As Gold Futures Hit Five-Year Low

Gold stocks like AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU), Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX), and Gold Fields Limited (ADR) (NYSE:GFI), among......(read more)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Supercharger station, Battery, Automotive,

Lithium Demand From Electric Vehicles Alone Could Grow 30% Annually For Years To Come

I’m on record as stating that demand for lithium will grow faster than most believe. Conventional wisdom seems to say that  overall lithium demand ......(read more)
PGLC

Pershing Gold Corp Up-Listing to NASDAQ, All Roads Leading to Higher Share Price?

Pershing Gold Corp (NASDAQ:PGLC) has had its fair share of skeptics. I hope that skeptics are falling silent. Why? Look no further than the demise of......(read more)
Mining Tunnel Coal

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU) & Other Coal Stocks Gain Ground Amid Supreme Court Ruling; Do Hedge Funds Love Coal Stocks?

As Dow Jones and S&P 500 Indices plunged on Monday amid concerns over Greece, a group of companies has enjoyed strong gains. The Dow Jones Coal Index......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Has BTU Hit Rock Bottom Or Is There No Hope For Coal Stocks?

Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU) is under huge pressure after the announcement that the stock is being kicked out from the S&P 400 index without......(read more)
Penn Virginia SLB

Penn Virginia Corporation (PVA) Surges On BP Acquisition Rumors; Should You Buy It?

Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE:PVA) is up 12% following the news that BP Plc (BP) may be acquiring the company.  UK based Proactive Investors reported......(read more)
Decline In Crude Oil Prices Zach Schreiber

Calling a Bottom: Basic Energy Services Insider Boosts Stake

At least one beleaguered energy company, Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS), is getting a large vote of confidence from the Chairman of its Board of Directors......(read more)
solar stocks

Energy Insider: Solar Prices to Reach $1 per Watt Target 3 Years Early

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy made a goal of reaching an installed price of $1 per watt for solar energy, which would make it highly competitive......(read more)
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Noble Energy, Inc. (NBL), California Resources Corp (CRC) Among Billionaire George Soros’ Top New Energy Picks

We recently profiled billionaire George Soros’ Soros Fund Management and the fund’s three new tech picks. Today, we’ll take a look at the fund’......(read more)
Ken Griffin

Billionaire Ken Griffin’s Largest Energy Plays Include Exxon Mobil Corporation, Devon Energy Corp, and Anadarko

Ken Griffin of Citadel Investment Group holds one of the most diverified equity portfolios among billionaire investors that we track. Citadel’s......(read more)
Koch Industries

Mosaic Co (MOS), Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI), Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (USA) (POT): Why Is Koch Industries Bullish on Fertilizer Stocks?

The growing world population and the increasing need for food supply is expected to benefit strongly industries related to agriculture. One particular......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Carl Icahn Talks About eBay Inc (EBAY) & Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI); Provides Opinion on Oil and Global Markets

As it was reported in the news in the last couple of days, activist investor Carl Icahn took some important steps regarding two companies, in which he......(read more)
Ascend Capital 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Ascend Capital 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Insider Monkey has seen a copy of Ascend Capital’s 2014 Q3 investor letter. Malcolm Fairbairn founded Ascend Capital in 1999. Ascend Partners Fund......(read more)
Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL)

Halliburton Company (HAL),Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (GDP) And Linn Energy LLC (LINE) On the Forefront of Oil Bubble Burst

The percentage drop in stock prices of Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL),Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:GDP) and Linn Energy LLC (NASDAQ:LINE) was......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE): Why John Paulson Keeps Trimming His Large Stake?

John Paulson‘s hedge fund Paulson & Co. has reported further selling some shares of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CIE). A new filing......(read more)
Kevin Michael Ulrich - Anchorage Advisors

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (LNG), Walgreen Company (WAG), Nortek Inc (NTK): Anchorage Capital’s Top Picks

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT:LNG), Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), and Nortek Inc (NASDAQ:NTK) are among Anchorage Capital‘s top stock picks.......(read more)
hedge fund research

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR): Adams Hill Capital Is Very Bullish

Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (NYSE:PBR) is one of Adams Hill Capital’s best investment ideas at the moment. Andrew Schwartz’s Adams......(read more)
Disneyland Anaheim

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Weaving Magically Delicious Growth Stories

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) and The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) are two stocks to consider getting in on now if you haven’t yet done......(read more)
Offshore Oil Drilling BP RIG

Bullish Play on BP plc (ADR) (BP) Options

BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP) is posed for a rise in the stock price, so what could be the best option play with the oil and gas company? Recently on Bloomberg......(read more)
Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS)

Sanchez Energy Corp (SN), Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS) Powerful Energy Picks Amidst Crude Oil Price Drop

Sanchez Energy Corp (NYSE:SN) and Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:OAS) are two of the best energy plays to consider with Brent Crude oil sinking to two year......(read more)
Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS)

Zoetis Inc (ZTS) To Present a New Vaccine

Jim Cramer, on CNBC, exclaimed that Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) might bring to the market a new vaccine to save piglets from the deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea......(read more)
Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD)

Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD)’s Refining Capacity Saturation Dilemma

Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD) has been riding high on the U.S. energy boom. It’s not only Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE:PXD), but several energy......(read more)
Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL)

Is Whiting Petroleum Corp (WLL)’s Bull Run Going to Continue?

Whiting Petroleum Corp (NYSE:WLL) has seen a tremendous rise this year, returning an impressive 44% year to date, but can the company continue to outperform......(read more)
BHP Billiton Limited (ADR) (NYSE:BHP)

BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (BBL) & Glencore PLC (GLEN) are Two Completely Different Risk Propositions: Nik Stanojevic

BHP Billiton plc (ADR) (NYSE:BBL) recently announced that it would be spinning off assets into a new global metal and mining company. Glencore PLC......(read more)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Productions Volumes Drop as ConocoPhillips (COP) Volumes Increase

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) reported earnings that clearly highlighted how companies with exposure to the U.S Onshore......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A) Declares Great Results, Faces Risks in Russia

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A) announced its second quarter results today, the company performed well in the quarter, beating analyst expectations......(read more)
PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL)

PPL Corporation (PPL)’s PPL Electric Utilities Planning New Regional Transmission Line Project

PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, a division of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), which is operating in Pennsylvania, announced on July 31, 2014, that it......(read more)
BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP)

BP plc (ADR) (BP) To Keep Growing Despite Concerns Over The Impact Of Sanctions In Russia

London-Based oil giant, BP plc (ADR) (NYSE:BP), remains bullish over its prospects going forward, despite the ongoing standoff in Russia  that has waged......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A), BP plc (ADR) (BP): Top Integrated Oil Companies Based on Valuation

Integrated oil companies have underperformed the market over the past five years and in a way, that is what Kevin Holt of Invesco Comstock Fund likes......(read more)
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

ConocoPhillips (COP), Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB), Total SA (ADR) (TOT): Top energy Picks for Booming U.S Energy Sector

The energy sector is currently experiencing a boom in the U.S, taking into consideration increased drilling activities in the country that are seen as......(read more)
Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS-A)

Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (RDS.A)’s Subsidiary Shell Oil Company President Marvin Odum Discusses Energy Industry State

In a Fox News’ Opening Bell program on June 27, Shell Oil Company’s, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (ADR) (NYSE:RDS.A), President......(read more)
Shire PLC (ADR)

Markets in Green on Friday; Market Movers: Shire PLC, CarMax, Oracle Corporation

In the last day of the week, the market opened higher with the S&P 500 Index (INDEXCBOE:SPX) went up 3 points at the beginning of the trading session......(read more)
U.S. Financial Hub: Wall Street

BlackBerry, Red Hat Among the Market Winners on Thursday; Juniper Networks Loses Ground; Gold Close to $1,300

The markets opened higher on Thursday and have been fluctuating so far. Yesterday S&P 500 hit a new record high on the back of the Fed announcement......(read more)
gold-bullion

Gold is Flat, Gold Miners ETF is on the Move

The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is going to release its latest policy decision in less than an hour and the market is –......(read more)
Offshore Oil Drilling BP RIG

EIA’s Weekly Petroleum Report: U.S. Crude Oil Inputs Averaged 15.4 Mln Barrels/Day

In its weekly report, U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) stated that the U.S. crude oil refinery inputs were close to 15.4 million barrels per......(read more)
10 Vocational Skills in Demand Today

Strategiest Max Breier is Bullish on Oil & Gas ETFs

Energy prices are on the rise after Sunni militant fighters started attacking and capturing several cities in Iraq. Oil prices could exceed $150 per barrel......(read more)
Offshore Oil Drilling BP RIG

Christopher Grisanti on The Oil Spike: More of an Opportunity than a Problem

On June 17, Christopher Grisanti, co-founder at Grisanti Capital Management, was interviewed on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.”......(read more)
Gold Bullion

Altimus Capital’s Chris Gersch: Shorting Oil, Long Gold Futures

Monday, June 16, Altimus Capital’s Portfolio Manager Chris Gersch and Gregory Bender discussed the price of oil on Bloomberg TV’s program “......(read more)
Total SA (ADR) (NYSE:TOT)

Oil Price Might Reach $150 with Economic Growth: Jonathan Waghorn

In the past couple of days, amid the crisis in Iraq, the oil prices have been going up. Recently, the Brent price reached a new 52-week high, and on Monday......(read more)

Oil Prices At Risk if Iraqi Tensions Move South

The price for oil has pushed higher mainly on the back of the Iraqi crisis. On Friday the WTI oil price reached $107.68, which represents a new 52-week......(read more)

AG Futures at Multi-Month Lows

Corn and wheat futures both entered a bear market recently, as investors have been liquidating their long positions in the past few weeks. Corn hit a......(read more)
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Funds Are Shorting Gold, Should you?

Gold has opened in green on Wednesday, currently trading at around $1260, up by 0.1%. In addition, the price for Gold has been falling for some time,......(read more)

Oil Prices: Outlook Stable Amid Geopolitical Issues

The oil prices have been trading in the range of $108 to $110 ahead of the OPEC meeting today, but the fresh tensions in Iraq led the oil prices breach......(read more)

US Oil Stocks Decline by 2.6 million Barrels Amid Unrest in Iraq; US Oil Import Declines

The Department of Energy’s weekly inventory report for crude oil stocks has revealed a reduction of 2.6 million barrels, which exceeds the expected......(read more)

Investors Should Consider Holding Gold as Insurance: Simona Gambarini

Is Gold a commodity that investors should hold? Simona Gambarini, associate director of research at ETF Securities during an interview with CNBC provided......(read more)
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