Category Archives: Oil

Greece May Sign Russia Gas Deal As Soon As Today

It appears that Herr Schaeuble will be left in the cold as following comments from the Greek energy minister that a deal is coming “soon,”  it is being reported that: *RUSSIA MAY SIGN GAS LINK ACCORD W/ GREECE TODAY: ROSSIYA 24 According to Gazprom’s CEO comments on Greek TV, following his meeting with Greek PM Read More

WHERE DO PRECIOUS METALS GO FROM HERE?

I urge you to consider my arguments for investing in gold and silver, and the miners that extract it. I am holding on to my post 2008 forecast for gold reaching $3-5k per ounce by 2017 (and silver reaching $100) because the world’s largest governments continue their plunge into default, and cannot afford to let interest Read More

The Collapse Of The Petrodollar: Oil Exporters Are Dumping US Assets At A Record Pace

Back in November we chronicled the (quiet) death of the Petrodollar, the system that has buttressed USD hegemony for decades by ensuring that oil producers recycled their dollar proceeds into still more USD assets creating a very convenient (if your printing press mints dollars) self-fulfilling prophecy that has effectively underwritten the dollar’s reserve status in the post Read More

Rick Rule: Have the Cash and Courage to Sustain Your Trade

For the past five months, we’ve been writing in the DR’s email edition, about the danger debt and derivatives tied to the U.S. shale gale posed while crude oil lingers in the $40-60 range. We had occasion to ask Rick Rule about this thesis and more recently. Rick needs no introduction. He’s founder of Sprott’s U.S. Read More

Experts Fear World May Be Headed for Yet Another Financial Crisis

By Dan Weil Only six years after the end of the worst financial crisis since the 1930s some experts are worried another one may be on its way.Some are “warning that the global community has failed to learn the lessons of the Greek debt crisis — or even of Argentina’s default in 2001, the consequences Read More

Investors Still Aren’t Fully Awake to this Dollar Nightmare Yet – MarketWatch

By Shawn Langlois We are back on “patient” watch this week, with the Fed’s potential market-rattling precursor to a rate hike due midweek. Our call of the day predicts that, for now, “patient” will remain in the script and the Fed won’t be rocking the boat on interest rates (more on that below). Market behavior Read More

Why Gold is a Better Bet than Oil – Especially for the Next 5 Years – MarketWatch

By Cody Willard I’ve been saying for a while now that I don’t see any reason to try to game a bottom, or any type of trade for that matter, in oil/energy. We’ve made a lot of money and avoided a lot of heartache over the years sticking with our strategies. Unless oil drops to Read More

Why The Price Of Oil Is More Likely To Fall To $20 Rather Than Rise To $80

By Michael Snyder, on February 15th, 2015 This is just the beginning of the oil crisis. Over the past couple of weeks, the price of U.S. oil has rallied back above 50 dollars a barrel. In fact, as I write this, it is sitting at $52.93. But this rally will not last. In fact, analysts Read More

Two More Harbingers Of Financial Doom That Mirror The Crisis Of 2008

By Michael Snyder, on February 12th, 2015 The stock market continues to flirt with new record highs, but the signs that we could be on the precipice of the next major financial crisis continue to mount. A couple of days ago, I discussed the fact that the U.S. dollar is experiencing a tremendous surge in Read More

Richard Russell Big Picture For Gold – Collapse In Russia, Commodities And A World Flooded With Liquidity

On the heels of the S&P downgrade of Russian debt, as the global markets impatiently await the FOMC decision, today the Godfather of newsletter writers, 90-year old Richard Russell, discusses the big picture of the collapse in Russia, commodities, and a world flooded with liquidity. Richard Russell: “Many years ago I predicted that in the Read More