Finance

Smart Oil Is Cheap Oil: Rudolf Hokanson

Even a global economic growth slowdown will not seriously impact the future of the shale oil patch, Rudolf “Rudy” Hokanson tells The Energy Report. The Barrington Research analyst’s job is to think long and hard about the target prices he assigns to the best and brightest junior firms playing in the Bakken and other shales. He likes…

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Recently I wrote about the risk of cyber crime on the investment scene in Caveat Emptor. The article emphasizes the need to mitigate the risk of cyber security in your portfolio. To do this, I suggest reviewing company’s published statistics on the cost of online crime. I also suggest gaining an understanding of the broad…

Central Bank “Wealth Effects” Doctrine At Work

The purpose of central bank financial repression and ZIRP is to distort and inflate asset prices. Our monetary politburo even admits that it is in the monetary scam business via its self-serving doctrine called “wealth effects”. The game here is to drive the stock market averages ever higher through massive liquidity injections into the Wall Street dealer markets….

Oil Price Slide – No Good Way Out

Written by Gail Tverberg, Our Finite World The world is in a dangerous place now. A large share of oil sellers need the revenue from oil sales. They have to continue producing regardless of how low oil prices go unless they are stopped by bankruptcy, revolution, or something else that gives them a very clear signal to stop. Producers…