Oilseeds – Global Weather Risk (WX) Report - Marcus Weather Inc.
A fortnightly weather risk outlook discussing global production of any (but not limited to) of the following: corn, soy, wheat, rapeseed, sunflower and palm oil – by Marcus Weather Inc – marcusweather.com
Decades after Europe, turning blades send first commercial offshore wind power onto US grid
Off the coast of eastern Long Island, an 800-foot tall turbine has begun sending electricity onto the U.S. grid from what’s set to be the country’s first commercial offshore wind farm
2 Beaten-Down Solar Stocks Due for a Rebound
These two solar stocks are the worst-performing S&P 500 stocks of 2023, but they could be poised for a turnaround if the macro forecast improves as expected next year.
Crude Prices Plunge on Concern About Excess Global Oil Supplies
January WTI crude oil (CLF24 ) this morning is down -2.79 (-3.86%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF24 ) is down -0.0780 (-3.70%). Crude oil and gasoline prices this morning are sharply lower, with crude falling to a 5-month low and gasoline tumbling to a 1-year low. Concern about excess global...
Why are Natural Gas Prices So Low?
The peak demand season in the natural gas market begins in late November and runs through March when heating demand peaks. After rising from March through November, the natural gas in storage across the United States falls during the winter when the price tends to reach seasonal highs. In early December 2023, natural gas futures prices ignored seasonality and were sitting below the $2.65 per MMBtu level for January 2024 delivery.
The Customer Experience-Finance Paradox: How to Deliver Both
Customer experience writer and keynote speaker Stan Phelps once said, “Customer experience isn’t an expense. Managing customer experience bolsters your brand.” In the present-day business landscape, companies face growing demands to provide excellent customer experiences while ensuring their finances are well-kept. For many, this can be challenging, as balancing these...
Gold Price at New Highs? Sellers Say NO.
The huge rally in gold and the monstrous decline that followed provided a sign of epic proportions.
At COP28, John Kerry unveils nuclear fusion strategy as a source of clean energy
The United States will work with other governments to speed up efforts to make nuclear fusion a new source of carbon-free energy, U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry said Tuesday, while in Dubai for U.N. climate talks
Is Brazil's Biggest Oil Stock a Value Buy Right Now?
As Brazil becomes the latest member of the OPEC+ alliance, could the country's state-run energy giant Petrobras emerge as a top oil pick for 2024?
Crude Prices Erase Early Gains on Ramped-Up U.S. Crude Exports
January WTI crude oil (CLF24 ) on Tuesday closed down -0.72 (-0.99%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF24 ) closed down -0.0239 (-1.12%). Crude oil and gasoline prices Tuesday gave up early gains and moved lower, with crude falling to a 3-week low. Ramped-up U.S. crude exports are weighing on oil...
Nat-Gas Prices Post Modest Gains as U.S. Temps Trend Colder
January Nymex natural gas (NGF24 ) on Tuesday closed up +0.016 (+0.59%). Nat-gas prices Tuesday closed slightly higher as U.S. weather forecasts turned colder, which will boost heating demand for nat gas. Forecaster Maxar Technologies said Tuesday that U.S. weather forecasts trended cooler from Dec 10-14, particularly in Texas and...
9 Uncomfortable Truths About Money Only Rich People Understand
Who does not want to be rich? While it is true that money can be the solution to many of your problems, it is also true that money itself can bring a lot of problems. Having millions of dollars of net worth can easily put even the brightest minds out...
Diversify Your Portfolio Through Municipal Bonds
As a wealthy investor, it is natural to be interested in investment options that promise handsome returns and are tax-efficient. We live in uncertain economic times, with stretched stock valuations and rising concerns over taxes and inflation. In such a scenario, the ideal strategy would involve diversifying and protecting your...
Crude Prices Climb After Russia Said OPEC+ Crude Cuts Can Go Further
January WTI crude oil (CLF24 ) this morning is up +0.73 (+1.00%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF24 ) is up +0.0012 (+0.06%). Crude oil and gasoline prices this morning are moderately higher, with crude recovering from a 3-week low. Crude prices rebounded from early losses and moved higher after Russian...
Chevron Looks Like a Bargain With a 10x P/E, a Likely Dividend Hike and 4.45% Yield
Chevron is a bargain given that its forward P/E multiple is 10.2x, and the company is likely going to hike its dividend next month, giving it a forward 4.45% yield. Shorting puts is a play here.
What Rich People Do Differently with Their Money
A stereotype of rich people is that they are greedy and materialistic. In reality, however, many wealthy individuals are quite frugal and careful with their spending. Rather than letting their money work for them, they have learned how to make it work for them. The purpose of this blog post...
Wall Street Expects This Energy Dividend Stock to Rally 34%
For energy investors seeking a powerful combination of income and growth, here's a look at one top-rated petroleum shipping stock that offers a healthy dividend yield.
Crude Prices Close Lower on Doubts About OPEC+ Crude Production Cuts
January WTI crude oil (CLF24 ) on Monday closed down -1.03 (-1.39%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF24 ) closed up +0.0210 (+0.99%). Crude oil and gasoline prices on Monday settled mixed, with crude falling to a 2-week low. Monday's rally in the dollar index to a 1-week high was bearish...
Nat-Gas Prices Fall as Warm U.S. Temps Keep LNG Inventories Elevated
January Nymex natural gas (NGF24 ) on Monday closed down -0.120 (-4.26%). Nat-gas prices Monday tumbled to a 2-1/4 month low and closed sharply lower as persistently weak domestic demand for nat-gas is boosting nat-gas inventories. Warmer-than-average U.S. temperatures are curbing heating demand for nat-gas and are weighing on prices....
Stock Market Surge Concerns Federal Reserve
The stock market has experienced a remarkable surge, with the S&P 500 increasing by 10% since the last Federal Reserve meeting just a month ago. This rapid growth has caused concern for the Federal Reserve, as they worry about the potential impact on inflation. Despite speculation of potential interest rate...
Achieving Financial Security in Uncertain Times
Being financially secure and prepared for any unforeseen circumstances is crucial. Achieving this level of security involves understanding and managing your expenses and income, creating a rainy-day fund, and investing smartly. This article will provide in-depth knowledge about these essential aspects of fiscal responsibility and will offer practical advice and...
Crude Prices Under Pressure on Doubts About OPEC+ Crude Production Cuts
January WTI crude oil (CLF24) this morning is down -0.57 (-0.77%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF24) is up +0.0142 (+0.67%). Crude oil and gasoline prices this morning are mixed, with crude falling to a 2-week low. Today's rally in the dollar index to a 1-week high is bearish for energy...
Crude Oil: Does OPEC Have a Problem?
OPEC’s biannual meeting in late November establishes the cartel’s production policy for the coming year. The cartel scheduled the late 2023 meeting for Sunday, November 26, but the oil ministers could not agree on output quotas during preliminary meetings, causing a delay in the meeting until the end of November.
Why It’s Better to Wait Before Claiming Social Security Benefits
When you first begin your career, Social Security might be the furthest thing from your mind. It’s just one more hefty deduction taken out of your paycheck — or so it seems. In reality, Social Security is a significant part of retirement financial planning for many people. As we pay...