Israelis Killed in Bulgaria Blast as Netanyahu Blames Iran - Bloomberg

Israelis Killed In Bulgaria Blast As Netanyahu Blames IranBy Elizabeth Konstantinova and Calev Ben-David - Jul 18, 2012 1:43 PM MTFacebook ShareLinkedInGoogle +15 COMMENTSPrintQUEUEQSix people were…


Why Are Oil Markets So Short Sighted?

Other than the occasional headline, the Iran embargo is a distant memory.  And oil markets seemed to forget that an increasing oil reserve is a direct result of preparing for such an embargo.  Just…


Global Markets Declare War On Speculators: Shanghai Gold Exchange Follows CME Hiking Silver Margins

According to Mr. Durden at ZeroHedge, the Fed has now ordained Japan to carry out the global reliquification scheme in the form of a new, and powerful batch of QE, so the regional war on (Fed…


Dollar Up, While Commodities are Getting Smoked

The dollar is having a strong day, while the equities market drifts lower, and big commodities are getting smoked. Silver and crude oil are noticeably lower. Source: Bespoke Investment Group


New IQ Global Oil Small Cap ETF Is A Viable Alternative

Index IQ launched IQ Global Oil Small Cap ETF (IOIL) last Thursday (5/5/11), the first ETF to target small cap stocks in the global oil industry.  The underlying index defines small caps as stocks…


Chart of the day: Rolling 3-Month Correlation Between Oil & S&P500

Over the past few years the correlation between oil (especialy WTI Crude Oil) and the S&P500 has been remarkably consistent with an average of about 0.75 (scale from -1 to 1).  However, over the…


XOIL Tries to Be Spot-On Spot

  Global X launched a new equity ETF on Tuesday (3/15/11) that attempts to achieve high correlation to crude oil spot prices. Global X Oil Equities ETF (XOIL) provides exposure to pure-play oil…


Oil, Gold, and Market Correction- Should be no surprise to our readers

If you will search on our posts, you will see we suggested buying the USO (that's the most popular ETF tracking crude oil), several of the largest gold miners, and lastly we have repeatedly warned of…


Buy oil using the USO ETF

I think the pullback on the events today “peaceful revolution” are actually bullish for oil. Who is next is the question. If the fervor for democracy continues, could Saudi Arabia be next?