Energy stocks are one of the few sectors in the global economy poised for consistent growth for years to come. Oil, coal and natural gas… extraction, refining, and delivery… and farther afield even to industries tied to energy prices such as chemicals, food and fiber… energy stocks offer one of the best long-term investments in the world.
The energy stocks archive below offers an extensive collection of investment ideas designed to give independent investors a clear picture of significant long-term trends and the leading opportunities in energy stocks. Learn how LNG is reshaping the market, how the shale gas revolution is affecting your portfolio, and what the future may hold for oil and coal. For more on one of our favorite energy sector darlings, check out our latest free special report on uranium investing.
Utilities are increasingly making big strategic bets, and the accompanying risk will require investors to become more selective.
The recent drop in crude prices could hurt some companies’ reserve estimates at year end, but these remain a useful guide for bargain hunters.
President Obama came out with a strong “net neutrality” proposal that runs counter to principles defined by the FCC earlier this year. Where do we go from here?
The crude correction is near the end after pricing out some of the costliest drilling prospects, and inexpensive rebound plays abound.
The next Congress will certainly be kinder to coal-heavy utilities, though the overall industry will continue its tilt toward natural gas as long as the commodity remains cheap and abundant.
Ignore claims of political manipulation. The dive in crude and shift to cheaper winter gasoline are the real drivers of the discounts at the pump.
Distributed generation may or may not be an existential threat to electric utilities. Whatever the case may be, companies are taking steps to mitigate its potential impact.
Recent claims that drillers are dramatically overstating their resource potential stem from confusion over definitions.
The Core Holdings in Utility Forecaster’s Growth Portfolio held their value during the recent selloff and have outperformed the broad market so far this year.
The right time to own a leveraged oil driller isn’t as obvious as it might seem.