President Obama's explanations for rising gasoline prices are likely to fall on deaf ears when voters are being pinched at the pump.
Middle Eastern tensions aren't the only factors driving up the cost of crude oil.
An announced 4-for-1 reverse split can't help this futures-based natural gas ETF.
Decreases in production and volumes have hampered Exxon and others in the sector.
For those who have already caught some of that 30% gain, now would be a great time to take some of those profits.
The speculative money in oil is driving major refineries out of business.
There is no fundamental reason for oil to be as high as it is right now. But don't sell it yet.
A simple chart correlating earnings to the S&P 500 foretells a strong coming year in stocks.
Deals such as Chesapeake and Total, Devon and Sinopec won't have much impact until the U.S. has an energy policy.
Oil prices could push higher from a concerted supply squeeze and oil supply disruptions.