Oil, gas prices show slight changes during lenten week

The shortened trading week due to the Lenten season caused minimal change in oil prices during the period.  Prices went up the first day of the week only to fall the next two days due to reports of U.S. crude supply build-up. Thursday saw prices move up again. Wednesday’s decline was partly due to poor sales of Spanish bonds.  Spain’s financial sector appeared shaky, warding off badly needed...
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China GDP, Iranian embargos propel oil investments

Crude oil futures posted strong gains on the Asian commodity index today, with West Texas Intermediate figures posting above the resistant $100 per barrel mark, as China’s Gross Domestic Product numbers proved considerably better than expected. The reports out of the emerging nation bolstered the overall projections for the path global economy could take in 2012 and gave oil investment...
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How to invest like the best of them

No one enjoys losing money on the stock market. With the current economic times seemingly tougher than ever, the list of people, companies and phenomenon to blame for losses is a long and tempting one. Yet ultimately it is not the individual companies, or an individual product or the stock market as a whole that dictate the fate of one’s investments. It is the investor him/herself. Such is the...
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