The Little-Known Energy Sector That’s Now in Trump’s Crosshairs

by | published January 12th, 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for better or worse, has huge influence over the U.S. energy markets.

So President-elect Trump’s nomination of Scott Pruitt as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is understandably grabbing a lot of headlines.

For one, Pruitt has made no apology for his adamant opinion that the EPA – the very agency he’s set to lead – should be abolished.

But amid all that, another, even more important EPA matters has been buried…

A whole market sector is at risk.

Here’s how you need to protect your portfolio…

Exactly How Rising U.S. Production is Affecting You

by | published January 10th, 2017

Since last Friday’s close, crude oil prices have dropped just over 4%. The reason is simple: concern over rising U.S. shale oil production.

Indeed, ever since the November 30 meeting in Vienna where OPEC promised to cut oil production, the U.S. response has been the focus of global markets.

What happens here may well decide whether OPEC’s Vienna Accord is successful or not.

And now that the American oil patch is waking up, there’s a few things you, as an investor, needs to know before you invest…