Oil & Gas

Is Gold Too Pricey – OR – Is Oil Is Too Cheap?

There's a relationship between gold and oil that's worth understanding because each, being valued in U.S. dollars, putatively serves as a measure of inflation and, since both commodities have a common denominator, it's easy to price one against the other. Ergo, the gold/oil ratio i.e. the price of gold expressed in barrels of crude, and the current gold/oil ratio begs the question: "Is gold getting pricey or is oil too cheap?

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What’s “Fracking”? Here’s a Definition and 5 Things You Ought to Know About the Process

Fracking has had profound effects on the energy industry, so far mostly in the U.S., where it has created oil and gas booms in non-traditional places, moved the country closer to energy independence, and resulted in a huge reduction in the cost of energy, particularly natural gas. What is fracking? It's a technique used to extract oil and gas from previously inaccessible underground shale (rock) formations. Here are 5 more things about fracking.

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Gold Should Be At Least At $2,040/ozt. – Here’s Why

The value of gold relative to oil (Brent Crude) is an embarrassing 11.2 to 1 ratio - way below its historical average - thanks to the manipulation by the Fed and member banks. When the price revalues higher it will do so SHARPLY and it will be PAINFUL for those on the wrong side of the trade or in worthless paper assets. Let me explain why that is the case.

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