Energy Independence

5 Stocks Quietly Profiting From the U.S. Energy Boom

With hydraulic fracturing taking over, energy production in North America is booming to say the least. From the Bakken to the Marcellus, energy stocks like Range Resources (RRC) to Whiting Petroleum (WLL) have realized plenty of profits as they have begun to tap our abundant shale resources. Energy stock investors have reaped the rewards as... More 

KMI Dip Means Huge Opportunity for Investors

Poor guidance is denting shares of KMP, KMI and EPB, and a huge buying opportunity for investors. More 

5 Sweet Energy Picks From T. Boone Pickens

T. Boone Pickens has become legendary for his energy picks. Here are five of the best oil stocks held by Pickens' BP Capital. More 

Ship, Baby, Ship! How to Get Ready for U.S. Oil Exports

With rising crude oil production in the Bakken and Eagle Ford, U.S. oil exports could be at hand. Here's how to play it. More 

Wastewater Linked to Fracking Blamed for Ohio Earthquakes

Researchers say that a series of earthquakes in Youngstown, Ohio, started after wastewater from hydraulic fracking was pumped into a deep underground well. More 

How Fracking Boom Is Helping American Households

An industry-commissioned report finds that fracking generates jobs, economic activity and tax revenues while making U.S. manufacturing more competitive. More 

Energy Investing: Profiting from the Finders

If we sat down and came up with a list of the biggest game changers in history, I think we'd agree energy and advancements in its uses are high on the list More 

Get Ready for the Next Texas Oil Rush

A little-known field in West Texas called the Cline Shale be the next hot ticket for energy producers, and the next big play for energy investors. More 

Can Shale Gas Transform the U.S. Auto Market?

In the race to roll out cleaner and more fuel-efficient cars, automakers appear to have left one cheap, abundant alternative on idle: natural gas. More 

Exxon’s Short on Production, But You Should Still Go Long

Exxon Mobile has been struggling with production declines and will continue to in the near future. Still, the company is a great long-term buy. Here's why. More