Will Oil Prices Break $100?

The string of higher lows for oil proxy U.S. Oil Fund bodes well for the commodity to have a shot at hitting the $100/barrel level, though it's hardly a sure thing. More 

The Market’s in for a Crude Awakening

Improving technicals are helping to strengthen the resolve of oil bulls. Consider this put trade on USO to play off a possible breakout. More 

Squeeze Profits From Oil With Strangles

On the heels of the downturn in oil, implied volatility for United States Oil Fund options has risen to its highest levels of the year. Play this rich volatility with a short strangle. More 

Don’t Expect Summer Driving to Get Much Cheaper

Oil prices are being supported by technical levels and an overbought dollar. Combine that with seasonality, and all signs point north for gas prices in the months ahead. More 

Volatility Strikes Back, Opens Opportunity in Oil Fund

A rebound in the various VIX indices has punched option premiums back up and provided a good opportunity in the form of this oil play. More 

Game the Dollar’s Demise With Oil Puts

The chart for the U.S. dollar is looking gloomier, but rather than play the currency, try this options play on oil instead. More 

What Happens If Hugo Chavez Croaks?

Should the Venezuelan president's health take a fatal turn for the worse, you should keep one eye on Cuba and global oil prices ... but you probably don't need two. More