News about <![CDATA[USO]]> News about en-us <![CDATA[Energy ETFs Surge On Higher Commodity Prices]]> The energy sector has been trading sharply higher, as rising oil and natural gas prices create a sturdy tailwind for many of these ...

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<![CDATA[American Sands Energy, First Mover in the Emerging U.S. Oil Sands Industry]]> <![CDATA[How ETNs Differ From ETFs]]> Exchange-traded funds(ETF) have been in existence for over two decades now and millions of investors now use these flexible ...

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<![CDATA[That screeching sound is the market losing momentum]]> <![CDATA[ETF Outlook For The Week Of March 31, 2014 (QQQ, XLE, EEM, TOLZ, XOM)]]> ETF Outlook for the week of March 31, 2014:

PowerShares QQQ Trust (NYSE: QQQ)

The NASDAQ Composite suffered its worst ...

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<![CDATA[Conditions are shaky for stock investors]]> <![CDATA[March Backwardation Report: Energy Futures Downward Sloping]]> Backwardation is the process by which futures contracts decrease in price as they move further out in maturity. This can often be due to the expectation of future prices or trends in a certain hard asset, but it can also occur from supply boosts, among other things. Though it is not a phenomenon that should worry investors, keeping an eye on the futures curve can help you make more informed investment decisions [for more commodity news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. See the full story here

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<![CDATA[ETF Outlook For Thursday, March 20, 2014 (UUP, GLD, COW, USO)]]> ETF Outlook for Thursday, March 20, 2014

PowerShares DB U.S. Dollar Index Bullish ETF (NYSE: UUP)

A hawkish tone from Fed ...

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<![CDATA[Demand for Oil and Natural Gas Expected to Rise]]> Demand for Oil and Natural Gas Expected to Rise is a post from: The College Investor. Please check out the site at http://thecollegeinvestor.com or follow him on Twitter @CollegeInvestin. Thanks!

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<![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Thursday, February 20, 2014 (XLF, GEX, USO, NGE, TSLA)]]> ETF Outlook for Thursday, February 20, 2014

SPDR Financial ETF (NYSE: XLF)

The Fed minutes released midday yesterday sent a jolt through the market that interest rates may rise sooner rather than later. The overall market sold off in the last two hours of trading, led lower by the financials.

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons To Embrace The Double-Digit Drop In ExxonMobil]]> As detailed in another article on Benzinga, long-term investors should applaud the falling price of oil. The main exchange traded fund for oil, United States Oil (NYSE: USO), is down in recent market action. So are the stock prices for Big Oil Stocks such as ExxonMobil (NYSE:

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons Investors Should Applaud The Falling Price Of Oil]]> United States Oil (NYSE: USO), a major exchange traded fund for oil, is down for the last week, six months, and year of market action. It is also off by more than 1 percent for 2014. With crude oil falling in price, more price declines should be ahead

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<![CDATA[Energy ETFs Look for February Rebound]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Do ETFs Push Up the Price of Commodities?]]> Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com.

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<![CDATA[Crude Futures Retreat From Highs]]> After trading at its highest level since January 3, reaching 95.46. Crude futures have retreated to 94.90. The contract has only posted one close above 95 (January 2, 95.58) in 2014.

(c) 2014 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.

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<![CDATA[Is Now the Time to Short the Wind Power Industry?]]> One thing a bull market does is set up a lot of lucrative short opportunities.

This was detailed in previously about Bon-Ton Stores (NASDAQ: BONT). Those who established a short position based on that article have done well as the stock is down more than 30 percent for

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<![CDATA[Indexology®: Index Investing Did NOT Spike Price; BRENT FELL]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Backwardation Report: A Mixed Bag]]> Last week, we gave investors our first contango report for 2014, noting that precious metals are facing upward curves for the foreseeable future. This week, we’re bringing you the first backwardation report of the year. For those unfamiliar with this term, backwardation is the process whereby near month futures are more expensive than those expiring further into the future, creating a downward sloping curve for future prices over time – put simply, it’s the opposite of contango [for more commodity news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter]. See the full story here

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<![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Thursday, January 9, 2014 (USO, JO, XRT, TAN)]]> ETF Outlook for Thursday, January 9, 2014.

United States Oil ETF (NYSE: USO)

The price of oil will attempt to rebound Thursday after hitting a new multi-month low Wednesday. USO closed down 1.25 percent and was at the lowest closing price since May 2013.

With Libya increasing their oil output in

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<![CDATA[U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows to Lowest Level Since 2009, Amid Rising Energy Production]]> The Commerce Department reported on Tuesday that the U.S. trade deficit, the dollar-value difference between American imports and exports, shrank 12.9 percent to $34.3 billion in November.

The figure beat analyst expectations of a deficit of $40.00 billion. The deficit figure from October was revised to $39.3 billion from the previously

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<![CDATA[Oil ETFs Strengthen as Hedge Funds Get Bullish on WTI]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Commodities Search for Strong End to Bad Year]]> ]]> <![CDATA[2013’s Best Commodities ETFs]]> ]]> <![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Friday, December 20 (REM, USO, IBB, FCG)]]> ETF Outlook for Friday, December 20, 2013

United States Oil ETF (NYSE: USO)

The price of oil spiked on the open Thursday and USO held on for a gain of 0.8 percent even though it closed well off the intraday high. The ETF hit a new two-month high as the

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<![CDATA[Charting a resilient bull market]]> <![CDATA[Military Bowl gets local matchup for 2013]]> <![CDATA[Subdued oil prices should help these energy sectors in 2014: Dickey]]> ]]> <![CDATA[ETF Chart of the Day: Oil Plays]]> ]]> <![CDATA[ETF Outlook for Wednesday, December 4, 2013 (FXC, VXX, USO, ILF)]]> ETF Outlook for Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Rydex CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar ETF (NYSE: FXC)

The Bank of Canada will announce their decision on interest rates this morning at 10:00 am ET. The expectation is that the BOC will hold interest rates at 1.0 percent. The rise of the U.S. Dollar

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<![CDATA[Airline Stocks Under Pressure Amid Recent Run-Up in Crude Oil, News of Better-Than-Expected Auto Sales Data]]> Bulls in the Airline space are cringing Tuesday afternoon as several factors are weighing on the sector.

Crude oil has been rallying from six-month lows over the last few trading sessions, up nearly 5 percent from a Wednesday low of $91.77 per barrel. Traders in the oil space are positioning

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons India will Increase the Price of Gold and Oil]]> Gold's exchange traded fund, SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD), and its oil counterpart, United States Oil (NYSE: USO), should have an inverse trading relationship with each other.

When the price of oil is down, gold should rise. That shift generally means economies are weak, so there is

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<![CDATA[Hedge Funds Like ETFs, but in a Different Way]]> ]]> <![CDATA[ETF of the Week: Oil (USO, BNO)]]> The news over the weekend regarding a nuclear deal with Iran sent oil futures lower on Sunday when electronic trading opened.

West Texas oil futures fell by one percent immediately as Brent crude, more sensitive to the Mideast, fell by over two percent.

The deal with Iran is only temporary and will

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<![CDATA[10 ETFs Still Nowhere Near Pre-Crisis Highs]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Oil ETFs: Brent Widens Against WTI to 8-Month High]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Crude Futures Post Strong Gains]]> Crude futures are having the best day in almost two months, rallying $1.50 per barrel to $95.40. After building a base in lower 93s, the contract cleared the major resistance at 95.20 and reached 95.63. Since making the high, the contract has pulled back to 95.16 before resuming

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<![CDATA[Crude Declines]]> After bouncing off the support at the 94 level and then testing the resistance the 95 level in Monday's trading, Crude futures have come within 0.22 of its recent low (93.16). If the decline continues, there may not be any major support until the June 29 low (92.65)(c) 2013 Benzinga.com.

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<![CDATA[Crude Finding Support Under 94]]> Crude futures, which have traded in the 93 handle in three of the last four tradings session, have done so again during Monday's trading. After breaching Friday's low (94.23), the contract reached 93.93 before rebounding. Since making the low, the contract has found resistance at 94.94, which is

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<![CDATA[Brent ETF: The Better Oil Futures Play]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Support in Crude Gives Way]]> After testing major resistance in the 95 handle, Crude futures have breached the multiple lows from 93.65-94.11 and have traded down to 93.28. The only remaining support level from the recent down move is the November 5 low (93.07).(c) 2013 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights

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<![CDATA[This Chart Says the Gasoline ETF is in Trouble]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Top Performing Energy ETFs (XES, IEZ, GEOS, SLB, HAL)]]> The price of light sweet crude has been falling for two months after topping out in early September.

The conflict in Syria and tensions in the Middle East were heightened in September and the price of oil reflected the seriousness of the situation. Since that time Syria has been removed from

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<![CDATA[WTI Linked ETF Slips to Four-Month Low on U.S. Oil Boom]]> ]]> <![CDATA[In Pictures: October’s 10 Worst ETFs]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Olive Garden Salutes Military Families In November With Restaurant Deals & USO Partnership]]> <![CDATA[3 Reasons Why Oil is the New Safe Haven Asset]]> Even though the demand is low and  inventories are full, the price for crude oil  is still high. That cannot be attributed to the effects of Quantitative Easing III, as the price for gold and silver have fallen. What has happened is that oil assets, in various forms, have replaced gold and

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<![CDATA[Will Demand from China Continue Moving Gold and Energy Assets?]]> Economic growth from China is increasing, which is leading to more demand for commodities ranging from gold  to oil to natural gas to coal.

China is the biggest consumer of energy in the world. It is the second biggest customer for gold, only behind India. Investors ranging from the Central Bank of the

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<![CDATA[Crude Futures Move Higher]]> After making a double bottom last week at the $96 level, Crude futures are trading higher for the fourth consecutive day. The contract, which cleared Friday's high (98.06), may not find major resistance in the 98 or 99 handle. Also, Crude has not traded above $100 level since

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<![CDATA[Crude Futures Positive]]> Despite breaching Wednesday's low (96.16), trading as low as 95.95, Crude futures are back in the 97 handle. If the rally continues, there may be very little resistance until the intraday high of 97.69. On a pullback, Wednesday's close (96.92) may act as minor support.(c) 2013 Benzinga.com. Benzinga

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<![CDATA[3 Reasons The Rise In Gold And Silver Is Temporary]]> There has been a rally in gold and silver over the past week that has been long awaited by the precious metal bulls.

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) is up more than 3 percent for the last week of market action. Over the same time period, iShares Silver Trust

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