Baker Hughes CEO Martin Craighead predicted that U.S. drilling companies could begin to seriously start removing rigs from operation if prices drop to around $75 per barrel. Some of the more expensive shale regions will not be profitable at current prices. For example, the pricey Tuscaloosa shale in Louisiana breaks even at about $92 per barrel... Japan Gives a Hug to the Cell Therapy Industry: R. Lee Buckler
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Investors in the uranium space are like Goldilocks: They have three major ways to play, says David A. Talbot, senior mining analyst at Dundee Capital Markets. The Athabasca Basin entices with high rewards for high risks. U.S.-based in-situ recovery offers stable cash flow from stable operations...
Looking for a good mentor or mentoring program is a good starting point for a new Forex trader. They can teach you to build trading and analytical skills that will help you to become successful. With a good mentor you can learn how to identify a profitable trading opportunity, predict trends, time your entries and plan your exits...
At the moment, macro developments seem closely intertwined with stock market performance. Instead of slumping, the market was rather vibrant this summer...The World’s 10 Biggest Energy Gluttons
Next time you get into your car and drive to the supermarket, think about how much energy you consume on an annual basis. It is widely assumed that Westerners are some...Bonds – the fourth quarter trade of 2014
Hedge funds are further out on the same limb they occupied in 2007, right before the collapse shown on this chart of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. According to Eurekahedge, a global hedge fund monitoring service...All Eyes on Kenya: The Next Big Oil Exporter
When it comes to new oil and gas frontiers, today it’s all about Africa. And more specifically, it’s all about the eastern coast, with Kenya the clear darling–not just because it’s outpacing neighboring Uganda by leaps and bounds, but also because despite some political instability hiccups and the threat of militant al-Shabaab...Here’s Why Trendlines are Your New Best Friend, Part 3
It’s safe to say, once you truly understand the risk-managing power of trendlines, they will become one of the most valuable tools in your technical toolbox. And nobody can attest to that fact more than Jeffrey Kennedy. In fact, Jeffery loves trendlines so much, he wrote a book about them...Islamic State’s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia’s Oil Wells
Islamic State — which has its origins in al-Qaeda – knows fully well that in order to sustain itself as a viable and lasting religious, political, economic and military entity in the region, it has to follow the same objectives established by al-Qaeda when Osama bin Laden broke off his relations with the Saudi monarchy and vowed to bring down the House of Saud... 2 Examples of the Forecasting Ability of the Elliott Wave Principle
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