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Crude Oil Takes a Plunge – Could Get Serious $

Crude Oil Takes a Plunge – Could Get Serious  $

West Texas Intermediate broke through a number of technical levels today. We pulled the following chart from investing.com to show you the ten-year chart for WTI. As you can see…

Crude Oil Drops on Strong Dollar and Demand Speculation $

Crude Oil Drops on Strong Dollar and Demand Speculation  $

Because of a strong dollar outlook (as mentioned) and weaker demand speculation,…

The Changing Face of US Trade $

  The US saw a nice little surge in its export numbers last month and this provided on of the best trade months since the recession. For much of the…

Could Gas Prices Fall Below $3.00 a Gallon? $

Could Gas Prices Fall Below $3.00 a Gallon?  $

The AAA and others are starting to discuss the possibility that gasoline prices could fall below $3.00 a gallon sometime this year.   The AAA currently is showing regular gasoline…

Water Resources and Drought – Continued Focus $

Water Resources and Drought – Continued Focus  $

A lot of sources have dropped the drought story in California – but we think it is still one of the more formative events impacting the country – and it…

Electricity Costs hit All-Time Highs $

Electricity Costs hit All-Time Highs  $

  We know that there has been a lot mentioned about the surge in electricity costs. But, we don’t think that many of you are really paying attention to just…

Quick Fuel Update $

Quick Fuel Update  $

It may not seem like it with all of the geopolitical tension around the world, but fuel prices are actually lower than they were last year. Take a look at…

An Alternative to the Gas Tax You Should Know About $

An Alternative to the Gas Tax You Should Know About  $

There is a proposal on the table in Washington to increase the national gas tax by .12 cents a gallon to help fund the National Highway Fund (which is almost…

Raw Material Blasts

Raw Material Blasts

Raw Material Blasts: Brent North Sea Crude (foreign sourced oil) moved up to $113.50 a barrel on Fridayin late afternoon trading largely on Iraq fears. The moment we see forces…

Fracking and Water – the Argument $

Fracking and Water – the Argument  $

California failed to limit the use of fracking wells – specifically tied to an argument tying the use of fracking to water shortages. Opponents of fracking point to the massive…

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