Energy Investing For Dummies
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Energy commodity and stock prices change by the second. And the macroeconomic outlook can change just as quickly. What are crude oil prices doing today? What's the demand outlook for the next five or ten years? As an energy investor, you need updated answers to these questions and many more. The following websites are a good place to get current and reliable information:

  • Energy Information Administration (EIA): The most comprehensive collection of energy information anywhere, including reserve and pricing data, production rates, forecasts, and more.

  • International Energy Agency (IEA): An independent organization that advises 28 member nations on energy policy, focusing on the areas of energy security, economic development, environmental awareness, and engagement worldwide.

  • CME Group: Formed when the Chicago Mercantile Exchange merged with the Chicago Board of Trade, it now owns the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and the Kansas City Board of Trade (KBOT).

  • Yahoo! Finance: This all-encompassing investment website provides information on individual companies and funds, including charting services, profiles, and trends in specific sectors.

  • Energy & Capital: A website and free daily newsletter with both analysis and opinion about all facets of the energy market from industry experts.

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Nick Hodge is the founder of the Outsider Club, a community of retail investors looking to take personal control of their finances, and managing editor of Early Advantage, an investment advisory service that focuses on energy and resources. Jeff Siegel is an analyst and writer specializing in energy investing, with a focus on alternative and renewable energy. Christian DeHaemer is managing editor of the investment newsletter Crisis & Opportunity, and publishes a weekly column in Energy & Capital. Keith Kohl is the analyst and chief investment strategist for the investment advisories Energy Investor and Oil & Gas Trader.

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