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Information/Articles and Prices on a wide range of commodities: We have assembled a team of experienced writers to provide you with information on Crude Oil, Oil Price History, Gold Prices, etc... In a format that appeals to both novices and industry professionals.

  • The Next Big Craze In Electric Cars

    Published 26 June 2019 | viewed 1,553 times

    Plug-in vehicle sales have been seeing sizable growth in recent years, with Tesla grabbing most of the attention. Now the race is on with Toyota…

  • The Golden Asteroid Worth $700 Quintillion

    Published 25 June 2019 | viewed 5,117 times

    Whether it was the Big Bang, Midas or God himself, we don’t really need to unlock the mystery of the origins of gold when we’ve…

  • Tesla's Solar Business Faces An Uphill Battle

    Published 23 June 2019 | viewed 1,188 times

    Tesla held just a 6.3-percent share of the residential solar installations market in the first quarter of this year, falling to the third place for…

  • Tariffs Jeopardize $1 Trillion In Energy Investments

    Published 20 June 2019 | viewed 1,012 times

    India is the fastest-growing energy market in the world as demand for energy on the subcontinent booms. On this, analysts are unanimous. They are also…

  • U.S. Sanctions Are Wreaking Havoc On Iran's Economy

    Published 18 June 2019 | viewed 1,018 times

    Iran’s economy contracted by 4.9 percent in the 2018-2019 year ended in March, slipping further into recession as diminishing oil exports due to the U.S.…

  • The $3.2 Trillion Caspian Caper

    Published 16 June 2019 | viewed 1,282 times

    Underlying the one-year anniversary in mid-August of the signing of the ‘Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea’ is one of the greatest…

  • How Climate Change Could Lead To A Global Economic Crisis

    Published 13 June 2019 | viewed 1,898 times

    A top U.S. financial regulator is worried that climate change could threaten global financial markets. Rostin Behnam, a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission…

  • Biofuel Isn't Making Gasoline More Affordable

    Published 09 June 2019 | viewed 2,522 times

    Since its introduction more than a decade ago, the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) hasn’t cut gasoline prices outside the Midwest and has even led to…

  • Is This The Biggest Breakthrough Yet For Electric Vehicles?

    Published 05 June 2019 | viewed 1,182 times

    It’s no secret that batteries are the most expensive part of an electric vehicle. As such, this is the root of the industry’s problem and…

  • The Oil Cartel's Only Choice As Prices Slide

    Published 04 June 2019 | viewed 1,825 times

    The meltdown for oil prices came to a halt, at least temporarily, after Saudi Arabia signaled that the OPEC+ production cuts would be sticking around…

  • What To Expect As Driving Season Kicks Off

    Published 28 May 2019 | viewed 792 times

    U.S. gasoline prices jumped the most since 2011 between New Year’s Day and early May this year, a few weeks before the unofficial start of…

  • First Quarter Profits Slip For World's Top Oil Companies

    Published 23 May 2019 | viewed 2,818 times

    Rising U.S. production weighed on oil prices in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, and those lower prices, combined with weak…

  • Rise Of EVs Signals Peak Gasoline

    Published 19 May 2019 | viewed 3,747 times

    The internal combustion engine has already reached a peak in sales. That startling conclusion comes from a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).…

  • Tesla's Solar Sales Are Slipping

    Published 16 May 2019 | viewed 3,523 times

    Most of the solar cells made at Tesla’s solar factory in Buffalo, New York, are being exported instead of being installed on U.S. homes as…

  • Ireland Declares Climate Emergency

    Published 12 May 2019 | viewed 4,856 times

    Ireland has declared a climate emergency, with Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton calling climate change the greatest challenge mankind is facing. ITV quoted the minister…

  • U.S. Energy Department Builds World's Fastest Supercomputer

    Published 07 May 2019 | viewed 921 times

    The U.S. Department of Energy announced on Tuesday a multi-million contract to Cray Inc and AMD, who will build the world’s fastest supercomputer that will…

  • Warren Buffett Is Betting Big On Energy Stocks

    Published 06 May 2019 | viewed 4,457 times

    One of America’s most legendary investors, Warren Buffett, plans to invest heavily in energy, he revealed during the annual shareholders’ meeting of his principal investment…

  • World's Largest Wealth Fund Sees Best Quarter Ever

    Published 05 May 2019 | viewed 3,355 times

    The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund—Norway’s US$1-trillion fund that has amassed its wealth from oil—earned US$84 billion in Q1 in the “strongest quarter ever”, boosted…

  • Economists: Higher Oil Prices Here To Stay

    Published 02 May 2019 | viewed 4,698 times

    Economists have jacked up the projection for U.S. light crude to average $60.23 per barrel in 2019 from a $58.92 forecast in March in the…

  • Tesla Launches Solar Panel Fire Sale

    Published 30 April 2019 | viewed 1,165 times

    Tesla will cut the prices of its solar panels by as much as 38 percent below the national average in a bid to regain ground…