Headlines & Special Reports

The Saudis vs the NFL

Over the past week we learned some very important things about OPEC's stance, and the probability of a production cut. 

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Russia and OPEC Not Likely to Meet in February: ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil (NYSEARCA:UCO)

On Friday I warned about the aggressive up move in oil and I discussed two possible scenarios.  One addressed the possibility of a combined 5% cut, and the other, which I also addressed this past weekend, concerned the reality that there would not be a combined meeting between Russia and OPEC.

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How to Hedge Core Portfolios Using ProShares UltraShort S&P500 (ETF) (NYSEARCA:SDS)

Everyone seems to be asking themselves the same question, how can I hedge myself in this market environment?  Not surprisingly, I have recently been approached by foundations, profit sharing plans, and pension plans who are looking to do exactly this, but the approach they are taking, although it is something that most people on Wall Street are familiar with, certainly seems much more tedious than it needs to be, it removes flexibility, and the complexities of the traditional approach to hedging portfolios make it very difficult to be nimble in a market environment that requires us all to make fast decisions from time to time.

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Soon, the Tail will Stop Wagging the Dog: ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil (NYSEARCA:UCO)

Soon, the Tail will stop wagging the Dog.

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OPEC, Russia, and ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Crude Oil (NYSEARCA:UCO)

Today, rumblings exist in the oil market because OPEC has again called on non OPEC oil producers to come to the table with OPEC to reduce supply.  OPEC has tried to do this before, unsuccessfully, but they are repeating their call to bring other countries to the table.

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