In the middle of the Euro crisis, when the ECB is holding emergency meetings and Obama decides to hold a press conference at the NASDAQ, it’s a good time to look to global fundamentals for reorienting our portfolios. This means commodities – if there is any growth globally, commodities will soak it up first. And [...]
The best Canadian energy stocks are well-known large caps, but there are a few lesser-known names in there, too. Energy’s going to be a big theme in 2011 as commodity prices rise and the energy sector as a whole is due for a comeback after lagging in 2010.
Here are my top picks for Canadian energy [...]
Shale gas assets have become a hot story lately, with the news that Total (NYSE: TOT) put in a bid to buy these from Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK) and ExxonMobil put in a bid for XTO Energy (NYSE: XTO). So what is shale gas and fracking – the process it depends upon for gas extraction? [...]